Julia Roberts Workout And Diet
Born in Georgia, Julia Roberts’ parents were actors and playwrights who co-founded the Atlanta Actors and Writers Workshop in Atlanta. She attended Georgia State University but did not graduate, and later moved to New York City where she enrolled in acting classes and signed with Click Modeling Agency. Roberts’ debut on the big screen came in 1988 in Satisfaction, followed by Mystic Pizza; then Steel Magnolias in 1989before her breakthrough in 1990 with Pretty Woman. Roberts became a leading lady in Hollywood and was named People magazine’s Most Beautiful Woman in the World a record 5 times. She has a production company and is an executive producer for the American Girl film series and a spokesmodel for Lancôme cosmetics. Roberts is the aunt of actress Emma Roberts. She supports UNICEF amongst other charities. Roberts is married to cameraman Daniel Moder and they have 3 children together. Despite a limited presence on social media, she still has millions of followers. Roberts is 5 feet, 9inches tall and weighs about 130 lbs.
Julia Roberts’ Diet
Roberts is yet another example of how age is just a number. In her 50s, she shines like a woman half her age. She eats healthy staples, takes a balanced approach to diet, and is not into extremism. She loves bread too much to give it up. Her go-tos are things like eggs, salads with animal protein, fish and whole grains, and she loves cookies. She works with a nutritionist, Carrie Wiatt who can also name other stars like Matt Damon and Jennifer Anniston among her clientele. Roberts avoids alcohol and drinks water throughout the day.
- Low Carbs 15% 15%
- Mid-High Protein 30% 30%
- High Fat 55% 55%
Roberts says she practices the art of fully focusing on and appreciating food at mealtime, and teaches her kids to do the same.
Roberts says starving yourself is like punishing yourself, and she avoids dieting. Instead, she fills up with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables so she doesn’t crave the junk.
Amp Up the Flavor
Roberts takes her nutritionist’s advice to make sure her food is flavorful, thus more satisfying. One way to do this is by adding roasted garlic which adds plenty of flavor along with healthful antioxidants.
Carbs Aren’t Evil
Roberts has never been able to go low-carb because she loves bread too much. She also digs pizza and gained about 10 lbs. while filming Eat, Pray, Love.
Ditch the Booze
One of Roberts’ diet tips is to avoid empty calories from alcohol. Instead, she drinks plenty of water which keeps her skin looking great and her body healthy.
Roberts isn’t in the habit of denying herself. She doesn’t indulge too often, but if she wants a cookie or some chocolate ice cream, she won’t say no.
What to Eat
Everything in Moderation
What to Avoid
Roberts on Eating
‘We definitely try to eat mindfully.’
Roberts’ Advice to Her Kids on Diet
‘You have to eat the good stuff to get the good stuff.’
Roberts on Pasta
‘Why is everybody scared of pasta? Pasta never did anything to you.’
Roberts on Eating While Filming
‘By the time we would cut, I’d be done with an entire pizza, or a whole bowl of pasta. The take would just go on and on, and I’d love it.’
Roberts on Cookies
I’ve never met a cookie I didn’t like.’
Julia Roberts’ Fitness Routine
Roberts exercise of choice is yoga which she does 4 times a week, as well as plyometrics, Pilates and water exercise.
Roberts will change up her routine based on needs for her various roles. For Eat, Pray, Love, she did step aerobics and bodyweight exercises, like lunges, planks, and push-ups.
Relax & Smile
Roberts says that relaxing and smiling is good for your health and your appearance. They release endorphins, and increases blood circulation. She makes a point to do both every day.
Roberts is a fan of yoga for the mental and physical benefits it has to offer. She has worked on the ‘8 limbs of yoga,’ meaning the 8 principles that involve rapidly moving through poses to bring the practitioner to a meditative state.
Roberts sometimes trains in the pool because it allows her to develop long, strong muscles.
Roberts is a fan of Pilates which also lengthens as it tones. Pilates also improves the connection between body and mind as it tightens, tones, and improves flexibility.
Roberts does bodyweight training, including push-ups, crunches, lunges and squats which can be done anywhere, any time.
A Julia Roberts Routine
Roberts on Exercise
‘I don’t love exercise, but I do love how I feel afterwards.’
Roberts on The Benefits of Working Out
‘Accomplishment, clarity, energy, strength, joy…these are all things I give myself through working out, and I can feel it in everything I do.’
Roberts on Pratyahara Yoga
‘I could do it for years.’
Julia Roberts’ Supplements
Roberts is keeping quiet about any supplements she might take, so below are options that can benefit anyone following a similar diet routine.
The olive oil Roberts uses on her skin and hair is also good for your insides. Its many antioxidants reduce inflammation and fight heart disease, cancer, and reduce the risk of stroke.
More top picks for women in their 50s include probiotics for strong digestion and improved immunity.
Julia Roberts’ Lifestyle
Sleep Is Key
Roberts considers adequate sleep to be a pillar of health and does her best to get sufficient rest every night.
Roberts says she is at peace with her age, and that a positive outlook is what matter most.
Classic Tooth Care
For someone with such a famous smile, Roberts has a remarkably simple routine: she brushes her teeth with baking soda.
As a busy mother of 3, Roberts says she keeps her expectations low as to beauty. She brushes her teeth, washes her face and applies sunscreen, and that’s about it.
When Roberts has a few extra minutes, she also uses a few drops of extra-virgin olive oil and warm water to promote a glowing complexion.
Roberts also admits to using an LED light therapy mask that is clinically proven to fight redness, inflammation, wrinkles and other signs of ageing.
Roberts on Life
‘The older you get, the more fragile you understand life to be. I think that’s a good motivation for getting out of bed joyfully each day.’
Roberts on Forgiveness
‘We’ve all been broken at some point. Forgiving ourselves or another person helps us move forward.’
Roberts on Tooth-brushing
‘[My grandfather] would put a big, heaping mount of [baking soda] on his toothbrush. He had only one cavity in his entire life.’
Roberts on Her Beauty Routine
‘Look, I’m happy if I have on moisturizer and ChapStick! When you’re dressing 3 people besides yourself, something has to fall away.’
Roberts on Beauty, Take II
‘As long as everybody smells good and has a smile on their face, that’s a beauty regimen!’
Roberts on Love
‘You know it’s love when all you want is that person to be happy, even if you’re not part of their happiness.’
Roberts on The Price of Fame
‘I don’t think I realized that the cost of fame is that it’s open season on every moment of your life.’
Roberts on Happiness
‘Loving what you do is the secret to everything.’
Roberts on Turning 50
‘It’s going to happen whether I like it or not.’