Jennifer Kelly skips sodas and opts for fresh food
Jennifer Kelly-Browning, 43, a New Orleans resident, Destin, Fla., native, LSU alumna and interior designer is one of our fitness role models for October.
Nutrition Bio: “I mostly eat fish, fruit and vegetables. I’m not a strict vegetarian — every now and then a little meat. But we’re from the Gulf Coast — there are plentiful vegetables and fish, and that’s really my diet, 100 percent. And I get my protein from beans and fish. Absolutely no sodas ever in my life.”
Workout Bio: “I was always a cheerleader, all the way through grade school and up into high school. Then I had a college roommate at LSU who was a marathon runner. She would get up to train at 6 a.m. and go for these 10-mile runs. She encouraged me to come with her, so I started running with her and I got up to like five miles a day, and I really got into running. I grew up on a bike; I ride my mountain bike all the time. More recently I’ve gotten into kayaking in Bayou St. John … kayaking is really good for your upper body.”
Fitness Goal: “A healthy body, inside and out. Travel is my dream, my goal, and I really feel like it takes a lot of energy to travel. And to have a good quality of life and enjoy life and everything it offers you, you really have to be somewhat in good shape and good health.”
Fitness Plan: “I go to yoga, minimum, four to five days a week. And the