Harry Styles is English. Growing up, he liked to record songs on his karaoke machine and he was lead singer in a high school band. In 2010, Styles’ mother encouraged him to try out for The X Factor. He did not move on solo, but was put together with 4 other boys in the ‘group’ category which became the band One Direction. Their debut single hit #1 in the UK and their debut album was a #1 hit in the US, and garnered many awards, including from Billboard and MTV. One Direction is one of the most successful boy bands in history and sold over 70 million records worldwide. Styles struck out on his own in 2016. In 2017, his solo album debuted at #1 in several countries. He has also branched out into acting and appeared in Dunkirk with more roles in the pipeline. Styles is the first man to appear on a Vogue magazine cover. He has tens of millions of followers on social media. Styles is 6 feet tall and weighs about 165 lbs.
Harry Styles’ Diet
Styles follows a pescatarian diet which means he eats things like fish and eggs but avoids meat. He eats this way for health reasons and also because he cares about animal rights. His go-tos are eggs, sushi, veggies, fruit, and whole grains, and he takes a pass on the junk food. He also loves his bulletproof coffee which he has first thing and throughout the day to help stave off hunger. He also drinks plenty of water to stay hydrated.
- Medium Protein 30% 30%
- Medium Fat 30% 30%
- Medium Carb 40% 40%
Modest But Filling
Styles starts his day off with some pretty standard stuff: eggs, toast and coffee.
Eat Your Veggies
Styles often has a salad or other vegetable-centered meal at lunch. He might also have whole grain pasta. Dinner is similar, and he might add in a glass of antioxidant-rich red wine.
Styles’ overall approach to eating is having foods that are high in nutrition and low on empty-calorie junk.
Styles swears by his bulletproof coffee made with butter and coconut oil to help curb cravings and keep his metabolism revved. A few years back, green tea was his thing. He’d have up to 5 cups a day of the fat-burning, cancer-fighting beverage.
What to Eat
What to Avoid
Styles on Bulletproof Coffee
‘You don’t get hungry.’
Styles on Multitasking
‘Eating toast in the shower is the ultimate multitask.’
Styles on Judgement
‘It only takes a second to call a girl “fat” and she’ll take a lifetime trying to starve herself. Think before you act.’
Styles on Bananas
‘Never make eye contact with anyone while eating a banana.’
Harry Styles’ Fitness Routine
Lean & Mean
Naturally lean, Styles underwent a pretty significant transformation to play the role of a soldier in Dunkirk.
Mix It Up
Styles is a fan of Pilates, yoga, spin class, boxing and running.
Styles enlisted the help of Mark Jarvis who trains many pro MMA fighters in the UK. Styles sometimes also works out with other trainers, including Jimmy Wallhead and Ben Bruno.
According to trainer Ben Bruno, Styles can pull over 500 lbs. with a rope using just his upper body.
Styles works out 5 or 6 days week. He is so dedicated, he may even work out in the middle of the night to get his routine in.
For his cardio, Styles likes to run outside, for about a half an hour at a clip. But if he hits the treadmill instead, he usually does interval training.
Ice for Recovery
Styles’ workouts can be grueling, so to deal with the aftermath of sore muscles, he sometimes hits the ice bath.
A Harry Styles Routine
Do 2 sessions of 10-15 reps x 3 sets with a 30 second rest be-tween sets.
Upper body workout
Dumbbell military press
Standing calf raises
Run: 30-40 min
Styles on Accomplishing Goals
‘The difference between doing something and not doing something is doing something.’
Styles on Challenge
‘I like things that involve skill and I love anything that’s a bit of a challenge.’
Styles’ Trainer on his Commitment
‘He trained very, very hard for the movie. Every day, in fact. He is the guy most guys hate because he’s good at everything.’
Styles’ Trainer on His Strength
‘It’s actually freakish…He can do more than any of the pro athletes I train, believe it or not.’
Harry Styles’ Supplements
Other than his coconut oil coffee, Styles is keeping quiet on the topic of supplements. So, below are supplements that can benefit anyone following a similar diet.
Styles is a big fan of bulletproof coffee made with coconut oil which is rich in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) and promote fat-burning, manage blood pressure and inflammation, and offer antimicrobial effects.
Harry Styles’ Lifestyle
Meditate for Better Health
Styles meditates regularly, often twice a day. He collaborated with the meditation app Calm to create a story called ‘Dream With Me.’
Styles says auditioning for the Dunkirk was much scarier than singing for Simon Cowell. Nonetheless, it seems to have worked out for him.
Since leaving One Direction, Styles has collaborated with other musicians including Meghan Trainor and Michael Bublé.
Besides his music, Styles is known for his flamboyant taste in clothing, including Mary Jane-style shoes, sheer blouses, and even a tutu. He has a thing for haute couture designers like Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, and Calvin Klein.
Choose Your Shoes Wisely
Styles has a thing for heeled boots. He had to give up wearing sneakers after overzealous fans pulled the sneakers right off his feet.
Styles on Meditation
‘It has changed my life, but it’s so subtle.’
Styles on Living in the Present
‘I feel like I’m able to enjoy the things that are happening right in front of me, even it’s food or it’s coffee or it’s being with a friend — or a swim in a really cold pond!’
Styles on Following Your Dreams
‘A dream is only a dream, until you decide to make it real.’
Styles on His Power
‘I can make your girlfriend scream louder than you ever could just by pressing her ‘follow’ button.’
Styles on Working With his Idols
‘You kind of soak up as much as you can and use it as a learning experience.’
Harry Styles music