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OTRC: Russell Crowe explains his exercise routine on Twitter

Russell Crowe, star of the film 'Robin Hood' that is released on Friday, hopes to play the famous English icon again.

Russell Crowe is sharing his exercise routine with his Twitter followers.

The actor began Tweeting his workout regimen last month, kicking it off with a bike ride.

"First ride in quite some time. Sore legs, sore [expletive], be worse tomorrow and the next day. 28 km, not a big deal, but a good start," he said on June 18.

Since then the actor's been updating his Twitter stream daily with his workout activities. "1 hr 25 min walk 30 mins body movement/weighted objects," he wrote in a Tweet on Saturday.

The actor appears to be on a strict diet plan which mixes biking and lifting weights for over an hour. "Day 12 of a 105 day training period, there is a long way to go," he wrote on June 29. He also writes about his nutrition goals. "Aim to be taking in roughly 2400 cal/ 2600 cal incl all beverages," he wrote on June 19.

The star once packed on 68 pounds, according to Extra, for his role in the 2003 film "Body of Lies," which also starred Leonardo DiCaprio. When a follower asked if Crowe questioned his weight gain for the role, Crowe replied, "Many times. Just like yr muscle has memory, so does yr body, if i stop excercising [sic] my body trys 2 return 2 its heaviest weight."

Crowe is an active Twitter user and once sparked outrage for making comments against circumcision.

After an expectant mother Tweeted at the Academy Award-winner asking his opinion on the procedure, Crowe launched a series of Tweets against circumcision.

The Tweets have been deleted from the actor's page on the social networking site but were logged by several media outlets including The Hollywood Reporter.

"Circumcision is barbaric and stupid," Crowe wrote in one Tweet. "Who are you to correct nature? Is it real that GOD requires a donation of foreskin?"

The actor later issued a statement, which was obtained by OnTheRedCarpet.com, apologizing his remarks. "I am deeply sorry for the insensitive comments I made on Twitter this morning. Like everyone, I have my own strong opinions, but in attempting to state and argue them through humor, I insulted the traditions and beliefs of others," Crowe said. "That was not my intention, but it is my fault. I have a deep and abiding love for all people and all cultures, and I am deeply sorry for any distress I have caused by my insensitive remarks."

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