When you see how fit some actors are for their lead roles, you may think that you would do anything to be able to get in shape like them.
Anything ? Do you sell your soul to the devil?
Hopefully you would never go that far – unless you expect this training, Lucifer actor Tom Ellis used to be the devil in the surprisingly resilient Netflix series (the show started on FOX and went to the streaming service for a fourth time after a fan campaign to save her). The show was recently extended for a fifth season, which will be their last.
The forty-year-old Welsh actor portrays the adversary as a loveable playboy involved in human affairs in Los Angeles as a special LAPD advisor. After the first three seasons, Ellis was ready to take his devil to a new level and started working with LA-based celebrity coach Paulo Mascitti. Renewal of the refusal made his training and transformation even more dramatic. Further details on the background story can be found here.
"When we came into shape for Lucifer Season 4, I definitely wanted to build some muscle mass," Ellis told the crew of Men's Health when we got his gym in LA visited consulted his coach, and they came up with a plan. "We wanted to work out six days a week, and for four days we did an upper-lower body split with big, compound movements to get the big muscles going."
This type of training helped Ellis turn his Lucifer into a tattered fallen angel ̵
If you plan to record it While training, Ellis has some final words of wisdom to help you stay on track. We know that the guy only plays the role of an experimenter in his daily work. "Stay hydrated, eat clean and you will notice the difference," he advises. You will not go wrong if you follow these rules.
20 minutes consisting of:
- 5 minutes of jogging
- 45 seconds of sprint, 15 seconds of walking intervals
The Lucifer Upper Body Workout
1. Bench press
4 sets of 8 to 10 repetitions
4 sets of 6 to 10 reps
Perform sets of each exercise back to back
3A. Overhead Seat Press
4 sets of 8 to 12 repetitions
3B. Lift cables sideways
4 sets of 12 repetitions per page
4 sets of 10 repetitions per page
Stretch to cool for 10 to 15 minutes