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Thor's Meal Plan: What Chris Hemsworth Ate For Love And Thunder

The new Thor movie is a bit different than the rest.  As such, Chris Hemsworth, who plays Thor, wanted to be in even better shape (i.e. bigger) than he was in previous movies.  

This was a challenge because he had leaned down to play other roles.  So he turned to a hefty meal plan created by his chef to support his goals in the months leading up to filming.

Chris Hemsworth's Meal Plan Highlights

  • Thor's stuntman, Bobby Holland Hanton, followed a very similar routine and even hung out with Chris most of the time before and during filming
  • They ate 6 to 10 meals a day.  It depends on the article you read, and probably the day
  • Each meal was about 450 calories
  • Lots of veggies, meat, and rice show up in basically every meal
  • Steak is his favorite protein, but he rotated through the animal kingdom to mix it up
  • His minimal supplement routine included protein powder, BCAA's, and magnesium/zinc
  • He didn't eat meat the day they filmed (spoiler alert) the kiss scene because Natalie Portman is vegan and Chris wanted to respect that.  Pretty cool
  • The rare cheat meal was meat lovers pizza, ice cream, chocolate, etc
  • Bobby, stuntman, allowed himself 2 hours a week to just pound whatever junk food he could get his hands on
  • Chris Hemsworth started a health and fitness company called Centr with his chef, stuntman, and trainer to share his love of health and fitness
  • A go-to shake he likes to do is a banana, two dates, almond milk, and a scoop of protein

Sample Meals Ate By Thor (Chris Hemsworth and his stuntman)

8am – Green power shake with protein
10am – 3 fried eggs on a slice of wholegrain toast with Vegemite and avocado
12pm – Workout
1pm – Post-workout shake consisting of vegetable protein, ice water, BCAAs and 1g of vitamin C
2:30pm – 8 oz eye fillet (fillet mignon), grilled pumpkin salad with spinach, herbs, cucumber and ½ cup of steamed rice
5:30pm – Chicken and vegetable soup with barley
7pm – 8 oz white fish, leafy green salad with radicchio and balsamic dressing. A side of roasted mixed cruciferous vegetables
9pm – BCAAs with Magnesium/zinc supplement

8am – Green power shake with protein
10am – Bowl of yogurt with mixed fresh berries, chia seeds, almonds and honey
12pm – Workout
1pm – Post-workout shake consisting of vegetable protein, ice water, BCAAs and 1g of vitamin C
2:30pm – 8 oz grilled chicken with crispy sweet potatoes and a rocket salad with seeds, nuts and salted apple. Lemon and olive oil dressing on the side
5:30pm – 2 rice cakes with Vegemite, tuna and cherry tomatoes
7pm – 8 oz white fish with grilled mushrooms and a raw broccoli salad
9pm – Half of a small paw paw/papaya with yogurt and berries. Magnesium/zinc supplement

Raw Notes To Create Thor's Meal Plan Post

https://centr.com/blog/show/7459/eat-like-a-superhero-sergios-meal-plan-for-chris-hemsweoth

  • This is his business
  • He loves health and fitness so he started this with his trainer, chef, and stuntman
  • Shares sample meals he ate
  • Says he used greens powder sometimes

https://youtu.be/NRFKNxKjRoo Chris Hemsworth Shares Thor DIET PLAN | Daily Pop | E! News

  • Breakfast 3 or 4 eggs, fist full of rice and veggies
  • Then meet veggies rice.
  • Rotate through the animal kingdom haha
  • He loves Meat lovers pizza, ice cream, chocolate as cheat meals

https://www.news.com.au/entertainment/movies/chris-hemsworths-insane-thor-diet-revealed/news-story/35a50189e1a1b30f4f28cb6c933033c2 Chris Hemsworth’s insane Thor diet revealed

