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Mark Wahlberg sheds movie role weight by working out alongside Marines

Health buff Mark Wahlberg has been hitting the health club to sweat off the 20 kilos he gained for a movie role.

And this weekend he bought maybe the hardest exercise there may be — working out alongside enlisted Marines.

Wahlberg visited the Marine Corps Air Station in San Diego, Calif., to chop the ribbon on a brand new health club on the bottom with Marines commander Col. Charles B. Dockery.

The health club makes use of the F45 Coaching program, which is a 45-minute, high-intensity circuit coaching class.

Wahlberg is an investor within the system.

After the ceremony, the “Departed” star took a category with energetic navy members.

We’re informed Wahlberg flew down on his personal dime and spent “three hours taking selfies with the Marines and their households, personally thanking everybody for his or her service.”

Training athlete Corey George, Mark Wahlberg and Director of Military Operations at F45 Training Michael Nichols.
Coaching athlete Corey George, Mark Wahlberg and Michael Nichols, director of navy operations at F45 Coaching.
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Together with offering an area for navy members and their households to work out, F45 labored with the Division of Protection to create an accredited program to assist in giving job coaching and certificates to active-duty service members who’re set to be discharged inside 180 days and are fascinated with working inside the health house.

In a video from the occasion, Wahlberg says, “We’re at all times encouraging individuals to rent servicemen and -women. Their work ethic, capacity, and understanding of health and coaching and doing it the correct method are invaluable. Hopefully, we’ll have many [veterans as] franchisees, trainers, and folks working on the company stage as nicely.” 

The star — who is understood for his excessive exercises — not too long ago gained weight for a role within the upcoming movie “Father Stu,” reportedly packing on 20 kilos in simply six weeks.

Wahlberg is an investor in the F45 Training program, a 45-minute high-intensity circuit training class.
Wahlberg is an investor within the F45 Coaching program, a 45-minute, high-intensity circuit coaching class.
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He informed Jimmy Kimmel that his first meal on his weight-gain food regimen was going to be a “20-piece rooster nugget and 20-piece scorching wings from Kentucky Fried Hen with a six-pack of beer.”

“I wish to go to bakeries, I wish to go to Denny’s, I wish to get pancakes,” he continued. “I wish to get every little thing I can presumably get my fingers on.”

Within the movie, he performs real-life boxer-turned-priest Father Stuart Lengthy from Helena, Montana. In pictures, he seems to have used prosthetics and make-up to finish the transformation.

Wahlberg — who already appears to have slimmed down — additionally not too long ago hit F45 Coaching in Hollywood with fellow muscleman Mario Lopez.

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