Thanks to a brand new film position, Jennifer Garner is in wonderful form.
While making an look at CinemaCon on Tuesday, the actress, 46, talked about amping up her exercise routine for the upcoming action-thriller Peppermint, through which she performs a lone vigilante out to avenge the demise of her household.
“It really felt actually good,” she mentioned. “I used to be in fairly good condition going into it.”
Garner added boxing and martial arts into her exercise routine to assist put together her for intense struggle scenes.
“Everyone will get very invested and are you going to truly look the best way we wish you to look,” she mentioned. “I don’t know if I did, however I simply at all times adopted what felt proper to me.”
The actress shared a have a look at her health club classes on social media earlier this yr. She posted a video of her excessive exercise routine, which she dubbed the “Recipe for Turning A Mom Back into Action Lady.”
Garner defined within the caption that she did an hour exercise with Body by Simone and 90 minutes of “stunt crew.” She additionally labored cryotherapy into her routine. For her pump-up playlist, Garner set the footage to “Canned Heat” by Jamiroquai.
Peppermint additionally marks Garner’s first return to motion since starring as a global spy within the ABC hit present Alias.
“The factor about Alias that made it so particular was J.J.’s [Abrams] script, and the way compelling the stakes had been for that character on a regular basis,” she mentioned at CinemaCon. “To do motion for the sake of motion has by no means me however this script was so good. There’s no larger stake than your kids and no one had by no means requested me in a sensible solution to do one thing as a mother for her little one.”
She continued: “This was to avenge your little one’s demise, and there’s no larger cause to exit and get into actually good condition after which kill folks.”
Peppermint hits theaters Sept. 7.