When some actors prepare for a role, they know that they are facing a dramatic body transformation. This usually means long preparation times – think that James McAvoy builds his body for months to turn the beast into glass, or that Brie Larson gets fit for her debut as Captain Marvel if she trains for a full 9 months.
Then there's Riverdale the actor Drew Ray Tanner, who only needed 21 days to be torn to pieces for his last role. The young star was cast as the romantic interest of one of the characters in an upcoming Netflix movie, by Alicia Keys and the director of the film had a very special challenge for his appearance: "She told" I want people Watch this movie and that you're the hot guy of the generation, "recalls Tanner in an interview with Men's Health ." I'd like it to break the internet & # 39; ; were her words. "
The only problem was that Tanner did not have much time to get in shape, knowing that his shred window was small, the actor teamed up with trainer Alex Fine [1
Most of his clients fined him in. Tanner moved to Fine's LA home to prepare for the role, and Fine did most of the workouts next to the actor.
"We called it a 21-day no-days-off program," says Tanner. "Essentially, it was Cardio in the morning, then in the afternoon it was strength and endurance training. If there was a day off, it would be like a 15-mile run. Then I do not have to have a running day the next day. but still showed strength and condition. For example, Day 2 of the program consisted of a morning high-speed session (3 sets of 1-mile fast-paced races with 0.5-mile runs to recuperate), then a daytime workout. Fine had one every day another core session to focus even more on Tanner's middle section. View the entire plan here.
No Off Days Workout, Day 2
- Maximum Repeat Count on Wide Handle
- Inverted Rows – 20 repeats
- Band Pulldowns – 20 repeats
- DB Return Flight – 100 reps
At one point Fine Finding that Tanner was about to hit a wall, "When I see someone in his place, I try to separate him to reset him," says Fine, to enchant Tanner with monotony. Fine did with the actor Travel to Mexico to do boxing and off-road driving. Afterwards Tanner was selected – enough that he could finish the program even if he had to go to the shoot.