How 36 of the World's Top Business Leaders Stay in Shape

When you're running a business, finding the time for a regular exercise regime can be tough - but many of the world's most well-known entrepreneurs consider physical fitness an essential ingredient for their continued success. Let their regimes help inspire your own fitness plan; if they can find time then so can you!

"Exercise is the single best thing you can do for your brain in terms of mood, memory, and learning"
Dr John Ratey, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School

600 cals per day 4299 cals per week
larry ellison

larry ellison

Founder of Oracle often sails but is also in the gym regularly

3892 cals per day 19460 cals per week
mark holowesko

mark holowesko

Founder and CEO of Holowesko Partners LTD often cycles up to 80 miles a day and swims during lunch

350 cals per day 1750 cals per week
nick woodman

nick woodman

Founder and CEO of GoPro, as you would expect, does extreme sports as often as possible

600 cals per day 4200 cals per week
richard branson

richard branson

Founder of Virgin Media Group runs, swims, lifts weights, does yoga and even finds time to kitesurf

1215 cals per day 8500 cals per week
ANIL AMBANI

ANIL AMBANI

Chairman of ADAG runs every single morning and is known as 'Marathon Man'

1350 cals per day 9450 cals per week
frits van paasschen

frits van paasschen

Former CEO of Starwood Hotels and former Coors exec runs 10 miles every day

800 cals per day 4000 cals per week
DIANA VERDE NIETO

DIANA VERDE NIETO

Founder and CEO of Positive Luxury runs to the Gym outside her office every morning

650 cals per day 1950 cals per week
michelle peluso

michelle peluso

President and CEO of Travelocity runs 3 times a week and often works out at home

400 cals per day 1400 cals per week
ron shaich

ron shaich

Founder & Chairman of Panera Bread either runs or swims 3 times a week

400 cals per day 2000 cals per week
steve reinemund

steve reinemund

Former CEO of PepsiCo is now the Dean of Wake Forest University School of Business and runs with students

400 cals per day 2000 cals per week
john chambers

john chambers

Executive Chairman and former CEO of CISCO Wireless runs every single day

270 cals per day 1350 cals per week
payal kaDaKia

payal kaDaKia

CEO and Co-founder of ClassPass runs every morning, as well as a core workout and Yoga

600 cals per day 4200 cals per week
AARON PATZER

AARON PATZER

Founder of mint.com runs & lifts weights daily

600 cals per day 3000 cals per week
BRIAN CHESKY

BRIAN CHESKY

Co-founder of airbnb is a former professional bodybuilder, lifting weights daily

600 cals per day 4200 cals per week
michael corbat

michael corbat

Citigroup CEO and former Harvard footballer does the Spartacus workout

391 cals per day 1986 cals per week
DANIELLE SNYDER

DANIELLE SNYDER

Co-Founder of DANNIJO Jewellery does boxing or pilates every day

800 cals per day 4000 cals per week
jack dorsey

jack dorsey

CEO of Square and Co-founder of Twitter runs and meditates every morning

538 cals per day 2690 cals per week
kat cole

kat cole

CEO of Cinnabon does Yoga every day without fail and also goes running

435 cals per day 3045 cals per week
ryan holmes

ryan holmes

Founder & CEO of Hootsuite and founder of Invoke Yoga

550 cals per day 3300 cals per week
CRAIG ESRAEL

CRAIG ESRAEL

CEO of First South Financial has kept the same routine since being overweight as a child, running, push ups and sit ups

550 cals per day 2750 cals per week
CARLY CUSHNIE

CARLY CUSHNIE

Co-founder of Cushnie et Ochs works out at Equinox Gym using scientific methods

500 cals per day 3000 cals per week
MARK CUBAN

MARK CUBAN

CEO and investor does an hour of intense cardio 6 times a week

529 cals per day 2645 cals per week
ANNA WINTOUR

ANNA WINTOUR

Editor in Chief of VOGUE plays tennis every day

500 cals per day 3000 cals per week
oprah

oprah

OWN Network Founder does cardio 6 times a week along with strength training and meditation

420 cals per day 2520 cals per week
ALEXA VON TOBEL

ALEXA VON TOBEL

Founder & CEO of LearnVest does a gym class almost every day with her employees

400 cals per day 2000 cals per week
tim cook

tim cook

CEO of Apple hits the gym early almost every day

400 cals per day 1200 cals per week
mark zuckerberg

mark zuckerberg

Facebook CEO works out 5 times a week on a specially prepared routine

400 cals per day 800 cals per week
ELON MUSK

ELON MUSK

Founder of PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla and SolarCity does various cardio twice a week

400 cals per day 2800 cals per week
BILL GATES

BILL GATES

Founder and former CEO of Microsoft runs on treadmills at the gym daily

400 cals per day 2800 cals per week
ursula burns

ursula burns

Xerox CEO does at least an hour of training every morning

400 cals per day 2400 cals per week
padmasree warrior

padmasree warrior

CTO of CISCO works out every morning with no precise routine

315 cals per day 1575 cals per week
kanya king

kanya king

Founder & CEO of the MOBO Awards skips every morning

300 cals per day 900 cals per week
karen blackett

karen blackett

CEO of Mediacom UK goes to the gym every morning for various workouts

300 cals per day 1500 cals per week
kevin o'leary

kevin o'leary

Works out every morning while watching the stock market

273 cals per day 1365 cals per week
kara goldin

kara goldin

CEO of Hint Water hikes every day with her dogs

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PLEASE NOTE

ALL STATISTICS SHOWN ARE AN APPROXIMATION ONLY BASED ON EXAMPLES OF ROUTINES GIVEN BY THE PERSON IN QUESTION

All calories given are based on the average heights and weights of UK men and women, when applicable. Men are 175.3cm (5ft, 9), 38 years old and 83.6 kgs (185lbs). Women are 161.6cm (5ft, 3), 40 years old and 70.2 kgs (156lbs). According to 2010 Office of National Statistics