If you've watched the new fourth season of Netflix's Stranger Things, you've probably noticed a lot of major changes in Hawkins
especially for David Harbour's Jim Hopper, the town's burly police sheriff
As he told GQ, David worked intensely with his personal trainer to go through eight months of training
including following a rigorous exercise and diet plan — to manage the dramatic
accelerated weight loss and better reflect the trials Hopper faced as a starved prisoner in Russia.
"My trainer [David Higgins] worked with me for 8 months to make the transformation, and then another year to keep it through the pandemic,"
"All told it was a difficult and exciting ride, changing diet and exercise plans (or lack thereof).