Cindy Crawford: ‘I Realized I Couldn’t Kill Myself With My Workouts’

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 29: Model Cindy Crawford attends the 18th Annual Race to Erase MS Gala at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on April 29, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Cindy Crawford. Photo: Frederick M. Brown/2011 Getty Images

Cindy Crawford, who's the new face of Propel Zero, on how her exercise routine has evolved over the years: "I started getting serious about exercise in my early 20s when I moved to New York as a young model and I realized I needed to eat right and stay active in order to fit into all the clothes. I started working out with a trainer named Radu Teodorescu and I think some of you probably remember I did some exercise videos with him and that’s what got me passionate about fitness. Now as life has evolved and changed, I think especially after having kids, I changed my workouts because I realized that I couldn’t kill myself with my workouts. I needed my workouts to leave me more energized. I try to work out three days a week but sometimes it’s only two. And I work out for about an hour. I try to do twenty to thirty minutes of cardio. Sometimes I do it in one chunk, sometimes I break it up. The other 30-40 minutes is weight training or squats and lunges." Which sounds so ... normal! [Propel Zero]