How to get a torso like will.i.am: Secrets of an A-list body
01:53 GMT, 12 June 2012
We reveal how to get the enviable physiques of the stars. This week, The Voice judge will.i.am’s torso
He already has a huge female following after his appearance as a coach on The Voice, but will.i.am will undoubtedly have a few more fans after he carried the Olympic torch and revealed a toned torso.
On a world tour last year, the 37-year-old embarked on a drastic diet with the rest of the Black Eyed Peas that saw him lose more than two stone in six months.
'I just ate fruit, soup and fish and I lost 30lb. I haven't been this weight since I was a teenager,' said will.i.am of his drastic diet
With a personal trainer, will.i.am started doing a mix of outdoor running, weights, resistance band work, Pilates and skipping.
‘I just ate fruit, soup and fish and I lost 30lb,’ he says. ‘I haven’t been this weight since I was a teenager.’
TRY THIS: The vertical leg sit-up is perfect for toning the abdominal muscles.
Lie flat on the floor with your lower back pressed into the ground.
With a personal trainer, will.i.am started doing a mix of outdoor running, weights, resistance band work, Pilates and skipping
Put your hands behind your head. Extend your legs straight up in the air, crossed at the ankles with a slight bend in the knees.
Contract your abdominal muscles by lifting your head toward your knees.
Keep your chin off your chest with each contraction. Exhale as you contract upwards; inhale as you return to the starting position.
Repeat 12 to 15 times.