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Fit Monday: Angela Simmons Gives Us A Peek Into Her Workout!

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Angela Simmons Fit Monday

It’s almost Summer time, and if you are like me, sometimes you need that extra push and motivation to get back in the gym. For that reason, we’ve decided to start Fit Mondays again, while featuring some of our favorite celeb chicks (and a few fellas!) who pride themselves on staying fit and healthy.

If you are a follower of Angela Simmons on Instagram or Twitter, you’ve probably noticed over the past few months that the girl has been putting in work in the gym and showing off amazing results.  Now, she’s giving the world a peek into her fitness sessions through a web series that shows her vigorous workout at Ultimate Gym in New York with Coach Nelson of Supreme Team Boxing. The videos includes various plyometric style exercises and weight resistant routines as well as tips on the best way to warm up, cool down and stretch during your workout.  Angela also admits to wearing a waist band while exercising which helps her shed excess weight and achieve more definition in her ab area.

Angela Simmons waist band during work out
Watch Angela’s workout, plus see what she told us exclusively about her work out plan and eating habits below:

Necole: Are you currently training for something specific?
Angela: I’m not training for anything specific. I’m really self motivated and really into health/fitness. What keeps me motivated is that the results are worth it, and there’s no better feeling than sweating it out at the gym after a long day or to start my day!

What does your weekly work out regimen consist of and how many times a week do you work out?
I try to work out everyday. I usually box or do spin classes. On my days off I’ll run stairs or run on the treadmill.

What is your favorite part of your work out and why?
My favorite part is the end! [laughs] I feel so good. My least favorite are squats, they hurt so bad. But it’s well worth the results.

When you go into a workout, is there specific parts of your body that you focus on more than others?
I focus on everything. I’m a perfectionist, so I’m always picking something new on my body to work on.

They say that nutrition is just as important as the actual workout, what is your diet like?
I’m a vegetarian , and yes your eating habits are very important. It’s almost just as important as the work out. You won’t see results until you do both. [For those who are interested in becoming a vegetarian], I would say to get advice from other vegetarians and also talk to a doctor, but for me the transition was simple. I find a great balance with foods, lots of veggies, lentils, avocados, beans, it’s important to get your protein. I’ve been vegetarian for 3 1/2 years. And I love it. I feel great. My uncle Russell motivated me.

Are you currently taking any vitamins, supplements? If so, which ones?
Yes, a basic multivitamin and also B12.

Do you have any work out tips, you’d like to share?
A small snack before helps your energy and performance in the gym. Just find healthy things to eat. Don’t work out and then eat junk!

You can learn more about Angela’s work out plan on her personal website, AngelaIAm.com!

Angela Simmons work out plan 3

Angela Simmons work out plan 2

Angela Simmons vegetarian lunch

Are you currently working out? If not, what’s the hold up? This is the perfect time to start :)

Additional contributions by Fit With Fallon!

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52 Comments

  1. Keys says:

    Angela Simmons’ body is AMAZING!!!!! She’s DEF on of my fitness inspirations… alongside Kelly Rowland & Ciara

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    • I should be working, but... says:

      Her body is on point. Kudos to her!

      This is definitely motivating. I gained weight after college and have been trying to shed it. Junk food is definitely my kryptonite which is why I’ve only lost a little so far. But going to the gym 3X a week definitely feels good and I’m seeing results already. I love her tips on eating healthy!

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      • Shortie Blaque says:

        i want to take boxing classes. I need a personal trainer!!! I have been on my 8 glasses of water a day thing tho … but i def regressed over the weekend by accident. I swear idk wth to eat most of the time.

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        • Dee says:

          This is great to see and very motivational. I remember on Angela and Vanessa’s show, Angela was carrying a little extra weight and Vanessa was trying to get her into the gym and on a program. But Angela wasn’t ready and wanted to still eat whatever, etc. So she’s come a long way.

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        • AShley says:

          I’m not giving up meat but it is good to know that if I do I can still be thick. If you want to learn what to eat join a nutrition group. Get the calorie count about app. It shows you what you need from your basic nutrients. Think colorful when you’re making a meal, lots of leafy greens. and legumes. Go for it ladies, lets preserve our bodies now. See a nutritionist and take a class, any means necessary.

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        • divinebrown says:

          When I had a trainer she told me to drink at least half of my weight (oz) of water per day. That worked wonders. Plus I stopped drinking juices and sodas, just water.

          For example, 8 cups of water (64 oz) would be ideal for a person weighing 128 lbs. But if you weigh more than that drink more water.

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    • Jay1111 says:

      Get it Girl!!!! She is looking good and fit! Got long hair, don’t care, and working it out!

