‘I don’t be­lieve in count­ing calo­ries’

He’s trained Rosie H-W and Vic­to­ria’s Se­cret girls, so we asked Clean & Lean founder James Duigan for ad­vice…

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‘Your body is cry­ing out to be treated well. As soon as you start to re­lax and for­give your­self, your body will trans­form so quickly. The most pow­er­ful trans­for­ma­tion is in your mind.’

Try: Five min­utes of med­i­ta­tion pre-work­out.


‘Com­pound move­ments are the key: the more mus­cles you use, the more fat you’ll burn.’

Try: Squats or lunges with a press. You don’t even need a bar – in­stead, try hold­ing a full wa­ter bot­tle or some books.


‘You should be look­ing at get­ting pro­tein, fats and com­plex carbs into your sys­tem. I never count calo­ries; I don’t think that’s right. I wouldn’t rec­om­mend refined white flour, though. Be smart with the carbs you choose and bear in mind ev­ery­one is as dif­fer­ent in­side, bio­chem­i­cally, as they are on the out­side. Lis­ten to your­self.’ Try: A break­fast of fruit with yo­gurt and nuts soaked in milk, fol­lowed by a lunch of avo­cado with lots of brightly coloured veg with some added lamb for pro­tein, washed down with a kale juice. And din­ner? Bolog­nese with brown rice, steamed broc­coli and pesto.

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