Chris Pratt Transformation: How Starlord ended up getting the Role

“Three or four hours a day of just consistent, ass-kicking hard work.”

Chris Pratt is someone you are familiar with. the endearingly foolish figure from Parks and Recreation. Or perhaps you are familiar with him from his role as Cully, a 280-pound alcoholic in the film 10 Years. Yup! That’s exactly how Chris Pratt used to be.

Chris Pratt, best known for his role as Andy Dwyer in the sitcom Parks and Recreation, was in the 300s when he went in for the Marvel movie auditions.

Career and More

After his role in Parks and Recreation, Pratt’s career went up. He garnered praise for his performance and was nominated at award ceremonies. However, one thing was plaguing his career – his weight.

He gained a lot of weight before making it big in the industry. In Parks and Recreation, he weighed 300 pounds, and as a result, he lost roles in several projects, including Peter Quill/Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy.

Workout Plan

Pratt engaged in P90X workouts as well as runs, swims, boxing, kickboxing, and even a triathlon. The actor, who has appeared in blockbusters like Moneyball and Zero Dark Thirty, is maintaining his newly honed physique by working out six days a week with a trainer as he gets ready for a new part in the remade Jurassic Park.

Chris Pratt

Pratt also provided a thorough look at the three workouts he used for the movie. He provided thorough breakdowns of his Back, Biceps, and Abs workout, his Abs Circuit workout, and a Cardio Power Circuit workout among the exercises he presented here. All of those were a part of the transformation strategy he utilized to prepare for the Guardians of the Galaxy movies.

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Diet Plan

He told Men’s Health that he achieved this by exercising for five to six kilometres every day, abstaining from alcohol, and consuming leafy green vegetables and protein shakes.
He completely changed his diet, drinking a lot more water and upping his daily calorie intake to 4,000.

The actor is aware that changing one’s body is all about the small decisions one makes. For example, one can eat a salad in addition to exercising and still reach their fitness and health goals.

“I was peeing all day long, every day. That part was a nightmare.”

The Marvel Transformation

Marvel would team Pratt with nutritionist Phil Goglia, author of Turn Up the Heat: Unlock the Fat Burning Power of Your Metabolism and personal trainer Duffy Gaver. Pratt’s diet was completely changed by Goglia, who increased his daily calorie intake to 4,000 and added a lot of water (one glass for every pound he weighed).

Chris Pratt

In 2014, Chris Pratt hit the gym. When Pratt revealed his six-pack abs and chiselled body in a shirtless selfie on Instagram last year with the comment, “Six months no beer,” he caused a stir throughout Hollywood. #GOTG It feels a little weird, but my brother made me share this.

Starlord’s Secret

The actor for sure made us believe in a few things we shall note without any further delay:

  • It is possible to have a drastic body transformation. So if you’re worried about how you gonna do it when you weigh way too much, read about your fav, Starlord. Consistency is the key.
  • Baby steps do count so be proud of the little decisions you take to keep your health in check.

“I eat that hamburger and that’s 1,200 calories, and I’m gonna work out tomorrow and burn 800 calories. I may as well eat a salad here, still do that workout, and then I’m making progress.”

Chris Pratt

  • You’ll enjoy your life a little more when you’re healthy. Here’s what our star has to say about this:

“I have more energy. I sleep better. My sex drive is up. Blood’s flowing. I’m less susceptible to impulse. I’m in a different mode,”

  • Don’t jump on to start with rigorous training without a nicely built plan for your body. It can be dangerous.