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Jessica Alba in Little Black Dress Hits Baby2Baby Gala

Alba channeled her “Dark Angel” days in a tight black dress.

Actress Jessica Alba has long been considered one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood since her breakout performance in the series Dark Angel. Alba attended the 10th anniversary Baby2Baby gala on Sunday, and proved that she still looks the same since the beginning of her career. Alba wore a tight black halter gown, and kept her dark hair straight and simple, while she attended with her husband, Cash Warren. Read on to see 5 ways Jessica Alba stays in shape and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!


She Does Cardio Circuits With A Trainer

Alba's trainer, Ramona Braganza, broke down the actress' typical workout to Pop Workouts. A majority of Alba's fitness is broken into circuits, and contains exercises like dumbbell bench presses and ab crunches. Braganza explained this decision to the website by saying, "Taking the boredom factor out of the thirty minutes of cardio, I broke the time into a 3 X 10-minute segments of speed and grade changes."


She Does A Different Set of Exercises Each Day

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According to Pop Workouts, Alba does a different set of exercises for each of the five days of the work week. For example, on Mondays, Alba will do V-Ups, twisting planks, and bicycle crunches. While on Wednesdays, Alba does stair climbing and dumbbell rows.


She Alternates Between Upper and Lower Body Days

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According to Pop Workouts, Alba will alternate between working out her upper body and her lower body. This ensures that she targets each area of her body. Alba will do upper body workouts on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and will do lower body exercises on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 


She Sticks To The Basics

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Alba's trainer, Ramona Braganza, revealed that the actress likes to do basic exercises, and avoids using gym machines. "This has been Jessica's preferred method of training. Sticking to the basics, using compound exercises, alternating upper and lower body, and natural alternatives to cardio machines, such as climbing stairs, jumping rope, or jogging." Braganza says this helps Alba stay in shape with her traveling and busy schedule. 


She's A Free-Diver

In a photo series detailing her summertime fun on Instagram, Alba revealed that she is a free-diver. The first photo in the series shows Alba deep in the clear ocean. She captioned the photo, "Last #photodump of the summer! Got to do a little free diving in Mexico."

Anna Bechtel
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