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Tim McGraw Says His Daughter Gracie Is The Reason He Got Fit 11 Years Ago

Tim McGraw reveals the comment he received that motivated him to get fit
October 30, 2019 - 19:35 / Sarah Schulz

Tim McGraw has had one of the most successful careers in country music. He has not only made his mark in the music industry, but Hollywood as well. He has recently opened up about his fitness journey and what really got him started eleven years ago. 

Tim McGraw has credited his eldest daughter Gracie for his reason to get fit. The 52 year old country music star got candid with Men's Health Magazine about his fitness journey, workout routine, cheat days and his decision for getting fit that he made eleven years and forty pounds ago. Gracie told her father that he was looking "big on screen" and this was during the prime of his career.

Tim McGraw performs on stage during day 3 of the 2019 CMA Music Festival on June 08, 2019

Tim McGraw: "looking big on screen" 

"I was in the prime of my career, and I wasn't capitalizing on it," McGraw said to the magazine. "I use my whole body to sing - my legs, mu butt. And having more control over those things makes my voice stronger." Tim went onto to say that he changed his diet and stopped eating burgers, however he loves "a cheeseburger" and works just a little harder on the days where he treats himself. 

Tim McGraw has shown a huge amount of dedication to staying fit as he looks absolutely incredible at 52 years old. His Instagram account is full of fitness related posts as well as proper diet and goal inspiration. He is still active in the music industry along with his wife Faith Hill. They share three daughters together, Gracie (22), Maggie (21) and Audrey (17). Keep up the great work, Tim! 

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Change can be unsettling, partly because it requires effort and partly because it's so comfortable to disengage and move through life on autopilot, to order in instead of cooking from scratch, to duck out of sight in real life but show up on social media, all filtered and flawless. Yet doing more of the same isn't working, and it's not making us happy or healthy. We've come a long way from what our grandparents and great-grandparents understood: Real satisfaction in life comes from doing the effortful thing. Working hard, cooking (even growing) real food, getting through the grind with support from others, standing up for what's right and taking care of what needs to be done even when you don't particularly want to do it. #GritandGrace

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