Ian Somerhalder Shows Off Strong Arms in Special Selfie E! News UK
Ian Somerhalder, best known for his time on the vampire diary, has traditional and unusual wellness methods that work for him. “My coach Jance Footit (aka @5ringsbarbell ) wanted to see if the new arm routine and regimen worked. I said ‘I don’t think I’ll end up in a Thor movie but yeah, it works!’ I worked on a regenerative agriculture diet plan. It’s hard to do because regeneration farms are rare but they are MORE and more numerous. When we get to scale, the world will change and weather disruption will be in our rear view mirror,” he said, showing his arms in a new selfie. “What my longtime coach @5ringsbarbell & @Chris Hemsworth it is @centrfit have done is really made it easy to refocus again. The endorphins in Excersise are a game changer. Daily meditation will change your life. If we are good for our body and our soul, we can be good for our environment, we can be good for the things and the people around us. Health is wealth.” How does he stay fit? Read on to see 5 ways Ian Somerhalder stays fit and the photos that prove they work – and to prepare yourself for the beach, don’t miss these essentials 30 Best Celebrity Swimsuit Photos!
He really enjoys eating soups because it’s a great way to incorporate lots of vegetables with healthy bone broth and good flavor. “My diet consists of vegetables, soups, broths, and fats and dense, protein-dense,” he said.
When he goes through his daily routine, if he wants a treat, he has it. “I always hear men and women talking about cheat days. ‘Oh, I cheated and I did this, I cheated and I did that.’ I can’t subscribe to that”, he said. “Don’t cheat, only deal. If you treat yourself, own it. Cheating is a vibration you create in your head.”
When he has carbs, it’s usually after a workout. “It’s all about carbs in the morning” he said. “Of course, it’s long after you’ve worked out, but I don’t understand why we decided to wake up and drench our systems with sugary carbs. Our stomach balance is so important.”
He drinks salty lemon water. “So I get up before sunrise, I have my breakfast. The first thing I do is pound a quarter teaspoon of pink salt, warm water and half a lemon, which will straight into my adrenal glands. I wouldn’t recommend this if you have a heart condition.” he said. According to the Cleveland Clinic“an increase in salt will cause some vasoconstriction [dynamic narrowing (constriction) of blood vessels that occurs to maintain blood pressure and help the circulation fight the effect of gravity] and reduce the amount of venous pooling (extra blood that builds up in the veins) in the legs. Salt will also increase your blood volume by retaining fluids in the venous circulatory system and preventing a drop in your blood pressure. Healthy blood pressure will bring enough oxygen to brain tissue to help prevent syncope episodes.”
As if salt water wasn’t a bit weird, he puts oil in his coffee. “I take organic tea or coffee, put a tablespoon of coconut oil in my coffee, then whisk it in a Vitamix,” he said. “You’re whipping fat molecules – lipids – with your caffeine molecules and that allows you to burn them much slower.”
“I have set myself the goal of feeling strong and grounded again. I feel the need to be strong right now because the world feels a bit like the walls are closing in and I think there is a deep need to connect with our bodies so that we have a grounded approach to weather the coming storms economically, societally and the perils of climate change The world is a scary place right now, but we can change that Remember: healthy happy people make healthy happy decisions When we have a greater connection with our physical selves, what fuel we put into our bodies and where that food comes from, then we create a deeper connection with our soul, a deeper connection with our planet and a deeper connection with each other that will bring the unity that we VERY NEED RIGHT NOW. We need UNITY,” he said. he captioned his new selfie water.