Here's What 16 Celebrities did to lose weight…

  1. Ricki lake lost 127 pounds via a 1200 calorie daily diet and doing 4.5 mile hikes 4 times a week.
  2. 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 and swam daily plus… Marissa lost 7 more pounds being on dancing with stars.
  3. 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 and to lose his 40+ pounds…

    Nick hit the gym 6 days a week lifting weights and using the elliptical and to maintain his weight… Nick now only workouts 4-to-5 times a week.
  4. 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…

    Missy Elliot lost 71 pounds by eating tiny Mini Meals all day to increase her metabolism, and instead of Fast Foods she ate more Weight Loss Foods like brown rice and… Missy started going to the gym working out on the Stairmaster, doing spin classes, dancing, and light weights.
  5. 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 Jackson did Interval Training and here's an example of one of Janet's workouts according to her trainer…
    • She'll walk on the beach for a minute, then side-shuffle for 30 seconds, then run for a minute - Next…
    • She'll go to a reverse lunge with 3 pound weights for 30 reps, and back to a run again and in another workout…
    • Janet Jackson hits tennis balls with her trainer and If she misses… Janet has to do pushups and If she misses again… She'll do walking lunges around the court.
  6. 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.
  7. 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. Tyra banks lost 30 pounds in 5 months by engaging in high intensity interval training which includes running and walking on a treadmill and  boxing and for her diet…

    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. 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 machine and 30 minutes of body sculpting twice a week plus she did 10 minute walks everyday.
  10. 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 a treadmill or elliptical.
  11. Fergie lost 20 pounds on a low 1200 calorie diet with meals made by Carrie Wiatt of but she now maintains her weight with a 1600 calorie daily diet and a very active lifestyle and 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. Keely Osbourne lost over 15 pounds just by making better food choices so… Instead of having ten sodas a day - she only had one soda and instead of having potato chips - she ate rice cakes and here's another weight loss tip from Keely…

  13. See How Beyonce Knowles lost 20 pounds in under 2 weeks
  14. Renee Zellweger, Dennis Franz and Stevie Nicks have all used the Atkins diet to lose over 30 pounds.
  15. See the Top 100 celebrity diet tips

And here's how 5 more Celebrities lost their last 10 pounds…

  1. 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 to lose her last 10 pounds and… Whitney Port also lost over 20 pounds doing the same thing her co-star Lauren Conrad did.
  2. 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 to help her lose 10 pounds in 8 weeks.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. See How Brittney Spears lost her last 15 pounds

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There are 54 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 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

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?

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