Celebrities have many secrets to looking fabulous and fit. Former reporter and host for Today and MSNBC, Susan Campos is known for tracking trends and getting the inside scoop on all things Hollywood. Campos is now the co-founder of the website Beauty Undercover and is sharing how famous Latinas keep in shape while still being able to devour their favorite Latin foods. (Hey, a girl’s gotta eat!)
1. Latina Fitness: Salma Hayek
Salma Hayek’s hourglass figure caught the attention of many when she first burst onto the scene back in the nineties. Years later, the Oscar nominated actress still has one of the hottest bodies in Hollywood. “Salma looks gorgeous these days,” says Campos. When it comes to fitness, the Mexican beauty keeps it simple with core work and stretching, “She keeps her body up with pilates.” Hayek is also known to follow the Paleta diet – an organic diet delivery service in Los Angeles – and even used this system to drop her baby weight.
2. Latina Fitness: Jennifer Lopez
In addition to being named the world’s most powerful celebrity, Miss Lopez has one powerful body! When the Puerto Rican superstar is not shaking her famous booty on American Idol, she is most likely getting her groove on somewhere else: “She is known to do a lot of dance cardio like zumba,” Campos said. Lopez is also known for following a “clean” diet of fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lots of water. Maybe that’s the key to her J-Lo glow?
3. Latina Fitness: Penelope Cruz
Hayek’s BFF Penelope Cruz hates to diet, and we can’t help but love that about her! “Penelope loves to eat fried food, bread, all types of junk food,” Campos said. When the Spanish actress needs to drop some weight in a hurry, she turns to the diet delivery service NutriFit <http://www.nutrifitonline.com/> which delivers healthy food right to her door. When it comes to exercise Cruz is not a big fan of the gym, “She loves to do outdoor fitness like walking, swimming, playing football. She likes fitness to be fun.”
4. Latina Fitness: Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz is looking better than ever, and everyone seems to be taking notice: “Cameron Diaz is an unbelievable shape,” says Campos. The Cuban actress maintains her super-athletic figure with daily workouts consisting of cardio, weights, and abdominal work. Diaz was recently spotted at Equinox in West Hollywood, and her hot bod caused quite the stir, “All the other gym rats couldn’t believe what great shape she was in!”
5. Latina Fitness: Sofia Vergara
The Colombian beauty is known for her jaw-dropping curves, and while genetics play a part in her perfect bod, she definitely has a few tricks up her sleeve: “She hates to work out, so she likes to make it fun,” says Campos. For exercise, Vergara does latin dancing and as well as physique 57, a fast paced circuit training class. When the Modern Family actress is looking to drop a few pounds, she turns to freshology, a 2-week diet delivery service. Regardless, Sofia always finds a way to indulge herself every day. “She loves to eat cake!”
6. Latina Fitness: Jessica Alba
Having two kids hasn’t stopped Jessica Alba from staying in great shape. The self-proclaimed health nut is constantly spotted shopping at Whole Foods Markets all over Los Angeles. Her key to weight loss is a portion-controlled diet. “She keeps an eye on her carb intake, but treats herself every now and then,” says Campos. The Mexican actress also works out regularly with a personal trainer because she doesn’t like to exercise alone.