Grace Kelly

Film actress

Grace Patricia Kelly was an American film actress who, after starring in several significant films in the early to mid-1950s, became Princess of Monaco by marrying Prince Rainier III in April 1956. 1 2

Daily Routine

As part of her exercise routine, Grace Kelly walked briskly for an hour daily and sometimes went on longer hikes with friends. Kelly also occasionally practiced yoga.

As for her diet, Kelly admitted that she had no time for crash diets as they would make her "nervous and bad-tempered". Instead she strived to eat "the right things" such as whole-meal bread and small portions of yogurt and berries. She avoided excess sugar and had avoided desserts. Kelly was a prolific snacker and following a typical oatmeal breakfast would snack on carrot sticks, celery, and dried apricots if she got hungry before 11 am.

Paul Walker

Actor

Paul William Walker IV was an American actor best known for his role as Brian O'Conner in the Fast & Furious franchise. Walker began his career as a child actor during the 1970s and 1980s, but first gained recognition in the early 1990s after appearing in the television soap opera The Young and the Restless. 1 2 3

Daily Routine

Paul Walker’s daily routine revolved around sport and exercise. Walker had to ensure his body was physically fit for his roles in the Fast & Furious films therefore he followed a strict workout regime to maintain minimal body fat. Each morning Walker started the day with 3 strenuous hours of exercise, usually broken down into 2 hours of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and 1 hour of Muay Thai kickboxing. He also had other leisure activities which included canoeing, surfing, fishing, basketball and many other sports.

Walker’s stuck to a strict diet when it came to his eating habits. He followed a paleo/paleolithic diet which meant he avoided foods with processed flours and sugars and ate plenty of fruits, vegetables, nuts and meat.

Bruce Lee

Actor and Martial Artist

Lee Jun-fan, known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong American actor, director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, and philosopher. 1 2

Morning

Bruce Lee typically woke up at 7 am, stretched, and went for a run. Lee returned home at 8:30 am to eat breakfast and spend some time with his kids until about 9:30 am. He would then take some free time before teaching his private lessons at 10 am.

Afternoon

From 11 am to 3 pm Lee would eat lunch, do some script writing as well as teach. 3 pm to 4:30 pm was when he performed his own workouts and training. After which, he would enjoy some free time and play with his kids from 4:30 pm to 6 pm.

Evening

Lee would have his dinner and workout some more with his students and friends from 6 pm to around 9 pm.

Night

At night, the martial artist would read and write from 9 pm to 11 pm and then go to bed for his typical eight hours of sleep.

Audrey Hepburn

Actress

Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognized as a film and fashion icon, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend in Golden Age Hollywood, and was inducted into the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame. 1 2 3

Daily Routine

Audrey Hepburn woke up at 7:30 am to say goodbye to her husband, Andrea Dotti, as he left for university. On her way home, she’d visit the local store to do some shopping. Hepburn always ate breakfast, normally opting for a couple eggs, whole-grain toast and coffee with milk. Every month she’d have a dedicated ‘detox day’ wherein she only ate fresh fruit, vegetables and yoghurt.

In the afternoon, Hepburn usually worked and cleaned the apartment before later meeting Andrea to accompany him home from work. The British Actress did not party frequently but had a large social network and preferred more intimate dinner parties or visits to restaurants. She did not go to bed late and typically got at least 8 hours sleep per night

Marilyn Monroe

Actress

Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model, and singer. Famous for playing comedic "blonde bombshell" characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s and was emblematic of the era's changing attitudes towards sexuality. 1 2 3

Daily Routine

Marilyn Monroe would begin every morning by brushing her teeth and washing her face to “shake off the first deep layer of sleep”. She’d next perform a light workout while on the floor beside her bed, this consisted of:

  • Lifting five-pound weights from a spread-eagle position to directly above her head (15 reps)
  • Repeating the first exercise but from a position of her arms above her head
  • Move weights in circles while arms were at a 45-degree angle from the floor

Before taking a shower, Monroe made a morning drink of milk mixed with two raw eggs and heated it using a hot plate in her hotel room. She drank it while getting dressed and usually took some multi-vitamin pills as an additional supplement. The movie star’s normal day consisted of photo shoots and filming on sets.

Monroe typically ate a simple dinner. For example, on her way home, she’d stop by the market near her hotel and buy steak, lamb chops or liver. She broiled the meat herself using an electric oven in her room and eat it with four to five carrots. For a little treat after drama class, Monroe fell into the habit of stopping at Will Wright’s ice cream parlour for a hot fudge sundae.