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Jennifer Lawrence’s Workout and Diet For The Hunger Games

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Jennifer Lawrence’s Workout and Diet For The Hunger Games

The story behind Jennifer Lawrence's transformation


Name: Jennifer Shrader Lawrence
Nick Name: Jen, JLaw
DOB: August 15, 1990
Height: 5′ 9″ (1.80 m)
Weight: 139 lbs

Jennifer Lawrence better known as Katniss Everdeen, the Mockingjay of “The Hunger Games series,” got everyone awed- and- inspired with her athleticism in the movie.

She is well known as a dedicated and hardworking actor who was once believed to never want to workout or diet. She loves herself for whatever she is.

Well, it seems that Jennifer has started to love herself even more these days because it has been known that JLaw impressed her coach and trainer, Joe Horrigan by getting in shape in just 6 weeks for her role in “The Hunger Games.”

JLaw has never been a fan of workouts and diets and whenever these two words were mentioned to her, all she wanted to do was punch the person in the face. However, JLaw is grateful about the workouts she has been doing recently for “The Hunger Games,” because she feels, it was after all, being done just for her.

When JLaw accepted her role as Katniss Everdeen she made sure that she would end up looking fit and healthy rather than thin and underfed. In the actress’s own words ” I don’t want little girls to be like, Oh, I want to look like Katniss, so I’m going to skip dinner!”

So, here is JLaw’s healthy workout regime designed for her perfect athletic look as Katniss Everdeen.



Jennifer Lawrence’s Hunger Games’ Workout Plan


Joe Horrigan, a chiropractic sports medicine doctor and also JLaw’s strength and conditioning coach, stated that that some of her workout sessions included archery lessons, rock and tree climbing, along with other workouts like cycling, sprinting, and circuit training. However, out of all those exercises, Jennifer loved skipping the most especially when it came to cardio exercises.

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
Rest for 2 mins between each exercise
Cardio Warm Up (indoor cycling/ treadmill) 10 mins
Lower Body Warm Up (Walking Lunges) 3 sets of 15- 20 reps per leg
Jump Squats 4 sets of 10 reps each leg
Lateral Lunges 5 sets of 10 reps each leg
Step Ups onto bench  5 sets of 10 reps each leg
Pushups (use knees if necessary) 4 sets of 20 reps
Straight-Leg Sit-Ups  4 sets of 15 reps
Side Planks 30 secs hold
Russian Twist 5 sets of 10 reps
Indoor cycling 30 mins
Tuesday, Thursdays and Saturdays
Cardio Warm Up (Skipping) 10 mins
Grape Vines 5 mins
Side Steps With a Hop 2 sets of 20 reps each side
200 Meter Sprints Twice
Stair Jumps 20 mins
150 Meter Sprints Twice
Sun Salutation 3 sets
Reverse Warrior 10 reps
Chair Pose Hold for 20 secs
Half Boat Pose Hold for 20 secs
One- arm side plank 5 sets of 10 reps
Forearm Plank and Leg Lift 5 sets with 10 reps
Temple Pose Hold for 20 secs
Tree Pose Hold for 20 secs

Jennifer Lawrence’s Hunger Games’ Diet Plan

Everyone is completely aware that JLaw is one actor who does not believe in dieting. Even though The Hunger Games demanded that she lost some weight the actor refused to diet because she did not want her followers to, in anyway skip a meal to look like any of her character in movies.

Nevertheless, Jennifer Lawrence still carried out a balanced diet and never starved herself even once, mostly listening to her body and it’s needs most of the time. She had her normal meals in proper quantities and kept herself hydrated by drinking sufficient amount of liquids through the day.

JLaw kept it real while she shot for the movie.

However, if you still feel you could do with a perfect diet wanting the athletic body that Katniss Everdeen has well then go ahead with the Basic Paleo Guide and 2 week diet plan and pack yourself with all the required energy and proteins.

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