New parents don’t get much time for themselves – so why on Earth are Cheryl and Liam spending their precious date-nights at the gym?
Well, if it’s good enough for Beyoncé…
Cheryl’s been gushing about how “empowering” her idol Beyoncé is ever since she met the Formation singer on The X Factor back in 2008, and it looks like the new mum is following Queen B’s lead when it comes to getting her pre-baby body back, too.
Bey was spotted sharing a kiss with husband Jay Z outside a tough Soulcycle class in Santa Monica, just six weeks after the birth of their twins Rumi and Sir Carter – and Cheryl seems to be doing the same, getting boyfriend Liam Payne involved in her workouts, too.
“Cheryl totally looks up to Beyoncé and loved seeing her at the gym with Jay,” an insider tells heat. “She immediately suggested a joint-workout plan with Liam, as she thinks it’s an excellent way to not only keep fit, but also stay close as a couple.”
Despite the fact that Liam’s intense promotion schedule has seen him flying back and forth from the US recently, we’re told the distance isn’t an issue. “Chery’s been doing circuits and interval training at home and Liam’s been sticking to the regime while he’s away, and they keep each other updated with their progress,” our insider explains. And apparently, it’s not just fitspiration that Chezza has been turning to Beyoncé for. “She has massive respect for how Bey coped with the difficulties following rumours about Jay cheating, as Cheryl’s been in that situation herself with Ashley [Cole, her ex]. She really admires how Beyoncé stayed strong and maintained her dignity through all of that – she’s a massive role model.” The duo’s new regime is clearly working – with Cheryl already spotted at the American Embassy in London looking in seriously good shape. Liam’s hardly lagging behind, either – the former 1D star recently shared a video of himself doing pull-ups in his own private gym, showing off his rippling abs in the process (yeah, OK, we’re impressed). “Cheryl is looking amazing right now and loves training together with liam,” our source adds. “She feels as though it brings them closer together, and she’s really grateful to Beyoncé for giving her the inspiration.” If you like it, put a sports bra on it, right? n
“Nice abs, pet”
Ooh, we feel a bit giddy
This is the look she’s aiming for
The couple that sweat together…