Jessica Simpson previously opened up about her remarkable triple-digit weight loss, after giving birth to her third child Birdie Mae, in March 2019.
The 39-year-old singer-turned-businesswoman, who recently flaunted her toned figure in just a bra and spandex shorts on Instagram, maintains her transformed figure by hitting 14,000 steps a day.
Her trainer Harley Pasternak said after she ‘tipped the scales at 240 lbs’ postpartum, they worked hard to create a sustainable plan for her health and wellness goals.
Fit: Jessica Simpson, who recently flaunted her toned figure in just a bra and spandex shorts on Instagram, maintains her transformed figure by hitting 14,000 steps a day
‘It had to be more than just getting back from her baby weight, but how do I keep whatever I am doing now forever,’ he explained to E! News.
He added: ‘That’s why we are not a big fan of doing any extreme diet or radical forms of exercise.’
Shocking: At the time, Jessica, who is pictured during her pregnancy, revealed how she ‘tipped’ the scale at 240lbs postpartum
‘We made sure Jessica’s Fitbit read at least 12,000 steps every day before she went to bed, made sure she got at least seven hours of quality sleep a night, [and] unplug from technology at least one hour a day,’ Harley detailed.
The other two principles included Jessica eating a diet consisting of three meals and two snacks, all of which prioritized protein and fiber.
She would also do short resistance workouts every other day. Harley said losing 100lbs in six months was not the specific goal set for Jessica when she started her postpartum-health journey
Getting in shape: Jessica, pictured left in September 2019 and right in October 2018, focused on walking 12,000 steps per day and eating a balanced diet after giving birth
Harley reiterated losing 100lbs in six months was not the specific goal set for Jessica when she started her postpartum-health journey.
‘The goal was the process,’ he said. ‘There was never a specific number on the scale that anyone had in mind. It was, “Do the work, and the rest will follow.”‘
When asked why walking was prioritized, Harley explained how it was ‘the ultimate fat-burning exercise’.
Keep going! Jessica, pictured in May, worked up to walking 12,000 steps per day and then added a resistance workout every other day once she was cleared by doctors
‘Working out with resistance exercise is the best way to tone, tighten, and strengthen,’ Harley continued. ‘But to lose weight, nothing can beat walking. Both of these are essential to get the goals that you want.’
For Jessica’s diet she would typically eat a breakfast of scrambled eggs (one whole egg and three egg whites) with a bowl of blackberries. Then for lunch, she would have a salad with grilled chicken and eat grilled fish and vegetables for dinner.
Snacks included a handful of almonds or green beans with Parmesan cheese on top.
Family-of-five: She is a mother to Maxwell Drew Johnson, 8, Ace Knute Johnson, 6 and one-year-old Birdie Mae
‘She never starved herself and focused on getting all the things that she needed to thrive,’ Harley said.
Her most recent mirror selfie gained a number of praising comments, including one from James Decker.
Another follower said: ‘You look ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE! Keep up the good work, beautiful!’
Busy mom: ‘She never starved herself and focused on getting all the things that she needed to thrive,’ Harley said about Jessica’s diet the last six months. Pictured is Jessica with Birdie Mae
Source: Daily Mail