How Selena Gomez, The Weeknd and more can burn 1,000 calories in under an hour without exercise

Celebrities are improving their skin and their physique without even leaving the bed!

At Shape House, an urban sweat lodge, ancient tradition and modern wellness combine to help knock off pounds and even lift energy levels and moods. The process incorporates beds equipped with infrared technology to provide a deep, penetrating heat that warms the client's body from the inside out.

Needless to say, a slew of stars have come into the New York and Los Angeles locations to get in a sweat session, including Selena Gomez, her ex, The Weeknd, Lea Michele, Mandy Moore, Khloe Kardashian, Ashley Graham, Lea Michele and more.

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Selena Gomez is seen on September 08, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Recording artist/actress Selena Gomez attends Coach Host Meet + Greet with Selena Gomez at at The Grove on September 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Selena Gomez attends The Fashion Awards 2017 in partnership with Swarovski at Royal Albert Hall on December 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Samir Hussein/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Selena Gomez at Coach House Regent Street to celebrate the Selena Grace Bag on December 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Gerrish/Darren Gerrish/Getty Images for Coach)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Selena Gomez sighting at BBC Radio 1 on December 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by SAV/GC Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - DECEMBER 04: Selena Gomez seen out and about in May fair on December 04, 2017 in London, England. PHOTOGRAPH BY Eagle Lee / Barcroft Images (Photo credit should read PALACE LEE / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 04: Selena Gomez visits Kiss FM Studio's on December 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Singer/actress Selena Gomez arrives at the Billboard Women In Music 2017 at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 30, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 30: Selena Gomez and Francia Raisa attend Billboard Women In Music 2017 - Arrivals at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 30, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Actress/singer Selena Gomez arrives at the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Selena Gomez performs 'Wolves' onstage during the 2017 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Chris Polk/AMA2017/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 03: Selena Gomez is seen on November 03, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by BG005/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 23: Selena Gomez arrives at the 3rd Annual InStyle Awards at The Getty Center on October 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 23: Selena Gomez (L) and Demi Lovato attend the Third Annual 'InStyle Awards' presented by InStyle at The Getty Center on October 23, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Donato Sardella/Getty Images for InStyle)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 18: Selena Gomez is seen in SoHo on October 18, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: In this handout photo provided by One Voice: Somos Live!,Selena Gomez participates in the phone bank during 'One Voice: Somos Live! A Concert For Disaster Relief' at the Universal Studios Lot on October 14, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Marisa Tomei (Photo by Evans Vestal Ward /NBCUniversal/One Voice: Somos Live!/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 04: Selena Gomez seen on location for Woody Allen's untitled movie at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on October 4, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 27: Selena Gomez seen out in Manhattan on September 27, 2017 in New York, New York. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Selena Gomez seen on location for Woody Allen's untitled movie in Greenwich Village on September 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Singer/Actress Selena Gomez is seen on the set of Woody Allen movie on September 21, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Selena Gomez seen on location for Woody Allen's untitled movie on the Upper East Side on September 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Selena Gomez and Woody Allen seen on location for Woody Allen's untitled movie on September 20, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 13: Selena Gomez poses during the Coach In-Store Event with Selena Gomez at Coach Boutique on September 13, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Coach)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Selena Gomez attends Coach Spring 2019 fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Basketball City - Pier 36 - South Street on September 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for Coach)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 11: Selena Gomez and Woody Allen seen on location for his untitled movie on September 11, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09: Selena Gomez attends the 2017 BoF 500 Gala at Public Hotel on September 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Pont/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: The Weeknd and Selena Gomez attend 2017 Harper's Bazaar Icons at The Plaza Hotel on September 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Singer Selena Gomez is seen walking in Soho on September 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 04: Singer Selena Gomez is seen in Greenwich Village on September 4, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 03: Singer Selena Gomez is seen in the West Village on September 3, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 24: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Selena Gomez is seen on August 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/GC Images)
