How 7 Celebrities Over 40 Maintain Their Best Body Ever
Celebrities have a penchant for always looking their best—no matter how old they are. However, while fillers, neuromodulators (Botox, Dysport, Xeomin) and pricey skin care treatments are usually the secret behind their smooth, wrinkle-free complexions, their super-toned bodies need much more personal effort to stay in shape. So, we dug up the workout routines and nutrition tips celebrities swear by for keeping their body looking better than ever at any age.
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Gabrielle Union, 44
In an interview with US magazine, Gabrielle Union explained that she makes her plate as colorful as possible in an effort to eat healthy foods. “I try to make my plate like a rainbow, so you can work in some sweet potatoes or yams or yellow peppers just to try to make your plate as colorful as possible. And lean meats.”
Jennifer Aniston, 48
"[I do] a 15-minute-quad thing. I do 15 on the elliptical, 15 Spinning, then I do 15 run,” said Jennifer Aniston in an interview with Elle Magazine, referring to her rigorous, daily workout routine. “And then I do portions of the Body by Simone DVD for floor work. It's so freakin' hard, it's unbelievable."
Heidi Klum, 43
It can be hard to commit to a set fitness routine, especially when you’re a mother like Heidi Klum. “Sometimes I jump on the trampoline with my kids or take a hike with my dogs in the canyon by my house,” she told Glamour magazine, referring to how she likes to incorporate exercise into her daily activities. “Sometimes I run for 30 minutes on my treadmill, but I prefer to be outdoors. When I'm traveling, it could be doing a few sit-ups in my hotel room before I head to work.”
Sofia Vergara, 44
“I do spinning, and then, at home, I have a Megaformer and I work out with [trainer] Jen Yates,” Vergara told us in an exclusive interview during her cover shoot. “I actually enjoy eating healthy; I love a good salad or a piece of grilled chicken."
Victoria Beckham, 42
We already know that former Spice Girl and fashion designer, Victoria Beckham, attributes her clear skin to a strict salmon diet, but that’s not all she eats to keep herself looking her best. “[I] typically get sushi, something quite healthy. I do like green juices and things like that,” Beckham told Harper’s Bazaar.
Cindy Crawford, 51
In an interview, Cindy Crawford told us her favorite fitness routine for a healthy, fit body—and it doesn't include any complicated workout equipment. "If I’m home, I work out three days a week with a trainer," Crawford explained. "I start out with 15 minutes of cardio, then we do squats, lunges and triceps and biceps with weights in a gym—free weights are important for muscle tone. I also try to go for a hike, a walk or a bike ride once a week with my family or a friend." But that's not all, Crawford also disclosed the one food she had to cut from her diet completely: "At a certain age, I just couldn't have soy sauce anymore—it made me really puffy. So now, I just have lemon on my sushi."