The 39-year-old actor, who trained for months for the role, recently opened up to EW about his workout regimen.
“The key for me was I didn’t want to look like a broiler. I didn’t want to look like someone from Venice Beach, that sort of Golds Gym look,” he explained, adding that in addition to workout outs, he meticulously watched his diet.
Alexander added that as soon as filming wrapped, he “spent four days just in bed, being fed by Dad. He cooked these pastas with rich sauces and bone marrow and fried mozzarella and tons of beer and wine. It was the most incredible weekend of my life.”
The Legend of Tarzan hits theaters on July 1.