Celeb trainers tell all
Ever wanted abs like Kate, toned pins like J.LO or lean muscles like Hilary? Here, the pros responsible for keeping them in shape share their t tips for sculpting the best rigs in the biz...
TRACY ANDERSON A-list clients
Kate Hudson (left), Gwyneth Paltrow, Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston, Alessandra Ambrosio
“[Getting active] is about you carving out your lifestyle and not following trends.”
Making them sweat!
Forget taking it easy. Task-master Tracy demands her clients work out most days of the week! “I really believe in exercise every day,” Tracy, 42, says, explaining that it should become as routine as brushing your teeth. “If you want to be bikini ready, you’re looking at [working out] an hour a day at four to six days minimum.” Known for her Tracy Anderson Method high-impact, dance-based cardio workouts, this celeb trainer believes it’s best to use light weights to tone the smaller muscles, and focus on safe, targeted movements to produce long, lean muscles. And the results don’t lie!
Food for thought
Unlike Gwyn, Tracy hates detoxes. “I don’t juice-cleanse,” she says, adding that if you eat healthy, unprocessed foods you don’t need to count kilojoules. For breakfast, she enjoys black coffee, followed by two smoothies throughout the morning, then quinoa and chicken salad for lunch and sushi for dinner. Oh, and you’d better believe there’ll be chocolate after!
‘Everything is fresh. There’s nothing processed,’ the workout guru says of J.lo’s diet VS model Sara Sampaio says, ‘I mix up my workouts so I don’t get bored. I like to do a mix of running, Pilates [and] working out with a trainer...’