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She has been crowned Miss World, she is talented, she is pretty and she has a personality that can make anyone envious. In fact, after conquering Bollywood, this 'Daddy's little girl' has even carved her path in Hollywood.
Yes, we are talking about none other than Priyanka Chopra. With singles like 'In My City, 'Exotic' and show 'Quantico', the actress sky-rocketed to fame overseas and became an overnight sensation.
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Despite her gruelling work schedule, Piggy Chops never fails to impress when it comes to health and beauty. And if the question, 'how does she keep herself so fit and fab despite her hectic schedule?' is lingering on your mind then, read on and get your answers yourself.
Priyanka always looks flawless and in shape every time we see her. And if you are thinking that Priyanka’s rigorous exercise routine is the only reason behind her toned body, then you are completely wrong.
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In fact, she exercises only when she feels she is putting on weight. Priyanka once stated:
"I have great Indian genes! You know, I'm lazy. I want to take advantage of the fact that I have a great metabolism. When I start getting fat I'll work on it! I like food, and I don't like the gym, and as long as I look like this without doing anything, why bother?"
Ah! Lucky girl!
But the time when she wants to get a chiselled body, this Punjabi Kudi follows a certain routine and sticks to it.
Here's what she said:
"My usual gym regimen is cardio four times a week for about half an hour. I also include some resistance training like squats. I also love swimming, it’s a full body workout and I'll try to do 10 laps continuously."
Running on treadmill (Read: 6 Incredible Treadmill Exercises To Lose Weight Quickly)
Push-ups and reverse lunges
Bench jumps and reverse crunches
Bicep curls with light weights
Running and spinning
Piggy Chops is a foodie who loves eating just like any other Punjabi kudi. She is not weight conscious and never starves herself.
The actress said:
"I don't believe in being a size 0. I don't believe in starving. Women should totally embrace their curves."
She drinks at least ten glasses of water in a day, and coconut water alternately. The star avoids oily food and prefers eating ghar ka khaana.
Breakfast -2 egg whites or oatmeal with a glass of skimmed milk
Lunch - Dal, veggies with two chapattis and salad
Evening snack - Turkey sandwich or a sprout salad
Dinner - Soup with grilled chicken or fish with some sautéed veggies
Priyanka is non-fussy about food and cheats on weekends to satisfy her cravings:
"I often indulge my taste buds over weekends and they are reserved for binging on chocolates, cakes and tandooris."
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The Aitraaz star does simple things for her flawless skin and gorgeous hair. She massages her hair with coconut oil that helps in repairing them. Plus, she also makes it a point to condition her beautiful locks with a good conditioner. (READ: 7 DIY Aloe Vera Hair Masks That Boost Hair Growth And Increase Volume)
Here’s what she said:
"I love Oribe conditioner to hydrate my hair and it smells so good."
For her skin, the star follows a strict routine without failing:
"I’m really strict with my skincare regimen. No matter what’s happening in my life, I wash my face every single night and I moisturize—even if it's 4am. It’s so ingrained in me, before I even go into the bedroom, I just go straight to the basin and wash up."
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Priyanka even uses yogurt pack for her skin and hair to keep them gorgeous. The actress said:
"Yogurt for my skin and also for my hair. For my hair, I mix half a cup of yogurt (for moisture) with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice (great for exfoliating), apply it to your scalp and leave it on for about half an hour. Shampoo as usual and voila!"
And to keep her face radiant even while travelling the actress uses a hydration mask. She once said:
"Every day, especially when I'm travelling in the airport and stuff and you're feeling tired, you have to make sure you look perked up. So hydrating the face, which is moisturising. I always put a SK2 hydration mask on my face 20 minutes before I land."
But the actress feels beautiful always as her confidence is high all the time. She said:
"I seriously believe that there is a direct correlation between inner and outer beauty. If you believe in yourself and believe you are beautiful then that confidence shines through and kind of like adds an extra layer to your outer beauty. When both connect, it's like No one can stop me!"
Rightly said, no?
Now, you all know the beauty and fitness secrets of Priyanka Chopra. Isn’t this regimen very simple? So, if you too want to have a toned body and beautiful skin like this actress, start following!