Supermodels are gifted with the genetics for amazing bodies along with insider access to the best trainers and workout secrets. So could we love them anymore for sharing their secrets with us? There are a million different workouts, diets, and videos out there, so Modelinia narrowed down the model-made fitness regimes from the ladies who know the best.
By Bianca Posterli
After feeling poorly and not like herself, Carol changed her diet to consist of only raw food and it has changed her life. Her first book, Eating in the Raw, explains how she made the decision to go raw, and how one can do it successfully. Not only does the book provide Carol’s story, but she also shares 40 recipes that she uses at home. It was so successful, the supermodel followed up with another installation, The Raw 50, in which she shares breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack, and drink recipes—all made with raw ingredients.
During the summer of 2008, Lonneke became a certified health counselor and shares her knowledge of green and healthy living with her model friends backstage during shows. Now she provides her brilliant insight on her website, Organice Your Life!, and also took Modelinia out to show us all of the great organic and vegan places to eat in the city. So take advantage of her knowledge, just like her model friends did.
It seems that everyone’s obsessed with staying young, healthy, and beautiful. Dayle Haddon wants to make those stereotypes go away and prove that youth does not equal beauty and that gorgeousness outlasts the ages. With her book, The 5 Principles of Ageless Living: A Woman’s Guide to Lifelong Health, Beauty, and Well-Being, she explores how to keep yourself looking stunning from the inside out. She also penned Ageless Beauty: A Woman’s Guide to Lifelong Beauty, in which she shares more of the beauty tips she learned in the industry.
Christy took her love for yoga up a level when, in 1994, she returned to school to study comparative religion and Eastern philosophy at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. After graduating cum laude in 1995, she wrote Living Yoga: Creating a Life Practice, which combines the philosophical side of yoga with the technical. Next she went into the business side of the workout in 2000, as Christy became a partner in the women’s yoga clothing line, Mahanuala. She returned to the publishing world in 2009, providing the forward to the book, The Spirit of Yoga.
Supermodels have access to the best personal trainers around to get them into shape for runway shows and editorials. Cindy went a step further after her workout sessions with Kathy Kaehler, deciding to share just what she learned from her workouts with Cindy Crawford, A New Dimension. The video combines strength training with cardio to give an entire body experience.
Defined abs are something that everyone strives to attain. Claudia Schiffer worked with Kathy Kaehler as well, and she chose to bring Kathy’s crunches to video form. During Claudia Schiffer: Perfectly Fit Abs‘ 40-minute routine, there’s instruction from the trainer as well as a demonstration from Claudia so you can get a washboard stomach just like her.
And in case that’s just not enough supermodel fitness for you, here’s a few more to check out:
David Kirsch got Heidi Klum back into runway shape just eight weeks after she gave birth—Victoria’s Secret-runway shape, no less. Steal his personal training tips from one of his many videos and books.
Josie Maran brought her rhythm skills to Dancing with the Stars, and then later turned her new moves into a cardio workout.
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