She’s the Australian actress who has found considerable success in Hollywood.
And on Tuesday, Nicky Whelan provided a glimpse of what it takes to prepare for a movie role.
Taking to Instagram, the 37-year-old shared a clip of herself executing some martial arts moves at the gym.
‘This was my first time ever trying some of these tricks!’: Nicky Whelan executes impressive stunt moves as she prepares for new movie
The video featured the blonde beauty dressed in a white tank top, blue tights and a red cap worn backwards as she tried out a number of classic action film stunts.
Nicky appeared enthusiastic as she performed kicks, blocks and one particularly athletic martial arts move, where she pulled a male training partner over her shoulder from behind.
‘Training for my upcoming film has started and I couldn’t ask for a better team,’ she captioned the post.
‘Don’t laugh this was my first time ever trying some of these tricks!!!’
An action star in the making: Nicky appeared enthusiastic as she performed a number of athletic martial arts moves
Nicky recently spoke candidly about the breakdown of her marriage to NFL star Kerry Rhodes
In an Instagram post shared earlier this week, she touched on the sensitive topic while telling fans how she moved on from the painful split.
‘I thought that I had lost everything – but in fact I had gained more love for myself than ever before,’ she wrote.
‘This time last year I walked away from my entire life with Yoda (her pet pooch) under my arm. I started my life again at 36.
Shock split: Nicky married NFL star Kerry Rhodes on April 15, 2017, but the pair called it quits just months later
‘I have lost friends – but made hundreds of new ones. I have cried on my knees – but also laughed harder than I ever have in my life,’ Nicky candidly added.
Reflecting on her own personal journey, she told fans not to worry about bad days, take chances, ‘enjoy the roller coaster’ and ‘say “f**k it” on a daily basis’, because ‘so much can happen in one year’.
Tying the knot at the glamorous Beverly Hills Hotel on April 15, 2017, the couple’s shock split came just months after they said ‘I do’.
Flying solo: Candidly writing about her break-up, Nicky penned on Instagram: ‘I thought that I had lost everything – but in fact I had gained more love for myself than ever before’