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Workout Like Jessica Alba

All of us want to look like a movie star, but how many of us are willing to work for that kind of a body? Jessica Alba does the following regimen to achieve her fit body. If you are willing to put in the same time, you can have a great body like her. Adhering to a very healthy diet along with the exercise will ensure better results. This exercise plan includes three cardio circuits, two weight circuits, and a core circuit. Do this entire exercise routine at least 3-5 times a week.

 
  • 1 Cardio Circuit 1
    • Jog for 2 minutes, then run hard for 6 minutes.
    • Finish by jogging 2 more minutes.
  • Weight Circuit 1

    1 Reverse Fly
    • Stand or sit with your back bent over, at a 90 degree angle while holding a dumbbell in each hand.
    • Raise your arms out to the side until they shoot straight out from your shoulders and are parallel to the ground.
    • Lower down again and repeat.
    2 Lateral Shoulder Raises
    • Stand holding a dumbbell in each hand with an overhand grip.
    • Raise your arms out to the side until they shoot straight out from your shoulders and are parallel to the ground.
    • Lower down again and repeat.
    3 Alternating forward lunges with Bicep Curls
    • Stand holding a dumbbell in each hand with an underhand grip.
    • Step forward with one leg until that thigh is parallel to the ground and your knee is right above your foot.
    • During that movement, bend your elbows and curl the dumbbells towards your shoulders, then lower them back down again.
  • 1 Cardio Circuit 2
    • For 5 consecutive minutes, rotate between jogging and sprinting every 30 seconds.
  • Weight Circuit 2

    1 Chest Presses
    • Lie on a bench or exercise ball holding a dumbbell in each hand with an underhand grip.
    • Push the dumbbells straight up over your head, then lower them back down to your chest.
    2 Squats Combined with Shoulder Press
    • Stand with feet shoulder width apart, holding dumbbells with an overhand grip by your shoulders.
    • While keeping your back straight and chin up, lower down until you could sit on an imaginary chair.
    • Stand back up again and raise your arms straight up in the air. Lower the arms down to starting position and repeat.
    3 Tricep Dips
    • Sit with your back to a chair or bench. Put your hands on the bench with your fingers pointing towards you.
    • Lift your bum off the ground and straighten your legs so only your heels touch the floor.
    • Bend your elbows and lower your bum towards the floor. Push back up until your elbows are straight.
  • 1 Cardio Circuit 3
    • For 5 consecutive minutes, rotate between jogging and sprinting every 30 seconds.
  • Core Circuit

    1 Bicycle Crunches
    • Lie face up on the ground with your hands placed behind your head. Extend both legs straight out about a foot off the ground.
    • In one smooth movement, bring one knee towards your chest as you take the opposite elbow and try to touch that knee with it.
    • Now do the same with the other elbow and knee. Continue doing this in a repetitive motion like youre riding a bike.
    2 Reverse Crunches
    • Lie face up on the ground with your arms palm down close to your body, and knees bent.
    • While keeping the rest of your body still, bring your knees towards your chest, then lower back down again.
    3 Plank
    • Get on the ground like you're going to do a push up. Make sure your body is straight from your shoulders to your ankles.
    • Hold this position for 30 seconds. If this is too difficult, you can hold this position using either your forearms, your knees, or both.

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