Taylor Lautner Workout

Taylor Lautner Workout RoutineLearn how the Taylor Lautner workout transformed an average teenager into a muscle bound werewolf.

Taylor Lautner became popular as  the werewolf Jacob in the movie series “Twilight”. It is clear that Taylor spent many hours in the gym to build the muscular physique required for the role, learn how to do the same.

When preparing for the Twilight sequel, Lautner initially worked out each day but eventually cut back down 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 “The Moon”.

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.

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The Taylor Lautner Workout

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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

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Calf Raises 3 12  
2 Reverse Lunges 3 12  
3 Single Leg Squats 3 12  
4 Standing Long Jumps 3 12  

 Taylor Lautner Workout  Tuesday Routine – Abs / Back

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Abdominal crunches. 3 12  
2 Planks 3 12  
3 Hanging knee raises 3 12  
4 Wide grip pull-ups 3 12  
5 Dead lifts with dumbbells 3 12
6 Pull-downs 3 12

(As he is well known for his abs, he does a lot of work focusing on the abdominal region.)

 Taylor Lautner Workout Thursday Routine – Shoulders / Chest

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Push-Ups 3 12  
2 Dips 3 12  
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

Exercise Sets Reps Notes
1 Bench dips 3 12  
2 Close grip push-ups 3 12  
3 Incline dumbbell curls 3 12  
4 Barbell curls 3 12  
5 Rope push-downs 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

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