Kim Kardashian Diet and Workout
Thrity-three year old, American born Kimberly Noel “Kim” Kardashian rose to fame in 2007 when she and her family were signed to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The success of the show lead to many spin offs which she also starred in including Kourtney and Kim Take New Yorkand Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. Since then, Kim Kardashian has become the highest paid reality TV show of all time and in 2010 it was estimated that she was worth a whopping six million. She’s now engaged to the rapper Kanye West and together the have a daughter named North West who was born in June 2013. The star is now considered to be a worldwide success and her occupations include television personality, fashion designer, model, actress, businesswoman and author after she and her two sisters Kortney and Khloe Kardahian released a book named Kardashian Konfidential in 2010.
As well as her career, Kim Kardashian is constantly talked about for her figure. She’s not known for being the slimmest woman in the world however despite being naturally big boned and voluptuous she still manages to maintain a slender yet curvy figure that people admire. After giving birth to her daughter she was left with a lot of excess weight post pregnancy which she struggled to shed but now, two years on, she is back to looking her usual slim yet curvy self. She lost this extra weight and now maintains her figure with her exercise regime and diet plan.
Kim’s Personal Trainer
To maintain her hourglass figure Kim Kardashian quite often works out twice a day with her personal trainer Gunnar Peterson. She does these workouts along with her brother Robert Kardashian and during these workouts she runs on the treadmill, does various cardio exercises such as using the elliptical trainer, and she also alternates her cardio exercises with upper and lower body exercises. She aims to keep her heart rate up to maximise her calorie burn and fat loss and to tone as much muscle as possible. When she’s doing her cardio exercises, the star attaches five pound weight to her ankles for added resistance and to up her calorie burn.
In the evenings for three days a week, Kim Kardashian does a range of workouts. Usually she begins by doing either some strength truing or Pilates and then moves on to strengthening circuits. The circuits the star does are a range of lunges, pushups, squats, shoulder presses, curls, and high kicks amongst other things. Between her repetitions of these moves she keeps her heart rate up and he body in fat burning move by either dancing, running on the spot, doing jumping jacks, or jumping rope for one minute and them continuing.
During her Pilates workouts, the star sticks to a range of her favourite moves that use the hips, legs, and butt to tone them all. She likes to do heel beats, pelvic curls, Pilates swimming, and double leg kicks most of all. She also really enjoys doing exercises that allow her to make use of the medicine ball. As well has helping to shape and slim her body, the star loves doing Pilates as she finds it refreshing and says it quietens her mind. It’s proven to help aid stress, something which the star finds helpful with her hectic lifestyle.
Kim Kardashian’s Diet
Kim Kardashian eats two thousand calories per day and is on the Atkins diet which helped her to lose her post pregnancy weight. She eats primarily healthy fats and proteins. On most days, her meal plan looks a little something like this…
Breakfast – A two egg omelet filled with cheese and spinach. “Starting my day with a good breakfast sets the tone of the day.” Kim says and reveals she never skips breakfast.
Lunch- For lunch she eats grilled salmon with asparagus and a side of salad. Fish is one of her favourite foods and she revealed “I’ve loved eating fish after my pregnancy.”, something which helped her stick to her diet.
Snacks – The star often enjoys and afternoon snack of turkey with cheese or greek yogurt with berries and almonds. She says that snacking helps her keep her energy levels up throughout the day.
Dinner – To finish her day, Kim Kardashian usually eats chicken breast with broccoli and a leafy green salad.
While the star’s diet may sound incredibly tasty it’s not without it’s drawbacks. She doesn’t allow herself to eat carbs such as white bread or white pasta, any sweets, processed foods, or really sugary things which she sometimes finds a challenge.
After giving birth Kim Kardashian had lose forty three pounds within six months and revealed “This was the biggest challenge of my life, and I still have some to go, but I feel so accomplished that I did this,”. She did this through a mix of hard work, exercise, and a good diet, something I think we can all take inspiration from.