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Start your day with a smoothie. Jessica told Byrdie that she (and her kids) like to have a smoothie at breakfast. "I make sure there's plenty of fat in there with almond butter," she said. "Then I'll use Zico coconut water. Depending on whether or not I want a chocolate one or plain one, sometimes I'll put fruit in it. The kids love it! I like to get them shakes so I can get some protein in them. Chocolate, coconut, almond butter shakes with banana butter!" Chris Polk - Getty Images

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Get creative on the treadmill. Jessica shared on Instagram that she has "bad knees," so she needs to mix up her treadmill time. "When you only have 30 min to get it in," she wrote. "I have bad knees so the incline and treadmill is the only way I can ." @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Don't deprive yourself. Jessica told People she gives into what her body's craving, with balance being her ultimate goal: "I have [junk] if I want it. When I do feel that I am depriving myself, I find that I binge. That's not a balanced way to go about it." Philip Ramey Photography, LLC - Getty Images

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Cook your own meals. This is an easy way to know exactly what you're putting into your body. "In the summer, we do a lot of grilling; in the winter, we do roasting. We always have roasted veggies," Jessica told Byrdie . @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Load up on organics. Not only does Jessica run a healthy, organics-focused company, but she eats organic, too. "More organic produce in your life is better than packaged," she told E! . Charley Gallay - Getty Images

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Snack on popcorn. Jessica is a huge fan of this crunchy snack. "I love popcorn. I eat that at the office every day," she told Byrdie . "I make popcorn with Himalayan sea salt and coconut oil. That's pretty much it!" Noel Vasquez - Getty Images

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Stay hydrated. Water is pretty crucial to staying alive and healthy, and Jessica is well aware of this. "I think water is essential [to good health]," she told E! . It's also important if you want glowing skin and high energy (and who doesn't?). Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images

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Sip some coconut water. Full caveat: Jessica is a spokesperson for Zico coconut water, but she really seems to love the stuff. "I really love the health benefits that come with coconut water," she told Byrdie . "I don't drink a ton of other types of drinks. I drink coffee, tea, and coconut waterthat's it." Jamie McCarthy - Getty Images

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Limit processed foods. Jessica is big on this one. "Always try to have as many fresh and natural things in your diet as possible and the least amount of processed things and things that have unnatural sugars," she told Byrdie . Stefanie Keenan - Getty Images

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Consider acupuncture. In early 2019, Jessica posted a photo of herself on Instagram getting an acupuncture facial. Not only was she makeup-free, her face was covered in needles. Fans of acufacials claim they can do everything from boosting circulation to increasing collagen production (key for plumping up fine lines and wrinkles) to relaxing muscles (which gives a more lifted appearance to the face). @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Have a workout buddy. Jessica's Instagram is filled with photos of herself and her workout buds. "I really like taking group classes, or I like to work out with friends," she told Byrdie . "I'll always work out with a friend because it's more fun." Jamie McCarthy - Getty Images

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Whip out an exercise band. Resistance bands are a great way to use your body to build strength. In a recent Instagram Story , Jessica showed off a few of the tools she was using, including resistance bands for side-steps. @jessicaalba

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Try spinning. Jessica is a big fan of indoor cycling classes. "I like to do some [indoor cycling] classes, group classes, Flywheel is a place I like to go," she told WomensHealthMag.com . J. Vespa - Getty Images

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Create an awesome workout playlist. This is crucial, Jessica says. "I definitely always have Drake, Jay-Z, Kanye, I have some new artists that I've been listening to a lot," she told Byrdie . "I like any kind of West Coast rapperusually more hip-hop and rap and less pop music." Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images

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Take walks. "If you can be active in any way shape or form, it's always good to keep the blood flowing," Jessica told E! . "If you can just do it two or three times a week, a little bit of exercise whether it's yoga or going for a walk or cycling class or something...go for it." Ray Tamarra - Getty Images

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Push yourself. Jessica's trainer Ramona Braganza's best advice for her clients, per InStyle : "If you don't feel the intensity then you're not pushing yourself. If you're on your own, use a heart rate monitor to make sure you're training in the zone." @jessicaalba

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Every once in a while, work out more than once a day. This isn't something Jessica does often, but she's shared on Instagram that she's had days where she's worked out twice in one dayand even three times. "Man it was hard, but oh so good," she wrote after her three-a-day experience. @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Keep at it over the weekends. Jessica gets in her workouts over the weekends, too. " #weekendwarrior ," she captioned one Instagram gym selfie. @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Try hot yoga. Jessica told Byrdie she's all about this form of exercise: "I do like hot yoga classes, if it's done at a good pace. I prefer it mixed in with light weights, so like a sculpting hot yoga class." Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images

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Check out a dance class. Jessica owned the dance floor in Honey, and she also loves to break it down IRL. "I like doing dance classes," she told WomensHealthMag.com . "That's fun. Like hip-hop class, mixed with like core pilates-type exercises." @jessicaalba

