For many of us, heading into a new year means taking the opportunity to rejig aspects of our lives that we may feel need a change. Whether it’s a promise to go for a long walk once a week, or head to a therapist to work out some hard feelings, the passing of the old year into the new is often what we use to help set goals for ourselves.
In this 20 slide gallery, we’ll be highlighting the healthiest celebrities, and showing you how to live like them in 2020. Whether you’re looking for a little inspo, or just wondering how they do it, health and wellness comes in all shapes and sizes – and these celebs prove it.
“I don't have to lie to myself and tell myself I have an amazing body. All I have to say is 'I'm healthy.' In that statement, I express gratitude. I am grateful for my strength and things I can do with my body. I am saying I'm healthy and I accept the way my body is today without changing anything."
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But, since learning how to trust herself and communicate helped her break out of that rut and become stronger and healthier, and she’s spreading her message of self love to her fans. And it’s one we should all be listening to. “If you can love me as much as you do without knowing me, and without me being like this archetype of modern beauty in media,” she told Allure in early 2019, “then you can love yourself.”
Words to live by in 2020 and beyond.
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Jonathan van Ness
2019 was a big year for the reality star both mentally and physically. After coming out as nonbinary (he/him, she/her and they/them are all welcome by the star), JVN also came out as HIV positive to help reduce the stigma that still exists for people diagnosed with the autoimmune disease. Heading into 2020, the bubbly QE star is channeling his power into bigger things: He’s the first solo non-woman cover star for Cosmopolitan magazine in it’s history and continues to encourage people to love themselves for who they are, regardless of what obstacles may stand in their way — and that’s a mighty healthy outlook for the new year.
And it’s Queen Bey’s healthy mix of self care and self love that we should be bringing with us into 2020, too. Because Beyonce has the same 24 hours a day that we do, and if she can accept herself no matter what, so can we.
So the MVP of Toronto’s hearts started taking what he called “Extreme Pilates” to help get him into better shape and provide him with more mobility and strength on the court. And it paid off — his team won Canada and Toronto’s first ever NBA Championship earlier this year.
Heading into 2020, we should listen to our bodies just like Kyle. Feeling tight? Stretch it out. Tired? Aim for a daily walk. Making change, whether it’s big or small, can yield huge results, although maybe not a championship ring.
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After hitting rehab in the mid 10s, Efron not only transformed himself physically, he’s transformed his career, as well. Going from teen heartthrob to *very serious actor* is no easy feat, but if we take anything away from Efron’s about face is that change can be healthy and good, and making healthy changes in our lives is one of the best ways we can move into 2020 happily and healthfully.
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“There’s gonna come a time, years from now when jumping in my arms is the last thing [three-year-old daughter Jasmine] wants to do and ain’t gonna be cool anymore,” wrote Johnson on an Instagram post. “So I’ll always take these moments while I can.” It’s that slow down and spend time with your kids attitude that many parents might take for granted with our hectic work and school schedules. And while we don’t all have the resources that The Rock might have, even just aiming to get a little one-on-one time with our kids is a great way to kick off 2020.
Coffee, on the other hand, might be a bit tougher.
So following in Rihanna’s footsteps and eating well seasoned foods with things like all-spice, turmeric, garlic, cloves and other spices will not only help you break out of any cooking rut you might be in, but they’ll help you ward off sickness, too.
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Michael B. Jordan
So get inspired by Michael B. Jordan in the new year and switch up your diet by trying new foods, or cutting out red meat and find some exercise that feels good to your body. Nourishing your body and soul is where it’s at for 2020, take it from Adonis Creed himself.
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And how does their whirlwind romance last after a decade? Chris honours and connects with his wife at every opportunity, even in the years he was building the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
But it’s a give and take that makes a relationship healthy, and that’s an important thing to remember in building new relationships in the new year. “[Chris] was always trying to be the best dad and has never failed to make me feel like his family is the most important thing to him," Elsa said in 2017. "And [going through that] is how we've become so strong together."
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So while Teigen supports charities like LA’s Baby2Baby, her altruism is also helping her. Studies show that giving time, money, or other donations have a positive impact on your physical and mental health and can contribute to a longer life and give us a sense of purpose.
So if you’re looking to build community, meet new people, and find your purpose in the new year, being charitable will help you mentally, physically and emotionally. Which should leave you plenty of time to troll your partner online.
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