RADIO DISNEY - Selena Gomez visited the Radio Disney studios to discuss her single 'Bad Liar.' (Paul Hebert/Radio Disney via Getty Images) SELENA GOMEZ
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Selena Gomez seen out in Manhattan on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Selena Gomez visits Music Choice on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Selena Gomez visits 'The Morning Mash Up' for a special 'Celebrity Session' on SiriusXM Hits 1 Channel at SiriusXM Studios on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 05: Selena Gomez seen out Manhattan on June 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 03: Selena Gomez out and about on June 3, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02: Selena Gomez is seen on June 2, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Selena Gomez and The Weeknd attend the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 01: Selena Gomez attends the 'Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - APRIL 27: Selena Gomez is seen on stage during the We Day California 2017 on April 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
INGLEWOOD, CA - APRIL 27: Actress/singer Selena Gomez arrives at We Day California 2017 at The Forum on April 27, 2017 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 30: Actress Selena Gomez arrives at the Premiere of Netflix's '13 Reasons Why' at Paramount Pictures on March 30, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY: Selena Gomez sits front row at the Coach FW17 Show during Fashion Week at Pier 76 on February 14, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Selena Gomez leaves her Hotel on February 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Selena Gomez is seen in Midtown on February 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Singer Selena Gomez is seen walking in Midtwn on February 8, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 28: Selena Gomez is seen at LAX on November 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Selena Gomez is seen at LAX on February 07, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by starzfly/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 19: Selena Gomez is seen on January 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.(Photo by JB Lacroix/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Selena Gomez seen at the 2016 American Music Awards held on November 20, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. PHOTOGRAPH BY John Rasimus / Barcroft Images London-T:+44 207 033 1031 E:hello@barcroftmedia.com - New York-T:+1 212 796 2458 E:hello@barcroftusa.com - New Delhi-T:+91 11 4053 2429 E:hello@barcroftindia.com www.barcroftimages.com (Photo credit should read John Rasimus / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
QUEBEC CITY, QC - JULY 11: Selena Gomez performs at Festival D'ete De Quebec on July 11, 2016 in Quebec City, Canada. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 08: Singer Selena Gomez performs at Staples Center on July 8, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 01: Singer Selena Gomez performs at Barclays Center on June 1, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Kane/WireImage)
OTTAWA, ON - MAY 22: Selena Gomez performs onstage during her Revival Tour live at the Canadian Tire Centre on May 22, 2016 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Mark Horton/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 04: Selena Gomez arrives at the 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball at Staples Center on December 4, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Actress Selena Gomez arrives at the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images for Fashion Media)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Singer Selena Gomez performs onstage during the 2015 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2015/FilmMagic)
Selena Gomez attends the '2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' at the Lexington Avenue Armory in New York City. ?? LAN (Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Selena Gomez attend the Victoria's Secret after party at TAO restaurant on November 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Selena Gomez attends the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion After Party at TAO Downtown on November 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Grant Lamos IV/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Selena Gomez performs onstage during the 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Lexington Armory on November 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Kane/FilmMagic)
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It's no wonder celebrities are all about Shape House as the benefits of sweating include better skin, more energy, better sleep, and weight loss ...to name a few. Not to mention, it's a great stress reliever.

