How OG American Gigolo Richard Gere Stays Sexy

Showtime has announced a reboot TV series starring Jon Bernthal, based on american gigolothe 1980 movie that made Richard Gere a star – but OG Julian Kaye still looks hot, and here’s how he does it. Gere – who went on to star in An officer and a gentleman and A pretty woman is in his 70s, but he’s still going strong. Read on to see five ways Richard Gere stays in shape and the photos that prove they work.

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Gere maintains his spiritual health as well as his physical form. After a visit to Nepal in the late 1970s, he began practicing Tibetan Buddhism, building on the Zen Buddhism he had previously practiced for over five years. “Spirituality has many definitions, but at its core, spirituality helps give context to your life. It is not necessarily tied to a specific belief system or even a religious cult. Instead, it stems from your connection with yourself and others, the development of your personal value system, and your search for meaning in life,” explains the Mayo Clinic.

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Gere believes in living life to the fullest. “None of us are going to get out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an afterthought.” he said. “Eat delicious food. Walk in the sun. Jump in the ocean. Tell the truth that you carry in your heart like hidden treasure. Be stupid. Be kind. Be weird.”

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Gere is a Strictly vegetarian and favors foods high in fiber and low in cholesterol and saturated fat to protect his heart. Such healthy choices give him energy and vigor.

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Gere makes sure her diet is filled with fresh fruits, leafy greens and vegetables that are packed with minerals and vitamins. His well-balanced diet includes foods rich in vitamins and nutrients, such as potassium, vitamin C and calcium.


As a spiritual man, Gere has adopted meditation techniques that help him get motivated on a daily basis. Staying clear-headed, relaxed, and calm leads to better decision-making and a sharper mind. “Meditation has a history that dates back thousands of years, and many meditative techniques began in Eastern traditions. The term “meditation” refers to a variety of practices that focus on the integration of mind and body and are used to calm the mind and improve overall well-being. Some types of meditation involve maintaining mental focus on a particular sensation, such as the breath, sound, visual image, or mantra, which is a repeated word or phrase. Other forms of meditation include the practice of mindfulness, which is nonjudgmental nonjudgmental present-moment awareness or awareness,” explains the NIH.

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