Rachel Weisz Talks Training For 'The Bourne Legacy': 'I'm Naturally Very Muscly'

15/06/2012 10:01 BST | Updated 15/06/2012 10:32 BST

Rachel Weisz has revealed she did not pump iron ahead of her role in action thriller The Bourne Legacy as she didn't want to become "huge".

The 42-year-old actress - who has been taking Pilates lessons since the birth of her son Henry in 2006 - told Vogue magazine the training she has done for Bourne is "totally different" to what her husband Daniel Craig has to do to prepare to play James Bond.

Rachel said: "If I lifted weights I'd get huge. I'm naturally very muscly, so I'm kind of into general and moderate."

The Oscar-winning actress stars opposite Jeremy Renner in the new Bourne film, as a "nice, normal regular person" who ends up with Jeremy's character Aaron Cross, one of the super soldiers of secret government training programme Treadstone.

She revealed: "I'm not playing a superhero, I don't have superpowers. I don't even have a gun.

"That's really what I love about it, that as this type of film goes it's not implausible."

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