“Everything in moderation”: You Will Stop Listening to Social Media Fitness ‘Gurus’ after Mark Wahlberg’s Healthy Lifestyle Confession

Mark Wahlberg is a celebrity who believes in a relatable form of fitness that promotes a healthy lifestyle.

"Everything in moderation": You Will Stop Listening to Social Media Fitness 'Gurus' after Mark Wahlberg's Healthy Lifestyle Confession


  • Mark Wahlberg expressed his views on a diabetic medication that Hollywood stars swear by for weight loss.
  • The actor believed that medications and brutal fitness diets and routines will not lead to a long-term healthy lifestyle.
  • Wahlberg stated the importance of listening to one’s body and following realistic methods to stay fit without compromising on the good things in life.
  • He also urged youngsters to start taking care of themselves early on.
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In today’s world, the emphasis on physicality is becoming an overwhelming obsession with people all over the world, especially with Hollywood celebrities sharing their workout and diet regimes with their fans online. With social media also nurturing this need, brutal routines that promise a muscled physique take the onus away from living a normal and healthy lifestyle.

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Mark Wahlberg in The Departed

Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg is someone who has always stressed on the importance of respecting one’s body but through a realistic and moderate way. In an effort to promote good health, the Oscar nominee has been vocal about Ozempic, a popular diabetic medication that stars are currently using to control weight. Wahlberg believed that living a balanced lifestyle will work wonders for longevity when compared to medicines of this nature.

Mark Wahlberg Believes In A Balanced Lifestyle

The growing obsession with body image today has resulted in many youngsters attempting to emulate hardcore diet and exercise routines followed by A-list Hollywood stars while also falling for many harmful social media trends. Mark Wahlberg is a star who does not support this way of life.


The actor was open about his stance regarding the new diabetic medication Ozempic which is the go-to pill for weight control in Hollywood. While he was clear that he was not going to influence anyone’s opinion, he believed that this is not necessarily a good thing to follow for people in the long run.

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Mark Wahlberg in Shooter

The Departed star is an advocate of a balanced lifestyle that puts the onus on health and fitness in a natural and realistic manner. Wahlberg also stated that each person’s body and fitness levels were different and must be taken into account while following any regime. Speaking to Fox News, he laid down the principles that he felt were important for people to understand about health.

“I just suggest to people, especially I’m trying to encourage young people, prevention is better than cure. So, we want to continue to encourage people to live a healthy lifestyle. Everything in moderation. Should you be able to enjoy foods and desserts? All of those things – enjoy. But eating right, exercise and finding the right balance [is important.]”

Wahlberg also encouraged youngsters to begin their fitness journey early and take baby steps towards protecting their bodies without veering towards extreme measures. He felt that listening to one’s body and acting accordingly will go a long way in preventing diseases in the future without having to sacrifice on a good quality of life.


Mark Wahlberg Is Realistic About His Hollywood Future

Mark Wahlberg has been viewed as someone who always seems to have his feet firmly on the ground despite being one of the biggest commercial stars in Hollywood. The Oscar nominee has always been a believer in the saying ‘nothing lasts forever’, and has planned for life outside of the industry through his diverse investments.

Despite being at the peak of his acting career, Walhberg has a realistic view of his future in Hollywood. In an interview with Cigar Aficionado, the Shooter star spoke about accepting the burnout aspect that comes with a high-profile profession like his.

“Well, I’m certainly working harder now than ever. Certain businesses, you kind of build them, pass them on or you exit. Hopefully my kids, we’ll see what their interests are, but I don’t think that I’ll be acting that much longer at the pace I am now That’s for sure. Because that’s the most difficult thing.”

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Mark Wahlberg in an ad for his restaurant chain Wahlburgers

Having donned the producer’s hat in Father Stu, Wahlberg spoke about his desire to one day sit in the director’s chair for a script that impressed him sufficiently. In addition, the actor’s successful stint as a businessman with his popular Wahlburgers chain of restaurants is proof enough that he is well and truly prepared to counter the withdrawal symptoms that come with a possible retirement from acting.


Written by Sharanya Sankar

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Sharanya Sankar, Writer for Fandomwire
Having completed her Masters degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, Sharanya has a solid foundation in writing which is also one of her passions. She has worked previously with Book My show for a couple of years where she gained experience reviewing films and writing feature articles. Sharanya’s articles on film and pop culture have also been published on Film Companion, a popular film-based website. Apart from movies and pop culture, her interests include music and sports. She has contributed over 650 articles to Fandomwire so far.