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Celebrities Over 50 Looking Fabulously Fit

Here’s how stars like Jennifer Lopez, Jennifer Aniston, and Halle Berry stay fit in their fifties.

It's hard to believe that Jennifer Lopez, Demi Moore, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and these other hot Hollywood stars are eligible for an AARP discount. Over 50, they are aging incredibly gracefully not only due to their genetics, but devotion to health, fitness, and wellness. Celebwell has rounded up the best tips, tricks, and tactics these over-50 stars live by in order to look decades younger than their numerical age. Read on to see the photos that prove they work—and to get summer-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bikini Photos!


Jennifer Lopez


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"I'm in the best shape of my life," Jennifer Lopez, 52, recently admitted in a May 2021 cover story for InStyle's The Beauty Issue. While she's always been a fitness inspiration, her workouts have become more efficient as she has aged. "In my 20s and 30s I used to work out but not like I do now," she revealed. "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!"


Heather Graham


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Heather Graham, 51, revealed a few of her stay-fit secrets to Refinery29. Not only does she avoid complex carbohydrates—white flour and sugar—but she does a lot of yoga (sometimes multiple workouts a day) and pilates.


Demi Moore


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Demi Moore, a longtime yogi, recently upped her workout game with the help of at-home workout classes via The Mirror. The 58-year-old also enjoys going on hikes with her family, eats healthy, and doesn't drink alcohol or do drugs.


Catherine Zeta-Jones

Unlike pretty much every other Hollywood star, Catherine Zeta-Jones, 51, doesn't have a personal trainer. Instead, the Welsh actress trains herself. "I don't have a trainer. Crazy, right? But I don't need anyone to motivate me," she told InStyle. "I love exercise, even things like the elliptical machine and stretching. It's a legacy of dancing all those years." According to Catherine she works "at least 45 minutes a day, seven days a week" with some of her favorite workouts being swimming, tennis, peloton, and tap dancing.


Paulina Porzikova


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Supermodel Paulina Porzikova, 56, didn't start exercising until she was 40, but now breaks a sweat almost daily. "I try to exercise at least 3-5 days a week. And you know what? I frickin hate it," she recently revealed in one of her workout videos. "I don't like to sweat and huff and puff and hurt. If sitting on a couch, eating cake, drinking wine and reading did the same for me as exercise, there would be no contest. BUT. I have come to find out that 'working out' is that perfect little pill everyone is looking for. It makes you feel good, look good, good for your brain and body – a small miracle that has to be paid of by a little discomfort." Her favorite workouts include dancing, rowing, and pilates.


Kelly Ripa


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Kelly Ripa, 50, refuses to skip a workout "I work out seven days a week," she told In the Know. "And I try to workout an hour and a half a day, no matter what — whether I'm working or not. If I'm working, maybe I'll start it a little bit later or a little bit earlier, depending on what day of the week it is. But I am very religious about my fitness."


Salma Hayek


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While Salma Hayek, 54, has revealed a number of times that she hates to work out, she does stay moving and has also discovered a creative way to engage her muscles. "Some people have the discipline to exercise in the morning, and I didn't develop that," she told People. "I work with a woman in London who taught me how to hold my body in a way where the muscles are activated all day long. So even when you brush your teeth, you're working the muscles," she continued. "It's restorative yoga. She taught me how to tone [my muscles] without clenching them. You relax them and focus on the parts that need to be used, but never with tension. If you're aware of your body, you'd be surprised by the effect it can have."


Jennifer Aniston


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Jennifer Aniston has always maintained one of the fittest bodies in Hollywood, mostly due to her devotion to healthy diet and exercise. She once revealed to InStyle that she works out "almost every day, at least five or six days a week." And "variety is key" when it comes to the 52-year-old's workout. "Mixing it up is always fun because that way you know you're excited, and it's muscle confusion. It keeps your body awake," she told Women's Health. Her favorite workouts include cycling, yoga, barre method, Body by Simone and more recently, boxing. "It's the longest workout I've actually stayed with consistently other than yoga," she told InStyle. "There's something about the mental aspect of boxing — the drills, your brain has to work, you're not just sitting on a bike. It's amazing."


Elizabeth Hurley


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Elizabeth Hurley, 56, doesn't work out. "I don't exercise, but I am very active," she admitted  to Harper's Bazaar. She clarified to  Us Weekly in October 2018 that she stays in shape by "being active" which includes "going for walks, stretching, maybe a little yoga or a little Pilates. But I don't like high impact, high energy sports. I don't actually think they do you much good. As long as you get your heart rate to the rate you need it to get, which is a fast walk. But you need to do a bit of it." She does count steps, however, "I walk every day, so I try and hit my 10,000 steps a day and I do some stretching every day. And then sometimes I do a bit more, but that's enough for me really."


Cindy Crawford

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Cindy Crawford, 55, might not be making workout videos these days, but she is still engaging in regular strength and weight training workouts, posting her clips on social media. She also boxes with her husband, golfs, and surfs. She recently told Red magazine that her workouts have evolved from her supermodel days. Instead of working out until she drops, she takes it easier. "Now my goal is not to get hurt. So, I have added a lot more stretching and Pilates, and I don't feel as compelled to do those tough workouts any more," she said.


Halle Berry


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For Halle Berry, 54, fitness is simply a part of her lifestyle. You just have to have the will and the desire. And you have to make up your mind that it's important. That's the hard work that people "always been fit, and have always thought about fitness and taking care of my body," her approach has evolved. "It's only changed in terms of how I've been adding to my fitness regimen. 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."


Sharon Stone


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Sharon Stone, 63, stays incredibly active and switches up her workouts. "Every time I exercise, I do something different based on which areas need to get in motion," she told Shape. This includes four to five times a week workouts, combining pilates, total-body stretches, strength training, yoga, and dance. She also avoids alcohol and caffeine and eats incredibly healthy, avoiding gluten.

Leah Groth
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