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Lawrence's conditioning coach talks about the demanding training schedule that whipped the actress into survival-of-the-fittest shape.

By Kara Warner

Jennifer Lawrence in "The Hunger Games"

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In case you're not already aware, Jennifer Lawrence put in a lot of extra work in her preparation to play Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games." Lawrence told us herself about all the time she spent training, but she made it seem like it was no big deal.

Don't let her fool you, though; she worked her butt off in preparation. MTV News recently caught up with strength and conditioning coach Joe Horrigan, who worked specifically with Lawrence on the film and gave us the inside scoop on what the hardworking actress did to get all Katniss-like.

"I've worked on a number of films before to help actors lose weight or prepare for a particular role or even gain weight, so I was »

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