It was announced at San Diego Comic-Con that Natalie Portman would be the latest Thor Hammer Dawn, as the female protagonist, Mighty Thor in the upcoming Marvel Studios film, Thor: Love and Thunder.
It is part of the Thor franchise of Taika Waititi, after Chris Hemsworth’s inability to run Mjolnir after Thor’s miracle story – his magical Norse hammer.
The story will see Portman’s character, Dr. Jane Foster become the mighty Thor – a perfectly steep, Mjolnir goddess run, with incredible weapons.
The modest actress has put it, is quite beautiful, not only blonde with comedic hero Mighty Thor, compared to Portman’s brunette, but also quite muscular and bulky – similar to Chris Hemsworth’s male Thor.
It will likely be a tough journey for the 38-year-old star, known for his dedication to his roles – undertaking extensive vocal training and shaving his head for a position in V for V Vendetta, as well as eight hours a day Training for, every day for six months, to prepare for her Oscar-winning performance in Black Swan.
So it will be interesting to see, as Portman begins training for the role of Thor, whether he will be bulking up to fill women’s Thor shoes, before the 2020 film release.
According to CrossFit coach at Vogue Fitness in Abu Dhabi, Maddy Black, Portman will likely be ready for her body role to train for five hours per day. Black says that it will probably be two to three sessions per day, 60–90 minutes of intensive training.
“It is taking on a huge task and will require tireless perseverance, dedication, and will power.
“Natalie will carry out lots of compound weightlifting movements such as squatting, pressing, and stretching. To remain ‘Lean’ for the role, she will implement some high-intensity interval training in her weekly routine.
The comic book version of Lady Thor has bulging biceps, and shapely shoulders that Black says can come with some hard work and dedication in the gym, even for you – if you’re so inclined.
He reveals a lot of overhead push movements for those wishing for shoulders and arms like Thor: “Eat lots of healthful foods and kettlebell, barbell and dumbbell pressing. Shoulder press, push press, push jerk — all news.
And if you’re looking to bulk out like the mighty Thor, he says, weight lifting is an essential component.
“We would recommend incorporating different methods into a training program. Keeping it diverse ensures it remains fun and challenging. Weightlifting will develop functional training skills while underpinning the foundation, improving flexibility, and increasing endurance. for.”
Kale explains that his calorie intake will be high to match strenuous activity: “Although the mass gain is heavily dependent on physical weight lifting, food plays an equally if not slightly more important part.”
He explains: “An average woman needs to consume around 2,000 calories per day to sustain, and 1,500 calories per week to lose a pound of weight. To achieve positive mass with this objective, Natalie Approximately 15-20% extra calories will be required to be taken.
He will have to eat every few hours, and will likely rely on a diet of high protein foods like eggs and fish, with low glycaemic carbohydrates like oats.
As a CrossFit coach, Black is familiar with the typical statement some women make about ‘not wanting to bulk up.’ This is a common fear of lifting women or getting into a robust fitness regime.
“It will be wonderful to see this change, and we hope it will encourage and inspire women to lead a healthy lifestyle without fear of social stigma.”
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