Alicia Keys 'takes body breaks'

Alicia Keys takes "body breaks" during the day to tone up.

The singer's shape has fluctuated over the years, but friends say she has finally found her happy weight.

However, the 32-year-old reportedly works hard to keep her body in top condition.

"Alicia does an hour of cardio five days a week - usually running or dancing, and free weights," a friend told Britain's Heat magazine. "She also takes 'body breaks' where she drops down for 50 crunches and 50 push-ups throughout her day - and she does another 50 before she gets in the shower."

Alicia famously followed the protein-heavy 5 Factor Diet after giving birth to son Egypt two years ago, and says she only eats junk food on the weekends. According to friends, she began working out with Kelly Rowland's trainer Jeanette Jenkins before her recent Superbowl performance.

"It started when she performed at the Superbowl in March - she didn't want to look big next to Beyoncé," the friend said.

Alicia reportedly rises at 5.30am to fit in her workouts. But even the star herself admits she doesn't always make it out of bed.

"I'm laying in bed for a good 15 to 20 minutes and I'm just trying to convince myself I can do it," she said. "Some days I fail and go back to sleep."

© Cover Media
Loading...

Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

  • Is it over for KC and Paulo?

    Is it over for KC and Paulo?

    Is it over for KC and Paulo?

    Netizens began speculating that the romance between KC Concepcion and Paulo Avelino was nipped in the bud because of the former's Instagram posts. …

  • Sharon plays Cupid to Zsa Zsa and Conrad

    Sharon plays Cupid to Zsa Zsa and Conrad

    Sharon plays Cupid to Zsa Zsa and Conrad

    Add matchmaking, aside from singing, acting and hosting, to Sharon Cuneta’s list of talents. "Philippine Daily Inquirer" Lifestyle Editor Thelma Sioson San Juan's column says it was the Megastar who connected her friend Zsa Zsa Padilla and her current flame, renowned architect Conrad Onglao, to each other. …

  • Sam Concepcion reveals real score between him and Jasmine Curtis

    Sam Concepcion reveals real score between him and Jasmine Curtis

    Sam Concepcion reveals real score between him and Jasmine Curtis

    Weeks after the confrontation between him and Anne Curtis made headlines, Sam Concepcion finally admitted that he and Jasmine Curtis, the Kapamilya actress’ younger sister, are officially together. …