02/23/2012 AT 05:55 AM EST
Fitness buff Cameron Diaz
skipped music or headphones, opting to chat with a male friend while burning calories on the elliptical machine at Equinox West Hollywood. The actress, sporting a cropped new do,
sipped water and a Body Factory shake as she worked out. While other gym-goers occasionally checked out the actress, she was able to work out in peace. Says an onlooker: "She seemed really happy and in good spirits."