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What 12 Celebrities Did to Lose Weight Fast

Ricki Lake before and after

1. How Ricki Lake lost 127 pounds

Ricki Lake lost 127 pounds via a 1200 calorie daily diet and doing 4.5 mile hikes 4 times a week.

2. How Nick Carter lost 49 pounds

Nick Carter went from 224 pounds to 175 pounds & dropped his waist size from 38 to 34 by eating only 1400 calories a day & avoiding alcohol but Nick did have one cheat day a week where he ate ice cream.

Nick hit the gym 6 days a week lifting weights and using the elliptical and Nick now only workouts 4-to-5 times a week to maintain his weight. Here's some elliptical workouts you can do…

3. How Marissa Jaret Winokur lost 45 pounds

Marissa Jaret Winokur lost 45 pounds with a 1200-to-1800 calorie daily diet and she did 1 hour of Cardio Barre class (a combination of cardio & ballet), ran 45 minutes, swam daily and Marissa lost 7 more pounds being on dancing with stars.

4. How Missy Elliot lost 71 pounds

Missy Elliot lost 71 pounds after being motivated to lose weight by her doctor who told her she would have a stroke if she didn't do anything about her weight so…

5. How Janet Jackson lost 60 pounds

janet jackson lost 60 pounds

Janet Jackson lost 60 pounds with a 3 meal, 2 snack, 1300-to-1600 calorie a day diet plan and Janet's diet also contains protein with every meal and snack to help curb hunger and for her workout…

Janet did Interval Training and here's an example of one of Janet's workouts according to her trainer…

10 ways to lose 10-to-15 pounds every 3 weeks doing intervals

6. How Jennifer Hudson lost 60 pounds

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Jennifer Hudson also lost 60 pounds by cutting out fried foods and her reported weight loss meals consisted of palm size servings of protein (grilled chicken), fiber (veggies & fruit), and complex carbohydrates plus…

She wakes up at 4am to run for an hour, followed by an hour long workout in the gym with her trainer by doing stuff like 4 sets of squats, push-ups and sit-ups

2 Ways to Burn More Fat Quickly In the Morning

7. How Joey Fatone lost 40 pounds

Joey Fatone lost 40 pounds using Nutrisystem ® and by being a contestant on dancing with the stars which had him doing 5 hour a day, 6 day a week dance rehearsals.

8. How Tyra Banks lost 30 pounds

Tyra Banks lost 30 pounds in 5 months by engaging in high intensity interval training workouts like these…

Tyra stopped eating at IHOP breakfast, a burger or pizza for lunch and steak and some sort of sweet come dinnertime and instead… Tyra ate better by cooking soup dishes for herself from her favorite cookbook 400 Best-Ever Soups by Anne Sheasby.

9. How Monica Seles lost 33 pounds

Monica Seles lost 33 pounds going from a size 14 to a slim size 6 with a diet of 60 percent protein, 20 percent carbs & 20 percent healthy fats and she also did 20 minutes on the elliptical and 30 minutes of body sculpting twice a week plus she did 10 minute walks everyday.

4 ways protein helps you lose weight faster

10. How Queen Latifah lost 20 pounds

Queen Latifah lost 20 pounds on Jenny Craig and going to the gym 5-to-7 days a week by spending 1 hour either on an elliptical or treadmill…

11. How Fergie lost 20 pounds

Fergie lost 20 pounds on a low 1200 calorie diet with meals made by Carrie Wiatt of DietDesigns.com but she now maintains her weight with a 1600 calorie daily diet and a very active lifestyle.

Fergie also uses 2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar each day to help speed up her metabolism, break down fat and even block fat formation.

