Six celebrities share their 'no bullsh*t' health advice.

Personal trainers, well-regarded psychologists, dietitians — celebrities seem to have the best tools and shortcuts at their disposal to help them stay healthy and well.

However, some famous types have revealed the real shortcut is something all of us can do: cut the bullsh*t.

The truth is, promoting health and wellness is about effort, and not necessarily about resources. We can all adopt the healthy habits of these six celebrities free of charge:

Eva Longoria

Just like the rest of us, Eva Longoria battles a full-on schedule, but there’s one way she gets through it all: prioritisation.

“Everything is about balance. I think people waste more time than they think. They think I don’t have time to meditate, or I don’t have time to work out, and yet they have time to be on Instagram for 30 minutes — like, that could have been their meditation session,” Longoria told The Cut.

Me and BitBit playing paddle tennis today! #ValentinesWeekend #CouplesWar

A photo posted by Eva Longoria (@evalongoria) on Feb 14, 2016 at 1:05pm PST


“You have to prioritise your time and efforts toward wellness.”

WATCH: Simple yoga steps to try on your lunch break. (Post continues after video.)

Michelle Bridges

Sorry, people – no excuses accepted here. According to TBL personal trainer Michelle Bridges, we’re the problem by creating obstacles for ourselves.

“I think the reason why people don’t exercise is they put up their own roadblocks… they’ll make so many excuses and complicate things and muddy the waters. Just cut to the chase – what do you want to do? Do you want to get fitter, get stronger, lose some weight? Do it. Stop complicating it,” she told Mamamia.

“Stop putting in the whole, ‘It’s too cold, it’s too hot, I’m too busy, I’m too tired, my mum’s coming around this afternoon…’ If you say you want something, act on it. Action is the only cut through of all the BS. Just cut the crap and train.” (Post continues after gallery.)

Bridges says you’ve just got to accept it as part of your daily routine. “I do not allow my brain to switch on. I just do Robot Mode. Just get out of bed. Put your clothes on. I don’t let myself start thinking, because as soon as I start thinking I’m on the slippery slope. ‘Oh, maybe I could train this afternoon’. ‘Oh, maybe I could do a double workout tomorrow’,” the trainer explained.

“Shut up. You’re already talking yourself out of it.”


Cameron Diaz

The lesson Cameron Diaz wants us to take away? It’s your own responsibility to stay healthy and look after your wellbeing. 

It all starts with quitting those bad habits for good. Claiming ‘I’m the kind of person who loves lattes’ or ‘doesn’t need to eat in the morning’ is simply defining yourself by a harmful habit.

“I have seen how some of my daily habits and ‘treats’ were the cause of symptoms I blamed my body for,” the actress said in her 2013 book The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways.

Diaz is also a strong believer in making the most of mornings – and ensuring you have breakfast every day is going to be much more beneficial to your body than 10 extra minutes of sleep.

Cindy Crawford

According to Cindy Crawford, the key is logging off and taking time for yourself.

“I like to get up early before everyone is up and I take a jacuzzi and have a cup of hot tea. I just need those 45 minutes because then the whole rest of the day it’s like you’re holding your breath,” she told The Huffington Post.

“In daily life, your phone rings or someone interrupts you — there are so many stop-starts. I like to have that unstructured time to let the brain relax and process and download. You can set your intention in that time.

Taking a few minutes away from our phones to reach optimum zen? That, we can do.

Apres workout and sauna ✨

A photo posted by Cindy Crawford (@cindycrawford) on Apr 9, 2016 at 9:34am PDT

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift gets that eating healthy 24/7 isn’t easy – so cuts herself some slack.

“During the week, I try to eat healthily, so that means salads, yogurt, and sandwiches. No sugary drinks. I try to keep it lighter, but it’s nothing too regimented or crazy,” she told WebMD.

“I don’t like to create too many rules where I don’t need them. We know what’s good for us, thanks to common sense.”

On weekends, Swift isn’t so strict.

“I like comfort foods. I love a burger and fries, I love ice cream so much, and I love baking cookies. Actually, I love baking anything,” she said.

Hello baking, my old friend…

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Apr 12, 2016 at 5:45pm PDT

Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston proves you can stay fit and healthy even on the move.

“I will bring a DVD of something like Cardio Barre, where I hold onto a chair and do the moves,” she told Yahoo.

“I might bring [resistance] bands, which I put on my legs around my knees and do different leg exercises. Or I might find a great gym wherever I am. I am a runner, but sadly right now have a hip injury.”

Image: Getty.

Do you allow bullsh*t to get in the way of your health and wellbeing?

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