Hugh Jackman preparing for Deadpool 3; workout routine
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Hugh Jackman announces his plans for getting into shape for Wolverine in the upcoming Deadpool 3, what’s his workout routine for the next 6 months?

Hugh Jackman Wolverine workout for Deadpool 3
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Deadpool 3

Marvel’s Deadpool 3, the third installment in the raunchy Deadpool series is slated to release in September 2024. The film’s lead Ryan Reynolds teased the threequel in a video posted on his YouTube channel.

People can see the actor going through daily tasks of working on a computer and working out in his nostalgic black and gray X-force suit.  After pouring his branded Aviation gin into a Deadpool mug, the actors say that he doesn’t have any ideas for the new movie, except for one thing.

On cue, Hugh Jackman walks behind Reynolds and shows acknowledgment when prompted if he would like to play Wolverine one more time. The teaser ends with the official Deadpool logo with a big Wolverine slash across and ‘I will always love you’ playing in the background.

  • The actors further explained the details of how Wolverine is back after his supposed death in 2018’s Logan in a follow-up video.
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Latest updates

Hugh Jackman visited the Empire Film Podcast and revealed his character Wolverine’s rapport with Deadpool. According to the actor, their characters are opposites and hate each other.

Talking from his perspective, Logan is frustrated by Deadpool and wants to be a million miles away from him. Unfortunately, he can’t be a million miles away from him in this movie, so he’s probably going to punch him in the head a lot.

  • Jackman is continuing his Broadway run as The Music Man so for his workout he is lifting weights 3 times a week. He plans to prepare thoroughly for 6 months before filming as Wolverine with the same approach. He wishes for his character to be in better shape than ever before with more capabilities.
  • We shall get to know more about the film as the filming begins in 2023 until then let’s take a look at how Hugh Jackman transforms into Wolverine with his workout.
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Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Workout

Hugh Jackman has spent 17 years as Wolverine spread across 9 films. We can see his growth throughout all the films. He has always taken the approach of making his physic his lifestyle by maintaining his routine than going for some fad diets. According to his trainer David Kingsbury, Jackman’s workout includes the three major strength workouts namely deadlifts, bench presses, and squats.

  • To achieve the ripped look for Wolverine, the trainer swears by progressive overload. Which can be divided into 4 weekly schedules. Where you increase your weights in the first 3 weeks per a single rep starting from the maximum lifting capacity.
  • Later increasing the rep while managing different percentages of weights in the 4th week. This overall grows his capacity to lift more however it wouldn’t be helpful to achieve the Wolverine physic without a proper routine. Let’s dive deeper into his routine.
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Complete routine

Apart from weight lifting, Jackman further mixes cardio, stretching, and bodyweight training. The progressive overload helps him bulk up while the cardio balances him by cutting. His routine includes around 30 minutes of cardio.

10 minutes as a warm-up and 20-30 minutes at the end of his workout. He additionally includes 30 minutes of workout in the day to burn any calories intake during the day.

  • As Hugh Jackman has a tight schedule filming he completes his workout in 60-90 minutes in the mornings. This type of training is called super-sets where you go through reps with minimum rest in between. All of this strenuous training wouldn’t be possible without a proper diet to support him.
  • Jackman eats a protein base diet but maintains a cycle of carbs instead of excluding them completely. This keeps his body energized and working enough to not hit plateaus. He is also known to take supplements such as Creatine, BCAAs, and L- Carnitine while maintaining intermittent fasting.

This is a rough walkthrough of Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine workout. If you are planning to try it then do not forget to balance this routine with your body’s needs. It is necessary to avoid injuries and learn to get the perfect form to reach the Wolverine physic as Wolverine too wasn’t made in a day. Additionally,  for more latest updates about entertainment, gaming, and sports follow Spiel Times.

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