Cheryl Cole se tourne vers l'entraîneuse de Madonna en vue de X Factor US.
by Ashleigh Rainbird, Daily Mirror 9/05/2011
It looks like poor old Cheryl has come out in a Cole sweat ahead of her long-awaited US X Factor debut.
Just 24 hours after landing in Los Angeles, Cheryl went for a workout with exercise-guru-to-the-stars Tracy Anderson.
And judging by the hefty perspiration patches all over Cheryl’s top as she left her first session yesterday, she really put the Girls Aloud star through the grinder.
The pair were introduced by Cheryl’s Dancing With The Stars chum Derek Hough – and A-listers Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Aniston have all been toned by the trendy trainer.
Cheryl was working out just hours before her US X Factor debut, where she sits on the judging panel alongside Simon Cowell, LA Reid and last-minute confirmation Paula Abdul.
She popped up at the studio later in an unmissable combo of fluoro orange top, turquoise belt, purple trousers – but no feet.
The workout session may have been tough, but it didn’t stop Cheryl, 27, from bounding into a few ungainly routines as she left the gym.
My source tells me: “Cheryl works out anyway but she knows that LA celebrities have a completely different health and fitness ethos.
“A few weeks back, Cheryl arranged to take lessons with Tracy after Derek Hough introduced them. She wants to make sure she’s fighting fit and ready for the US X Factor – and the American audiences – and she wanted the best in the business for it.”
Tracy is famed for her intense “method” workouts – a Pilates-style regime of highly specific toning movements and stretches. But in January, the trainer, who famously gave Madge those muscly arms, had never even heard of Cheryl.
“I don’t know who she is,” said Tracy, 34. “I don’t watch TV. Wait, is she dating Derek Hough? I trained his sister Julianne and we were on a TV show. He was telling me, ‘My girlfriend really wants to meet you. She wants to train and do the method.’ That’s where I first heard her name.”
If Cheryl wants to sign up for the full experience, she might have to go on a special “baby food” diet, where food is pureed into “power juices”.
Oh well, at least the US X Factor will give her something to get her teeth into.
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