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    • New Girl says:

      I’m trying to do the complete opposite……GAIN weight! I started a couple of days ago and I also try to work out once or twice a week.

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      • cake&cookies says:

        Drink ensure plus and eat alot of bread

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        • AShley says:

          #fail read the ingredients. That stuff will have you looking old and raggedy in no time. Up you’re fat & protein with avocados, legumes, tree nuts, cold water fish, healthy WHOLE grains like quinoa and brown rice, and green monster shakes. And workout! You have to, you want to gain muscle not fat so it sits right. Call a personal trainer even if its only for a few sessions.

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      • Ria says:

        Me and you both are on the same mission. lol

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    • Oenz says:

      Awww!!! I miss watching Run’s House. She was my fav (and Russy). She looks great!

      I’m s l o w l y becoming a vegetarian (but I can’t for the life of me give up a good stew oxtail and curry goat), so I’m slowly limiting my meat intake to twice a week. I’m starting Salsa this week…………hahahahaha!!!! Wish me luck!

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    • KettleNic says:

      Her off days consist of what I try to do 5 days a week lol. But get it Angela, the results are definitely worth it and showing.

      Guess I’ll go run a few laps around the park to try and get this body right in a month.

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    • Nik00000 says:

      Well Hott Damn…..I got a whole heck of a lot of work to do!!!!!!!

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  2. RNETHO says:

    motivation for sure(trip to vegas coming in july)…..i tried being a vegeterian it only lasted a month, but i have stopped eating pork and beef. i may try becoming vegeterian again b/c i only eat meat once a day now.

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    • D.A. says:

      You know the biggest mistake people make when they get into Vegetarianism/Veganism, is they all too often get into it all at once. It’s a gradual/natural process. Take it a step at a time and find what you like and don’t like along the way, your probably not going to like or enjoy it when you make all the dietary changes all at once (of course there is always the exception to the rule).

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      • rentho says:

        that was my problem i just stopped eating meat cold turkey(no pun intended), thanks for the advice :)

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        • Oenz says:

          @ Rentho…try it again!

          completely eliminate the meat that you least care for first (stick with Turkey and chicken, if you eat those, because they are healthy, but eat them in healthy ways, i.e., baked, broiled, lightly fried with olive oil). If you like fry chicken or not in the most nutritional forms, then try limiting your intake (only consume it as a treat). Perhaps once a week or twice a week. You should also try to avoid meat in tin or “pack” form (sausages, bacon). but, sardines are good though. You can also enjoy your meat, but control your portion size.

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  3. bb says:

    @RNETHO I was also trying to be a vegeterian. I already don’t eat pork (religious reasons/habit) and I don’t eat beef a lot either. but my major Krytonite is poultry and seafood though. Angela is very pretty and fit! Great motivation for me too!!

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    • mmmhmm.... says:

      I’m the complete opposite of you (except pork). I don’t eat poultry or pork. But I do eat beef and like you I also LOVE seafood. I don’t eat pork or poultry because I don’t like the way it taste.

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    • BANANA PUDDIN says:

      GIRL I HAD BEEN EATING PORK ALL MY LIFE CUZ LORD KNOWS I LOVED SOME BACON, QUIT EATING RED MEAT FOR A MONTH, HAD A WEAK MOMENT AND ATE PIECE OF SAUSAGE AND GOT SICK, SOMETHING ABOUT THAT STUFF AINT RIGHT! OAN, GO ANG, SHE’S WORKING HARD AND WE SEE THE RESULTS, SHE LOOK GOOD!

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  4. freakquency says:

    Nice! I have practically transitioned to a vegan diet now. I can go 2 to 3 weeks without eating meat. I replaced milk with soy and rice meat, drink only green juice, coconut water and water.
    cereal bars, carrots and cucumber with hummus for snacks, kale chips when I can find it. veggie soup for dinner or from time to time indian vegetarian meals.
    it has been 3 months and I have no trouble keeping up at all.
    I have started wheatgrass juice a few days ago. it’s a little hard to get used to the taste though.
    as for work out plan, I do cycling at least 3 times a week, one or 2 classes of body pump per week and whenever I can push ups and abs workout.
    the key imo is to have fun going through your transformation. also try replacing every acidic food with alkaline food. (less red meat, more vitamin c). it will keep you healthy when everybody else is struggling with the flu.

    try to find new vegan spots on your free time, go to your farmers market, etc…

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    • all my life I had to fight says:

      Thanks hun!! Lots of good info! I’m thinking about going Vegan but I want to transition slowly.

