Cameron Diaz says she used to dance in her bedroom for an early morning workout: 'It just gets your blood going'

Cameron Diaz shared the details of her dance workout routine with Drew Barrymore. (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)
Cameron Diaz shared the details of her dance workout routine with Drew Barrymore. (Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)

Cameron Diaz is spilling the tea on her former go-to workout method.

The mom of one reflected on her pre-baby workout of choice on a FaceTime call with friend and Charlie's Angels co-star Drew Barrymore.

In lieu of hours on the treadmill or lifting intense weights, Diaz preferred to just bust a move.

"Dancing first thing in the morning, that used to be my morning wake up, before I had a child and was married," Diaz told Barrymore, who shared the fun chat to Instagram.

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These impromptu workout sessions were great for Diaz, who had early call times that could make heading to the gym a hassle.

"I would have, like, a 5 a.m. or 6 a.m. call. I would get up at, you know, 4 a.m., and instead of going to the gym I would just put on my playlist and danced in my bedroom, or wherever, for like a good half hour's playlist as I was drenched," said Diaz.

Barrymore also inquired about claims that Diaz preferred to get her sweat on in the buff.

"Because I think a quote said ‘clothing-optional.’ So out of curiosity, how often were you naked?" asked Drew.

Diaz was candid in her explanation.

"I was, like, not getting into workout clothes. Because I was just in my underwear and, you know, a tank top or whatever," said Diaz.

Barrymore then pointed out that Diaz's version of undergarments might be a bit skimpier than stereotypical underwear, noting, "Well, I know your undies are butt-less anyway, so more of a G-string and a tank top.”

Diaz still stands by the workout, explaining it as a no-frills way to get in some extra movement from the comfort of your home: ”You don't need anything and it just gets your blood going. You know?”

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