Courtney Cox Workout And Diet
Courtney Cox grew up in Birmingham, Alabama. She dropped out of college to pursue a career in modeling and acting. Cox’s first break came with appearing in Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Dancing in the Dark’ music video. She then found small roles on tv shows like The Love Boat and Murder, She Wrote before being cast in a regular role on Family Ties. Early film appearances include Masters of the Universe and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Her breakthrough came in 1994 with the tv show Friends. She has also appeared in every film of the Scream franchise, and earned Golden Globe nominations for the sitcom Cougar Town. She created a line of cleaning products called Homecourt. Cox was married to actor David Arquette from 1999-2013 and they have one daughter together. She is currently in a relationship with musician Johnny McDaid of Snow Patrol. She has millions of followers on social media. Cox is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 130 lbs.
Courtney Cox’s Diet
Closing in on 60, Cox looks amazing, in no small part due to her disciplined diet. She is famous for eating the same salad every day for lunch while working on Friends. But in general, she avoids carbs and focuses on protein, veggies, and fiber. She’ll have a light breakfast, some sort of salad for lunch, and a simple dinner consisting of animal protein and veggies. She also drinks a lot of green juices because she isn’t the biggest fan of water.
Rise & Chug
Cox drank celery juice every day for 2 years, even while on vacation. She says it was good for her because she falls short in the water category. Her current juice blend is cucumber, ginger, pineapple and lemon.
Cox takes a disciplined approach to diet but she ramped things up even further for Cougar Town, prioritizing protein and avoiding empty-calorie carbs.
Cox ate the same salad every day for years. Her pal and costar Jennifer Anniston created the recipe. It’s a variation of a Cobb salad and includes turkey bacon, garbanzo beans, feta cheese, bulgur wheat, and fresh herbs.
During the pandemic, Cox discovered that she enjoyed cooking and was good at it. She shares recipes on social media, and says everyone should try making banana bread and baked chicken.
On Cheat Meals
Cox believes in cheat days. She goes for the carbs like pasta or bread. She’ll also enjoy some cheese and nuts. She says cheat meals boost her metabolism and keep her from feeling deprived.
What to Eat
- Fresh, natural foods
- Turkey bacon
- Garbanzo beans
- Bulgur wheat
- Olive oil
- Fresh herbs
- Feta cheese
- Lemon juice
- Fresh juices
- Decaf coffee
What to Avoid
- Refined carbs
- Empty-calorie foods
- Added sugar
- Refined food
- Artificial ingredients
Cox on her diet
Luckily, some of my favorite foods in the world are vegetables.
Cox on Jennifer Anniston’s salad
She just has a way with food.
Cox on having salad every day
If you’re going to eat the same salad every day for 10 years, it’d better be a good salad, right?
Cox on learning to cook
I love it. It’s become a huge part of my life.
Cox on her cooking skills
Now I think my cooking is a lot better than many of the restaurants I used to go to.
Cox on her cooking secrets
I don’t just eat and grill. There’s some serious marination going on.
Cox on green juice
I don’t know if it’s cleaning my gut, but it’s a way to get something liquid down because it’s hard for me to drink water.
Courtney Cox’s Workout Routine
Cox’s sport of choice is tennis. She hits the court twice a week. Tennis is great a great cardio workout and it sharpens reflexes too.
Cox also does Pilates once a week. Pilates improves strength and flexibility and the mind-body connection.
Cox does the Tracy Anderson Method, which is a type of dance fitness. Other celebrity fans of TAM include Kim Kardashian, Cameron Diaz, and Gwyneth Paltrow.
No More Boxing
Cox was a big fan of boxing, but says it’s a little too rough on her body at this point, and so she had to give it up.
Cox get exercise every week in a variety of ways, doing different activities to keep it interesting and to challenge her body in a variety of ways.
Cox gets her cardio from tennis and from doing the Tracy Anderson Method.
Cox has also added in weight training because she says she has noticed that her muscle tone has decreased over time. She uses a Power Plate to get better results in less time.
A Courtney Cox Routine
- Tennis: 2x/week
- Pilates: 1x/week
- Weight training
- Power Plate
- Tracy Anderson Method
Cox on her fitness philosophy
Collectively, we seek good health, good habits and wellness routines that make us feel like we are putting our best foot forward.
Cox on exercise
I have always loved exercise, and feel that being active is important to maintain not only physical health but mental health as well.
Cox on her favorite sport
I like to play tennis.
Cox on weight training
As I get older, I realize it’s more important for me to do weights.
Cox on why weight training is important
I used to be really muscley, but not so much anymore.
Courtney Cox’s Supplements
Cox adds the superfood ginger to her daily juice. Ginger has many medicinal properties, including being anti-nausea, anti-cancer, and antioxidant. It also helps regulate blood sugar and promotes weight loss. If you don’t care for the spicy taste, you can find it in supplement form.
Cox supplements with vitamin C for its many benefits, including boosting immunity, fighting cancer, reducing blood pressure, and preventing iron deficiency.
Cox also takes vitamin A which helps prevent cancer, supports the immune system, tames acne, and promotes healthy eyesight.
Cox takes B vitamins to boost energy, brain function, and digestion, as well as to regulate hormone production.
Despite being a healthy eater, Cox supplements with a multivitamin to be sure to cover her nutritional needs.
Courtney Cox’s Lifestyle
Cox lights a candle to chill and unwind before bed. She’ll veg in front of the tv, and she loves documentaries and true crime stories. Before falling asleep, she’ll listen to old tunes like Stevie Wonder or Al Green.
Cox started out planning to get an architecture degree. She says she still loves all aspects of design, including furniture and would still love to do home design.
Cox developed a scent that involves layering oils with perfume. She uses it for a Homecourt dish soap and cleaner.
On Graceful Aging
Cox admits to having Botox done, but says compared to others, she does very little. She says there’s nothing wrong with a little help from science if it makes you feel better about yourself.
Cox washes her face every morning and night. She uses a hot towel to remove oils and lotions. She also dry brushes her legs every morning and night to get the circulation going, and to keep her legs looking great.
Cox says that there weren’t any cleaning products out there that were beautiful enough to be left out in plain sight, so she created them with her brand Homecourt.
Fashion Fan Girl
Cox says Maryam Malakpour is her go-to stylist. Malakpour also dresses other big stars like Keith Richards, Brandi Carlile and Juliette Lewis.
Cox on herself
I guess you can call me a control freak, or you can call me passionate.
Cox on her secret passion
I like creating mood boards. I love thinking about design in homes and furniture.
Cox on her makeup routine
I only have to do 3 things to look halfway decent: curl my eyelashes, fill in my eyebrows, and put some lipstick on.
Cox on homecare
Aesthetically, it’s important for things to look beautiful and to be clean.
Cox on the special scent of her cleaning products
Yes, I smell just like my surface cleaner.
Cox on life
What makes things exciting in life is to overcome your challenges and get creative and think outside the box.
Cox on being a mom
There’s no doubt that motherhood is the best thing in my life. It’s all that really matters.
Cox on her career
I’m at peace with myself and where I am.
Cox on aging
Aging gracefully is one thing, but trying to slow it down is another.
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