Peterson was one of several trainers Heard worked with for the film. He said the actress came to him four to five times a week “for a nonstop, no-breaks hour with me, and then she went to her fight training, which was rigorous!” (Related: Peterson Shares the Best Way to Lose Love Handles)
The workouts focused on full-body fitness and were athletically based, Peterson explained. “We trained movements, not muscles,” he said. “Squat presses, sled work, and lots of work in a rotational plane against resistance. She is a true athlete.” And while Peterson says the workouts were “unrelenting,” he credits Heard’s positive attitude and incredible work ethic for the impressive results.(Related: Motivational Quotes to Help Re-Energize Your Fitness Goals)
“She could not have been better!” he concluded. “If I could bottle her drive and conviction, I’d sell that as a pre-workout drink!” Same.