durden_77 wrote:Nolanoscopy wrote:
Im also very into lifting. I disagree. You have to take into consideration that:
1) This man has a very, very good frame for putting on lots of weight. He has shorter arms and a wide torso/Shoulders but isn't so tall that the muscle he gains will be long and lean. He has a very good starting point even if he had lifted no weights at all.
2) Carried over from the last point, he had been lifting weights prior to this movie. His roles in Warrior and Tinker-T-S-S did not demand for him to become any smaller, although I'm sure he lost some of the weight, and from Warrior to this movie also lost some of his cutting work. That said, he wasn't exactly a small individual when he started training for this movie.
3) He isn't exactly cut up in this movie. That means, and I know you know this so I'm not trying to insult you, that he ate and he ate A LOT. He basically has unlimited resources as far as protein, BCAAs, creatine, beta-alanine, test boosters, you name it. He was quoted as saying he ate "a whole village of chickens every day." Keep in mind that ingesting that many carbs/calories and protein a day with the physique he had prior to training probably makes this more achievable than you'd think. He has unlimited money, probably a personal chef, and definitely a personal trainer who specializes in these type of workouts. Also, he was probably working out most of the day and the rest was spent eating and sleeping. It's an ideal situation for putting on extreme muscle and something you or I can't really do because we have regular jobs, school, etc.
4) The acne on his back is nothing. I have friends who lift super hard and they are just unfortunately stricken with it. I was before I took Accutane. Some of the places in the works where they filmed weren't exactly cold while they were shooting. Heat combined with having to constantly wear a barrage of jackets and vests makes you sweat and then holds that sweat against your body. That will make LOTS of people break out. That to me is a reasonable explanation.
I think its completely possible without steroids if you look at it. That's just my two cents. And I'm in no way trying to insult your intelligence or knowledge on lifting. I'm just trying to logic through a non-anabolic way to do it.
Also, if you want to see a picture of me to make sure I'm not just talking out of my ass I do not mind obliging lol. Not to be a tool.
To be honest after seeing a couple more set pics I probably overeacted and for that im sorry. From the official pics ive seen he looks alot bigger than he does on set. So he probably could have achieved where he is at without steroids. That doesnt change the fact in my opinion I think it is a pretty common thing in hollywood to put on weight for roles. I dont need a pic of you lol i believe you.
Its so hard to tell with his vest on though: he doesn't look very big here.
And just want to make it clear not bitching about Bane, I love everything about the character so far and hardy is one of my favorites.
He's a massive guy already. Here he is in Warrior. Then, he does T-T-S-S, loses some of that weight, then all he has to do is put it right back on. Cake.