Halfway through a month-long trial of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's insane diet and workout plan, one family man shared his experience with the world.
The 37-year-old Redditor, who goes by the name "nycballer," posted a halftime update detailing exactly how much exercise he has to do every day, along with the ridiculous amount of food he has to eat to keep up with The Rock's standards.
As far as his reasoning for doing such an experiment, he said he was inspired after seeing The Rock's fitness regimen detailed in a magazine.
The 37-year-old explained,
That "really hard thing" is this insane plan, which was recorded in nycballer's Reddit post at the 17-day mark of his experiment. Check it out below.
Daily diet: seven meals and 5,390 calories per day
Monday workout: chest
Tuesday workout: legs
Wednesday workout: arms
Thursday workout: back
Friday workout: shoulders
Saturday workout: legs
So, how does he feel after going through all this? Nycballer wrote,
Among his other takeaways is the fact that preparing the meals his new diet requires while trying to balance a full-time job and his family is the toughest part. Also, the cost of those meals is about $42 per day.
The experimenter, additionally, said the use of podcasts and audiobooks helps him focus and feel "smarter" throughout his two-hour workouts.
Crucially, though, he said eating more has helped him avoid age-induced soreness so far, explaining,
So, The Rock's fitness regimen is apparently the Fountain of Youth. Who knew?