Sherlyn Roy – Oxygen Magazine Cover

After moving to LA to pursue dance, fitness kept pulling at Sherlyn Roy. And it’s a good thing, too – she’s making a splash with her first cover.
By Sandy Braz

TRAINING
“I train five days a week, one body part a day,” says Sherlyn, who finds she can really focus in on the area she’s training this way. “I also incorporate some leg training circuits with the upper body, so that my legs get hit three times throughout the week. I finish my training session with 20 to 60 minutes of cardio.”

CLEAN EATING
“My nutrition consists of seven small meals a day. I like to get all my nutrients from real food,” she says, adding that preparing and packing her meals is what keeps her on track when a tight schedule has the potential to derail her progress. “I only do protein bars or shakes on the rare occasion when I have no other option.”

GOOD ADVICE FOR FITNESS FIRST-TIMERS
“Incorporate fitness into your lifestyle and stay consistent in your training, especially in your nutrition,” says Sherlyn, who has cut processed food from her diet to keep with her clean-eating lifestyle. “Start slow and set yourself up for success. Too much, too soon can turn anyone off and it will make it harder to stick to.”

TOP PRE- AND POST-WORKOUT SNACKS
“Right now, pre-workout, I eat a chicken breast and egg-white scramble with salsa and some prunes,” says Sherlyn. “Post-workout, I have the same scramble with some oatmeal.” It’s perfect for replenishing glycogen stores – you need those carbs!

Oxygen Magazine

SHE JUST CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT:1. Face and body moisturizer
2. A good pair of running shoes
3. Heart rate monitor
4. Chapstick or lip gloss

SHERLYN ROY’S MUSIC:
Download the tunes on her iPod!

1. Shadow of the Day – Linkin Park
2. I Write Sins Not Tragedies – Panic! At The Disco
3. Right Round – Flo Rida
4. Boom Boom Pow – Black Eyed Peas
5. Hungry Like the Wolf – Duran Duran
6. Push Up on Me – Rihanna
7. The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
8. Hot ‘N’ Cold – Katy Perry
9. Crushcrushcrush – Paramore
10. Master and Servant – Depeche Mode



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