  • He uses a stuntman who follows a similar diet, Bobby Holland Hanton
  • Chris Hemsworth’s trainer Luke Zocchi
  • Zocchi said. “He eats, like, six to eight meals a day.”
  • “We’ve kind of got a structure. He found if he eats a really big meal he, like, feels too heavy, so they’re 450-calorie meals broken up into the eight,” Zocchi said. “We try to eat every two hours and getting 450 calories in [each time].”
  • “I usually just keep running him food all day,” he said, joking, “I’m like his grandmother just giving him food.”
  • He does a variety of workout styles like HIIT, Bodybuilding, and everything in between
  • And anyone can have access to the film star’s Thor wellness plan. Hemsworth, Zocchi and Hanton joined forces in 2017 to launch a workout app called Centr and have since created a 10-week program to achieve serious Thor-like results.

https://www.slashfilm.com/926619/why-chris-hemsworth-changed-his-diet-before-a-pivotal-thor-love-and-thunder-scene/ Why Chris Hemsworth Changed His Diet Before A Pivotal Thor: Love And Thunder Scene

  • On a social post in this article his trainer said he eats about 10 meals a day.  It must vary between 6 and 10 depending
  • "He's really nice. The day we had a kiss scene he didn't eat meat that morning because I'm vegan. And he eats meat like every half hour. Like, that was so thoughtful. That's not something I'm angry about or care about, but he was just being thoughtful. He's just a very nice person."

https://www.eatthis.com/news-chris-hemsworth-thor-diet/ This Is Chris Hemsworth's Exact Meal and Exercise Plan To Get Into 'Thor' Shape

  • "Chris' day always starts with a large green shake made up of 5-6 different types of leafy greens and vegetables, low-glycemic fruits, nuts, seeds, fats and small amounts of sea salt to aid in electrolyte balance, nerve transmission and glucose metabolism," Sergio Perera, a chef who works with Hemsworth, told Men's Health.

https://www.delish.com/food-news/a40575041/chris-hemsworth-thor-diet/ Chris Hemsworth's 4,500-Calorie Thor Diet Is A True Marvel
"It was time to take Thor from Dad bod to God Bod."

  • "The way I go about it is, eat til you feel sick," Hemsworth said.
  • "He's a big fan of steak. So, steak, some good carbs a la brown rice, sweet potatoes," said Zocchi. "If we weren't so organized, he'd definitely have a protein shake... A go-to shake he likes to do is a banana, two dates, almond milk, and a scoop of protein."

https://www.bosshunting.com.au/lifestyle/fitness/chris-hemsworth-workout-diet-plan/ The Chris Hemsworth Workout & Diet Plan

  • He slimmed down for movies he played in previously
  • “With the months leading up to the shoot and during filming, I’m basically overfeeding myself on protein and endless amounts of chicken breast, eggs, steak, fish, vegetables, tuna, avocado, cottage cheese, and brown rice.”
  • His chef shared a detailed meal plan on this website

https://www.menshealth.com/fitness/a35474397/chris-hemsworth-stunt-double-bobby-holland-hanton-transformation/#:~:text=%22I%20have%20put%20on%2010,around%204%2C000%20calories%20per%20day.%22  How Chris Hemsworth's Stunt Double Beefed Up for the Biggest Thor Yet
Bobby Holland Hanton gained about 22 pounds of muscle in a stunning transformation.

  • The video shows his warmup
  • It seems like Chris and Bobby trained together
  • Hanton said that he wound up training two or three times daily during the prep period, and packed on weight with meals filled with protein from eggs, tuna, lean turkey, lamb, chicken, and steak using recipes from the Centr app.
  • "Chris decided he wanted to be the biggest Thor yet as he has also been training hard—as he always does—so this has been my biggest physical transformation to date," he says. "I am having to lift heavy—the heaviest I’ve ever had to lift—but also doing a lot of my own bodyweight circuit stuff, almost like a CrossFit/plyo fusion to stay mobile and agile in my stunts, fights, etc. (which is similar to my plyo workouts on Centr). And it’s still very hard to get anywhere near Chris Hemsworth’s shape!"

https://www.muscleandfitness.com/athletes-celebrities/news/bulking-thor-2-stuntman-bobby-holland-hanton/  BULKING WITH ‘THOR 2’ STUNTMAN BOBBY HOLLAND HANTON

  • He would have a 2 hour window once a week to eat as much junk as he could