Scarlett Johansson’s intense ‘Black Widow’ workout

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Ever wonder how celebrities stay in shape?

Scarlett Johansson’s black widow role for the Avengers Film franchise, required an intense workout regime.

Celebrity fad workouts have taken the world by storm in recent years, from Zac and Nina Dobrev’s partner workout and now the new Black Widow workout.

Scarlett Johansson’s character in the Marvel industry, specifically in the Avengers film ‘Black Widow’, was a powerful and lethal female assassin, no wonder the exercise regime was top notch to play such a huge role.

 Scarlett Johansson Black Widow role
Scarlett Johansson Black Widow role

Her celebrity trainer, Eric Johnson, worked Johansson, 34 to the core for 90 minutes a day for 6 weeks.

Prior to getting the role as Black Widow, Johansson 34 told The Hollywood reporter, “”I am stronger and more capable now than I was 10 years ago, which is so awesome to be able to say.”

Health and fitness for such a role within the Marvel realm is obvious when watching the films. Other cast members incluing Chris Hemsworth, Chris Evans and Brie Larson have all undergone intense workouts for their roles.

The black widow workout, as much as it is tough, it is attainable for most with motivation.

Scarlett Johansson's Avengers Endgame Workout
Scarlett Johansson Avengers movie premiere

The workouts lasted 6 weeks, 5 days a week and for 90 minutes per day. The main workouts consisted of 3-4 sets of 25 to 30 reps at once.  To break it down the workouts are broken down as:

  • 4 circuits of 5 exercises
  • 2 circuits of 10 exercises

Each day in the week there are a combination of Cardio and weight workouts. Involving lower strength, upper strength and speed training.

Here is the Black Widow workout regime via Hollywood Reporter

Diet:

Scarlett’s food regime however included 12 hours of fasting and 12 hours of eating (so pre cautionary actions must be considered according to ones body type to try this).

The less strict version of intermittent fasting employed low/low/high carb three day cycles.

Low carb days included 75 grams of carbohydrates and the rest included protein, eggs and healthy fats.

 Black Widow Character, played by Johansson
Black Widow Character, played by Johansson

Her main goal was not to loss weight or body-fat percentage for the role but to gain functionality.

Ultimately, her diet and exercise regime was based around the goal that she could perform stunts and wear her costumes comfortably.

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Maddison Langshaw

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MADDIE IS A FITNESS AND FASHION LOVER. MOST DAYS YOU CAN CATCH HER OFF TO THE GYM FOLLOWED BY SITTING AT HER FAVOURITE COFFEE SHOP WITH FRIENDS. HER WARDROBE IS FULL TO THE MAX AND IS FOREVER GROWING WITH HER FASHION LOVE (AND ONLINE SHOPPING ADDICTION). MADDIE IS OFTEN KNOWN TO BE HANGING WITH FRIENDS AT HAPPY HOUR OR JETTING OFF ON ANOTHER HOLIDAY ( WHICH IS ALWAYS BOOKED A WEEK IN ADVANCE).

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