Small Wonder
Muscle & Fitness Philippines|September 2018
Small Wonder

NCIS: New Orleans star SHALITA GRANT on deadlifting, bartending, and bad pickup lines.

Shawn Donnelly

You’re a Juilliard-trained, Tony-nominated actress. But you’re also a former Equinox trainer. Were you a good trainer?

When I first started, hell no. I didn’t know what I was doing. But after I put myself on the workout regimen that I gave my clients, I was a much better trainer.

What was your top tip?

Show up. Just show up.

What’s your fitness routine like these days?

I have a Schwinn bike in my house. I use the Peloton app on my iPhone and do spin classes. I’ve also been using Nike’s training app for workout ideas. It’s really good, and it’s free. And I’ve started doing Pure Barre. I’m in there with a bunch of 50-year-old women, but it’s actually really great. They’re onto something.

Do you lift weights?


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September 2018