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Originally posted 10/15/2012 10:45AM
When comedian Jeff Dunham decided he wanted to get in great shape for his wedding, he didn't have to look too far for help.
That's because the ventriloquist's bride, Audrey Murdick, is not only a fitness model, but a certified nutrition consultant and fitness trainer.
For three months leading up to their Friday wedding, Dunham tells PEOPLE that he and Murdick, 32, religiously followed the diet she sticks to when preparing for a National Physique Committee bikini competition: one that’s high in protein, low in carbs, moderate in healthy fats and free of gluten, dairy and alcohol.
Originally posted 09/26/2012 01:30PM
Few things are as sexy as a lean, sculpted midsection.
Whether it be the sexy midriff on Rihanna or the trim abs of Robert Pattinson, a toned midsection is imperative if you want to look good with – or without – clothes.
The first thing you should know about getting a great midsection is that you have to get rid of the fat covering the area.
Since there is no such thing as "spot reduction," you need to eat well and do regular aerobic activity. Take the stairs, get off the subway a stop earlier, park your car a little further away to burn any fat that may get in the way of seeing your hard-earned stomach muscles.
Originally posted 09/26/2012 10:15AM
Losing 160 lbs. isn't easy and neither is sharing the process with the world.
After artist Julia Kozerski got married in 2009, she decided to make a series of changes to her lifestyle which resulted in losing 160 lbs. over the course of the next year.
Kozerski, who was studying photography at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design at the time, documented her journey through a series of self-portraits taken with her iPhone.
Originally posted 09/09/2012 01:40PM
After delivering daughter Willow Sage 15 months ago, Pink was in no rush to lose the 55 lbs. she gained while pregnant.
"I love to feel fit. I love to feel healthy. I wasn't in a race," she tells PEOPLE. "I was really kind to myself because I was actually really impressed with the fact that I had just had a baby, like 'I made a human!' "
The singer-songwriter, 33, was ready to hit the gym eight weeks after Willow was born, but it wasn't easy.
Originally posted 08/22/2012 05:00PM
More than half the pet dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese, and it seems one of them lives at the White House.
President Barack Obama advised the young guests at the first ever Kids' State Dinner on Monday against passing any helpings to the First Dog, according to U.S. News & World Report.
"I only have one request for you," Obama told the 54 winners of First Lady Michelle Obama's healthy recipe competition, "and that is try not to drop any scraps on the floor."
"Bo is on a diet right now," he said, "and he will eat anything that he sees, especially some of the tasty meals that you guys have prepared."
Originally posted 08/16/2012 12:30PM
Five months after giving birth to baby Samuel, Jennifer Garner showed off her stunning post-baby body at a Los Angeles movie premiere earlier this week.
"I was working out with my trainer this morning," Garner, 40, said at the premiere of The Odd Life of Timothy Green, which hits theaters Aug. 15. "And she was like 'Yeah, I think it's time. I think we need to put some pleather on!' "
Trainer Valerie Waters credits Garner's enviable figure to the actress's consistent workouts during and after pregnancy.
Originally posted 08/08/2012 12:05PM
When it comes to eating well, travel can be your worst enemy. From skipping workouts to hours of sitting (and not moving) in cars, airplanes and airports, there's a lot that can derail your diet.
But not to worry! After 20 years of chasing my clients around the globe, I've developed five effective tips that will help you avoid gaining weight while on your next vacation or business trip.
Originally posted 06/06/2012 09:00AM
She lost 50 lbs. two years ago, and Sara Rue has stayed committed to her healthy lifestyle – so much so that she's even buddied up with her two dogs.
"My dogs are older so it's really important for me to get out and take a walk with them," she tells PEOPLE. "Otherwise they would lay around all day and not do too much."
The dogs, both rescues, are Biscuit, a Chihuahua-Pomeranian-terrier mix (pictured), and Bucket, a springer spaniel mix, and they help Rue keep her own heart rate up. "It's good for us both to be active," she says.
Originally posted 03/22/2012 02:00PM
Originally posted 03/19/2012 10:20AM
Her belly may be growing fast, but Kristin Cavallari is keeping the rest of her body trim!
The reality star, who is expecting her first child with fiancé Jay Cutler, got some cardio into her Wednesday workout in West Hollywood with a little help from her trusty canine companion, Bardot.
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