Great Kaley Cuoco Slimming Secrets
The Big Bang Theory star reveals how she got fit—and stays that way.
You think you feel awkward about your body; imagine if 25 million people were watching it every week. That’s how many Americans tune into Big Bang Theory, and part of the reason is Kaley Cuoco, 31, who stars as Penny Hofstadter, the show’s voice of reason. Playing an aspiring actress and pharma rep—not to mention love interest for Leonard— means she has to stay fit and toned, so Eat This, Not That! rounded up her top tips for staying slim. Here’s how the star of #1 show on television stays #1.
Cuoco’s opening toward slimming down was cleansing out the icebox. “Our white goods and storage room have utterly modified, as a result of we tend to don’t eat crap any longer,” she told form. “No additional soda, chips, cereal; we tend to had boxes of stuff that solely a 4-year-old would eat.” smart call: even diet tin can cause you to fat.
SHE DOES YOGA
“Doing yoga five times a week has transformed my body,” she told Shape. “I love being toned and having muscle; it’s so sexy and beautiful. And I owe it 100 percent to yoga. I go to a place called CorePower Yoga. One morning I’ll take the Hot Power Fusion class, which is an amazing calorie burner. Or I’ll take a Yoga Sculpt class, where we wear three-pound weights during yoga moves. The sculpt classes include 20 seconds of mountain climbing or jumping jacks between the poses, so I get cardio, too.”
…EVEN WHEN SHE DOESN’T WANT TO
“Sometimes do i would like to urge up within the morning and do it?” she told Women’s Health regarding her exercise routine. “No. however after I get out, I want 1,000,000 usd.”
SHE HAS CHEAT DAYS
“I have to have a cheat day. I know when I’m being good all week long that come Sunday, I’m going to lie by the pool, have a drink, and eat some pizza,” she told Shape. “Then I wake up on Monday morning and I’m all ready to start the week again. I’m just going to be in a bad mood all the time if there’s no light at the end of the tunnel.” Another favorite: In-and-Out Grilled Cheese.
SHE WENT NUTS
“All I ate was like, almonds for so long. I was so hungry,” she said on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. “Egg whites, almonds, air.”
SHE’S COMMITTED FOR LIFE
“It doesn’t sound sort of a heap, however I lost six pounds within the last 3 months,” she told form. That’s an entire jeans size, and that we all knowledge sensible that feels! I’m the kind of lady who’s forever had to shop for jeans in 3 sizes as a result of I ne’er apprehend what my body goes to try and do from sooner or later to successive. Everything, from the within out, has fully modified on behalf of me. And now, after I investigate the mirror and see the positive changes, I don’t wish to travel back to what i used to be doing.”
SHE SNACKS SMART
“When I wake up, I have the same little bit of peanut butter on toast every morning,” she told Women’s Health. She enjoys salmon and veggies, too, but “No more meat, I’m like, done,” she told the magazine.
“Bottom line is, you know, I’m not twenty one any longer,” she told Women’s Health. “It wont to be very easy, I didn’t got to do the maximum amount. Now, it’s a part of my day—working out is an element of my day, feeding right is an element of my day.”