Mark Wahlberg has opened up about consuming 11,000 energy a day to beef up for his function in forthcoming film Father Stu.
The actor lately shared before-and-after photos of his progress over the course of three weeks wherein he visibly misplaced muscle mass and gained extra fats.
It was in preparation for his function portraying knowledgeable boxer who turns into a priest named Father Stu.
Now, Wahlberg has informed The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon that the weight-reduction plan regime was “not enjoyable”.
“Unfortunately, I needed to devour, for 2 weeks, 7,000 energy, after which for an additional two weeks, 11,000 energy. And it was enjoyable for about an hour,” he defined.
“It’s such a tough, bodily factor to do. Losing weight, you simply form of robust it out – you simply don’t eat, and train.
“And this, even if you’re full, I’d get up after a meal and have one other meal. I used to be consuming each three hours. It was not enjoyable.”
The weight loss plan was strict and consisted of enormous quantities of protein.
Wahlberg’s private chef Lawrence Duran lately informed E! Online: “His first breakfast is 4 eggs – that’s the pre-breakfast. Then, he does his exercise after which after the exercise, which is normally round 5 to six o’clock within the morning, we do eight eggs, six strips of bacon, a cup of rice, two tablespoons of olive oil and a protein shake. It’s his protein-inspired mass weight-gainer to assist construct on a little bit extra muscle as properly.
“Then, three hours later, we do some form of floor beef or floor turkey, whether or not it’s been made right into a hamburger patty or a meatloaf, with one other cup of rice.
“And then, three hours later, I normally do half of a roasted hen, one other cup of rice, I’ll do a couple of cup of cooked spinach and a cup of cooked beets as properly.”