Shape House co-founder Sophie Chiche tells ET that clients come in for different reasons. "When Abel [Tesfaye] comes, which is The Weeknd, he likes the way he feels, that he can go on tour and have all this energy and feel like he doesn't need to do as much to relax after a concert," she says.

As for Gomez, Chiche says she was using the sweat sessions to help her "lose weight" but ultimately just liked the way she felt after the process. "When you start sweating regularly, your body is better self regulated," she explains.

Chiche says you can burn between 800 to 1,000 calories in one 58-minute session, and she herself saw the effects of the process while she was trying to slim down. "I was 350 pounds not that long ago," Cliche shares, noting that the process helped her to drop the pounds so she could more easily work out and have the energy to do so. 

In addition to these trendy sweat sessions, Gomez also uses Pilates to stay in shape and ET got the lowdown on the best exercises to get a great butt.

See how other celebs stay happy and healthy below!

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15 highly successful people on how they stay happy and healthy
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15 highly successful people on how they stay happy and healthy

Warren Buffett
Reading and spending time alone

There's no denying that Warren Buffett, commonly known as the "Oracle of Omaha," is one of the most successful people alive. In fact, Forbes ranked Buffett as the third-wealthiest man in America in October 2017. Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett is also a highly successful investor and well-known philanthropist.

So, how does he stay so happy and healthy (and wealthy)?

Buffett, according to MarketWatch, likes to spend at least six hours a day reading newspapers and annual reports. Buffett also tends to keep to himself, opting to spend time alone or with a close inner circle of friends and family.

Founder and president of My Mom Knows Best, Josephine Geraci, notes that success hasn't affected Buffett's core values. "Warren Buffett always lived within his means, never cared what other people thought about him, followed his gut and found his happiness in life's simple pleasures — family, a modest home and an honest living."

Elon Musk
Books and video games

Elon Musk is a gifted engineer and successful inventor. CEO of SpaceX and the visionary architect behind Tesla Motors, Musk has always been an avid reader, according to an article by Inc. In fact, as a child, he sometimes read two books in a single weekend.

While his commitment to self-education has certainly paid off, Musk admits his eating habits are not always so admirable.

In a video interview by AUTO BILD TV, Musk said, "I think it's probably true that having a good breakfast is a good idea, but usually I don't have time for that. I'll have a coffee or something like that … and a Mars bar, sure. But I'm trying to cut down on sweet stuff." Musk also admitted to drinking eight cans of Diet Coke and several large cups of coffee a day.

Additionally, Musk confessed to being something of a workaholic: "For a while there, I was just doing constant 100-hour weeks [in order to be the CEO of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX], and that's definitely wearing. And now I'm kind of in the 80 to 90 [hours-per-week range], which is more manageable."

Despite his hectic schedule, Musk does save time for leisure activities. According to his Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), Musk enjoys video games such as "Bioshock," "Fallout" and "Mass Effect," as well as classics like "Civilization" and "Warcraft."

Tony Robbins
Mental and physical exercise

Tony Robbins, the No. 1 life and business strategist and The New York Times best-selling author, is an example of a highly successful individual who prizes routine.

In a GOBankingRates interview conducted in February 2017, Robbins emphasized doing over talking. "Focus on execution rather than just the idea," he said. While the tip was directed primarily at entrepreneurs, it's advice that can easily be applied to many other aspects of life, such as health.

Robbins shares his commitment to a healthy life in his many YouTube videos, believing that physical strength is as crucial as mental wellness. He talks about "feeding your body" through exercise, and pushing past limits until you realize you can achieve more.

Additionally, Robbins believes that individuals should watch what goes into their minds just as they would monitor how much sugar goes into their coffee. He suggests feeding your mind nutritiously by "reading, listening and re-tap[ping] into your ability to thrive."

Jim Cramer
Pre-dawn training sessions

A former hedge fund manager and current host of the TV show "Mad Money," Jim Cramer is known for his unconventional approach and fiery personality. Baron describes this highly successful individual as a "high-energy, out-of-the-box" personality.

According to Business Insider, Cramer is also an early riser who gets up at 3:45 a.m. or earlier on the days he sees his personal trainer. He writes his first story for RealMoney.com after his hour-long workout session and has a chauffeur drive him to and from work. At home in the evening, he has dinner and watches TV — either football or Netflix.

Cramer confesses that his schedule is intense, and it's not uncommon for him to skip dinner and lose up to a pound a week during earnings season. However, he believes his lifestyle is what allows him to be successful.

"If I slept more, I wouldn't be able to do it," said Cramer.

Mark Cuban
Listening to his body

Well known for his role on the popular TV show "Shark Tank," Mark Cuban is a businessman, investor, film producer, author, television personality, philanthropist and perhaps even a potential presidential candidate.

According to Baron, Cuban is an "early bird" who loves lists and exercises regularly. Still, when it comes to pushing himself physically, Cuban believes in listening to his body. In a video interview with Business Insider, Cuban shares his belief in tuning into one's own body to maximize potential.

"I go with how my body feels," said Cuban. "I get to make my own schedule, so if I'm tired I take a nap. I've met some guys who don't need sleep; I've met others who if they think they haven't got their 10 hours, I don't want to be anywhere near them. Everybody's body is wired differently; it's a math equation. I don't think there is any one size that fits all for anybody."

Bill Gates
Philanthropy and spending time with his family

Co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates boasts a net worth of more than $89 billion. Although no longer the chair for Microsoft, Gates continues in his role of chief technology adviser while focusing on his family and philanthropic works through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Worth approximately $41.3 billion, the organization provides funding to reduce global health problems and education inequality in the U.S.

As part of his philanthropy, Gates takes his children on visits to locales such as garbage dumps, power plants and missile silos. However, he also saves time for relaxation.

Along with reading and playing tennis, Gates is reported by MyFirstClassLife to enjoy indulging in exotic vacations to Rome, Belize, Croatia and even Antarctica.

Mark Zuckerberg
Reading one book a week

Yet another avid reader and reflector is Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder and CEO of Facebook, computer programmer, internet entrepreneur and philanthropist.

According to an Inc. article, Mark Zuckerberg's tries to read a new book every other week, focusing on those exploring different cultures and belief systems, such as "The End of Power" by Moises Naim.

"I take a lot of time just to read and think about things by myself," he said. However, Zuckerberg might struggle to find the time to do all this reading, as a CNN Money article reported that the billionaire works 50 to 60 hours a week. He does save time deciding what to wear by donning the same T-shirt every day, the Muse reported.

Larry Page
Modest living and personal challenges

Larry Page is one of the two brilliant mathematicians who co-founded Google. According to The Viral Hub, Page lives modestly, driving a Toyota Prius — when he's not cruising around in his Tesla Roadster, that is — and predominantly wears T-shirts and jeans.

In an interview with the Academy of Achievement, Page revealed his desire for balance in life.

"You can only work so many hours, and I try to have some balance," said Page. "At some point, you want to have a family. You want to have more time to do other things."

Page also believes in challenging himself and others on a daily basis. He told Fortune magazine that he makes do without a computer for much of his day, takes only his phone to meetings and encourages engineers and product managers to work only on their mobile devices at least one day a week. It's all part of his effort to keep the company's focus on mobile and to keep pushing people further.

Tim Cook
Early starts

Tim Cook took over for Steve Jobs as the CEO of Apple in 2011. He succeeds in this high-stress position, in part, by getting an early start.

After rising at 3:45 a.m. each day, Cook straps on his Apple Watch so he can measure all of his activities, according to an article in The Telegraph. He arrives at the gym at 5 a.m. and is in the office by 6:30 a.m. While he retires early, generally between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., Cook frequently works weekends, holding Sunday evening phone meetings to discuss the upcoming week.

The Wall Street Journal noted Cook's discipline while he was still working under Jobs. "His stamina was inhuman," the article said. "He could fly to Asia, spend three days there, fly back, land at 7 a.m. at the airport and be in the office by 8:30 a.m., interrogating someone about some numbers."

Oprah Winfrey
Transcendental meditation

Billionaire Oprah Winfrey is most famous for her hugely successful TV show, which ran from 1986 to 2011. However, she is also an actress, producer, publisher and philanthropist, and has accumulated a massive fortune over the course of her career.

How does Winfrey stay happy and healthy? In an article on her website Oprah.com, Winfrey acknowledged she was a huge proponent of Transcendental Meditation.

"I give myself a healthy dose of quiet time at least once (and when I'm on point, twice) a day," said Winfrey. "Twenty minutes in the morning, 20 in the evening."

Winfrey also arranged for teachers to instruct interested employees at her company in the practice of meditation.

