A weekly feast of celebrity diets with a side of fitness trends

Archive for September, 2012

Stupid Snack Attacks

I’M HUNGRY!!!!

When Mr. Hungry comes crawling on into your stomach, all you want to do is reach for a sleeve of chocolate chip cookies or Oreos, am I right?

Of course, doing this is an invitation for trans fatty acids and processed carbohydrates to enter and trash your body…

Don’t you DARE think you’re doing yourself any favors by inviting their 100-calorie counterparts to the shin-dig going on in your stomach instead… They are just as horrendous as the fully loaded originals … To find out why, check out the latest episode of GiGi Eats Groceries!

Mr. Hungry… SUCK IT!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5k5XVL4Bts

Mmm… Scrumptious! GiGi Eats Celebrities (or I guess Groceries today)!

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Bust a Move Brides To Be!

HERE COMES THE BRIDE… ALL DRESSED IN… HER WORK OUT OUTFIT!!!

The second tabloids catch win of celebrity engagements, their headlines scream “HOW TO GET Jennifer Aniston‘s SO AND SO’S HOT WEDDING BADONKADONK…” or “HOW TO NOT LOOK LIKE TRAIN WRECK Amanda Bynes* SO AND SO ON YOUR WEDDING DAY”.

YES! I have FOUND my future wedding dress! My mom is going to be THRILLED!

So you may have seen these headlines when you were waiting in line at the check out counter of your local grocery store… Or at the bookstore (wait, do those even exist anymore?)… Or maybe as you were paying for your naughty Home and Garden magazines at a street corner magazine shop, but did you actually pick up one of these gossip magazines and sneak a peak? 

Yeah, you did… Don’t lie!

Sadly, you were probably so embarrassed for digging your nose in one of those magazines that you don’t remember exactly what the celebrity’s (who was getting married at the time) alleged tricks were/are.

NEVER FEAR – GIGI IS HERE!

Let’s run through (ha! See what I did there?) a few celebrities and how they got even more HYPER-FOCUSED on working out to get in EVEN BETTER SHAPE for their nuptual…

Kate Middleton: Everyone was obsessed with Kate prior to walking down the aisle. Wait, everyone still IS obsessed with her. I myself… Am not, but that doesn’t mean I can ignore her actually rather healthy routine to kick off some pounds (that she really didn’t need to).

  • Kates performs cardiovascular exercise such as biking and rowing as well as high interval training (walking for two minutes and running for one, and continuing to do that for 30 to 60 minutes). This chick has always been rather active, which only helped her look taut in her gown.
  • It was rumored that Kate was on the Dukan Diet, a four-phase high protein-based diet, where you don’t have to measure your food or count calories. Kate was probably running to the toilet every five minutes, because this diet requires LOTS of water.

Jennifer Aniston: Okay so this chick is perfect. Not quite sure how she can enhance her already healthy life style to make herself look EVEN BETTER… But apparently she is…

  • Doing a lot of downward dog and warrior (aka: yoga), running on the treadmill like a maniac (she’s a maniac… maniac!) and attending spinning classes where she can channel her inner, uh, Lance Armstrong (doping too?).
  • Jen also sticks to the Zone Diet (oh snap, you would know this if you watched EPISODE TWO of GIGI EATS CELEBRITIES!) where she eats… QUIZ TIME: leave a comment below, what is the premise of the Zone Diet!  Clearly this woman has a maid living in her kitchen pantry to help her measure out the proportions of food she should be eating.

Carrie Underwood: This hoe-down hottie (LMFAO! Carrie and her husband totally do si do all the time… IN THE SACK!) married Mike Fisher in 2010. And what do you know, Carrie was voted “Best Celeb Body of 2010” by Fitness Magazine, all thanks to…

  • Lots of lunges, squats and weight training as well as cardiovascular exercise, be in on the treadmill, bike, elliptical, or a random group class like Krav Maga, every morning. Apparently she has so much more energy to take on the day after accomplishing a work out (ah! A girl after my own heart!). 
  • Carrie has also been a vegetarian for quite some time. She eats lots of vegetables, high fiber whole grains and protein rich foods such as quinoa in order to grant her the title of “best bod”. Oh and she CUT OUT SUGAR!!! See guys, it works! Cut the white powder of DEATH out of your diet!

To all you ladies who are getting married soon… It’s time to get MOVING and taking a look at what you’re eating.

I take you, Tiramisu… to be my husband…?

It might be a good idea to keep a fitness and diet journal. You can then take notes about how you feel and really evaluate if your current diet is helping or hindering your chances of achieving Kate’s bum, Jen’s guns and Carrie’s gams! 

