Dwayne Johnson tastes his own blood after getting injured at gym: 'That's good. That's real good'

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  • Dwayne Johnson injured himself while training and said he would need stitches.
  • The actor was throwing around chains weighing 23kg for a drop set when he injured himself.
  • In a clip shared on Instagram he tastes a trickle of blood running down his face. "That's real good," he comments.


Dwayne Johnson shared a post on Monday revealing he'd injured himself and would need stitches.

Taking to Instagram the actor showed off a gash on the left side of his face.

"Alright, look, sometimes, well, oftentimes, things get intense here in the Iron Paradise, but we ain't playing tiddlywinks and we ain't reciting nursery rhymes," he says in the video.

"Alright, you get lumped up every once in a while and things happen."

According to the caption of his post, the Jumanji star was throwing around 50-pound (23-kilogram) chains for a drop set and accidentally hurt himself.

In the clip, he tastes the trickle of blood running down his face. "That's good. That's real good," he says in the clip. "Back to work."

And in case you're wondering what the blood of The Rock tastes like, he adds in his caption: "And I can confirm my blood tastes like Teremana, calluses and BlaMoan (black and Samoan) Hot Sauce."

The Fast & Furious star has been hitting the gym hard since his and his family's Covid-19 recovery.

On Sunday he shared he was "grateful to grind".

"Pushed hard today. Training was inspired," he said.

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