Hilary Duff originally shot to fame when she played the role of Lizzie Mcguirre on Disney Channel. The world had seen her grow up from adolescence to adulthood and with this, the world saw how this famous Disney starlet’s weight changed because of her yo-yo weight loss diet plans. But that was the old Hilary. Now, the actress/singer is sporting a healthier weight because she’s learned to adopt a healthy weight loss program – a combination of a healthy weight loss diet plan and a good fitness exercise program.
“I got pretty skinny when I was between 17 and 19,” she admitted.
The 23-year-old actress said she got herself on a strict diet plan to lose weight. Even though she was already very thin, she forced herself to eat only grilled chicken and steamed veggies to lose weight even more. Hilary Duff now realizes how unhappy she used to be to resort to such a restrictive weight loss diet plan when she really did not need to lose weight.
Her relationship with Mike Comrie, current husband, helped her change her diet plan and appreciate her body like it was.
“It really helps to have a partner that loves everything about you and makes you feel really beautiful,” said Hilary.
Nowadays, she’s eating healthier and her diet plan also includes occasional treats. Here are Hillary Duff’s diet plan and weight loss tips:
Have a diet plan that includes eating healthy foods with high fat content, such as avocado and dark chocolate
Weight Loss Diet Tip #2:
Splurge when you feel like it, but do it in small portions
Weight Loss Diet Tip #3:
Include vegetables, fruits and hummus in your diet plan
Weight Loss Diet Tip #4:
Eat healthy treats like Greek yogurt with chopped veggies
Weight Loss Diet Tip #5:
Eat small snacks between meals
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Twice a week, do cardio exercise workouts and circuits fitness training
Weight Loss Diet Tip #7:
Remember that nobody’s perfect!
The Hilary Duff weight loss diet plan has actually become a trademark in the fitness and health industry. Duff’s healthy weight loss diet plan composes of greens, fresh fruit, and lean protein. She ditched the junk foods for strictly greens and protein diet plan. She shared her own weight loss diet plan in one day.
For breakfast, Hilary Duff chooses to have Kashi cereals with 2% milk and a latté made from 2% milk. One option is to have egg-white omelet with Feta cheese. In lunchtime, grilled Caesar’s salad with 1 tablespoon of low fat or reduced fat dressing graced Hilary’s table. There is also the option to have grilled Ahi tuna salad with balsamic vinaigrette dressing. When dinnertime comes, Duff enjoys tuna steak, grilled veggies, and couscous. She also hinted that she eats sushi. For her snack, she prefers a handful of mixed nuts, chips, salsa or an apple or Brie cheese.
Hilary Duff also hinted that she indulges in strength-fitness training exercise and cardio exercises. She used to be a gymnast, and she is likely to bulk up with fitness exercise so instead of going with her friends to the gym, she does Pilates exercise to develop her long and lean muscles. She works on her Pilates exercise reformer fitness machine 4 times a week. Her concentration aims at her lower body doing 32 reps with 20 different leg and butt fitness exercises and 5 different Ab fitness exercises.
Swimming is her favorite cardio exercise. Hilary Duff swims while she tours. She alternates on 7 laps of each freestyle, breast, butterfly and sidestroke everyday.
But in preparation for her wedding, the actress had been seen hitting the gym hard five days a week with intense cardio exercise sessions courtesy of celeb fitness trainer Harley Pasternak. Circuit fitness training is Duff’s key to toning up.
“Each fitness exercise starts with a cardio exercise warm up of jump rope and jogging, then we do a circuit of upper body, lower body and abdominals,” fitness trainer Pasternak, who also trains Hilary Duff’s NHL player fiance, Mike Comrie, tells UsMagazine.com. “We go through each fitness exercise and do about 25 reps. We’ll repeat that circuit about four times and then end with cardio exercise at the end.”
The celeb fitness trainer and author of The 5-Factor World Diet Plan, Pasternak says Hilary Duff has also revamped her diet plan.
To prep for her big day, Hilary Duff followed her fitness trainer’s diet plan, noshing on foods like egg white omelets, chopped salads, and her personal favorite, Miso black cod.
“[Hilary] had a different motivation because she was getting ready for her special day. She’s really noticed a huge difference, practically all over,” fitness trainer Pasternak tells Us. “She looks phenomenal. We trimmed her midsection, so it will be tight. Her arms look amazing.”