To get ready for starring roles in the upcoming blockbuster Pain & Gain, Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson had to prepare their bodies to flex the mass bodybuilders are famous for carrying. In this interview, they talk about their training for the movie and their personal lifting histories.
Wahlberg got his start in music, rapping his way through the 90s, but weightlifting stuck with him through his emerging fame. Johnson grew up admiring his father and uncles, who cut their teeth as professional wrestlers. As he followed in their bootprints, he grew into a Rock so strong, the whole world wanted to smell what he was cookin’.
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