Know Kate Beckinsale
Kathrin Romary Beckinsale is an English actress and model who rose to fame after her film debut in the 1993 film Much Ado About Nothing. She was born on 26 July 1973 to parents Richard Beckinsale and Judy Loe in Chiswick, London, England. Having been interested in an acting career from a very young age, she made her television debut in the year 1991. It was in the films Pearl Harbor and Serendipity that she played starring roles. She then appeared in the 2004 film The Aviator and the 2006 film Click.
She gained popularity as an action film actor after her role as Selene in the film series called Underworld. Her other action films include the 2004 film Van Helsing, the 2009 film Whiteout, and the 2012 film Total Recall. Her performance in the 2016 film Love & Friendship was widely praised.
Kate Beckinsale has also worked as a model. She has appeared in many television advertisements, including those of GAP in 2002, Diet Coke advert in 2004 and a Lux Shampoo advertisement. She has appeared in George Michael’s ‘Waltz Away Dreaming’ music video in 1997.
She has also made several stage and radio appearances. The awards she has won include Best Actress in Sitges-Catalan International Film Festival in 1997, British Supporting Actress of the Year (tied with Minnie Driver) in London Critics Circle in 1999, the Spike Guys’ Choice Awards in 2012 and London Film Critics’ Award for Actress of the Year and for British Actress of the Year in 2017.
Based on the data available, the following vital statistics are provided.
- Height: 170 cm or 5 feet and 7 inches
- Weight: 54 kg or 119 pounds
- Build: Slim
- Measurements: 34-23-34 inches or 86-58.5-86 cm
- Dress Size: 4 (US) or 34 (EU)
- Shoe Size: 10 (US) or 40.5 (EU)
- Hair Color: Light Brown
- Eye Color: Hazel
Kate Beckinsale carries out a disciplined workout plan and also a diet pattern.
Kate Beckinsale’s personal trainer is Ramona Braganza who has been helping her look toned and healthy for years. When Kate to fit into a catsuit for the2012 film Underworld: Awakening, it was her trainer who helped her achieve that look. She would work out four to five times a week during the first month, and three times a week during the second month.
The 3-2-1 Method
Created by Ramona Braganza, the 3-2-1 Method is a method followed by some other celebrities as well to get in shape. In this method, the ‘3’ refers to the number of cardio sessions, ‘2’ refers to the weight training circuits and ‘1’ refers to the abs routine. This workout is supposed to be fun because of the constant change of pace between the cardio and the weight exercises.
Her workout also includes jogging, running, dumbbell bench presses, dumbbell flys, bar dips, sprinting, dumbbell incline bench presses, tricep extensions, jump ropes, V-ups, bicycle crunches, twisting planks, forward lunges, walking lunges, squats, Bosu Ball knee tucks, stair climbing, dumbbell rows, lateral raises, and circuit training. The entire schedule of her workouts according to the days of the week has also been revealed by her trainer.
The Yogalosophy Workout
When in Los Angeles, Kate also works with another personal trainer, Mandy Ingber, who is famous for her Yogalosophy series. She generally works out in her gym at her home garage and never works out publicly.
Her yoga workout includes Sun Salutes, Reverse Warrior, Chair Pose, Low Boat Pose, One’Arm Side Plank, Forearm Plank and Leg Lift, Temple Pose, and Tree Pose. Beckinsale says that yoga helps keep her arms and legs toned without the need of all the equipment.
Kate Beckinsale has said that she did not have a clue about eating when she was in her twenties. But now her typical daily diet is improved.
- Breakfast – She consumes eggs or oatmeal for breakfast.
- Lunch – For lunch, she takes a chicken or vegetable wrap.
- Dinner – Dinner consists of fish and vegetables.
According to the website, Kate follows a zone structured diet. This means that there is a balance of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in every meal in order to balance the blood sugar levels and make the body fat burn more efficiently. Her day consists of three main meals and two snacks that are low in calories and high in proteins.
She also drinks at least one liter of water daily. During her Underworld project, Kate had a personal chef who would prepare meals based on the 3-2-1 Nutrition plan by Braganza. At the same time, however, Kate also allows herself to have cake or a cupcake once in a while.
It is her workout plan, yoga plan, and diet pattern, along with help from her trainers, that help her keep in shape for her projects.
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