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‘I’ll eat burgers and stuff’: Henry Cavill Revealed His Impossible Superman Diet Plan and It’s Not What We Expected

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Rebooting the DC movies continuity, Man of Steel was expected to usher in a new era of Superman and Batman. The DC Extended Universe starred Henry Cavill as the big blue and eventually introduced Ben Affleck as Batman.

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Henry Cavill as Superman in the DCEU.

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Henry Cavill starred in many DC films but his position seems tenuous due the mixed reception of Batman v. Superman and Justice League. He last starred in Zack Snyder’s Justice League, which was the best received DC film headlined by him.

Henry Cavill and his workout regimen

As is common for an actor who is cast as a superhero, they fastrack their workout regimen to get fit for their role. Despite the glamorous appearance, many actors have criticized and hated the strict workout and diet plan, but not Henry Cavill.

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Henry Cavill prefers to eat comfortably while not filming.

While attending The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the actor expanded on his workout and deit plan for the role of Superman. While describing his regimen, he noted how there’s a off-season where his diet is lax but he would ramp up his workout plan before shooting. He said:

“If i’m mass building, i’ll eat burgers and stuff”

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The actor was also questioned on his workout routine for other activites such as Cardio, to which he jokingly noted “I.. I run, that’s the savoury answer.” In his off-season, the Justice League star confessed to enjoying some Guinness beer.

The Man of Steel plan

The actor has previously stated he’s loved every minute of the workout despite all the pain. While gearing up for Man of Steel, he referred to the time as “hell and wonderful” and noted how he broke barriers to strength. he said:

“I did… four months training in LA with Mark, and that was excruciating – breaking boundaries. What Mark taught me – one of the many things – don’t listen to the lies, your barriers are breakable.”

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Henry Cavill continued his workout plan in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. too.

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According to multiple rumors, we could be seeing Henry Cavill return as Superman in Black Adam. Dwayne Johnson has previously expressed interest in seeing the actor return as the big blue, so he might dust off his workout and diet plan.

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Written by Nikhil Makwana

Nikhil Makwana is a writer for FandomWire, with interests in DC comics, anime, indie films, independent films, and Nicolas Cage. He’s pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in BBA,LLB from IFIM Law School. When he’s not writing, he reads books such as the classic Dune series and existential essays from Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre.