Juicing and Gym Trips: How Dakota Johnson Got in Fifty Shades Shape

After much anticipation| the premiere of Fifty Shades of Grey is almost here. Ever since Dakota Johnson was cast as Anastasia in the much-anticipated film| she has been one busy actress. Learn how Dakota stayed on a healthy track throughout filming.

She loves to juice: When she was shooting in Vancouver| British Columbia| Canada| Dakota became hooked on cold-pressed raw juice! She was not on any crazy cleanse| but she and Fifty Shades director Sam Taylor-Johnson started to sip on the nutrient-rich stuff during the day.

She’s honest about her goals: Dakota has been honest about the fact that she did not have a regular exercise routine in the past| but this new role required her to spend some more time in the gym. With so many scenes where she’d be scantily clad| Dakota candidly said: “Obviously| I want to look good naked . . . I totally understand now why people exercise| because it kind of f*cking feels awesome.” It might have taken a starring role to get her serious about fitness| but it’s wonderful that Dakota has developed a healthy relationship with a workout routine! Better late than never.

She worked out with her beau: When she was not at work on set with onscreen love Jamie Dornan| Dakota was busy hitting up the gym with her then-boyfriend| Jordan Masterson. If working out hasn’t always been a huge part of your life and you tend to skip the gym| follow Dakota’s lead. Having a friend or loved one on board helps keep a workout schedule consistent.

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