Hiking is a leisure activity that also constitutes to a full-body workout. And due to it being a great activity to keep yourself in shape, many celebrities resort to hiking to keep themselves fit. Be it a weekend getaway into the wilderness or just a vacation thing, hiking is popular among the celebrities too! It is usually seen that we millennials tend to follow the footsteps of our favorite celebrities in more than one ways and if you’re still unsure about starting to hike, these 6 celebrities will inspire you without a doubt.
The High School Musical star is a role model to many millennials not only because she looks not a day older than she used to look when she was with Disney, but because she is a great role model too. If you follow Vanessa on her instagram, you will see her frequent hiking getaways in the weekend making it to her posts and stories. Her recent hike near the Cherokee National Forest has more than 2 lakh likes on instagram. Being a devout nature-lover and a woman with abs to envy, Vanessa really preaches hiking as a great fitness activity.
“Once I was introduced to the beautiful hikes in the Palisades and Malibu, my perspective really started changing,” said the Slumdog Millionaire star to Los Angeles Magazine in 2015. Frieda is an Indian-origin actress in Hollywood and she fell in love with Los Angeles once she realized about the many hiking bonuses around. If you go through Freida’s instagram, you will immediately be inspired to take up hiking. Being an animal rights activist, Freida loves to go into the wilderness to watch the wonders of nature in their natural habitat.
The former Disney star turned a Marvel actress, Zendaya is now known for her role opposite Tom Holland in the Marvel’s Spiderman movies. But Zendaya is also a hiking lover! Her hiking-related posts on instagram usually show her carrying her adorable dog, Noony around. Want to hike with your pet? Zendaya will definitely inspire you to do so! With her recent Met Gala appearance which was the No.1 in almost every Best-Dressed list, Zendaya is a celebrity on the rise to fame. If she hikes and loves it, her fans will love it too.
Elle Woods from Legally Blonde was the ultimate role model to every little girl who grew up in the early 2000s. Today, Reese is 43-year-old and is still on top of her fitness game. Reese says she fell in love with hiking while filming for her movie “Wild” where she played the role of Cheryl Strayed, who is known for her books about her experiences during the Pacific Crest Trail. Reese recently posted a picture on instagram, this Earth Day where we can see her hiking outdoors with her son. Family hiking trips are the best, aren’t they?
A Victoria’s Secret model and a Kardashian family member, Kendall is known for her stunning body. Being a model is hard, but being a sister of Kylie, Kim, Kourtney and Khloe is harder. Kendall thus turned to hiking to keep her in shape. Other than her modelling pictures, her instagram also houses some fun outdoor pictures that will inspire even Kardashian-Jenner haters to take up hiking. Also, can we please appreciate how stylish she looks even when she is sweating it out in the sun? Thank you.
Another Victoria’s Secret model and the ex-girlfriend of the heart-throb Zayn Malik, Gigi Hadid is also Kendall Jenner’s best friend! So it is only fair that Kendall influences and motivates her BFF to accompany her on her hiking getaways. As someone who is very close to her family, Gigi also loves hiking with her sister Bella and mother Yolanda. However, some of her most popular hiking pictures also feature Taylor Swift! If supermodels are opting hiking as a fitness regime, I think we should give it a try as well.
Being a celebrity requires you to look your best in the public eye, all the time. Hence maintaining your fitness level is a must. Hiking will not only keep you fit, but it will also connect you with nature. You will learn to see the beauty in flora and fauna and will start appreciating the little things in life. Hiking will keep you grounded and fit. What else can you possibly ask for?