Usher Shares His Daily Diet Secrets And Exercise Regimen To His Fit Physique

BY Edwin Lamptey June 22, 2024 8:10 PM EDT
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Usher has revealed his daily diet and exercise regimen to maintain his fit physique, which includes fasting on Wednesdays, cayenne pepper drinks, and meditation.

“Typically I wake up and drink celery juice. I’ve been doing this concoction of lemon, ginger, water, and cayenne pepper. I drink it hot,” he told the Wall Street Journal.

“Some days I may grab a book and read to stimulate my mind. I may sit quietly and meditate. One thing that is a frequent practice is yoga. It really does help to activate my organs and get my mind moving in the right direction.”

For breakfast, the U Got It Bad singer, 45, said he sometimes likes to eat “eggs scrambled with cheese” but he mostly likes his eggs “poached or over easy.”

However, Usher shared that he doesn’t like to eat breakfast before he’s “worked out or done something physical,” like “taking a walk, stretching or doing yoga, sitting in the sun and raising my body’s natural heat levels.”

The eight-time Grammy winner also said he fasts in the middle of the week because it’s something his “grandmother practiced.”

“I fast on Wednesdays. I typically try to start around 11 p.m. the previous day, then go the entire day on Wednesday just drinking water,” he told the outlet.

As for what Usher’s fitness regime involves, the pop star usually starts with “walking or certain knee activations.”

“I’ve had minor surgeries on my knee, I had a torn meniscus. Other than that, swimming is a really good thing to get me going and bike riding. Weight lifting, don’t do a lot of that,” he explained.

In February, Usher headlined the 2024 Super Bowl in Las Vegas. The musician said his 2024 Super Bowl performance was “one of the hardest 15 minutes that I’ll ever have in my life.”