The Unofficial Brad Pitt Fitness Profile

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Brad Pitt may very well be one of the most celebrated of modern American celebrities. Having been featured in a pop culture favorites and critically acclaimed films. With many of his films being physically demanding, Pitt’s health and fitness is a priority to maintain the appearance of a given character. As is the case with most acting roles, whichever role Pitt chooses will result in an alteration in his diet and nutrition. Below, Health Fitness Revolution compiled a mixed list of the various workouts and diets Pitt underwent to maintain both his personal physique and his character’s.

Brad Pitt Fitness Statistics

  • Workout and Fitness
    • For the filming of the cult classic (and fitness relevant!) movie Fight Club, Pitt’s workouts were muscle group-focused, meaning each day would be dedicated to back, chest, arms, legs, etc. Pitt followed a similar routine for the more recent film Fury in isolating muscle groups. To boot, working out one particular muscle group a day and not exercising it for the rest of the week will give the muscle group enough time to rest and “build up.”
    • Chest Workout:
      • 75 push-ups
      • Bench press – 165, 195, 225 (25, 15, 8 reps)
      • Nautilus press – 80, 100, 130
      • Incline press – 80, 100, 130
      • Pec deck machine – 60, 70, 80
    • Back Workout:
      • 25 pull-ups
      • Lat pulldowns – 135, 80, 85
      • T-bar rows – 80, 95, 110
      • Seated rows – 75, 80, 85
    • Shoulder Workout:
      • 25 pull-ups
      • Seated rows – 75, 80, 85
      • Lat pulldowns – 135, 150, 165
      • T-bar rows – 80, 95, 110
    • Arms – Biceps and Triceps:
      • Preacher curls machine – 60, 80, 95
      • EZ curls cable – 50, 65, 80
      • Hammer curls – 30, 45, 55
      • Pushdowns – 70, 85, 100
    • Cardio:
      • 60 minutes on the treadmill, 80-90 percent max heart rate
      • To build endurance, it is recommended one split up the 60 minutes on the treadmill into separate intervals during the day. Ex: Running on the treadmill for 20 minutes,  3 times a day.
  • Diet and Nutrition
    • Pitt regularly sticks to high, lean-protein diets and non-starchy fruits and vegetables while staying low in carbohydrates
      • Proteins include poultry, fish, turkey and eggs
      • Avoids these fruits and vegetables: bananas, mangos, squash, potatoes, corn, peas
      • Also these grains: bread, pasta, oats, and even whole grains
      • Also avoids: dairy, fried and processed foods like bleached white flour, soft drinks, pastries, and fruit juices

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