ICE MAIDEN TO WHIP GLADIATOR INTO SHAPE

Published on: May 7, 2002

Russell Crowe seems to have packed on about 30 extra pounds - and it's not all in his biceps - since he played Maximus.

With a little more than a month left before he starts shooting his next flick, he turned to another Gladiator for help - cool as ice Lourene Bevaart who starred in the Australian version of Gladiators as the stunning "Glacier."

She whipped Crowe into shape for "The Gladiator" so she knows just what to do to melt away those extra pounds.