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post in: LifeStyle, Films, Beauty Date:13 Oct 2012, 13:04 views:2481
Jennifer Lopez may have just celebrated her 47th birthday, but the actress looks better than ever and her secret just might be throwing punches. I always liked good it, Lopez told reporters about her love of boxing while promoting her show.
Its very hard, but I did pick it up again for the show. Lopez began boxing when she starred in the movie.
Its always been a good workout, she said. When shes not boxing, Lopez meets with her trainer Tracy Anderson four to five times a week.
With her busy schedule, thats a lot, Anderson tells people. It can be anywhere from 30 minutes if her kids need her for something, because shes always there for them to an hour or hour and a half. The, tracy Anderson Method creator begins their lopez workout with arm work and dynamic stretching.
I do an upper body warm up with her, she says. We do two songs without weights, and then we add 3-lb. Weights, and sometimes I add a song with 5-lb.
Next, jennifer they move through a muscular structure sequence (including moves like the ones below which Anderson switches up every time she meets with Lopez. Jennifer LopezSource: Jennifer Lopez Instagram, shes highly trained in picking up choreography, and shes incredibly coordinated, so she can pick up things very quickly, says Anderson. She likes to be challenged, but shes very, very aware of her body, and in one look to me can be like, no that s not for me, and then Ill move onto another move.
Rather than focusing on a specific body part, Anderson works with Lopez to tone her entire body. She is one of the most internally balanced people that Ive ever met in my entire life, says Anderson. She cares about all.
Related: Fitness Expert Tracy Anderson: How to Stay Motivated to Work Out (Even on the Coldest Winter Days). Try these moves at home to tone up like Lopez: Lunge and Arabesque.
Start from a kneeling position. Step the right foot out to the side in a lunge with knee and toes pointing away from body. Bend your torso at the waist leaning toward the right knee, and place your right hand on the ground under the right thigh.
Place your left hand on the ground by your foot. Pull your torso up, and swing over to the left diagonal, placing hands on the ground as you extend your right leg straight up to arabesque.