Taylor Lautners’ break through moment came playing the werewolf Jacob in the movie series “Twilight”. Owing much of his success to his popularity with the opposite sex, his muscular physique during the his performance in many of the shirtless scenes without doubt, made the girls take notice of this fresh new face in Hollywood.
When preparing for the Twilight sequels, Lautner initially worked out each day but eventually cut back on the rigorous routine, realizing that he had to allow his body to recover and rest. The workout was reduced to 5 days in a week, this still rather intense routine allowed Taylor to gain more than 30 pounds of lean muscles prior to filming .
As Taylor Lautner found out, too much gym time without sufficient recovery will produce poor results, no amount of training replaces good nutrition and rest.
The Taylor Lautner Workout
Before starting his workout, Taylor Lautner spend 5-10 mins on the treadmill to warm up, you should do the same.
Taylor Lautner Workout Monday Routine - Legs
|3||Single Leg Squats||3||12|
|4||Standing Long Jumps||3||12|
Taylor Lautner Workout Tuesday Routine - Abs / Back
|3||Hanging knee raises||3||12|
|4||Wide grip pull-ups||3||12|
|5||Dead lifts with dumbbells||3||12|
Taylor Lautner Workout Thursday Routine - Shoulders / Chest
|3||Push-ups with feet on a Pilates ball||3||12|
|4||Shoulder press with dumbbells||3||12|
|5||Incline bench press with dumbbells||3||12|
Taylor Lautner Workout Friday Routine - Arms
|2||Close grip push-ups||3||12|
|3||Incline dumbbell curls||3||12|
Taylor Lautner Diet Plan
For Taylor’s diet, he focused fueling his body in 2 hours increments. On top of the traditional 3 meals, protein bars or protein shakes can be used in between to supplement the diet.
Sample Daily Diet;
- Breakfast – oatmeal, egg whites or whole eggs, orange juice
- Snack – Protein Shake
- Lunch – turkey, chicken, albacore tuna, beef with vegetables, brown rice
- Snack – Protein Bar
- Dinner – broiled chicken or fish, salad and veggies