The Workout Routine & Diet Program behind Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Avengers’ body

Discover how the ‘Avengers’ actress workout and maintain her figure.

Scarlett Johansson is worldwide known for her role in the ‘Avengers’ where she plays Natasha Romanoff AKA Black Widow. While most of the Avengers have superpowers of some sorts or super suits, Black Widow earns her spot in the group by being one of the best assassins in the world.

And, yes, we all know Scarlett Johansson has starred in many other movies not just to show her stunning beauty and superb acting skills, but also her badass fighting and combat prowess. Although, she does have a body double, she trained for some of her stunts through her own Scarlett Johansson fitness plan.

Scarlett Johansson works consistently on her physique. It is not easy fighting against villains who are twice your size like Thanos. All the flips and nose breaking kicks are also not easy. For Black Widow to be as strong as she is and as fit as she is, she has her own personalized workout program as well as a diet program to go with it. Scarlett Johansson’s workout and diet program is quite different from most of the workouts you may have come across. So what does she do to achieve and maintain her perfect hourglass figure as well as live up to the expectations for her physically demanding movie roles? Keep reading to know more about the Scarlett Johansson diet plan and workout routine!

Scarlett Johansson’s Diet and Routine

Scarlett Johansson works consistently on enhancing her flexibility, speed, and energy for her role. She trains for months with and her stunt double, Heidi Moneymaker. Bobby, his trainer, said ‘we picked up with the same program we’d used for Iron Man 2, and it had a proven history.”

There’s no magic tricks or shortcuts when it comes to fitness diets. Celebrities diet secrets are not even much of a secret either. Let’s have a look at Scarlett’s diet plan:

Breakfast: she eats oatmeal, two egg omeletts, and some fresh berries.

Lunch: she eats quinoa, and a turkey salad with olive oil, lemon juice, and spring onions sprinkled on top.

Midday Snack: she eats almonds and an apple.

Dinner: she eats steamed fish with some broccoli, cabbage, or red onions. The cabbage and broccoli are alternatives that are incorporated depending on her current nutritional needs.

Scarlett Johansson’s Workout Routine

Scarlett does not like cardio very much, but she prefers lifting weights. So, don’t assume that her Scarlett Johansson body Black Widow comes naturally.

During the training process for the Avengers movie, the actress worked hard in martial arts (MMA), weapons training, and hand-to-hand combat. And playing the role even comes with a few drawbacks. “You get beat up a lot,” she says. “It’s painful.” It seems that it takes hard work to achieve her body and fitness goals.

As regards Scarlett Johansson’s fitness routine, the actress said that she does the fitness routine as her trainer. She added that what she does involves ‘a lot of stability, endurance, and strength training for her role.’

The actress also likes working up a sweat through athletic, full-body workouts rather than things like yoga and Pilates.

Let’s have a look at Scarlett’s training sessions:

According to Bobby, Scarlett’s workout involves the following:

  • 90-minute circuit workouts focusing on big, explosive cardio movements that include:
  • Lunges
  • Pushups
  • Squats
  • Planks
  • Chinups
  • Olympic Style lifts
  • Dumbbells
  • Kettlebells
  • Suspension Training such as Jungle Gym XT or TRX
  • Hardcore training of the legs and upper body for stunts that give her those perfectly sculpted, flat Lady Gaga Abs.
  • MMA to help her understand and gain perspective on her role
  • A combination of everything to help improve her reflexes and flexibility. Bobby also claims that the diversity of workouts helps her develop a different perspective and a deeper understanding of her own body.