Ellie Gonsalves is a well-known actress, model and social media personality who has transformed her life by following many good workout and diet habits. She admits that she made many mistakes when she was 18 and has now changed her life completely. Have a look at her current workout routine and diet secrets along with glancing at a bit of her fitness journey right here. You can also make use of some fitness advice she shared with her fans.
The Bad Phase
The social media influencer says that when she was 18, she went through a lot of mental and physical problems. She was quite unhappy about how she looked and felt. She didn’t do enough exercise, drank too much alcohol, felt hungry but avoided food and didn’t have much energy for anything.
She decided to overhaul her lifestyle after seeing a picture of herself which made her realize the importance of listening to her body and giving it what it needs. When she began to take care of herself, her body began to change, she felt healthy, had more confidence and self-esteem than ever and she began to love herself. The moment she started to love herself, she started chasing goals in life and attained success.
The Right Diet
Years ago, Ellie thought that if she counted calories and ate barely, she would lose weight. Now she knows better. It’s not about not eating foods, it’s about eating the right kind of foods. She eats more than ever now but still doesn’t put on weight because she is focused on having the right kind of calories and works out regularly.
She also indulges occasionally and never punishes herself for it because even the indulgence is done in moderation. If she wants to have 18 doughnuts, she has only half and feels satisfied with it.
The diet secrets of the beauty include having 5 or 6 meals in a day. She starts her days with a smoothie loaded with protein, carbs, healthy fats, and natural sugar from frozen food. Then she has a snack, lunch, and dinner.
After dinner, she has a bit of frozen fruit to satisfy her sweet tooth. She likes to have, and her body needs consistent meals throughout the day because it helps her to be happy, stay focused and feel energized at all times.
The workout routine of the star includes following the Body by Ellie program that has a lot of variations. She says that she would get bored if she was asked to do the same exercises over and over again.
She likes training her legs and is a fan of push-ups and chin-ups. Getting sweaty while exercising makes her feel strong. The program captures a lot of workouts and recipes that have helped her to get in shape, and she still follows it dedicatedly because she wants to be healthy and feel great. This program is also the answer to people who think that she was born healthy and fantastic looking. She wants people to know that she has worked hard to get the body she has, and she is working hard even now to maintain it.
Staying Fit While Traveling
While traveling, the lovely lady likes to carry supplements like multivitamins, celery seed extract, and super greens as well as a lot of water. She also works out before getting on a plane and eats healthy foods throughout the travel period to stay fit. She carries headphones and resistance bands with her during all trips and does Body by Ellie program to fight off jetlag.
No Weight Goals
The stunner doesn’t share her weight on social media because she realizes that muscles weigh more than fat but still take up less space. Her focus is not on achieving any weight goal, but it’s on tracking the lean muscle mass and body fat percentage.
Sharing her progress is vital for her because it helps her to make her fans realize that the new lifestyle not only transformed her physical body shape, it also transformed her skin, energy and health levels.
The biggest workout motivation she believes in is that everything is possible. When you believe in the fact that you can attain any goal and have ample self-confidence, you will work consistently to achieve that goal. The size of your goal doesn’t matter so you can set small goals at first and then progress to difficult ones with time. You need to realize that only you can put in the hard work needed to get results and no one else can do it for you.
It is also essential that you realize that there will be days when you don’t feel like working out. On those days, you need to convince yourself to get out of the bed and do any exercise you like. You should also realize that there are no fitness miracles and hence the results won’t be instant. You need to keep working hard consistently to get the results you want.
Advice for Fans
According to Gonsalves, if you want to have a fit body in the summer. You should take care of your body in the winters. Make sure that you stay healthy in all seasons if you want to avoid sudden transformations or extreme diets to get a bikini body. Don’t aim for looking a certain way, always aim for having a healthy body.
Be realistic about your goals, and you will achieve them. It applies to all aspects of your life. For instance, if you set a goal of working out two hours despite having a job and the responsibility of two toddlers, you might not be able to make it. In contrast, if you commit to half an hour workout in the early morning, you will be more likely to make it.
Live in the Real World
The hot model also wants people to understand that the world of social media is not real. People post only good things there and hide the bad ones. So, you should try never to stress about little things like why your selfie didn’t get as many likes as you wanted. Be content with what you have, and you’ll do fine.
Featured Image by Ellie Gonsalves / Instagram