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5 Celebs Reveal How They Stay So Slim

Keep the weight off safely and effectively using these tips from the pros.

Celebrities have access to the gyms, fitness studios, and equipment—as well as the top trainers money can buy. This is why when they reveal all of their secrets, tips, and tricks to staying fit, we listen. Celebwell has compiled #fitspiration from the hardest bodies in Hollywood, who have prioritized physical fitness so that they can not only look great, but feel amazing as well. Read on to learn about how stars like Jennifer Lopez, Halle Berry, and Kim Kardashian stay in sensational shape, and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential Best Celebrity Bikini Photos Ever!


Jennifer Lopez Works Out "Harder and Smarter"

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Jennifer Lopez's awe-inspired figure in her fifties is a true testament to her devotion to healthy living. In the May 2021 cover story of InStyle's The Beauty Issue, she revealed that she has majorly upped her fitness game as she has gotten older, focusing on quality not quantity. "In my 20s and 30s I used to work out but not like I do now. It's not that I work out more; I just work out harder and smarter. And it doesn't take me as long as it did in the past. I do it more for my health than I do for looks, which is funny. When you do things for the right reasons, you actually look better!"


Vanessa Hudgens Uses Group Fitness to Stay Motivated

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Vanessa Hudgens relies on the buddy system to stay motivated at the gym. "I'm the type of person that needs to be in a class," Vanessa told Popsugar. "I need someone telling me what to do, and I love being in a group environment because I'm very competitive, so it pushes me to work harder than I would if I was by myself." One of her favorite workouts is the incredibly hardcore boot camp style studio The Dogpound. "HOT GIRL SUMMER IN FULL EFFECT," the gym recently wrote on Instagram, sharing a video of Hudgens and singer GG Magree crushing their intense HIIT workout. 


Halle Berry Makes Sure to Keep Evolving Her Fitness Regimen

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Halle Berry is committed to healthy living and continues evolving her fitness plan with trainer, Peter Lee Thomas."I've always been fit, and have always thought about fitness and taking care of my body. It's only changed in terms of how I've been adding to my fitness regimen," she told  Harper's Bazaar. "It used to just be working out with weights, and then I got into Pilates, and then I got into yoga, and now I'm into martial arts." Another one of her secrets is her attitude toward exercise. "You just have to have the will and the desire," she recently told Harper's Bazaar about what it takes to stay fit. "And you have to make up your mind that it's important. That's the hard work that people have to do." 


Kim Kardashian Focuses More On Weights, Less On Cardio

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In 2018, Kim Kardashian revealed that she was getting into her best shape ever with the help of a new trainer, Melissa Alcantara. "I've been working out really hardcore with a bodybuilder for one year. September is our one-year anniversary," 37-year-old Kim told E! News, via People. "I work out about an hour-and-a-half every single day, heavy weights. I don't do a lot of cardio." Her trainer later revealed details about their workout sessions to Women's Health. "85% of our training is weight training, and the other 15 is made up of cardio." Recently, Kim shared on Instagram that she added treadmill sprints to her routine. treadmill sprints. "Been sprinting every day!" she wrote in an Instagram Story, with a video of herself running fast on the treadmill. "I've been seeing changes!"


Kate Hudson Is a Pilates Queen

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Kate Hudson does a mixture of workouts to maintain her super toned physique, but one of her go-tos has always been pilates. "I know I'm at my strongest is when I'm doing my Pilates because it never gets easier. The more you do Pilates the harder the things you can do become," she told Women's Health. "I love how flexible I feel and I like what it does to the shape of my body."

Leah Groth
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