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The Rock's Diet and Workout Plan Is Extreme — What to Know - Healthline

Last updated Wednesday, November 24, 2021 10:14 ET , Source: NewsService

Though the name likely needs no introduction, Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson is one of Hollywood’s highest paid actors known for his large, strong physique.

Equally as dedicated to his workouts as his career, the Rock is infamous for his demanding workout routines paired with a high calorie diet to meet his energy needs.

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to exercise and eat like the Rock, this article will tell you more about the food he eats and his workout plan.

The Rock eats a lot of food to sustain his body’s needs. He sticks to a pretty strict diet most days, but he does indulge in his favorite foods from time to time.

Calories per day

Because he’s so active, most days the Rock will eat over 5,000 calories. To put this into perspective, that’s about twice the number of calories recommended for most men his age (1).

He needs this energy to sustain his workouts and continue to build significant muscle mass.

Foods he eats

For 6 days a week, the Rock sticks to a very strict diet. He uses his rest day as a day for “cheat meals,” which he believes allows flexibility and prevents him from feeling deprived.

According to his Instagram and online interviews, on an average day, the Rock will eat 5–7 high protein meals, with cod, chicken, steak, eggs, and protein powder as his main protein sources.

He also eats plenty of complex carbohydrates with rice, sweet potato, oatmeal, and baked potatoes being some of his favorite choices.

For fat, he adds lots of healthy fats from peanut...

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