12. How Kelly Osbourne lost over 50 pounds

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Kelly Osbourne lost over 50 pounds just by making better food choices so…

"Get rid of your microwave! It's the easiest thing to chuck some three-minute meal in. If you don't have one, you'll pick up something fresh."Kelly Osbourne

How 5 Celebrities Lost Their Last 10 Pounds

1. How Brittney Spears lost her last 15 pounds

how Britney Spears lost 15 pounds

To go from 140-to-125 pounds…

The main thing Britney Spears did to lose weight was change her eating habits by NOT eating the bad foods that made her gain weight in the first place so…

2. Lauren Conrad lost her last 10 pounds by…

Eating 6 meals a day for a total of 1,500 calories a day and her diet was mostly fish, beans, other proteins & veggies but she does eat more carbs on her cheat day and…

Lauren did 1 hour sessions of weight training and treadmill work twice a week and She stayed active during the other days of the week by doing 45 minute hiking sessions in LA's Runyon Canyon.

3. How Penelope Ann Miller lost 10 lbs. in 8 weeks

Penelope Ann Miller lost 10 lbs. in 8 weeks eating 1600 calories a day by eating every few hours making sure she got most of her carbs from fruit & veggies and avoiding bad foods plus…

Penelope worked out for 60 minutes 3 times a week with her personal trainer and did 2 additional cardio workouts on her own.

4. How Natasha Bedingfield lost her last 15 pounds

Natasha Bedingfield lost her last 15 pounds in 4 months by doing 30 minute intervals 3 times a week and working out with a trainer on weights twice a week.

5. How Anna Faris lost her last 10 pounds

Anna Faris lost her last 10 pounds to look better for her role in the new movie House Bunny by doing Pilates 6 times a week and running 3 miles daily and she admits to maintaining a strict diet which included eating chicken and vegetables but she now also admits she could never keep up that diet regimen forever.

How 15 Celebrities Lost Weight After Their Pregnancy

1. How Constance Zimmer went back to 110 pounds

Constance Zimmer went all the down to 110 pounds (5 pounds less than her pre-pregnancy weight!) by using freshmommy.com & walking with a 4 pound vest to burn more calories.

How weight vest speed up weight loss

2. How Christina Aguilera lost 40 pounds in 4 months

how Christina Aguilera lost weight after giving birth

Christina did 90 minute vigorous workouts with her Personal Trainer 5 days a week consisting of…

For her diet…

3. How Nicole Sullivan lost 41 pounds

Nicole Sullivan lost 41 pounds & went down to 128 pounds which is 3 pounds less than she weighed before she was pregnant and…

Nicole ate 1100 calories a day with foods from freshdining.com while having one cheat day a week with pizza and she walked up hills with her dog and lifting her 23 pound baby also helped her lose weight fast.

4. How Melanie Brown lost 40 pounds

Melanie Brown aka "Scary Spice or Mel B" lost 40 pounds after giving birth mainly by exercising regularly and by being a contestant on dancing with stars

I don't believe in diets, I believe in listening to your body and being consistent. If you want a burger, have one, but balance it out the next day by eating salmon and vegetables.Melanie Brown

5. How Heidi Klum lost 30lbs in 6 months

Heidi Klum Weight Loss

Heidi Klum lost 30lbs in 6 months after her pregnancy simply by motivating herself to exercise with photographs she took of herself nude every week to keep track of the way her body was changing.

6. How Denise Richards lost 30 pounds in 4 months

Denise Richards lost 30 pounds in 4 months after her pregnancy by getting up at 5am every morning to workout with her personal trainer and doing cardio.

2 Ways to Burn More Fat Quickly In the Morning

7. How Jamie Pressley lost 42 pounds

Jamie Pressley lost 42 pounds of baby weight with help from the cabbage soup diet

It's not the most amazing in terms of the kind of food you get to eat and the tastes but it did really well for me.Jamie Pressley

8. How Catherine Zeta-Jones lost 50 pounds

Catherine Zeta-Jones lost the 50 pounds she gained while pregnant with the Atkins diet by eating more low-carbohydrate and high protein foods like lean meats, fish and veggies.

9. How Melissa Joan Hart lost her baby weight

Melissa Joan Hart Weight Loss

Melissa Joan Hart lost her baby weight basically by eating no bad foods & by having protein with every meal but she does cheat once in a while and indulge in ice cream, chips and guacamole and…

Melissa did 30 minutes of spinning and 30 minutes of floor exercises 3 days a week with a trainer 4 weeks after giving birth.

