In an interview with InStyle, the Friends actress admitted she burnt herself out by constantly doing punishing high-impact workouts.
“When you’re in the mindset of, ‘I need to do 45 minutes of cardio or I won’t get a good workout,’ it’s daunting,” the 54-year-old shared. “I believed in it for so long. I just burnt out and broke my body.”
Jennifer revealed that her therapist gave her a Barbie ball “covered in Kinesio tape” to “show every injury I’ve had in the last 15 years”.
The Along Came Polly actress told the publication that she has swapped her high-impact routines for a less intense home workout program with fitness brand Pvolve, which she has now partnered with.
In a separate fitness-based interview with Cosmopolitan, Jennifer opened up about her initial inspiration for her health/fitness journey.
“I had an agent one time mention to me that I was a little roly-poly-not rol, chubby. Chubby – anyway, I became way more mindful about not eating, like, egg salad sandwiches and tuna sandwiches and French fries and gravy and all the things I had as a teenager all the time,” she explained.
“And then I just got really addicted to physical activity and mindful eating and healthy eating, which is changing every year. It’s always evolving; what’s better, what’s good for you, what’s not good for you. And then you’re like, Okay, well, now that’s not good for you? Well, what is good for you? You’re just trying to keep up with the times.”