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    • Oenz says:

      Everything you said! I think people should really start researching acid and alkalizing foods. Knowing the difference is KEY to maintaining your body. And women of Afro descendants really need to start looking into these things. Research bacterial vaginosis. It’s one of the most recurring findings in pre-term and low birth weight related to infant mortality deaths in African American females, as well as 2nd generation and onwards Afro-immigrants living in the U.S.

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  5. Missy light says:

    Good for her. I gotta get used to seeing her so thin

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  6. AA says:

    I have been consistent with workout for the last year and I have seen good results with my body . I still struggle with eating clean and that’s why i don’t see amazing results with my body.. But I’m just taking it one day at a time. Angela looks amazing & I agree I hate squats

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  7. yes maam says:

    I love Ang, she is the best..
    She is great motavation for anyone to get their **** up and hit the gym
    every morning..
    She is just a very well-rounded young woman..
    Her body is on point right now sheesh!

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  8. mizTiffany says:

    OMG love her body!!!! I can tell she works out a lot and I like the fact that her body still looks soft and feminine than masculine. She is right about squats, they hurt like hell but tones up the booty!! I also take a one a day (gummy) vitamin as well, I prefer them over the pills which are hard to swallow. I’m not a gym rat, but this is very motivating for me to start working out to get my body where it needs to be! Lookin good Ang!!!!

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    • Necole Bitchie says:

      I take gummy vitamins too!!! I recommend them for people who have a hard time taking the regular vitamins. I never skip a day now because they are so good!

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  9. Kiwi says:

    *le sigh*. I feel convicted reading this post. I have got to do better- bikini season is around the corner.

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  10. Her body is on point…

    I work out all the time ..my problem is the eating habits. Eating clean everyday all day is tough.

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    • Kiwi says:

      It really is, that’s my struggle too. My coworkers love to drop cookies and cupcakes in the kitchen office daily. It’s hard to pass them up!

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  11. Nigerian Cutestuff says:

    nothing like morning inspiration. angela is doing her thing and she looks absolutely amazing. if I had any doubts about doing my workout for today, I def don’t have any now.

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  12. goodoljay says:

    “It’s almost summer time, and if you are like me, sometimes you need that extra push and motivation to get back in the gym.”

    For what? Necole, I’ve seen butterflies with more weight on ’em. What you gotta work on, ya stamina or something?

    Necole: Are you currently training for something specific?
    Angela: I’m not training for anything specific.

    Uh… yeah, media coverage, because she Dos Equis. That means “stay thirsty” for the slow people.

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  13. all my life I had to fight says:

    You know what helped me to loose 30 pounds in two months!? I’m a visual person so I went to the mall and baught 3 swimsuites in the size I wanted to be. I would try on the swimsuites every Friday and it really made me work out more and tweak my diet because I wanted to look good in them! I just kept telling myself if you wanna wear and I mean REALLY WEAR them swimsuites you got to WERK!!!

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  14. BGIRL says:

    She can’t box for ****. Jussayin’

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  15. If Beyonce is a king does that mean Jay z is her queen says:

    Good workout tips. What happened to pastry shoe line?

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  16. ChiefQweef says:

    Love her body, but she ain’t the prettiest thang

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  17. LoveIsAnAction says:

    I’m sure she has a lot of time on her hands to be working out like that, she is a motivation though especially with summer right around the corner. I swear I won’t let summer pass me by again like it did last year! The best thing for me is to take it one day at a time so it’s not so overwhelming. I am def going to stop making up excuses and just do it (like Nike lol).

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  18. Stop PLZZZZzzz! says:

    Ok…I would buy this.

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  19. Tee says:

    No tacky Pastry sneaks for your workout tho, huh…? Guess I’ll stick to Nike too! O_o

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  20. Lovely_Dee says:

    Angela looks amazing!!

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  21. "F*CK NI(G)(G)AS, EAT WINGS" ~hotdamnirock says:

    she has a great body..

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  22. riri says:

    love her body, i think shes very pretty

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  23. MzFitt says:

    She looks great and seems to really enjoy working out. However, don’t believe the hype about that waist band…they dont work and I’m surprised (not really, cause she’s probably a spokesperson) she said that! Put in the work and you will see results!

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  24. alishiaa says:

    So y’all are gonna act like you didn’t see how fine her trainer was…..I would be in the gym daily too…..

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  25. Geena says:

    This fit Monday thing must be new. Good for her, I have to start some type of workout routine too, haven’t found something I can stick with though maybe some dance classes.

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  26. gogirl says:

    I’d love to know the brand of the waist band she’s wearing, looks like the one with magnets. Most def something i plan on implementing in my workout this spring! :)

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