These celebrities owe their slim figures and glowing skin to intermittent fasting. Can you guess who these famous fasters are?
We all find ourselves at one point or another, admiring the celebrities that cover our screens. You might even have a photo of a celebrity pinned to your vision board. Goal body inspiration is super helpful for weight loss, but just make sure you take a reality check every now and then. Their flawless skin and slim toned figures may seem effortless, but we can prove to you that this is not the case! Even celebrities work to maintain their weight and health.
Below are ten celebrities who you may never guess are in fact mad fasters! And swear by fasting as their #1 way to keeping their body’s looking red carpet ready all year round
1. Hugh Jackman
Wolverine himself is a huge believer of intermittent fasting! Using this method to remain lean for his superhero role. In preparation for the X-men movie Days of Future Past, Hugh was said to follow the 16:8 fasting plan, and told Mens Journal that he felt “so much better on it” and “ I haven’t put on nearly the amount of fat I normally would. And the great thing about this diet is, I sleep so much better”, during an interview.
2. Kourtney Kardashian
The Kardashian Klan are famous for they’re beautifully voluminous, and small waisted body types, but the million-dollar question has always been… how?! Well the answer is plain and simple, intermittent fasting! Kourtney Kardashian has been quite vocal about her fasting plan, where she does a 24hour fast one day a week, and doesn’t eat for 14-16 hours after dinner. Kourtney loves to “drink bone broth and water all day” in order to quench her hunger, and keeps extra busy on her fast days.
3. Terry Crews
Former American football player Terry Crews has practiced intermittent fasting for years. And with a bod like that, the 16:8 plan sure looks good on him! Terry is said to eat his first meal at 2pm an then have his last at 10pm. Telling Business Insider “I can feel the difference. I literally can put pictures of myself now versus pictures of myself at 22 years old, and I look and feel much better right now”.
4. Miranda Kerr
Even international supermodel Miranda Kerr has to work hard for her stunning figure! And the key… Intermittent fasting. It has been rumoured that she swears by the 5:2 fasting plan!
5. Jimmy Kimmel
Celebrity television host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel is also part of the intermittent fasting family, swearing by the 5:2 fasting plan! He told Men’s Journal that “on Monday and Thursday, I eat fewer than 500 calories a day” and that for the rest of the week he eats pretty much whatever he wants. Jimmy has also said “it’s helped me stay at 82 kilos. And it’s made me appreciate the food that I do eat”.
6. Jennifer Lopez
Boo-ya! Jenny from the block is number six on our list of celebrity fasters! Those sexy curves don’t come for free; she too is persistent with her fasting in order to maintain her concert ready figure. Eating 500 calories 1-2 days a week and sometime going 12-18 hours a day fasting.
7. Chris Hemsworth
Believe it or not, even Thor has to work hard to have his rock hard abs! Eating during a 9-hour window and fasting for the other 15 hours has helped the actor slim down for certain roles. On Jimmy Kimmel Live he also revealed that he only ate 500-600 calories a day sometimes! Wow!
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8. Benedict Cumberbatch
The charming Benedict Cumberbatch, better known as Sherlock homes, doctor strange, Khan and the list goes on, is also a well known intermittent faster in Hollywood. Living by the 5:2 fasting plan for his role as Sherlock, which quite visibly worked wonders to achieve a notable slimmer physique.
9. Ben Affleck
Famous actor Ben Affleck also swears by intermittent fasting as his go to when filming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, for the muscular role of Batman.
Umm.. Queen B?! Yes that right, it has also been rumoured that our queen’s post-pregnancy bangin’ bod was also thanks to intermittent fasting!
After seeing how hunks like Chris Hemsworth and goddesses like Jennifer Lopez use intermittent fasting to stay fit and healthy, we hope that you too see that with enough persistence and drive you could be looking like a celebrity in no time! The myth that celebrities are naturally fit and healthy is officially busted. Health isn’t magic, but the effects of fasting sure does look like it!