WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is due to play the titular role in the new 'Hercules' movie, scheduled to be released in theaters on July 25th, 2014.

Many people are already familiar with the muscular physique of the former WWE star turned actor, but adopting the role of a supernatural being means he has to further enhance his figure.

On Monday, Johnson took to Twitter and shared his 22-week diet and photos of him doing intense workouts to bulk up and emulate the Roman mythical hero.

Johnson revealed that his "12 Labors Diet" consists of him consuming seven full meals a day and taking in insane amounts of food, including 14 egg whites and more than 3 pounds of meat.

Johnson's array of Twitter posts, also shows the great time he appears to be having in the filming process of the movie.

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