Driver began his turn in the Star Wars franchise two years ago with a solid fitness background; he’s an ex-Marine. His solid fitness base was likely key to the more aggressive workouts he needed to pull off his Last Jedi transformation.
Start with a three-move bodyweight circuit built around classic military exercises: Pushups, pullups and squats. Do that three days a week for two weeks, then move onto the bulking program below from trainer Ben Boudro, C.S.C.S., owner of Xceleration Fitness in Detroit.
Rest 1 minute, repeat 3 times.
Instructions: Perform moves A1 and A2 as a superset, doing one set of the first, then a set of the second back-to-back. Rest as needed between sets, but work to keep those rest periods tight.
A1 Back Squat 3 X 4
A2 Barbell Row 3 X 8
B1 Back Squat 3 X 4
B2 Dumbbell Flat Bench 3 X 15
A1 Barbell Bench 3 X 6
A2 Dumbbell Walking Lunges 3 X 8 reps per leg
B1 Barbell Bench 3 X 3
B2 Chin-ups 3 X 10-15
A1 Barbell Deadlift 3 X 6
A2 Standing Barbell Shoulder Press 3 X 10
B1 Barbell Deadlift 3 X 3
B2 Dumbbell Goblet Squat 3 X 15