The new Marvel Studios movie “Shang-Chi: Legend of the Ten Rings” has a standout member within its cast: Michelle Yeoh. Yeoh has been lauded for her acting abilities, her captivating onscreen presence, and her combat skills many times–but she’s also been praised for her natural beauty and a youthfulness that started the hashtag #MichelleYeohGlow! Part of Yeoh’s lasting physical agility and radiance stems from her daily martial arts training (sometimes for films like the new Marvel movie, and sometimes for her own regimen), but she’s also got some other tricks up her sleeve. Want to know how Michelle Yeoh stays fit, focused, and elegant for physically-demanding roles like her role as Simu Liu‘s aunt in Shang-Chi? Read on!
In an interview with Instyle, Yeoh confirmed that she stays fit by doing almost two hours of daily cardio, and that her favorite form of cardio is usually shadowboxing (we wouldn’t want to mess with this action-movie star; check out her self-defense tips in the video below!). She also starts her days with warm showers that end in an icy surprise; she turns the temperature to ice-cold at the end! Although this trick might take some getting used to, the actress says that it’s very “refreshing”.
Like anyone who exercises daily, Yeoh knows a thing or two about stretching. The Malaysian actress does yoga often, and always tries to move it outside when she can. As Yeoh herself put it, “When you’re surrounded by nature, it’s a shame not to be part of it.”
Which part of Michelle Yeoh’s daily routine seems the most helpful to you? Are you going to adapt any of these habits into your lifestyle, and have you seen her in “Shang-Chi: Legend of the Ten Rings” yet?