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Work your butt. Braganza says she has her clients focus on this area. "The glutes are a large muscle; they often become inactive due to our sedentary lifestyle," she told InStyle . She has her clients make an effort during workouts to contract this area. "You should feel it tightening up when doing squats, step-ups, kicks and lunges. Squeeze the glutes throughout the move," she said. Taylor Hill - Getty Images

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Mix up your running. Running long distance isn't for everyone. "Sometimes I do sprint intervals just because I hate working out," Jessica told WomensHealthMag.com . Philip Ramey Photography, LLC - Getty Images

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Try HIIT workouts. "I like high-intensity workouts; I like moving around a lot," Jessica told Byrdie . "I don't like a lot of repetition." Ray Tamarra - Getty Images

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Use kettlebells. Kettlebells are another versatile tool you should utilize, and Jessica is well aware. She's showed off a set while documenting a workout on Instagram Stories . @jessicaalba

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Indulge in a guilty pleasure. Everyone has one, and Jessica says it's perfectly okay. "My guilty pleasure is, like, nachos," she told Byrdie . "I'll choose nachos before an ice cream sundae." Presley Ann - Getty Images

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Do whatever you can to de-stress. It can be different for everyone, but for Jessica that means having plenty of family time. "You know, spending time with my kids kind of does take all the stress away, weirdly," she told WomensHealthMag.com . "I'm in the moment with them. They make me so happy, they're pure joy. I know they're not going to be little forever, so I really soak up as much as I possibly can with them. That's kind of how I de-stress." Stefanie Keenan - Getty Images

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Distract yourself. Thinking about working out while you're doing it can be a little tough, mentally-speaking. That's why Jessica likes classes that offer a distraction. "Anything where I have to do something but I can get my mind off of doing it, that's so much better for me than anything that's repetitive. Or the music has to be loud and I have to be moving," she told WomensHealthMag.com . Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images

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Create balance in your life. Having good health also means having balance. "Now my priorities lie in my family and in my friends, and I've been able since I took some time off with my first, to cultivate relationships that I never had before, and friendships," Jessica told WomensHealthMag.com . "I'm a better daughter now, and a better sister." Daniele Venturelli - Getty Images

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Don't be afraid to sweat. "I'm only 10 minutes into it and I'm already sweating like a pig," the actress said on Instagram Stories of one of her workouts. @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Think of calories in vs. calories out. Braganza told InStyle that they try to focus on nutritional basics when Jessica needs to look a certain way for a role. "If you can't train for an hour and burn 500 calories then train for half an hour and eat 250 calories less. At the end of the day, its just calories in vs. calories burned," Braganza said. Julien Hekimian - Getty Images

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Go back to basics. Jessica loves to document some of her workouts on Instagram Stories . In one, she shared some lower-body moves, including classic squats, resistance band side steps, and intermittent cardio. Nothing fancy, but certainly effective. BG022/Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images

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Get into avocado toast. This breakfast is Jessica-approved. "I love avocado toast and poached eggs. Thats my favorite breakfast," she told Byrdie . @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Keep moving when you're pregnant. This mom of three hasn't let pregnancy slow her down. She shared videos on Instagram Stories of herself slaying it at the gym while she was pregnant with her son, Hayes. Just make sure your doctor approves before following this tip! BG015/Bauer-Griffin - Getty Images

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Plan out your meals. Jessica works with Kelly LeVeque, a celeb wellness expert and holistic nutritionist based out of LA. "Make sure your plate has four things: a protein, healthy fat, fiber, and greens," LeVeque told WomensHealthMag.com . "In combination, these regulate over eight hunger hormones in your body and optimise blood sugar balance." @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Work out when you travel. Jessica follows Braganza's 321 Training Method, which is designed to get her (and other actors) camera-ready in a limited time with limited equipment. "My signature workout combines elements I feel are required to achieve goals of weight loss and toning," Braganza told InStyle . There are three cardio segments, two circuits of strength training, and one core element to create an hour-long workout. Robert Kamau - Getty Images

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Don't forget about sleep. The secret to Jessica's glowing skin? Sleep. Well, at least that's part of it. "But really my skin looks best when I sleepwhen I'm on vacation it's perfect," she told Shape . Jon Kopaloff - Getty Images

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Think of fitness as a marathon, not a sprint. When Kate Upton shared on Instagram about exercising after having a baby, Jessica wrote this in the comments: "Be easy on yourself. Fitness is a marathon, not a sprint, and it's more important to focus on you and your baby. The body will get there." She added, "The thing I've learned after all three is how fast time flies. Soak up this baby time. And you are beyond gorgeous inside and out." @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Make time to work out, even if it's inconvenient. Even when she's on a movie set where she works 16 hour days, Jessica gets up half an hour earlier to exercise, Braganza told InStyle . "It's about time management, scheduling it in, and sticking to it." @jessicaalba - Instagram

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Don't be afraid to reboot. After having her son, Jessica confessed on Instagram that she needed to revamp her health routine. "I feel like it's time to get my ish together and make healthier choices," she wrote. "I'm working on a variety of things for fitness, once I get the go ahead from my Doc." @jessicaalba - Instagram