Do you ever wonder what huge celebrities like Channing Tatum, Jason Statham, and Jessica Biel do to create those six-pack abs and envy-worthy glutes? Celebrities like them always have to look camera ready, even on their days off. You hear of celebrities who always adopt the next big thing in diet trends, or a lifestyle of rigorous workout routines and strict eating regimes to maintain their toned physiques, right? But they don’t all live crazy, restricted lifestyles. So how do these celebs do it? I bet you’ll be surprised to learn that these 20 celebs do CrossFit and love it. And you’ll be even more shocked to find out that #13 CrossFits! Click on to find out who the hottest celeb CrossFitters are at the moment.
We all know who Channing Tatum is. He’s been in big-time movies like G.I.Joe: The Rise of Cobra and its sequel, as well as the box office hit Magic Mike. And we’ve all gazed upon that impressively beautiful physique, especially after he’s donned many magazine covers as the “Sexiest Man Alive.” I like to be lean. If I get too bulky I can’t move well, and I like to move,” he explains, and shares that he likes to keep the workouts diverse so he’s never bored.
This girl loves CrossFit, and it shows! When she decided to go for a more mature role in the movie Sucker Punch she decided to prepare by doing intense CrossFit workouts. Vanessa’s trainer had her pulling heavy ropes, swinging kettle bells, and dragging tractor tires. “Not your typical Hollywood workout,” her trainer recently said.
Elizabeth Banks believes in high-intensity workouts. That means she engages in those using all her muscles when she works out, which is why CrossFit is her top choice. Elizabeth’s favorite thing about the CrossFit program is that she can work on several muscle groups at the same time.
CrossFit offers intense gains in muscle, health, and overall fitness in relatively short spans of time. The mantra here is: the more concentrated the workout, the better the outcome. And that is why Brad Pitt chooses to follow the CrossFit program. He loves that it cuts down on time in the gym so he has more time for family, even though he is still getting an awesome workout.
This hot mamma uses CrossFit to keep her bikini body all year long. She uses diverse functional moves like squats, push ups, jump lunges, and sit ups to tone her legs and chisel her abs.
Jason Statham is a man’s man. He looks tough and usually plays the same type of characters in his many action movies. And the way he keeps his tough, muscular appearance? CrossFit. He says, “My workout is murder, a nightmare, and priceless.” If you want a body like him, you just have to be willing to feel the massive pain he goes through on a daily basis.
Schmidt is the character we all love to roll our eyes at on the hit show “New Girl.” He takes himself too seriously and can be a little bit of a player. But we still love him, and his abs. “Look, I am kind of obsessed. People at work are so sick of hearing about it. If someone asks me a question about CrossFit in the makeup trailer I have to announce to the cast that I am only answering a question and not bringing it up myself,” he explains. It’s that type of devotion to the workout routine that gives the top celebrities on this list their amazing bodies.
This guy turned to CrossFit after he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a disease that affects the nervous system. While there is no cure and the disease has the ability to become debilitating, it has only motivated Osbourne to stay active by doing CrossFit several times a week. The only known way to slow the progression of M.S. it to engage in daily exercise.
What do superheroes do to get in shape? Actress Malin Akerman joined a club and followed the CrossFit trend to get ready for her big-screen role as Silk Spectre in The Watchmen. She did high-intensity moves for short periods of time to get her muscles toned. She’s another perfect example of how a high-intensity but quick workout can do wonders.
As a trainer on the hit show “Biggest Loser,” Bob Harper knows fitness and he still believes that CrossFit is one of the best workouts out there. He toldMen’s Fitness, “Jumping into CrossFit was like jumping into the deep end of a pool. These workouts are so compact. I used to do long sessions all the time, and my body started to get beat up.” He says that CrossFit allows his body to feel like it’s getting the rest it needs, while he is really pushing harder than he ever has before.
Donovan, of the CW’s “90210,” also has CrossFit to thank for his glorious physique. He loves the CrossFit program and actually works out with his brother, who owns a certified CrossFit gym in California. His chiseled muscles really show the type of physique that so many CrossFit people end up with when they train regularly and eat properly.
Jessica Biel attributes her rocking body to the Paleo Diet and intense CrossFit workouts. Her goal is to be comfortable in her own skin and to inspire others to feel the same. If CrossFit is her secret, we’re in! She has other motivation as well — she has to keep up with the physique of her super hot husband — Justin Timberlake.
Diaz first joined the CrossFit bandwagon when she was dating her ex-baseball player boyfriend, Alex Rodriguez. It has since become one her favorite ways to exercise. “Exercise for me is like eating, sleeping, and breathing,” she has claimed on several occasions. Just look at how she was pushing in this photo.
Songstress Kelly Clarkson loves herself some CrossFit. She enjoys the military-style workouts and loves how she feels empowered after an intense workout. “It makes me feel like G.I. Jane,” she says. She has bounced between several weights but has always emerged looking amazing.
Known for her breakout role in Hitch and later in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Paul Patton discovered CrossFit after becoming a new mom and having to prepare for new roles. “As a fairly new mom,the idea of being able to do a 7 to 30-minute workout and know it’s enough is pretty amazing,” she has said. If you want some of the bodies on our list, you’ll need more than 30 minutes — just to warn you ahead of time.
This country singer found CrossFit during a time in his life when he had decided to make some changes for the better. He opened up in the last few years about his decision to quit drinking and make other changes for the better. He’s a whole new man now, and even does CrossFit with his bandmates as a way to hang out together.
It may not be surprising that a girl who changes tires in NASCAR pits loves an intense, sweaty CrossFit workout. Abbott loves it so much, in fact, that she is now a head coach for CrossFit Invoke and a head trainer for CFHQ for the Level 1 Seminars. Just look at those arms.
Preparing for a pageant typically doesn’t include things like box jumps, rowing, or tire flipping. At least, that’s what we used to think until Mallory Hagan switched things up. She used CrossFit as a way to prepare her body for the Miss America Pageant in 2013. And boy did she do a great job.
Yes, this beautiful hunk of a man relies on CrossFit to get that toned physique. And we’d like to send a big thank you to Matt. Of course, the Ocean’s Eleven actor didn’t only need to stay in shape for us. He had some extreme action scenes to film in his new action thriller, Jason Bourne.
“Lost” actor Josh Holloway uses CrossFit to strengthen his core. Since he was young, he’s loved sports, so CrossFit was a natural extension of his athleticism. “CrossFit and cross-training, all for joint stabilization, core—all that make you a better athlete,” he says.