"The results have been awesome," said Winfrey. "Better sleep, improved relationships with spouses, children, coworkers. Some people who once suffered migraines don't anymore. Greater productivity and creativity all around."

Arianna Huffington
Weekend time to decompress

Arianna Huffington is an author, syndicated columnist, co-founder of The Huffington Post and creator of Thrive Global. While Huffington works hard all week, her weekends are spent relaxing.

"I love wearing no makeup and sweatpants," Huffington told Into the Gloss. "I get to have a complete break from the week, which for me is intense."

Like Winfrey, Huffington is a strong proponent of meditation and encourages the practice at work. In a TED Talk, Huffington said that her employees enjoy "weekly breathing exercises, yoga classes, meditation, two nap rooms." Additionally, she shared her commitment to exercising regularly and getting a good night's sleep. In fact, Huffington avoids charging her phone in her bedroom at night.

A relaxing shower also does wonders, Huffington told Into the Gloss. "I also have a bench in my shower because it's a steam shower. This way, you can sit down and have a steam; it's just so detoxifying."

Richard Branson
A morning routine and lots of tea

Richard Branson is worth an estimated $5.1 billion, according to Forbes, thanks to his conglomerate of businesses under the Virgin umbrella, which include Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Galactic.

With major businesses under his watch, Branson makes the most of his day by getting an early start. In an April 2017 blog post on the Virgin website, Branson wrote that one of his secrets to success is that he usually wakes up at 5 a.m. and begins his day with a workout, which can be tennis, walking or running, biking or kite-surfing.

After exercising, he eats breakfast and spends time with his family. "Exercise and family time put me in a great mind frame before getting down to business," he said.

Branson doesn't usually go to bed until 11 p.m. As for how he stays energized for his long day, Branson credits drinking tea — and lots of it. "I'm talking 20 cups a day," he said. "Don't tell my doctor."

Barack Obama
Exercise, alone time and seven almonds

Former President Barack Obama made sure to carve out time for exercise and relaxation, even when he held arguably the most stressful job in the world.

Obama told Men's Health that he typically worked out for 45 minutes a day, six days a week while heading up the Oval Office. "I'll lift one day and do cardio the next," he said of his usual routine.

He also made sure to carve out alone time, which he used to stay productive, but also to relax. According to a 2016 profile in The New York Times, Obama would spend four to five hours at the end of each day by himself, preparing speeches and reading briefing papers, but also watching ESPN, reading novels or playing Words With Friends on his iPad.

In addition, he does not consume caffeine or alcohol, and his go-to nighttime snack is a very specific and health-conscious seven almonds.

Jeff Bezos
Eight hours of sleep

Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world, according to Forbes, which estimates his net worth at $98.1 billion. And even though he runs Amazon, one of the most successful companies in the world, he still makes sure to get a good night's sleep.

Bezos told Thrive Global that he aims to get eight hours of sleep every night. "I try hard to make that a priority," he said. "For me, that's the needed amount to feel energized and excited."

He also said having a good work-life balance — or "harmony," in his words — helps him to be more productive in both worlds. "If I'm happy at work, I'm better at home — a better husband and better father," Bezos said. "And if I'm happy at home, I come into work more energized — a better employee and a better colleague."

Bob Iger
VersaClimber and long flights

Disney CEO Bob Iger swears by the VersaClimber cardio machine to stay fit. According to Variety, Iger wakes up every work day at 4:15 a.m. and gets on his climbing machine by 4:25 a.m. for an intense 45-minute workout.

And while some business professionals might see work travel time as a drag, Iger makes the most of all the hours he spends on his company's corporate jet. "I can catch up on things," he told Variety. "I can screen things. I can read things. I can satisfy my curiosity. I like it. It's peaceful."

Getting organized, Transcendental Meditation, voracious reading and other quiet, reflective practices are just a few characteristics shared by leading business professionals. Consider copying a few of these helpful habits to give yourself the best shot at success.

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