VIRAL: 'Darna' goes CrossFit training

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Posted at Jan 16 2015 11:00 PM | Updated as of Jan 17 2015 07:21 AM

MANILA - It appears Angel Locsin, a superpowered she-wolf in "Lobo" and a flying crimefighter in "Darna," can live up to her tough-as-nails characters even behind the cameras.

A video of the 29-year-old actress powerlifting is now making the rounds online, easily garnering of over a million views 10 hours after being uploaded on Friday. 

The 15-second clip, which was originally posted by Locsin's CrossFit coach Betina Bordeos on Instagram, was published on the actress' official Facebook page where it quickly went viral with over 120,000 likes. As of writing, it already had over 1,120,000 plays.

In recent months, Locsin has also shared photos and videos of her progress in CrossFit, including her attempt at handstand push-ups.

 

A photo posted by Betina Bordeos (@betinabordeos) on

 

A photo posted by Betina Bordeos (@betinabordeos) on

 

A photo posted by Angel Locsin (@therealangellocsin) on

 

A photo posted by Betina Bordeos (@betinabordeos) on

 

A photo posted by Betina Bordeos (@betinabordeos) on

 

A photo posted by Betina Bordeos (@betinabordeos) on

 

A video posted by Angel Locsin (@therealangellocsin) on

 

A video posted by Angel Locsin (@therealangellocsin) on

Followers of "The Legal Wife" star have speculated that Locsin frequenting a CrossFit gym is in preparation for the upcoming "Darna" film to be helmed by Erik Matti, where she will once again portray titular heroine.

Since producer Star Cinema's announcement of the movie in June 2014, no further details have been released.