Chris Hemsworth auctions off one-hour workout for good cause

Gillian Wolski
Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
You could get sweaty with Thor. Photo: Instagram/chrishemsworth.

If you’ve ever dreamed of getting hot and sweaty with Thor himself, Mr Chris Hemsworth then you’re in luck.

The Aussie hunk, 36, and his equally stunning wife, actor Elsa Pataky have announced that they’re auctioning off a one-hour workout session for one lucky fan.

The super-fit couple are donating their time - and their rippling muscles - to raise funds for local firefighters battling the bushfires that continue to devastate the country’s east coast.

Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky are auctioning off a one-hour workout for charity. Photo: Instagram/elsapatakyconfidential.

Win a workout with Thor

Bidding in the online silent auction has begun but a word of warning to whoever wins the once in a lifetime experience - Chris and Elsa, 43, do not mess around when it comes to exercise.

Not only do they walk the walk - just look at their incredible bods - they also know the tips and tricks of the trade and share a fitness app (Chris’s Centr) and a book (Elsa’s Strong) between them.

They’re not afraid of hard work, either, with the Avengers actor’s very own personal trainer Da Rulk told Yahoo Lifestyle he “works incredibly hard” to achieve those rippling muscles.

And, as the Tidelands star told Yahoo Lifestyle in November, she and her hubby of nine years get pretty competitive during training sessions so don’t expect to get off lightly.

Elsa recently released a health and fitness book, Strong. Photo: Instagram/elsapatakyconfidential.

Chris and Elsa’s charitable cause

The Byron Bay celebrity locals have thrown their star power behind the upcoming fundraising event Make It Rain that’s being held over two big nights in January at the iconic Byron Bay Beach Hotel.

Organised by Aussie rock legend Tex Perkins, Make It Rain will feature performances by artists including Wolfmother, Bernard Fanning and Tim Rodgers, with Chris Hemsworth himself MC’ing one of the evenings.

Proceeds from ticket sales to the feel-good event as well as the online auction will go to the NSW RFS Northern Rivers and Far North Coast Brigades.

It appears that Chris and Elsa’s workout is going to be hot property at least according to comments on a post shared by ABC North Coast on their Facebook page.

“Working out with Chris Hemsworth! Jo, get yer skates on girrrl,” wrote one.

“A PT session you’d love!” commented another, tagging their friend.

“Well done and thank you, but that thing with Chris Hemsworth...do you think he would just come and help with work on the property instead of a workout?” asked one.

“You could buy it and put that idea to him,” replied ABC North Coast.

Others were just pleased to see something being done to address the bushfire crisis.

“So our prime minister is doing what now?! Thank God for our celebrities,” remarked one.

“Thanks Tex! Shame it falls on you to organise resources for the firies and not the government,” said another.

“Wow this is amazing... Tex for PM...lol” one joked.

Also up for grabs are a tennis lesson with Pat Rafter, a surfing session with Mick Fanning and an original etching by painter Ben Quilty.

Chris and Elsa brought their little ones along to a recent climate strike rally in Byron Bay. Photo: Instagram/elsapatakyconfidential.

It’s no surprise that Chris and Elsa are getting behind a local cause as the Hollywood heavyweights are very active in their local community, participating in recent climate strike rallies and even reaching out to their neighbours in a Facebook group when they lost their beloved dog earlier this year.

Thankfully, it seems Sunny the groodle has been reunited with his owners after popping up in one of Chris’s Instagram videos in November.

They’re not the only Aussie stars to support those affected by the bushfires, with Russell Crowe pledging $200,000 to firies after watching his NSW property engulfed in flames last month.

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