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Josh Hutcherson’s Intense Hunger Games Military-Style Workout

Josh Hutcherson, one of the lead stars of The Hunger Games, explained how he got into the shape of his life leading up to the film.

Hutcherson, who plays the role of Peeta Mellark, had to maintain a strict high-protein diet along with a military-style exercise regime before filming started. He explained how he had to make a lot of changes during this process.

“I had to put on a lot of weight, so I was in the process of eating chicken, eggs and protein and all that fun stuff.”

Hutcherson referred to his intense exercise regime as “fun stuff.” It seems he was being sarcastic as he explained that he was “in a constant state of soreness!” (more…)