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Adrien Brody gave up sex for Predators

Oscar-winner Adrien Brody’s transformation into a muscleman in Predators came through tough preparation to live in a jungle by exercising everyday and giving up sex. He says he needed to keep away from all distractions. Read on.

hollywood Updated: Jul 27, 2010 15:06 IST

Oscar-winner Adrien Brody’s transformation into a muscleman in Predators came through tough preparation to live in a jungle by exercising everyday and giving up sex.

The Pianist star plays Buff Royce in the film. He says, “I studied a lot of military manuals, paramilitary books and isolated myself in the jungle. I was training and dieting six days a week.

Adrien BrodyHeavy weights and high-rep circuit training was the key along with hundreds of push-ups a day. I was eating the right things obsessively."

But why give up sex? He says with a straight face: “Look at fighters and people that are training for something that requires that level of intensity! I was doing everything in my power to harness ferocity and I felt that I need to keep away from all the distractions and all the things that drain you, if you know what I mean?