Kelly Ripa Injury Bans Workout, But ‘Live With Kelly & Michael’ Star Uses Alkaline Weight Loss Cleanse [Photos]

Kelly Ripa has a bad injury. But one person doesn’t really sympathize, and that’s Mark Consuelos, Kelly’s husband. Soon after Ripa revealed her injury, Mark injured his leg, reported Entertainment Tonight.

As for how Kelly’s share of the truth-is-sometimes-stranger-than-fiction coincidences,Ripa shared that her injury occurred in a dance class, when she broke her foot. Consuelos didn’t reveal precisely how he hurt himself, but did show his sense of humor on social media.

“Can’t make this sh#t up. Small calf tear,” posted Mark.

For Ripa, though, some payback is due. That’s because Kelly also revealed that Consuelos teased her by videotaping her at the hospital after Ripa’s injury.

“Mark is at the hospital with me and has never in 21 years felt the need to photograph me, videotape me, when I have full hair and makeup. But yesterday, he followed me around with a camera, he was never more alive, he loved this moment of suffering.”

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos have injury contest.

For Kelly, getting hurt is great fodder for her talk show, and Ripa told Michael Strahan all about how the injury happened on Live With Kelly & Michael, reported the New York Daily News.

Warning: Kelly’s descriptive phrase may cause you to wince with empathy!

“I was in a dance class, like I typically, usually am, and somebody had left a weight on the floor. Usually what happens is you do dancing and then you do weights and then you put your weights back on your mat,” explained Kelly to a sympathetic Strahan.

“I did a jump — and in my mind, I am an incredible dancer, graceful as can be — and I landed on the weight and my foot went over and under the weight. It sounded like bubble wrap, you guys!” she finished with a flourish.

Kelly Ripa dishes on her injury and Botox love.
Kelly Ripa dishes on her injury and Botox love.

But broken bones don’t stop Kelly from staying slim, and as the Inquisitr reported, that Ripa’s go-to cleanse diet is designed to help with weight loss.

Rather than the typical weight loss diet cleanse that’s limited to liquids, however, Kelly’s AlkaMind “Get Off Your Acid” cleanse focuses on consuming high-alkaline foods, said the diet’s creator, Dr. Daryl Gioffre, who crafted the diet cleanse.

“It was always my goal to create this 7-day cleanse that wasn’t going to do all those things that people think about cleanses,” explained Dr. Gioffre. “Everyone thinks you’re going to be starving all the week. And you have to drink this green, nasty bug juice, or you’re going to be in the bathroom all week, and you’re going to be miserable.”

Although Ripa can’t work out, she can still follow the diet cleanse, which eliminates processed foods high in sugar that Dr. Gioffre says cause weight gain. Instead, the cleanse focuses on kale and spinach, as well as other dark leafy greens, nuts, seeds, avocados, quinoa, and other whole grains, while eliminating meat and dairy.

[Disclaimer: The Inquisitr strongly recommends you consult your physician before beginning any diet or exercise program. The Inquisitr does not endorse any of the diets or diet techniques mentioned in this article.]

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