Originally from Oklahoma, Blake Shelton is perhaps best known for his appearance on the TV show, The Voice, but he is also a #1 hit country music star in his own right. Shelton moved to Nashville when he was just 17 to become a songwriter. He has released 11 albums so far, many of which have gone gold and one platinum (Red River Blue). Shelton has won multiple awards including an Academy of Country Music award and CMT music award. He has also been nominated for several Grammys. Shelton was voted ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ by People magazine in 2017. He has millions of followers on social media. Shelton is 6 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 210 lbs.
Blake Shelton’s Diet
Shelton hasn’t always followed the healthiest diet, but he lost 30 lbs. in just 8 weeks by following a few simple rules that are very specific to himself: No refined carbs. No fried foods. No peanut butter. (Apparently he could hit the fried pickles & PB pretty hard.) Shelton hired a diet coach to help him along the way. His plan consists of balanced meals that are made up of whole, natural foods, lean meats, and plenty of veggies, with enough treats to help him stick to it long-term.
- Medium Carb 30% 30%
- Medium Fat 35% 35%
- Medium Protein 35% 35%
Three eggs pan-fried in coconut oil & garlic and a bowl of oatmeal with banana, blueberries, honey and flaxseed makes up Shelton’s typical breakfast. Hard-boiled eggs are also his late-night snack.
Shelton often has grilled chicken breast with avocado and potatoes or grilled fish with some steamed veggies for lunch and dinner.
A typical mid-morning snack for Shelton is sprouted bread with honey. In the afternoon, he might have an apple with cashew butter or a whey protein shake.
Shelton reportedly hates to exercise so he needs the incentive of a fat-free frozen yogurt. He might also have a whey proSubsequentlye shake après-exercise.
Shelton took a weight loss supplement of Garcinia Cambogia before each meal to rev up his metabolism.
What to Eat
Non-fat Frozen Yogurt
What to Avoid
Shelton on His Rapid Weight Loss
You should try the divorce diet.
Shelton on His Heartbreak Diet
…[N]ot the actual break-up part, but just the whole stress of getting through all of that is just weird. I was eating too many fried pickles and stuff.
Shelton on Dieting
I have never enjoyed dieting, largely because I feel like I am just walking around starving all day.
Shelton on Cooking
‘I’m good at anything that’s country — biscuits, gravy, chicken-friend steak. Look at me, for God’s sake. I cook what I like to eat.
Blake Shelton’s Fitness Routine
Shelton apparently does not enjoy working out, and so it was a big deal to sign on for a 4-day per week routine.
Since Shelton isn’t a gym rat, it’s no surprise he goes for maximum punch in minimum time with a high-intensity interval routine.
Crank Up the Fat Burners
Shelton’s trainer picked exercises that maximize fat burning. For example, his HIIT routine can continue to burn fat for 24-36 hours post-workout.
Chest, Abs & Biceps
Shelton does 3 sets with only a 30 second rest between sets. All sets are done to failure.
Close-grip static hold pull-up
Barbell bench press
Weighted ab machine standing dumbbell biceps curl
Anabolic Legs & Abs
Same deal: 3 sets with a brief rest between sets and all sets done to failure.
Warning: These are tough. You may be sore for days afterward.
Dumbbell walking lunge
Wall sits to failure
Stiff leg dead lift
Prone leg curl
Weighted abdominal plank hold
30 minutes of high-intensity interval training
Full Body Compound
Do 4 sets of 8-10 reps
Barbell incline bench press
Wide grip pull-up Dumbbell single-arm row
Barbell front squat
Weighted abdominal crunch
Shelton on Exercise Clothing
I would not want to be Richard Simmons…right now or any time. He seems like a nice guy, but if I had to dress like that? That would absolutely suck.
Shelton on Being Voted Sexiest Man Alive
‘Y’all must be running out of people.
Shelton on Losing Weight Due to Stress
[…]I wasn’t eating as much, I guess. I wasn’t, like, going to the gym. Just stay as busy as you can to keep your mind off anything.
Blake Shelton’s Supplements
Weight Loss Supplement
Garcinia Cambogia is a stimulant-free appetite suppressant that also helps control cravings.
Blake Shelton’s Lifestyle
Living the Dream
Shelton says he the only thing he ever wanted was to be a country singer.
Mover & Shaker
Just 2 weeks after graduating high school, Shelton moved from Oklahoma to Nashville to launch his songwriting career.
Huge Cardinals Fan
Shelton loves the Arizona Cardinals and says he yells at the TV and does special dance moves when they play.
Sit In Someone Else’s Pick-Up
Shelton’s version of walking a mile in another person’s shoes is to imagine if anyone from back home in Oklahoma would sit in his or her truck to listen to a song he’s thinking about recording.
You Can Take the Boy Out of the Country
Shelton says he’s still a country boy at heart. In LA, when other people are snapping pics of a deer, he’s thinking it’s a pest that needs to be shot.
Shelton on Being yourself
To me, what makes an artist is a unique personality that they’re not afraid to let show.
Shelton on Speaking His Mind
I want to stand for something, and it’s probably going to be something that some people stand against.
Shelton on Other People
Shoot, man, I love everybody! I don’t have time to hate.
Shelton on Living in The Public Eye
My life has been an open book, for better or for worse.
Shelton on Self-editing
There needs to be an app that edits what I say versus what I want to say.
Garcinia Cambogia Weight Loss Supplement
Ezekiel Sprouted Bread
Words With Friends