Do you think Viktor Drago will train like Dear Old Dad in Creed II ? Think again, says Florian Munteanu, who plays Victor, the son of Ivan Drago, in the last movie of Rocky history from 1945 until the end of the month.
"By no means," says Munteanu Men's Health . "Personally, I like the old-school style of training, and you actually see it in the film, we train the Russian style, old-school, not modern, and do not try to make things easier, just go through the pain, the old-fashioned is way. "
This is how Munteanu has always trained and goes back to his days as a boxer in his native Romania. Ask him to build a home gym, and he keeps it simple. "Definitely give me a bench press," he says. "And a heavy bag, and I would go on a treadmill, that's all I need."
Munteanu also considered it easy for Creed II to get in shape. Before he prepared for the movie, he weighed a whopping 250 pounds. As Viktor Drago he is a stripped-down 225. Here are his three secrets to prepare for the Silver Ring.