Chris Hemsworth fans distracted by his bulge in latest video
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Actor Chris Hemsworth decided to show off his workout technique in a new Instagram video, but as they watched him in action, many people found they were a little distracted.
Hemsworth, 39, is known for a physique so impressive that it landed him a Marvel role as the God of Thunder, among a number of other gigs in blockbuster action films like Extraction.
Of course, biceps that big don’t come easily – as many of us have learnt the hard way after leaving that first ever pilates class and feeling disappointed that those rock-hard abs haven't materialised yet.
The Aussie dad of three clearly puts the graft in, having even set up his own health and fitness app, Centr.
And now he’s also shown us just what goes into getting so hench with a new video on Instagram, showing off some of his workout exercises to his 56 million followers.
The only thing is, not everyone was looking at his squats...
Posting the montage of clips, Hemsworth wrote: “Good little session. Finishing it strong with some core.”
The supposedly ‘little session’ included Bosu ball squats, pushups, pull-ups and boxing drills, which he worked his way through in gym shorts, a backwards-facing cap and no top.
Commenting on the video, one person asked: “Are we seeing it or just ignoring it?”
Having clocked the same thing, someone else said: “I know what part I’m watching, especially in that last one! Now we know where Thor keeps his hammer.”
A third joked: “So they let you keep the hammer?”
It was the final exercise that seemed to impress people with most, with one saying: “Watched it multiple times… that last exercise I swear I could see Thor’s hammer, lucky wife.”
Last November, Hemsworth shared what he feels is the biggest barrier stopping ordinary people from getting as into shape as he is.
He told Tyla’s sister site UNILAD: "That initial motivation, I think. I was lucky enough to have friends and be in an atmosphere growing up where I was able to partake in a lot of outdoor physical activities.
"I then had times when I didn't train and I'd do other things, and you know, fall out of shape - and having known what it felt like to be in shape and be healthy, I very quickly went, 'Oh, I want to get back to that.'"
He continued: "I'd say to people - movement creates the motivation. Don't sit around and wait for it to happen. Just get up, just take that first step, just start moving. And in turn, there's a flow-on effect to that, and the more you do it, the more you become addicted to feeling that way. And once you've had a taste of it, it's very hard to go back and have it any other way.
"So surround yourself with likeminded people who have the same sort of attitude, but just have that sort of self-motivation and figure out what's your purpose, why you're doing this.
"And if it's to live a longer, healthier life, live a better life, then there's no other motivation, I think."