Chris Hemsworth's trainer: Intermittent fasting boosts weight loss

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Luke Zocchi, Chris Hemsworth's personal trainer, said his biggest achievement was the actor's significant weight loss with intermittent fasting.
Actor Chris Hemsworth built huge muscles to play Thor with the help of his personal trainer Luke Zocchi.

But one of his most challenging roles required him to lose a lot of weight quickly, Zocchi told Insider.

Intermittent fasting was crucial for hitting the weight loss goal and the results were "crazy" he said.

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Actor Chris Hemsworth is best known for sporting a god-like physique as Thor, and building and maintaining Marvel muscles takes a lot of hard work and strategy.

But his trainer's proudest moment was getting Hemsworth to drop a lot of weight to play a shipwrecked sailor for 2015's "In the Heart of the Sea."

"Everyone thinks of him in Thor, being big and muscly, but this was the big accomplishment for me. It was a huge challenge for us," Luke Zocchi, Hemsworth's longtime personal trainer and friend, told Insider in an interview coordinated by Centr, Hemsworth's wellness app.

He said a key component of the body transformation was intermittent fasting, a popular diet technique that involves eating only during a certain window of time during the day.

Zocchi said…
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