February 25, 2021

Jennifer Hudson Weight Loss Guide! (Before and After Photos)

Check “Jennifer Hudson Weight Loss Tips”! Her weight loss tips not only helped her lose 80 pounds in 2010, but also helped her keep slim ever since, went from a size 16 to a skinny size 6! It’s also interesting that she confessed to Lucky Magazine,

“You have what you’re craving. Chocolate is what I love – I have it every day.”

Losing weight is a hard process and in hollywood it’s more difficult, as Jennifer shared, dealing with weight in Hollywood was a difficult task due to the standard for hollywood stars.

‘The first time I was asked to lose weight, I was like, ‘What??'” she said. “Where I come from, I was never considered particularly heavy.”

So how does Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson, having chocolate everyday,  lost weight and maintained her ideal weight?

jennifer-hudson weight loss before and after

Jennifer Hudson diet

Jennifer Hudson follows Weight watcher program and Five Factor Diet plan to lose weight.

Weight watcher program

Jennifer Hudson followed Weight Watchers program and followed the weight watcher diet plan. The basics for the weight watcher programs are as follows,

  • Limit junk food, sugar, and fatty foods
  • Balanced diet and consume more healthy foods such as vegetables
  • Three healthy meals
  • Monitor the amount of calories each day
  • Unlimited fruits

If you want to know Jennifer Hudson Weight Loss menu, click the following covers to check more about the Weight Watchers Cookbooks!

Five Factor Diet

Hudson’s personal trainer Harley Pasternak also had her her on the Five Factor Diet. Five Factor Diet includes the following,

 The 5 Factor Diet

  • Eat 5 portion-controlled meals each day
  • Work out 5 days
  • Take 2 days off
  • Limit the intake of fried foods
  • Eat foods with low fat and foods with low calorie

Her weight loss meals plan includes palm size servings of protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. Jennifer Hudson’s diet plan contains salads, grilled chicken, nuts, and cranberry juice.

The results is so great that whenever she see the result, it became her weight loss motivation to continue.

“I’m like, wow! This is what I look like?”

See, Jennifer Hudson follows a healthy diet plan, so I guess as she said she takes chocolates everyday, the chocolate possibly be the black chocolate which is also a healthy snack to help burn fat! 

jennifer-hudson weight loss before and after pics

Jennifer Hudson workout routine

Besides changing the diet regime, Jennifer Hudson also followed the workout routine designed by her personal trainer, Harley Pasternak, who designed an easy five step workout regime for her. Jennifer Hudson workout program includes 5 steps and each step takes 5 minutes to complete.

  • Warm-up Cardio – light jogging, jumping jacks, marching, boxing
  • Upper Body – Push Ups, Weight Training
  • Lower Body – Lunges, Squats
  • PhaAbs – Focus on all areas of your abs not just crunches
  • Cool-down Cardio – Usually Jogging

 “Going jogging makes me feel powerful and free — like Rocky! In winter I do the treadmill, the Stairmaster, I like challenging things. I always say to myself, ‘Just give me 10 minutes.’ If I do those 10 minutes -s- the next thing you know, it’s 20 minutes — I trick myself!” – Jennifer Hudson

These simple exercises helped her lose weight very fast! Here are also some extra weight loss tips from Hudson!

Tip 1 Take a picture of your body everyday

This is the biggest weight loss motivation for weight loss!

“I still take a picture of myself every day just so I can see myself how others see me,” she shared. “It’s taken me a long time to feel it, get used to it, I’m still figuring it out with my body — rediscovering myself, how I’m perceived.”

Jennifer Hudson knows how important the self motivation is during the long process.

“It’s all about self-motivation because at the end of the day, you can have all the trainers and all the money in the world, but if you don’t have that mindset, it’s not possible.” – Jennifer Hudson on Oprah

Tip 2 Keep the workout routine interesting

It’s hard to stick to a workout plan no matter how simple the plan is. To make the process interesting, she likes to play basketball or do jump roping. This is really a smart idea that you even don’t even to go to gym!


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