Having a little bit of trouble lifting those free weights today? From big and buff stars like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to petite and toned models Miranda Kerr and Karlie Kloss, many celebrities rely on weight training to keep their physique in fantastic form. They weren’t born like this—most celebrities have to do some kind of resistance training like the rest of us. Here is a little celebrity inspiration to get you pumping iron like a pro…
Drake is a big fan of weight lifting, and is famous for sharing his workout snaps on social media.
Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner
Kim Kardashian and Kendall Jenner spend some time taking selfies during a weight lifting workout session.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson didn’t get his enormous guns just from doing cardio!
Supermodel Karlie Kloss prefers resistance bands to traditional weight training.
Hugh Jackman got “jacked” for the Wolverine movies by doing a lot of weight training with David Kingsbury.
Chris Pratt revealed that he shed 60 pounds and got ripped for Guardians of the Galaxy by maintaining a Paleo diet and working out six days a week with trainer Duffy Gaver.
One of the ways Miranda Kerr keeps her figure Angel-ready is by weight training.
Explaining how she’s getting back in shape after baby number two, Kristin Cavallari told E!, “Working out four to five times a week for 30 to 45 minutes at home, doing tons of leg work like squats, lunges and lifting weights.”
Magic Mike star Joe Manganiello relies on weight training to maintain his impressive muscular physique. “It's not about the exterior. The aesthetics wind up becoming a bi-product of this internal work. It's more about motivating and being the best person you can be, and as a result your body will transform,” he told GQ in 2014 about his workout ethos.
Demi Lovato is great at multi-tasking. While lifting an impressively large dumbbell with one hand, the former Disney star can snap a selfie with the other.
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