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    Kellan Lutz's "Rigorous" Training and Diet for Hot Hercules Body: 3 Chocolate Bars a Day!

    Kellan Lutz, Hercules Millennium Films

    How did Kellan Lutz get his super-sexy ripped bod to play Hercules in the upcoming flick Hercules: The Legend Begins? Lot's of physical training and...chocolate!

    "I wanted to put on weight," Lutz told E! News at the HFPA Miss Golden Globe announcement in West Hollywood. "Renny [Harlin] the director, he just wanted me cut, so I had to get cut."

    "For me, it was very rigorous training," he continued. "I had to learn how to ride a horse while wielding a sword and fighting mercenaries, as well as giving a badass speech and in the rain. And horses don't like the rain. It was very rigorous."

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    While the former Twilight star's ripped body proves the physical training paid off, he wasn't has tough when it came to the Hercules diet.

    "If you've ever been on a movie set, there's food all the time," he dished. "It's hard to stay healthy because I had milk chocolate bars three times a day, and I'd just eat the whole bar."

    Meanwhile, Lutz joked of Dwayne Johnson, who's playing Hercules in a separate upcoming flick, "I wanted to get big, but then you have The Rock playing in the other Hercules. There's not enough ‘extra-curricular' stuff for that."

    Watch the video for more, including Twilight scoop from Lutz!

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