Margot Robbie credits sleep for trim physique

BEIJING, July 8, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Actress Margot Robbie answers questions at the press conference of the film "The Legend of Tarzan" in Beijing, capital of China, July 8, 2016. The film will be on shown on July 19 in China nationwide.  (Xinhua/Liu Jie/IANS)
BEIJING, July 8, 2016 (Xinhua) — Actress Margot Robbie answers questions at the press conference of the film “The Legend of Tarzan” in Beijing, capital of China, July 8, 2016. The film will be on shown on July 19 in China nationwide. (Xinhua/Liu Jie/IANS)
BEIJING, July 8, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Actor Alexander Skarsgard (R) and actress Margot Robbie attend the press conference of the film "The Legend of Tarzan" in Beijing, capital of China, July 8, 2016. The film will be on shown on July 19 in China nationwide.  (Xinhua/Liu Jie/IANS)
BEIJING, July 8, 2016 (Xinhua) — Actor Alexander Skarsgard (R) and actress Margot Robbie attend the press conference of the film “The Legend of Tarzan” in Beijing, capital of China, July 8, 2016. The film will be on shown on July 19 in China nationwide. (Xinhua/Liu Jie/IANS)

Margot Robbie says getting a good night’s rest makes her look much better than enduring long sessions in the gym.

“I feel like my body looks better if I get more sleep rather than an hour at the gym,” The “Suicide Squad” actress told America’s Harper’s Bazaar magazine, reports femalefirst.o.uk.

However, the 26-year-old actress doesn’t always find it easy to drop off and get enough rest.

“I rush home because the priority is to get as much sleep as possible. I’m something of an insomniac; I’ve got eye masks and sleep music and melatonin and lots of soothing scents. I do everything possible to try to sleep better. I can’t go home and fall straight asleep; it takes a long time to switch my brain off,” she said.

When she does work out, Robbie prefers to do sports and activities she finds fun than spend time in the gym.

She said: “If I have the time, I like dance classes; it doesn’t feel like exercise to me. Or just playing sports with friends. Sometimes I play tennis, even though I’m not that good. If I’m in Los Angeles, I go see Andie Hecker. She used to be a ballerina, and she incorporates ballet techniques with a Pilates machine with weights.”

Perfume is very important to the actress as she uses it to help get into character.

“I always pick a new perfume to help differentiate my characters. Fortunately I was doing the Calvin Klein campaign shoot right before starting this film, and they let me keep the sample of Deep Euphoria, which is coming out in September,” she said.

she added: “I was like, Oh, my God, that’s perfect for the character I’m about to play. It was good timing. Deep Euphoria is an intense scent but still very feminine. I’m playing a femme fatale sort of character, so I thought she needed a sexy scent.”

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