We all have our own opinions on what we think beauty is, but for a long time there has been a consensus opinion on what the ideal look should be – tall, slim high cheekbones, and so on.
Studies have shown that what we consider to be beautiful is based on making a judgement established on the health and vitality of that individual, with symmetrical and smooth faces said to represent good genes.
But what specific features are there that we look for in individuals, and how does body shape come into this? If you’re a keen celeb watcher, you may have one particular starlet whose body shape you secretly covet, but it’s more likely you’d like to pick and choose various parts from a number of screen stars.
Lady Gaga, the pop star has reportedly set herself a task of losing 10 pounds. To accomplish this, she is planning on a gluten-free diet. The pop diva is hoping that consuming a diet free of gluten will make her more energetic to complete the final leg of her international tour successfully.
What’s this new fad all about?
Simple as it may seem, cutting out wheat from your diet is a difficult thing to do. For a couple of days it may seem do-able, but this diet is hard to sustain. All food that we eat has bread in some form or the other. Eliminating this major item from our daily diet requires replacing it with other products which may not be as tasty and versatile. However, the lady has instructed her staff about this diet change and how serious she is about it.
Ashley Greene made it to the list of the hottest celebrities of Hollywood after she played the role of Robert Pattison’s sister in the Twilight Saga. Her next movie hit the theaters on 25 August and there are no signs that her career on the screen will slow down any time soon.
In her personal life the actress is devoted to staying in shape. She is a fanatic of Pilates. She is working with her personal trainer, Risa Sheppard. The trainer says that she met the celebrity about three years ago when she started working with her on her control and form.
The celebrity has to do a lot of traveling so she needed a regime that she could practice when she was out of town as well or when she was on set. We can all see the results of her hard work and we have to admit that the actress is in great shape.
Losing weight isn’t just about dieting and working out. It is very important to think about sustainable weight loss. This means that you lose weight and you manage to keep it that way. If you find this hard you should follow the lead of the celebrities who manage to do exactly that.
She says that looking good isn’t just about being thin. She is known to spend hours doing cardio, such as working on the treadmill even though she hates the gym. However she says that she doesn’t want to fit into the thin mold of Hollywood. She wants to make her fans understand that the point is to be happy and healthy. She doesn’t want to become super slim.
Lea Michele is one of the stars of ‘Glee’. The 25 years old actress is known for being vegan and she also is known for being really fit. She recently shared some of her secrets regarding her lifestyle and her health.
Although she is believed to be vegan, she is going back and forth between being vegetarian and vegan. She believes that it is important to listen to our body and this is why she tries many different things. She trusts her body and eats what her body needs.
Being vegan and vegetarian
According to her the most important thing about becoming vegetarian or vegan is to make a commitment. She thinks that everybody should do the best things for them and she is aware of the fact that what is the best for her might not be the best for the other people. She just does what makes her feel good.
If you would like to have the perfect body for this summer, you should listen to the tips of Malin Akerman. It’s not just about working out: the key is in the way that you work out.
No matter what kind of workout you opt for, there are three aspects that you have to consider: intensity, weights and volume. You should allow your body to guess, and focus on only one variable at a time. For instance you should increase the weight, but have fewer reps. Then lower the weight but have more reps. After this use the same weight, but increase the intensity of the workout.
These exercises are just great because they work with the biceps, lats, shoulders and middle back and they are great exercises for the upper body. If you can’t do this workout you should do some plank pulls. Lie on your back and have a weight bar above you, set to knee height. Grip the bar and pull your body upwards. For starters you should do 10 reps.
In order to get the bikini abs of Stacy Keibler you should turn to her trainer, Juliet Kaska. If you would like to have great abs you have to make sure that you are committed to hard work and that you won’t give up after you start the exercises. This way you will see the results and this will keep you motivated.
Get it started
In order to start with the exercises, you should step into a lunge by bringing the left foot forward and the other foot back. Sink down and bring the right arm in front of your shoulder. When you exhale you should squeeze the abs, step up then press the weight overhead and bring your knee up all the way to your chest.
Gisele Bundchen is one of the most well-known supermodels. No matter what she is doing, she has a healthy glow. The truth is that she probably has good genes, but she also has an active lifestyle that includes different kinds of fitness routines.
Although she has a lot of routines to choose from, after she moved to Boston she opted for martial arts, especially tai chi and kung fu. According to her, she was practicing kung fu until two weeks before the birth of her son. According to her trainer, she just wants to train every day.
It is interesting to know that the model was training even on New Year’s Eve and on Thanksgiving. When it comes to tai chi, the model says that for her it is just like moving meditation. She also added that it was like she meditated through the entire childbirth process.
Everybody is talking about the comic-book actresses this year, and we have to admit that there is a lot to talk about, because they look simply amazing on the big screens. There are a lot of women who would like to find out about their secrets to having such perfect bodies.
She is the Black Widow of The Avengers. Her character isn’t one to mess with because of her abilities as a martial artist, spy, sniper and generally speaking, a badass. The actress worked with her personal trainer, Bobby Storm and she focused on fight training, full-body circuit workouts, and she adopted a diet based on plants.
She is the Catwoman of The Dark Knight Rises. The truth is that she had to squeeze into a latex suit doesn’t seem enviable to the majority of women. The actress admits that this thought dominated her life this year. She says that it was like she moved into the gym for 10 months. During those 10 months she did Bikram yoga, dance workouts and stunt training.
You may have heard that Jessica Alba also joined the Crossfit craze. Now she goes to the gym to toss medicine balls and to follow the instructions of her trainer. Even more, she claims that she has to thank this training routine that she got back in shape so fast after she had her second child.
Take the ball
One of the exercises that you could try is to hold the ball in your hands in front of you, with your legs apart. Then bend the knees as if you wanted to put the ball on the floor. Hold position for a couple of seconds and then return to the starting position. It is very important to do the exercise slowly.
As a more complex form of the exercise once you get down you should throw the ball just a bit higher and catch it with your elbows bent. Here you should also squat a bit and then return to the starting position. Have 5-10 reps at the beginning.