Do you find yourself skipping workouts in favour of some extra nap time? A bit of motivation will surely help get you back on the right track. And what better place to turn to for some much-needed fitness inspiration than Hollywood? This celebs list will show you how to get your body just as sculpted as theirs! Here’s a quick rundown on some famous fitness routines.
Natalie Portman’s Black Swan workout
This workout program helped Natalie shed weight and develop a super-lean body for playing the role of Nina in the film Black Swan. The regime is called Ballet Beautiful, and was designed by the professional ballerina, Mary Helen Bowers. It involves working out for about five hours a day and aims to help you get toned legs, while also strengthening your core and arms. Natalie’s Black Swan training includes: inner and outer thighs, arms, bridge series, reverse bridge, abs series, swimming, ballet, and dancing.
The bridge series exercise strengthens your butt, legs, and core muscles. Within the bridge sessions, there are various types of exercises, such as the butterfly bridge, hip bridge, extended bridge, and one-legged hip bridge. The abs series focuses on your abs and core, and includes one-leg extensions, classic crunches, classes pulses, and side-to-side crunches. The workout schedule for the last days of the week includes inner and outer thighs exercises, arms work and, last but not the least, ballet and dancing moves.
Jennifer Aniston’s spin yoga workout
For all the girls who envy Jennifer Aniston’s toned body and beautiful looks, her secret is yoga. She performs yoga atleast five sessions a week. The actress practices spin yoga along with interval and strength training. Spin yoga, also known as yoga spinning, combines both yoga and cycling. This type of exercise routine is a great way to tone your legs and strengthen your heart. It lasts for about 60 minutes, which includes a 30-minute workout on a special indoor stationary bike and the remaining 30 minutes is practicing yoga.
Chris Pratt’s intense Guardians of the Galaxy regimen
The Chris Pratt-inspired workout programme, the Guardians of the Galaxy, is an intense session that helped the actor shed 60 pounds in just six months. This fitness regime was designed by Duffy Gaver. To get a well-built body, Chris exercised for four hours a day, five times a week. The actor followed a 4,000-calorie diet, which was designed by Phil Goglia. This weight loss programme lasts for upto six months. The first two months consists of a set of body building exercises; next two months is a combination of both body building workouts and conditioning; and the last month is mainly conditioning, which includes activities like swimming, mountain biking, cardio circuits, and a mixture of rower circuits/treadmill along with some weightlifting.
As far as Chris’s diet is concerned, he ate food loaded with nutrients, such as fresh vegetables, fruits, and nuts. He also ate foods that are high in protein and low in carbs, such as eggs, chicken breast, fish, brown rice, berries, and sweet potatoes. This hardcore exercise program promotes muscle gain, strength, and helps in weight loss.
Gwyneth Paltrow-Tracy Anderson method
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is a huge fan of celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson, and her secret to her perfect figure is the Tracy Anderson Method. This programme was developed by Tracy and it consists of a combination of muscular structure exercises and dance cardio. The actress exercises six days a week for about two hours a day. The fitness regime that was created for Gwyneth Paltrow helped her strengthen her muscles and lose nearly 20 pounds. Her exercise regime consists of cardio dance along with metamorphosis, a set of exercises specially designed by Tracy Anderson based on different body types.
This workout session consists of leg lifts, abs/arm exercise, cardio, running or jogging on the treadmill, butt kicks, high knees, etc. Along with these workout sessions, Tracy also has Gwyneth do precision training or the 30-day method every ten days. Precision training helps keep your body stronger and toned. This method is divided into various workouts that target certain areas in the body, such as butt, legs, arms, and abs. On the other hand, the 30-day workout method includes a cardio dance, Tracy Anderson diet, and regular workout. Other celebrities who are trained under Tracy include Courteney Cox and Taylor Swift.