Every year more and more people are starting to get involved in running. This hobby is very useful: it helps to keep yourself in good shape, tone your muscles and generally improve your mood. There are many celebrities among running followers. Many of them do not limit themselves to a regular morning jog, but participate in real marathons.
One can only envy Matthew McConaughey’s athletic figure. And all thanks to running, to which he devotes every free minute. The actor jogs near his house, runs on the beach, and even during breaks between filming. He admits that he can easily gain several kilograms in a week and easily lose them. He also introduced his wife Camila Alves to running, which allowed her to quickly get in shape after three births.
In 2016, the Facebook founder, who had previously shown little interest in sports, publicly promised to run at least a mile a day. Accordingly, by the end of the year he should have accumulated at least 365 miles. When Mark Zuckerberg goes towards his goal, he always does it in a big way. So he created a group on social networks, A Year of Running, where anyone could join his race. Now it has more than 121 thousand members who continue to share their running successes. Mark Zuckerberg himself did not give up this business. By the way, during the annual challenge he received a lot of comments from “couch critics” that he lands on his foot incorrectly, runs with a smartphone in his hands and never changes out of his gray T-shirt. However, unsolicited advice from strangers is something that all celebrities face. As for Mark, he simply doesn’t pay attention to them.
Running played a huge role in the rapper’s life. When world fame fell on Eminem’s head in the early 2000s, it was not easy for him to withstand it. In addition, in 2006, his best friend, rapper Proof, was shot dead. Because of all this, Marshall (the rapper’s real name) developed alcohol and drug addiction. Frequent use of pills led to stomach ulcers, and to numb the pain, Eminem began to eat everything non-stop. As a result, he gained weight to 106 kg. However, in 2007, due to a drug overdose, the hip-hop artist was hospitalized. After discharge, he decided to make a drastic change in his life. First of all, he had to lose weight, so the rapper started running. In addition, running helped him not to think about alcohol and drugs. Eminem lost weight to 68 kg, but due to excessive stress he damaged his hip flexors. However, he did not give up sports, simply replacing running with fitness.
During her school years, the sexy model hated running, but everything changed after the Paris Half Marathon. Carly unexpectedly realized that while jogging you can see a lot of interesting things while admiring the views of the city. Since then she has been running regularly. The girl admits that even when going on business, she plans her route so that she can go for a run along the way. Carly especially loves running in the rain, as she finds it very romantic.
To look decent as James Bond on screen, Daniel Craig had to work hard. He completed a full-fledged young fighter course with a real Marine. The actor had to not just run, but overcome a whole obstacle course. His workouts for each day were scheduled down to the minute. Daniel Craig continues to play sports to this day, which allows him to maintain a slim and fit figure, as well as remain on the list of the sexiest actors.
The performer of the role of Wolverine prefers to maintain a superhero figure in real life. To do this, he goes for regular runs, both alone and with his family. During self-isolation, he replaced running in the park with running up the stairs, which he demonstrated to his followers on social networks. One can only praise the actor for his endurance and determination, because his house has as many as 15 floors.
Last year, the actor surprised fans by losing noticeably weight. It’s all about his hard training, where special attention is paid to running. During quarantine, Will Smith managed to gain a fair amount of weight, which he was able to lose thanks to jogging and other types of activities. Fans note that the actor is now in excellent physical shape.
The Japanese writer became famous not only for his works, but also for his love of running. He took part in many marathons, and in 1995 he ran an ultramarathon. Then Haruki Murakami admitted that he almost lost consciousness halfway through the race, but was still able to reach the finish line. He even wrote a separate book about his experience in long-distance running.
The actor participated in the New York Marathon in 2008. He was motivated to do this run by Michael J. Fox’s Parkinson’s disease. Reynolds’ father suffered from the same illness, so he ran his race in memory of him.
The billionaire gets up around 5 a.m. to go for a run, play tennis, or just take a walk. Sports help him get in shape before the start of the working day and start doing things full of energy. In the evening, the businessman has dinner with his family and goes to bed around 11 pm to start all over again the next day.