- Chace Crawford told Men’s Fitness that starring on “The Boys” gives him a reason to work out.
- “I try and get in and out of that place, because I hate it,” Crawford said of going to the gym.
- “I hate the gym, but I feel a lot better after,” he added.
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“It’s nice to have a show like ‘The Boys.’ You know, you have a reason to do it and it’s fun in that regard,” the 35-year-old actor said while referring to working out in a new video for Men’s Health.
Elaborating on his fitness routine, Crawford added: “I time my workouts and I make my breaks in between sets shorter. I try and get in and out of that place, because I hate it. I hate the gym, but I feel a lot better after.”
Later in the video, the “Gossip Girl” alum said that he follows a 70/30 diet, in which he’s “good” and mindful of what he eats 70% of the time. “And then on the weekends, it’s basically a free for all,” he said.
“The Boys,” based on a comic book series of the same name, premiered in July 2019.
Upon the release of season two the following year, the show garnered even more attention. It was lauded as the most-watched global launch for an Amazon Original series ever and nearly doubled its worldwide viewership from season one during its first two weeks.
On the show, Crawford stars as an arrogant and self-centered superhero (known as a “supe” on the series). The Deep’s powers include enhanced strength, superior swimming and diving skills, the ability to communicate with sea creatures.
For his role, Crawford wears a padded green and gold suit, which he described to Men’s Health as “not that comfortable.”
“It’s like wearing a really tight wetsuit for 14 hours a day,” he said.