The star revealed to Men's Health that to bulk up for his role as Chris Kyle in American Sniper, he had to (obviously) work out a ton... in addition to eating an insane 6,000 calories per day.
According to the mag, he did it with the help of a trainer and a personal chef by eating five meals every day, along with energy bars and pre- and post-workout protein drinks.
"It was a real shock to my body," he dished. "If it's pizza and cake, that's one thing. Putting 6,000 calories a day in your body gets old quick."
But what if it were all pizza and cake? Under the guidance and supervision of a trainer and a personal chef, we're sure Cooper was eating some seriously healthy stuff. But how much junk food could he down with that 6,000-calorie goal in mind?
We decided to investigate how much Cooper could eat each day if he wanted to hit 6,000 calories while eating only junk food (and a couple healthy things for comparison) on the American Sniper diet.
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