How Do Actors Lose Weight So Fast?

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A personal trainer keeps dieters on track with weight loss goals. (Image: Creatas Images/Creatas/Getty Images)

Introduction

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Actors always look svelte on the red carpet. (Image: Digital Vision./Digital Vision/Getty Images)

In Hollywood, it seems like actors put on and drop weight for roles at an alarming rate. Once a young starlet has a baby, her body bounces right back to its former glory. Actors always look svelte on the red carpet. They may make it look effortless, but actors losing weight fast is actually a team effort that they work hard at to keep up the fantasy facade. But the way they lose weight is not a healthy option at all.

Personal Trainer

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A personal trainer is a secret weapon in the battle of the bulge in Hollywood, and can help actors drop weight fast. (Image: Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)

High-priced personal trainers help actors look their best by motivating them to work out daily to lose weight and get a better physique. Some actors spend as many as three hours in the gym per day to lose weight, and it is all done with a licensed trainer at their side, commenting on their form and suggesting workout options to them. A personal trainer is a secret weapon in the battle of the bulge in Hollywood, and can help actors drop weight fast.

Nutritionist

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A nutritionist (Image: Creatas/Creatas/Getty Images)

A nutritionist is often on staff to talk to the actor about the foods he is eating, and how that is affecting his weight loss success. A nutritionist can also decide on detailed and personalized diet plans for the actor that will bring optimum and fast weight lost success by eating the right types of foods.

Personal Chef

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Personal Chef (Image: Nick White/Digital Vision/Getty Images)

While mere mortals have to cook their own food and often opt for less-healthy convenience foods, actors often have a personal chef on hand to whip up diet creations that taste great and fulfill the requirements set forth by their nutritionist. After a long day on set, an actor doesn't go home and prepare her own diet food. Instead, the healthy fish, lean protein, vegetables and fiber are prepared for her, making it easy to eat what she needs for her diet.

Fad Diets

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Fad Diets (Image: Jupiterimages/liquidlibrary/Getty Images)

Some actors embark on fad diets that are meant to make them lose weight fast. Actress Beyonce reportedly used The Master Cleanse system to drop 20 pounds for her movie Dreamgirls. The Master Cleanse is a diet of consuming nothing but a lemonade-based concoction to flush out the body. While fad diets can help you drop the weight fast, they aren't a healthy way to lose weight, and it will most likely come back.

Celebrity Endorsements

Diet food companies want you to think that famous stars use their systems so that you'll use them too. That's why they hire celebrities for endorsement deals. The celebrity lives the diet plan with every resource at his fingertips, specialized food and consultants, and then showcases the weight loss for you on a diet food commercial. Noted celebrities who have lost weight fast this way include Dan Marino, Kirstie Alley and Marie Osmond.

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