Last night on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, ESPN host Erin Andrews competed for her place in the finale. Remaining contestants include Chad Ochocinco, Evan Lysacek, and Nicole Scherzinger. The competition was steep – both Chad and Evan are professional athletes and Nicole is known for her seductive Pussycat Dolls dance routines. Although Erin had her work cut out for her, she certainly danced her heart out!
Erin Andrews has already dropped more than 10 pounds from her grueling Dancing with the Stars practices and performances. She says, “I’m trying to keep weight on. I’m losing my butt and my boobs!” Before Dancing with the Stars, Erin had to workout to prepare for the competition. Check out how Erin Andrews got ready for Dancing with the Stars and how the show changed her diet!
Plagued by injury for a good part of his time in the NBA, Phoenix Suns‘ forward Grant Hill credits his new diet for his recent resurgence. Last year, at the age of 36, Hill played in all 82 games for the first time in his career. He followed that up this season by starting in 81 of the Suns’ 82 games.
“When I was a rookie with the Pistons in ’94 I ate whatever I wanted. Pregame, I’d stop at this street with five fast-food joints and go ‘Eeny, meeny, miny, moe.’ My second year, I hired a chef. I thought home-cooked meals would improve my diet. Instead, I ate a lot of steaks, pastas, and heavy cream sauces, and Kool-Aid. It was always in the fridge,” says Hill.
Hill has now changed his diet to include more fish, fruits and vegetables. He attributes his ability to keep up with the younger guys in the NBA to his healthy eating.
Here are some diet tips Grant Hill shared in the May 2010 edition of Men’s Fitness…
Don’t Be Drastic
“If you want to improve how you eat, make a few subtle changes to your diet first. Don’t just go hardcore all at once or you’re likely to fall off the wagon.’
Drink Nothing But Water
“That means no soda, coffee, or juice. You’ll find it hard to do, but most of us walk around dehydrated because we don’t drink the right stuff.”
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The New York Daily News broke the story yesterday with these pictures of a doughy looking Gerard Butler. We normally would prefer to refrain from posting anything about unfit celebs but Butler was in legendary shape just three years ago when he played King Leonidas in the highly acclaimed war film 300.
We are wondering how it is possible for him to go through such a reverse transformation. This gives the average guy hope though as many would assume that Butler was just naturally fit and didn’t have to work hard to get the 6-pack he sported for his part in 300. This just shows you that it is possible to go from one extreme to the other.
Butler is set to begin filming in March for his role as army commander Tullus Aufidius in Coriolanus, a modern version of Shakespeare’s Rome-set political and drama. We can’t imagine Gerard will show up on set without being in top shape.
Check back tomorrow and we’ll show you the grueling routine Butler and his co-stars used to get ripped for their roles in 300. Perhaps Butler should read it over as a refresher…
Mario Lopez has had an action packed week. He resumed his hosting duties on Thursday night with the start of the 5th season of America’s Best Dance Crew. Tonight he is hosting the Miss America Pageant on TLC.
Known for his role as Bayside High’s most popular jock A.C. Slater, Lopez has always been in great shape. His fame has sky rocketed in recent years, a direct result of his appearance in the 2006-2007 season of Dancing With the Stars.
As for Lopez’s fitness, he completed the Nautica Malibu Triathlon along with Teri Hatcher in September and continues to train on a regular basis. So what are his secrets…
“If you’re not having fun, you’ll never stick with it. That’s Mario’s rule of fitness,” he says. “I like to mix it up because I don’t want to get bored. You keep your muscles guessing, and you stay motivated,” says the 36 year old. He swims, bikes, plays basketball, boxes, and does yoga.
Lopez told TV Guide, “I never feel awake unless I’m sweating.”
Mario doesn’t count calories but he admits to being a grazer. His sample day of eating for him consists of fruit, yogurt and granola for breakfast, chicken and rice for lunch and sushi for dinner. His favorite cheat meals are rocky-road ice cream and chocolate chip cookies.
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