Musical legend Janet Jackson is svelte and slim on the cover of Prevention magazine. The singer, who dons a pair of Levi’s jeans and a red tank top for the cover, opened up to the glossy about her weight loss and thoughts on exercise.
“When I gained weight in 2005, my nutritionist was very worried,” she admitted. “I was close to having diabetes. Even when I lost it [and] then gained quite a bit back, there was always the thought of heart disease… Knowing I have these problems with body image, I ask my friends and family to tell me when I’ve lost too much. Because I will continue to pick on myself like all other woman do, and say, ‘You need to [lose] more here, more there.’ I don’t like to work out, and I get bored easily. [My trainer] Tony Martinez is great. When I’m getting ready for a tour, I’ll work out with the dancers. He’ll put us in teams and we’ll do all sorts of drills and races.”
Jackson’s efforts have clearly paid off. Check out her Prevention editorial below.