‘I actually got the diet from Dwayne Johnson’: The Rock Helped Hugh Jackman Bulk Up for ‘The Wolverine’ – Made Him Train 3 Hours a Day, Eat 6000 Calories To Get Him His Greek God Looks

The Rock Helped Hugh Jackman Bulk Up for 'The Wolverine'
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Hugh Jackman has been flexing his physique that came to be after he got the role of Wolverine. However, it took him a lot of time and help from others in order to gain as much muscle as he did. His diet may be strict and extraordinary but, it had the hand and inspiration of another celebrity.

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Hugh Jackman as Wolverine

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is another celebrity quite fairly known for his impressive diet and the strict restrictions he keeps on them while still making sure to enjoy his meals. That is to say, he makes sure not to make eating a task and keeps it as something he could turn to in order to feel better.

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Hugh Jackman Took Help From Dwayne Johnson To Gain Muscle For Wolverine

While preparing for the role of the mutant, Hugh Jackman needed to gain major muscle in a minuscule amount of time. So to get in shape for a role so significant, the actor rang up his friend and former wrestler Dwayne Johnson, whom he saw in movies and was amazed by how he maintained his fitness.

Dwayne Johnson is fighting for Henry Cavill's further involvement.
Dwayne Johnson

“He said, ‘Okay, you want to put on 25 pounds of lean muscle? You need six months. You need to eat 6,000 calories and here it is.'”

After six months of vigorous dietary restrictions, a huge amount of chicken breasts, and protein-filled meals, Wolverine made his debut, amazing fans across the world. Jackman though stayed away from chicken breasts for a long time after he was done filming. He commended Johnson for having such an amazing diet and maintaining his physique accordingly. From timely meals to eating 6000 calories to get in shape, it was truly miraculous to see him get so fit for The Wolverine.

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Hugh Jackman, Dwayne Johnson And Their Superhero Futures

Both Hugh Jackman and Dwayne Johnson are now part of major superhero franchises. The former being Wolverine and the latter playing Black Adam. While Jackman will be returning as the fan-favorite character in Deadpool 3, Johnson’s return in the DC Universe is still uncertain with regard to when he would be appearing next.

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The actors have been known for their talent and their diets alike, and much like so, their superhero roles have received praise from fans all over. While many fans get inspired by their routines, if they were to sit back and relax, it would be the movies of Jackman and Johnson that would be playing.

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An avid writer fluent in everything Marvel, Adya Godboley is an Assistant Anime Content Lead for FandomWire. She has rich experience in critically analyzing all that is said in between the lines. Hopelessly obsessed with Greek Mythology, she is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in English. Adya has written over 1400 articles on various topics expressing her passion and love for all things entertainment, from superheroes to anime and the occasional gacha games.