Gal Gadot A Wonder Woman
Ever wondered how a lean-looking Gal Gadot fit into the costume of Wonder Woman blessed with extraordinary superpowers evident from her strong body. Miss Israel 2004 Gal Gadot didn’t look like a warrior when she’s shortlisted for the character of Wonder Woman but she was selected believing that she could transform her personality to that of a warrior. Gal Gadot is well know for diet and exercise routine.
Gal Gadot Transform Into A Wonder Woman With Proper Diet & Exercise Routine
The real force behind her transformation was her military background….
Few people know that Gal Gadot has served in the Israel Defense Forces. She was a soldier and had to qualify for that post. In the military, she was trained to think and behave like a soldier. The training transformed her personality from a soft thinking Miss Israel to a strong woman soldier of Israel.
How her military training helped her in transforming her personality will be clear in her exercise regimen….
Personally, Gal Gadot isn’t a gym lover but she had to spend hours in the health studios to build her muscles. She worked hard in a gym for 2 hours and spent another two hours practicing fight choreography. But it isn’t all as horse riding was also included in her workout program and she was asked to remain seated on the back of a horse for 2 hours.
Let’s take you back to the time when Patty Jenkins was looking for the lead character for her movie, Wonder Woman
Patty Jenkins was quite confident that Gal Gadot could make the character of Diana Prince/Wonder Woman live on the silver screen but Mark Twight, the trainer of Gal Gadot, was shocked to see her when Gal Gadot was first introduced to him.
Gal Gadot was too soft to become a Wonder Woman. Also, women face complications in adding muscle because of a low level of testosterone. According to Mark Twight, the real difficulty with women is they are opposed to changing habits and confront expectations. But Gal Gadot was ready to prove her strength.
Likings of Gal Gadot that helped her in transforming her body
• Paddleboarding and TRX training keep Gal Gadot lean
• Rock climbing chiseled her body and made her shoulders stronger and built her chest, lats, and abs
Together with the guidance of Mark Twight and dedication, Gal Gadot achieved what other models and actresses could found impossible. She kept thinking about the character to build muscles and transform her body from a model to a superwoman with superpowers.
Here’s the complete list of exercises that transformed Gal Gadot into Wonder Woman
• Rowing – 5 minutes
• Mountain Climbing – 1 minute
• Burpee Broad Jumps – 1 minute
• Bird Dog – 1 minute
• Push-ups/Pull-ups – 5 sets of 3 reps/7 sets of 3 reps
• Romanian Deadlifts – 3 sets of 5 reps
• Bent-Over Row – 3 sets of 5 reps
• Reverse Curl – 3 sets of 5 reps
• Weighted Squats – 4 sets of 3 reps
• Cool Down with Light Medicine ball throw – 5 minutes
Arms and Abs Circuit Workout:
• Plank – 30-second hold
• Push-ups – 5 sets of 3 reps
The exercises could take a toll on her body but Gal Gadot was careful about her safety. Here it can be said that her military training helped her in remaining safe while building muscles.
For safety, Gal Gadot used to take a short break of 2 minutes after tough training for 2 minutes. But exercising was just a part of her training program. The other part was more important in transforming her personality into Wonder Woman.
The next part of the training was diet and here Gal Gadot was very cautious about adhering to the prescribed diet that can help in adding muscle to her lean body.
Gal Gadot Diet for Wonder Woman
Hayley Bradley, the dietician of Gal Gadot for Wonder Woman, sat with Gal Gadot to find the right diet that can help in muscle building. And they decided on a lean protein and greens diet that Hayley Bradley described as balancing each meal with equal amounts of proteins and greens. Hayley suggested green juices that contain natural sugar in a large amount. It is to be noted that some fruits and vegetables have high natural sugar content.
The next important thing in the diet is to control food portions and stay hydrated. Gal Gadot preferred green juices especially those of spinach and kale that gave her more benefits. The nutritious diet helped her suppress hunger pangs and maintain good health in the long run.
Gal Gadot’s opinion on food
The model-turned-actress described her as a foodie in an interview to Harper’s Bazaar. She said that she loved eating food. She further said that she took food as fuel and that she wanted to give only the best to her body.
Gal Gadot loves chocolates, burgers, and ice creams but she has no regrets for these cheat meals. Also, she doesn’t put restrictions on her food habits as she believes that eating food is all about measurement.
Also, she has tips for foodies like her. She advises avoiding eating while driving and talking over the phone. Her advice to foodies is to give respect to the food and themselves to enjoy their food.
She said that one should avoid junk food and practice healthy food habits and lifestyles. Gal Gadot said that she was fit and lean because of her lifestyle, diet and exercise. Gal Gadot finds body image as an important part of her personality.
Gal Gadot on body image
First, understand what is body image. It is the image you see in a mirror or the changes you want to see in your body. For example, overweight women want to lose weight, and beauty-conscious women want to maintain their lean bodies. She said that most fashion models suffered from eating disorders because they were looking conscious.
Gal Gadot also had a poor body image post-pregnancy but she got back her shape and strength with the help of her fitness trainer. She transformed her lean body into a muscular one to become Wonder Woman and became an inspiration for many women across the globe.