Jennifer Aniston's Workout Secrets Revealed

A-list actress says having a "cheat day" is key to achieving Hollywood body.
2:25 | 05/03/13

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Jennifer aniston right at the top sharing the secrets of her workout and rewards and abc's reena ninan has the details. Jennifer, you look beautiful. Reporter: The forever elegant, dazzling and impeccably flawless jennifer aniston is well known for her killer legs and chiseled arms but the 44-year-old actress admits she gives credit for her flawless physique to yoga and cheat days. Jennifer, right there. Reporter: Yep, you heard right. At a "self-"magazine red carpet event america's sweetheart admitted to having frequent cheat dates where she indulges in her favorite foods, but she says always in moderation. Cheat days are usually mexican food maybe italian pasta. All about being gentle with yourself. Reporter: And this idea is not unheard of. In a new article "self" magazine says it's okay to cheat on your diet as long as you cheat at the right time. If you want fatty foods, eat them by 10:00 a.M. So you can burn them off all day. Are you craving carbs? Eat them by 1:00 p.M. It'll keep you from snacking for the rest of the day. AND IF YOU HAVEbmZñ A SWEET TOOTH, Indulge around 2:00 p.M. For an instant sugar rush during your midafternoon slump. To have a healthy, balanced life, you have to have what we call happy calories. Reporter: For "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, new york. Get more on this in today's hot topics with leslie jane seymour. Cheat days make sense, right? I'm cheating every day. I didn't know it was news. I mean -- it does, though, go to a healthy approach like don't yourself. Don't, you know -- because if you don't have a cheat day, you end up falling totally off the wagon and have a cheat month. Isn't it sad that that's news like eating like a normal human being and paranoid about exercising. Her cheat day was nothing like the rock's cheat day. I think with celebrities particularly, every move they make is watched. Everything they do, people want to mimic, so if they're at least coming out and saying you have to be easy on yourself, you have to eat then I think people -- maybe it's the message. Eat normally and that's a good thing, isn't that great?

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