Now we have the exercises and nutritional tips from the experts, we find inspiration from the stars, asking how they keep in shape:
Jennifer Lopez, 45 The actress, singer and mother of two, who released her eighth studio album AKA this year, says: “I like to dance – it keeps me in shape and I enjoy it. I’m like anybody else, I hate going to the gym and having to do the workout, I feel like it takes time out of my day.
“I try to eat much better than I used to, I try to teach my kids Max and Emme (twins aged six) to eat better and just be happier and healthier and have longer lives – that we can spend together.
“I am OK with my age right now, and I feel just as vital and energetic and young and at my best as I ever have.” Halle Berry, 48 The mother of two and star of X-men and the Cloud Atlas says: “I don’t work out like a maniac – I work out as that’s a part of my life. I’m diabetic (type 2), so exercise and eating well has always been something I do to stay healthy.
As a by-product of that I think it shows on my body and I’m able to stay in a shape – that’s pretty good as a result of all the ways I have to live in order to control my diabetes.” Jennifer Aniston, 45 The star of Horrible Bosses 2 and Oscar-tipped film Cake says: “Looking your best is hard work – you work out, you just take care of yourself, exercise, eat right, sleep, be happy. Happiness is the key. As women we feel we have to live up to an expectation, whether it’s on camera or going to the market or whatever, and the truth of the matter is that’s just not the way it is. We don’t always have our high heels on. We don’t always have our hair and make-up on.” Reality TV stars Kendall Jenner, 19 and her sister Kylie, 17 Kendall says: “I have a trainer so I work with him. I’m not a big runner, I used to run track but I did short distance, so I can’t be on the treadmill for too long. But I’ll go on the treadmill and then do my other stuff.”
Younger sister Kylie says: “I want to work more towards strength training than actually losing weight so I run for a little while and then do weights. I try to at least dress like I’ve worked out so when I go out and if the paparazzi see me, I at least look like, ‘Oh wow, it’s not that she didn’t want to get ready today, she just had such a hard workout!’” For more info and exercise and diet tips, check out Jean LK’s Instagram feed at www.Instagram.com/TimedFitness