Alessandra Ambrosio Comes Clean About Working Out, Emotional Eating, & The 'Stressful' Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
It's always interesting to hear a Victoria's Secret Angel's diet and fitness routine.
Angels are often held up as physical ideals of beauty, so the rest of us can't help but be curious about how they stay slim and toned.
Alessandra Ambrosio is one of the longest-reigning Angels on the VS roster, but admits she had to fight to stop emotional eating.
In a new interview in Net-A-Porter's The Edit, the Brazilian beauty truly opens up about her lifestyle.
Regarding working out, she admits it was something that eventually grew on her:
"In my family, no one ever worked out. It wasn't until I did my first Victoria's Secret show that I started exercising. Even when I got pregnant with my daughter [Anja, seven] and moved to California, I couldn't understand this lifestyle my fiancé [businessman Jamie Mazur] had. For him, exercise was physical and mental at the same time; going to the gym was his friend, whereas it had always been an enemy for me. Now that it's a healthy, normal part of my daily routine, my kids will grow up seeing it in the same way, and I love that."
Ale has been modeling lingerie and swimsuits for a long time, but her attitude changed when she had her first child: