At age 52, Kenny Chesney is still known for his strong and fit physique. We’re sure many fans are curious to know how he’s kept himself in such great shape for so long.
During an interview with CMT’s Cody Alan, Chesney finally shared his one fitness secret. He gave credit to this one thing for helping him maintain his physique for all these years.
So what is Chesney’s key to staying fit? He says it has nothing to do with a fad diet, but admits he does watch his intake of one thing…carbs.
However, Chesney’s diet is not entirely low-carb all the time. In fact, he said his one fitness secret is that he stops eating carbs after 5 PM.
So Chesney lets himself enjoy all of the pasta, bread, and potatoes he desires for breakfast and lunch, then avoids all carbs after the clock strikes five. In doing so, he says it helps his body feel lean when he wakes up the next morning:
“The thing that works for me, as far as getting lean, is I try to not eat any carbohydrates after five, and that’s hard to do,” he said. “That’s no potatoes, no rice, no pasta, nothing. I eat protein and double up on my vegetables, and I don’t eat any carbohydrates after 5 pm. You go to bed at night without eating any carbs, and you wake up feeling leaner.“
But just like anyone else, Chesney sometimes finds himself craving a nighttime snack. And when those cravings kick in, he has a go-to snack to keep him from eating something high in carbs, such as potato chips:
“I do have a protein-based protein shake, so if I am hungry at 8 or 9 PM, instead of eating, I’ll just down that, and it really helps you lean down a lot,” he said.
So there you have it…that’s Chesney’s tip to staying fit and lean! It seems pretty simple, doesn’t it?
Of course, Chesney also works out. Even years ago, he was known as one of country music’s main gym rats, and FitTv caught up with him to see what his daily fitness routine was like at that time. Check out that video below!
What do you think of Chesney’s fitness advice when it comes to avoiding carbs at night? Would you be able to do that?