10. How Gabrielle Reece lost 34 pounds in 5 months

Gabrielle Reece lost 34 pounds in 5 months just by going back to being natural active by doing Pilates, swimming, and circuit training and her diet consisted of weight loss foods like oatmeal, salads, brown rice, and various protein sources and she admitted to having some chocolate almost every day.

11. How Leah Remini lost 80 pounds

Leah Remini finally lost the 80 pounds she gained during her pregnancy with five workouts a week and by following the 1st Personal Diet which is a customized diet made for you based on results of your blood test but the 1st Personal Diet isn't recommended for breastfeeding women.

12. How Reese Witherspoon got her movie star shape

Reese Witherspoon went back to her movie star shape only 8 weeks after having her baby by doing yoga, eating healthy, and getting plenty of outdoor exercise and walking when she can.

13. How Uma Thurman lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks

Uma Thurman lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks after having her baby doing the sword-fighting and martial arts training she had to do for the Kill Bill movie but YOU can get the same martial arts style workout with Tae Bo

14. How Kate Hudson lost 60 pounds in 4 months

Kate Hudson lost 60 pounds in only 4 months by working out 2-to-3 hours per day, 6 days a week and her diet consisted of smaller meals spread throughout the day made up of higher protein foods and she avoided certain carbohydrates such as grains and some fruits.

15. How Jennifer Lopez lost 40 after having twins

To lose 40 pounds after having twins Jennifer Lopez…

What 10 Celebrities Do to Always Look Good Naked

1. Evangeline Lilly

Evangeline Lilly maintains a sexy body by staying active doing many activities like running, yoga, Pilates, dance, weights, scuba diving, golfing, ice skating, canoeing, kayaking, snowboarding, rock climbing and surfing but here's her 2 top health tips for looking good…

Get 8 hours of sleep and drink plenty of water.

See why Sleep & Water are important.

2. Pamela Anderson

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Pamela Anderson's vegetarian diet, running, and doing Tae Bo keeps her looking good naked.

3. Shania Twain

Shania Twain maintains a healthy Vegetarian diet which makes her not crave junk food and she drinks white tea.

Shania still gets her protein from sources like cashews or yogurt and she stays naturally active by enjoying power-walking and horseback riding.

4. Rihanna

Rihanna's trainer makes her eat small meals every three hours and very rarely she'll eat only once or twice a day and…

Rihanna workouts almost everyday with a trainer and she does lot a lot of cardio to prevent her legs from getting bulky to maintain her slim, perfectly-toned legs.

If I exercise every day for a week, I can drop several pounds but If I diet (& exercise), I see even faster results.Rihanna

5. Sara Evans

Sara Evans eats only when her stomach growls, stops a soon as she is full and she never eats any of these bad foods and she doesn't follow any specific diet and exercise program to stay thin.

See 5 steps to lose weight without counting calories

6. Lauren Graham

Lauren Graham eats between 1600-to-1700 calories a day to maintain her figure and she allows herself to indulge in deserts and pasta on occasion and…

She workouts with a trainer 4 days a week and during their hour-long workout sessions and her trainer keeps her heart rate at about 145 bpm.

7. Stacy Keibler

Stacy Keibler workout

Stacy Keibler does things like power walking & light weight training to help keep her sexy figure plus she does lots of lunges with low weight for her legs and before a show…

She'll do 10 minutes of warm up cardio, 45 minutes of weight training focusing on one body part per workout, and then 20 minutes of cardio to end the workout.

8. Ali Landry

Ali Landry follows The Zone Diet and has said that THE FIRM workout lifted her butt, tightened the backs of her legs and helped sculpt a longer, leaner look to them.

9. Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca Romijn also went on The Zone Diet and eliminated sugar, and alcohol for six weeks plus she also worked on the elliptical machine for 45 minutes a day to maintain her model figure for the X-men movies but her best stay thin tip is…

Order an appetizer as an entree. Order something that requires a little work like an artichoke. I try not to order things that obviously have too much fat, but also too much sodium. Soups have a lot of salt.Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca has also done Pilates for about eight years to keep her looking good naked.

10. Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock eats what she wants but tries to stay away from junk food until the weekend.

I really changed my eating habits, from pizza and Diet Coke to something like maybe a piece of chicken and some vegetables on the side.Sandra Bullock

How to eat whatever you want & lose weight

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There are 55 comments

It's nice that these celebrities exercise as it's good for their overall wellness and fitness. But this article asked how they lost weight. And there is not a single shred of evidence that can show that exercise is good for weight loss (though its the single greatest thing for health even more than weight loss). We have to separate weight loss and exercise.

November 02, 2014


m a bit worried as I lost 15 kg but didn't loose any inches .I look da same as before.
m 39 years n 5 ft 6 inches.My weight wz 108 kg n now it is 93.but not a single inch is lost.:(

Kindly help me

June 01, 2014

Adrian Bryant

how did you lose the weight?

June 01, 2014


Hi Adrian,
I'm running a marathon, but found that I'm gaining weight. I'm 5'5 and weigh 137 pds. My ideal weight is 127. I run about 5 times a week for about an hour to two hours. Any suggestions? Thank you

January 29, 2014

Adrian Bryant

how much calories are you eating?>

January 30, 2014


you are building muscles.
Muscles are heavier than fat, it is normal that you are gaining weight.
Unless you eat fatty foods and see your belly getting Jelly... than that's fat that you may have to concider to stop eating if you wanna lose them ...

March 28, 2014

Cody Tahu

A scale wont always tell you whats happening with your body.
Infact it will often mislead those who implement exercise / increased movement as part of your routine.
This quite simply is because a scale cannot tell the difference between muscle mass, fluid retention/loss and body fats.

when you start moving you may increasr muscle mass as you burn body fats.
If for example you gained a 500grams of muscle but lost 400grams of fat this would transalte as an increase of weight according to your scales.

The simple fact is adding muscle mass means you wil hurn more calories simply because even a muscle at rest will require more calories to exist than stored body fat does.

ps: it is impossible for a woman to get bulky with muscle mass without the use of some type of anabolic interference. Each sex male and female can only gain muscle mass according to the biochemical and endocrine stasis our individual gender allows.

Women simply wont grow a mans muscle mass without first acquiring his endocrine profile, just as a man cannot develop female characteristics without a deviation of masculine endocrine ratio to feminine.

October 09, 2014


Just read an article at tltopmarkets.com saying that if you want to lose weight you should take your body types in consideration because everyone has a different body types and different body type react to foods and nutrient differently.

January 08, 2014

Shae silva

I read online that you can loose up to 20-30 pounds in 5 days by drinking like a gallon or 2 gallons of water a day, no salt, sugar or starches and to use the sauna. Today was my first day but I could only drink 9 bottles of water. And had 3 tiny meals. Is it healthy and do you think it'll work for me considering I'm 14?? I really wanna loose up to 20 pounds. I weigh at 140 right now and feel embarrassed to even take my coat off during school.

January 02, 2014

Adrian Bryant

it would be mostly excess water weight and I doubt it would be 20 pounds worth in your case so use this workout and this diet to lose 20 pounds

January 02, 2014


I know you posted this quite some time ago....but I just cringed when I read you post.....No.....please don't try this. I am a registered nurse and can tell you even water, healthy as it is, is dangerous when taken in in excess. This is something called water toxicity and can cause th electrolytes (potassium, sodium, calcium, etc.) In your blood stream to become diluted which is dangerous. Low levels of these electrolyles can cause potentially fatal heart problems, muscle spasms, and other problems that can be very dangerous very quickly. So please.. . .I understand the frustration of being overweight. My daughter who is now almost 21 has been struggling with her weight since about age 10. There are programs out there for teens. You health isn't worth doing some crazy diet.Start with your doctor.

