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Nine things Selena Gomez did to get the body she has now

Harper's Bazaar logo Harper's Bazaar 16/05/2017 Helin Jung

Nine things Selena Gomez did to get the body she has now © Getty Images Nine things Selena Gomez did to get the body she has now Selena Gomez has been working out with the trainer Amy Rosoff Davis – who has not only been looking after the singer's fitness but also her diet and lifestyle – for about a year.

Since starting last spring, the singer has worked out with Rosoff Davis anywhere from three to five days a week, and in the last couple of months before the start of the Revival tour, they were exercising seven days a week for up to two hours at a time - on top of which Gomez was doing back-to-back run-throughs of her 90-minute show.

Here, the trainer has spilled all the secrets on how Gomez got the body she has now.

1. No weighing. "I've never weighed her," Rosoff Davis said. "I don't believe in scales - I just don't think it's healthy." But, because she and Selena work so closely together, she can tell when Selena's body changes or when her clothes fit differently, which they have been. "I can definitely see the difference, and other people can too," she said. "But ultimately, a body that eats well and works out is going to look better because it's healthy."

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2. No dieting. There's nothing that's off-limits when it comes to food - although that doesn't mean Rosoff Davis won't encourage better choices - there's just less of it. "I want to live my life like a French person," she said. "I don't believe in denying yourself, but I also believe in moderation. Life is too short not to enjoy food."

These days are always the best days.

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3. Switch from fast food to whole food. Gomez speaks with pride about eating like she's from Texas. "She loves Tex-Mex and fast food that I would normally not condone," the trainer said. "I will walk onto the tour bus and smell fast food, throw it in the trash, and hand her a carrot and hummus." Changing Gomez's eating habits has helped a lot in shaping her physique, Rosoff Davis said. "She responds really quickly. We'll do barely any ab exercises and two days later, I'm like, 'Whoa!'"

Rosoff Davis has been incorporating more whole foods and healthy organic ingredients into Gomez's meals. Here's a breakdown of what she might eat in a day:

Breakfast: half of a healthy breakfast burrito of scrambled eggs, chorizo, avocado, rice and beans; or, full-fat Greek yogurt and granola.

© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) Lunch: a power salad of turkey, avocado and beans, with a home-made dressing of red-wine vinegar, olive oil, Dijon mustard and lemon juice.

Dinner: marinated Asian-style cucumber, salmon or chicken, avocado and teriyaki sauce over rice; or sushi.

© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) Gomez also has a juicer in her dressing room so she can have a juice before she goes on stage. She has been making her juices with cucumber, carrot, kale and ginger.

4. Never let your body get bored. Selena has been doing cardio, Pilates and yoga of all kinds.

She and her trainer go on long hikes with some of Gomez's crew, where they'll break to do circuit training and "arm dancing" and "side chasses up a hill." Rosoff Davis said: "I've always believed that the best way to keep your muscles active is to mix it up. We switch things up almost every day."

© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) 5. Stretch. A lot. The trainer stresses the importance of having a limber body and says that becoming more flexible has helped Gomez "let go". Sometimes, the singer will even do a combined stretching and vocal warm-up session.

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© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) 6. Water, water, water. "I'm a big water pusher," Rosoff Davis said. "All the time. I'm always putting a bottle of water in someone's hand." 

© Provided by National magazine company ltd (Hearst UK) 7. Sweat it out. Gomez has been introduced to Shape House, an "urban sweat lodge" where clients lie for 55 minutes in an infra-red wrap and leave with skin that is "literally glowing", Rosoff Davis said. According to Shape House's website, one "typical sweat session burns between 800 to 1,600 calories." Selena loves the process of infra-red sweating so much that she has a sweat bag for the road.

8. Have a healthy body image. "When you feel good, you exude confidence, and you feel strong and healthy. You wear it well inside and outside of your skin."

comin soon @stevenkleinstudio hehe

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9. Nourish the body and soul. While they were in northern California, Rosoff Davis researched good spots to hike, and it's a practice she hopes to continue throughout the whole tour. "We want to find beautiful things in each town that makes it what it is," she said. "You're in a hotel, or you're on a bus or in a show for so much of the time that it's nice to get out in nature where there's no technology and no people." After the two-hour hike outside Sacramento, they stopped at a waterfall and stood there for a few minutes to breathe and watch the water. "It was such a perfect combination of mind, body and soul," she said. "Health, fitness, food - all of it is so important. What we put in our mouths and our souls affects everything."

California you're beautiful. #dayoff #hiking #Sacramento #revivaltour #revivalbodies

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Related: Blast Away Calories With This Full-Body Tabata Workout (provided by POPSUGAR)

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