Blake Full of life’s stats: mom of two, proprietor of six-pack abs.
“Seems you may’t lose the 61 lbs. you gained throughout being pregnant by simply scrolling by means of Instagram and questioning why you don’t appear to be all of the bikini fashions,” Full of life joked on Instagram. “Thanks @donsaladino for kickin my A double S into form. 10 months to achieve, 14 months to lose. Feeling very proud.”
Full of life is mother to daughters James, three, and Inez, 16 months, with husband Ryan Reynolds. After her being pregnant with James, she felt like her body was different, however she was okay with that.
“After I had a child I believed, ‘Okay, that is what my physique seems like. That is wonderful — I earned this physique,’ ” she mentioned in 2016. “‘And it’s not so good as it was earlier than I had a child, however, oh effectively.’ ”
However then Full of life rapidly jumped into taking pictures The Shallows, and needed to be in surfer form inside 10 months, which she said was a “nice advantage.”
“I’ve by no means been in that nice a form in my entire life,” she mentioned. “So to do it after having a child was truly very nice. Since you see your physique after having a child and it’s lovely since you simply gave start, however it’s additionally ‘Oh my god, this isn’t what my physique seems like.’ You’re feeling such as you’re by no means going to get your physique again once more.”
Full of life additionally labored with Saladino forward of The Shallows, and followed a strict gluten- and soy-free diet.
“I did no gluten and no soy,” she mentioned. “When you take away soy, you notice you’re consuming no processed meals. In order that’s principally what I did. No processed meals after which figuring out. [It] looks like, ‘Oh, that’s very easy to chop that out,’ however then you definitely notice, there’s soy in the whole lot. Like, the whole lot you eat, there may be soy in it. Even when it’s wholesome, Complete Meals-organic stuff, there’s at all times soy in it.”
However fortunately, Full of life didn’t have to cut out the whole lot scrumptious.
“I used to be nonetheless in a position to have sugar and all of these issues. It’s all carefully. You simply have a stability of protein, carbs, and greens. And it wasn’t the worst. Like, I used to be consuming rice and sushi.”