January 26, 2014

Tamarva Butler

What kinda beans can I eat to lose weight?

September 20, 2013

Adrian Bryant

there are no magic weight loss beans. eat anything you want as long as you eat enough to lose weight. see this

September 20, 2013


Hi Adrian,

I am 5'5 and my weight is 82kg. I've lost 9kg so far. But recently, i found it hard to burn my fat. I gained muscles but my fat seems doesn't reduced. And yes, been drinking at least 3 liters of water and exercise too (elliptical and tread mill total time 1hr). I ate between 1200 - 1300 calories per day. Why is this happening and what should i do? I need to lose weight within 2 months as I am getting married by September!!! HELP!!!

July 03, 2013


Hi Adrian,

I have currently been following your permenant weight loss plan since January eat mainly weight loss foods. I count calories. I went from 1200 calories a day to 1320 because I didn't feel well enough to work out. I do cardio 5-7 per week (elliptical and tread mill total time 1hr) and I do weight training 2-3 times per week. The problem is that I have gained weight. Not lost ANY inches. My shirts feel looser, pants tighter (like I need a bigger size). Admittedly my body "looks" better, but I really want to loose weight. (Also my DR. tested my thyroid etc) I can't understand what I am doing wrong. Can you please offer some guidance on this? I'm about ready to give up.

June 17, 2013

Adrian Bryant

can you describe what your weight training workouts are like? it sounds like you gained some muscle (which is good) that is making you look slimmer

June 17, 2013


For weight training I do 20-30 minute sessions at the anytime fitness. I use the do 12-15 reps x 2, which include chest press, shoulder press, pulldown, overhead presses (I use other machines there but I can not recall the names). I do more upper body strength training because that is the first place I gain weight, and my lower body has always been more naturally toned. Once a week I do lower body training, but I can't recall the names of those machines. I began incorporating the strength training in January. I had never done it before and what I know now comes from the net. I figure maybe I was doing something wrong. My body does look better, and it looks good, its just not the results I was hoping for after six months of dedication and not missing a beat. Am I on the right path. Thanks for your response.

June 18, 2013

Adrian Bryant

if your goal is to look better then you are definitely on the RIGHT path but if you want to see reuslts on the scale then you need to ditch the cardio and follow these rules

June 18, 2013



June 19, 2013


I want to lose weight I just don't know how I should do it I had a baby 1 year ago and I let my self go I'm in need of help all I want is to feel better for myself and family and to have more energy for my 1 year old baby

May 15, 2013


I am over weight and I am in 12 grade how can I loose it fast and quick because I have a dance coming up and I want to look Good for a boy

April 26, 2013


hi, so i want to loose weight to get a bikini body look but i can never seem to loose weight on my thighs, i have naturally big thighs and a big bum but i can never loose the weight on them, any tips?

February 24, 2013

Adrian Bryant

what is your current weight & height

February 25, 2013


I have the same problem! My height is about 5'4" and weight about 127.. cant lose the last 10 either!

March 16, 2013


Hi Adrain!

Can you please tell me if its possible to keep the weight off after losing it quickly? Iv'e been on a low carb diet and lost 1 kg every 2 days, and want to maintain my weight loss after i reach my target weight.

Many Thanks!

November 13, 2012

Adrian Bryant

let me ask you this. is the current diet you on something you can maintain at least 70% of the time permanently?

November 15, 2012


Hi Adrain!

I need your expert opinion of fast weight loss & keeping it off!... Iv'e been on a "low carb grapefruit diet" Iv'e been losing 1 every 2 days, but I'm scared to pile it all back on, can you pleaseeee tell me a way, to keep my weight off after I have reached my goal weight? I would greatlyyy appreciate your advice, Iv'e been very disciplined and the weight loss id great but super scared to gain it back!

Many Thanks!,


November 13, 2012


Yes there is a way put the Fork down and call it a night and go to bed lol

September 11, 2015

Tamarva Butler

Is there any way I can make the ingredients in nacho bell grande less in calories? It's my favorite.

sour cream
shredded cheese

What kind of meat could I use for tacos to make it
lower in calories? I asked because tacos are
very versatile since they include chicken or steak.
I know nacho bell grande and tacos are so close.

August 31, 2012


Hi adrian,
I am bhumi from india, working woman 29, having weight 85 kg and height 5'4.(5 feet 4 inch). my job is my enemy coz i am marketing person doing online marketing sitting infront of computer. i am 100% pure vegetarian. i started walking every morning 2 to 3 km since last week.
Adrian my tummy fat and thigh fat is too much. please suggest such good diet plan for 100% veg + excercise. I want to reduce till my previous weight of 51 kg. please comment and suggest urgently to follow

August 06, 2012


try intermittent fasting

July 18, 2013


just play football for at least 1 hr daily and do crunches. drink milk nd egg white

November 06, 2013


is there anyway that i can lose weight in my thighs but have a bigger butt? i just had a baby 3 months ago and lost ALL my baby weight plus 5 pounds, but i wish my butt was bigger than my thighs. How can i go about this? Right now Im using the body by jake bun & thigh rocker and its giving me results but my butt is not getting bigger.

July 15, 2012


Hi! My name is Kasee. These are great inspiration stories. I am really wanting to lose weight because now I am so insecure and have very low self esteem. I am 14, 5'6', and 180 lbs. Any weight loss tips or advice is greatly apreciated.

July 14, 2012


I am overweight and just found I'm pregnant. I would like to be fit and healthy throughout this pregnancy. I'm 5"5 and weight 180 lbs. Can I eat healthy fruits, veggies, and lean protein and moderate exercise to lose weight safely? I ate very unhealthy and was inactive prior to becoming pregnant. Thank you!

July 08, 2012

Adrian Bryant

I'm not an expert on pregnancy and weight loss safety. you are better off asking your doctor about this

July 10, 2012


Hey Adrian,

I love the site. I had a question tho. I calculated my calories and had a range of 1400-2100 and I chose 1800 as a safe start with a 50/30/20 ratio of carbs/protein/fats. If I choose to burn 500 cals per day is that a safe way to lose weight or will I be going too low on calories with the 1800 to start off plus the 500 burned per day? Thanks.

June 22, 2012

Adrian Bryant

what you have planned is good to start with

June 24, 2012


These tips are very helpful lost 13 pounds already

June 21, 2012


Hi I'm Jessica I'm trying to lose the weight but i don't know what to do or if I'm doing to wrong I'm 15, height 5'0, and weight 289 pounds. :(

June 13, 2012


Don't get discouraged, you will lose the weight if you work hard. I have lost 30 LBs by eating 6 small meals a day and working out for 4 times weekly doing 45 minutes of various cardio (mainly the ellipical or treadmill) followed by 30 minutes of circuit weight training. I reduced my fast food and stuck to a 1200 intake. Most important thing is to set realistic goals. I knew salads and fruit wouldn't last long. So I'm not really dieting, I just cut out the extra snacking and high calorie foods. I basically eat the same foods in smaller portions. I make sure to eat breakfasts and drink plenty of water. Good luck!

August 01, 2012


i am a vegetarian -- workout 5 times a week with strenght traing once a week eat 1300 calories a day - but am finding it hard to loose the last 10 pounds (currently at 140 lbs height 5ft 6 inches) please guide //have been trying since 2 months feel active but no weight loss

June 09, 2012


I am currently losing my post baby weight. I have been losing about 2 lbs a week on a 1200-1400 cal dieting and 5-6 a week workouts. I have 6 lbs left to be at my pre-baby but I would really like to be down 12 lbs (making my BMI 23). The weight is coming off but should I be eating more??

Currently 5'7" at 162lbs
Goal weight 147 or lower

April 24, 2012


please kindly put me through on how to lose weight.

February 13, 2012



January 11, 2012


I consume about 1400 calories a day and have been going to the gym every other day ive been doing it for two weeks and havent lost any weight! i need to know what to be eating?

September 15, 2011

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