No one can deny that Jack Black is a renowned figure in Hollywood. He’s not just a talented actor; he’s also made a mark as a skilled music artist and content creator.
However, currently, Jack Black is facing a challenge when it comes to his weight. He’s actively working to shed those extra pounds and has already achieved some success. But the question is, how did he do it?
Let’s uncover the story behind his weight loss journey.
What is Jack Black struggling with?
As soon as Black’s Tenacious D bandmate, Kyle Gass appeared with his new look, Black felt uncomfortable. Kyle has lost extra pounds and now looks slimmer.
However, Black is struggling with the fact that now only he is left in the band that is over-weighted. Black is now taking action to lose weight and get in shape just like any other Bandmate.
He said pointing to Kyle that “Now he is 225 pounds and I am like 245 pounds. It makes me feel like I am not doing enough to deal with my weight. I have just decided to do something about it.”
Black is changing his daily schedule and is working on his habits. As he said “I got to transform my habits. I got to work it out before it becomes more difficult.” I would agree with Black. Making the decision to fight your weight is better taken quickly.
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What is Black doing to lose weight?
Black has changed his diet completely. Not only diet he is attempting to change his eating habits completely. We will now discuss his diet plan and workout plan.
Black is a huge lover of fast food. So we can imagine how hard it would be for him to restrain himself from eating such food. Which of course is good for his health.
He mentioned his struggle “The problem with me is that I am always super-hungry for macaroni and cheese and also cheeseburgers. And the worrying thing is that there is nothing I can do to stop myself. This is what I am figuring out to fight with right now.”
However, it did not seem that Black was satisfied with restraining himself. Because he could not just resist it.
For this purpose, he further went “I started a regimen of drugs that prevent me from eating, supposedly I just started the drugs and they are not working. So I am gonna up the dosage. The side effect, one can imagine, is it sucks out your personality and then you are just a zombie. But I’ve got to do something.” Indeed, this is a risky way to lose weight.
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There are not many details about Black’s workout plan. Though this is obvious that he goes for a walk every morning which is a healthy thing to do. Black has also joined a gym to keep his body in shape.
This is what Black is doing in order to lose weight. However, there are other ways of doing it as well. As not everyone loves to use drugs for the sake of losing weight as Black himself mentioned the side effects. We will now discuss those other ways.
What can you do about your Weight?
We will now discuss what you can do in order to lose weight.
Avoid Junk Food
The first and most important step toward the weight loss journey is making it clear in your mind what you have to do.
If you tell your brain that you now have to lose weight you will have to commit yourself to it. Only then the brain would think of it as some serious task.
And the most important thing is to stop the brain from giving cues to old bad habits in order to build new ones.
Fast food tastes very delicious but it has far more disastrous results. So, avoiding fast food is the first step in your weight loss journey.
Follow a Healthy Diet
The next thing you have to do is substitute that old unhealthy junk food with a new healthy one. There are many healthy diets you can find.
For example, you can limit your meat consumption. For lunch, eating a salad would be a really great decision. Avoid starting your day with milk tea or coffee. Instead, start it with fresh vegetable juice or green tea.
Go for a Walk
There is no better way of starting your day than waking up early in the morning and going for a walk. Taking a walk in fresh air not only gives you enjoyment but also helps you in making your mind fresh.
Drink water frequently. It will help you keep your body hydrated. Drinking water is also healthy in many ways. It helps you maintain your water needs per day.
Do work out, get out keep your body moving. Engage yourself in healthy activities like sports. Sports can substitute for the gym.
However, that does not mean that you should not go to the gym. Sports along the gym are a plus point.
Jack’s birth name is Thomas Jacob Black. You must have watched Kung Fu Panda, haven’t you? Well, Jack also voices the main character of the film, PO.
He was born in Santa Monica, California. Black was born to Thomas William Black and Judith Love Cohen. His parents are satellite engineers.
Black’s mother, Judith, has also worked on the Hubble Telescope. Because of her mother’s Jewish background, his father was also converted to Judaism.
And Black was also raised Jewish. However, his father left practicing Judaism when Black’s parents got divorced. Black was only 10 years old at the time. He kept visiting his mother after he was moved with his father.
Black first appeared in 1982 on television in a commercial for the video game, Pitfall. This helped him in introducing his talent as an actor.
Black then appeared in Life Goes on, Picket Fences, and The Golden Palace, playing small roles. However, the turning point in Black’s career came in 2000 when he co-starred in “High Fidelity”.
Later Black played the leading roles in Nacho Libre, Shallow Hal, Year One, and many others. Black has also proved himself in his music career.
Currently, Black is the lead singer in the Comedy rock band, Tenacious D. The band has also helped the united mitochondrial disease foundation.
In 2018, Black started his YouTube channel named “Jablinski Games”. For which he has received silver and golden buttons from YouTube.
I hope that the ideas shared in the article will help you in fighting your weight. Always remember that nothing is an alternative to good health.