Look at that apple bottom!

Man do I have your back right? Now you don’t have to sneakily grab a rag mag off the rack and quickly flip to the page where it screams how Kim Kardashian “slimmed down” for her… 18th wedding (?), because I will do the dirty work for you!

If you’re curious to know about anyone else’s wedding body regime, don’t be afraid to ask me… You can even create a code name in the comment section below if you really are ashamed of wanting to know, CLEARLY I AM NOT! ha ha! 

This post is dedicated to my sister Daniele who is actually getting married this Saturday, September 22! Good thing she knew all of these tips and tricks because DAMN IS SHE LOOKING FINE! 

LOVE MY SISTER!

*Amanda Bynes is NOT getting married, she has just been a firery train wreck lately. 

 

Catch Up With This Condiment

Ah ha ha, totally laughing at the title of this blog post… I am just so creative, no? Can you guess what condiment I am discussing today?

Any ways… As you can tell summer is drawing to a close. No more thong bikinis… Nut huggers…

Sad right?

Oh wait, maybe you still wear these things around your house.

The changing seasons doesn’t mean you’re going to be putting the hot dog and hamburger condiments away though so it would be really smart for you to watch the latest episode of GiGi Eats Groceries.

I expose… and I mean EXPOSE one condiment… and it’s not even wearing a thong? Okay, I have no idea where that thought came from, but go with it.

Check it out! It’s quite scandalous!

AND SHARE IT WITH THE WORLD! 

Mmm… Scrumptious! GiGi Eats Celebrities (or I guess Groceries today)!

Head on over to the GiGi Eats Celebrities YouTube channel and subscribe!

Take a gander at what I really think the ideal diet and exercise plan is.

Follow GiGi Eats Celebrities on Twitter!

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Liquid Salads

I recently discovered a bag of salad greens that must have thought it was playing hide and seek with me (spinach is quite the ace at hiding in my fridge apparently) because when I checked out the “use by” date, let’s just say it was… past its prime.

RAUNCHY! The sell by date says NOVEMBER 2011!

The leaves resembled something that might come out of a cow’s ass and you know what? When I opened the bag (yeah, not too sure WHY I did that), it brought me back to my youth when I used to shovel shit at the ranch I worked at every summer.

Definitely as FUN as it looks! Hey look, she’s from Wyoming too! (No, we are not related)

Well a few days ago when I opened my first bottle of Pressed Juicery, my nose had quite the deja vu of the manure field.

Whoa! Climbing to the top of that mountain takes more oxygen than climbing Mount Everest!

In Pressed Juicery‘s defense, I really think I just ordered poorly. You see, I selected Greens 1 which is full of kale, spinach, romaine, parsley, cucumber and celery. Eating chalk sounds better than slurping down that. When I tried my friend’s Greens 3 though… 

I went from… 

To…  

Wait, maybe I am just happy to ORDER SOME REAL FOOD!?

Clearly adding apple, lemon and ginger MAKE QUITE THE MOUTH PLEASING DIFFERENCE! 

Pressed Juicery Greens 3

But wait, why did I put myself through this liquid roughage torture?

Well, I mean, all the celebrities are drinking it, so I had to see what the fuss was all about. (Read that line in a sarcastic tone please) 

Nicole Richie, Rooney Mara, Zooey Deschanel, Gwen Stefani, Minka Kelly… the laundry list of celebrity names could continue (but that reminds me, I have to do laundry); they’re all obsessed with these liquid salads! Some even go to the extreme of ONLY drinking the juice for a few days to lose weight. 

While solely drinking these bottles of vegetables is definitely NOT recommended AT ALL… These juices are actually quite healthy and make the perfect in between meal snacks or a great way to down some veggies quickly. 

The only problem with these drinks is that they lack fiber. And we all know fiber… is what makes you… well, you know! That’s why I say these are good as snacks, but not great as meal replacements, so do yourself a favor and continue to eat your balanced meals throughout the day. 

So why exactly are these celebrities obsessed with downing mixtures including beet, carrot, kale, spinach, romaine, parsley, cucumber and celery? Vegetables are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants known to rev energy levels, clear skin, reduce inflammation in the body and oh so much more! 

So yes, this fad may actually be a good one, just as long as you follow it appropriately, IE: you keep eating your healthy balanced meals.

As for me, the fact that half of my Greens 1 bottle is still in my refrigerator is a pretty good indication that I will just stick with real salads! 

My favorite salad on the FACE of the planet! Salad Nicoise – This would actually taste BOMB if it was “pressed”!