Mark Wahlberg is known for his broad range of work as an actor, musician, and producer. In all his endeavors, the famed Hollywood star has had a lot of success. His life journey has been a wild roller coaster ride. From going to jail, and having a court hearing to getting nominated for Oscar two times is really something.
Wahlberg really turned his life around by putting in a lot of hard work. Training, exercising, and keeping a disciplined lifestyle is what the Shooter actor cites as the ultimate game-changer in his life. However, in a recent interview, Wahlberg revealed how his reasons for working out have changed.
Mark Wahlberg is an Ultimate Fitness Freak
No one can be surprised to know that Mark Wahlberg, who sports an impressive six-pack in his fifties, is a fitness freak for life. The actor wakes up at 4 am and workouts the first thing in the morning without fail. Wahlberg is usually has had his breakfast and has hit the gym by the time some alarms have went off.
Talking about why he prefers getting up this early, when even dawn is taking its time to crack, Wahlberg told
“You know what? I feel good. I get up and it’s nice and quiet. I get a little time to pray and reflect, and then I’m in the gym, and all that stuff is done. I feel better getting up early. If I don’t work out in the morning, I have a really hard time doing it towards the end of the day.”
Mark Wahlberg’s Perspective Shift on Health and Fitness
Acting is a demanding profession in multiple ways. A lot of effort goes into portray a character. The challenges of the job are not limited to imbing a personality other than your own. An actor, must look appealing and stay in shape at all times. Unless it is for a role.
Something like this can really affect a person. For Mark Wahlberg, it meant always staying in shape. The actor admitted that for him, the meaning of fitness has gone from looking a certain way to being healthy. He now focuses on keeping his body healthy instead of taking having a abs as a sign of healthiness.
With age, Wahlberg has had a change in his mindset about working out as he told People:
“For me, now, it’s much more about longevity than anything else. You know? Before it was about aesthetic when trying to get in shape. Now, I want to live a long time.”
For someone who only expected to live for 35 years, Mark Wahlberg has surely come a long way. An inspiration to people younger and older to him, Wahlberg surely has decades ahead of him.