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Diet & Fitness

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How Jeff Dunham Lost 25 Lbs. Before His Wedding Day

Jeff Dunham Lost 25 Lbs. Before His Wedding Day

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.

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Fitness Guru Harley Pasternak: Three Exercises for a Sexy Midriff | Harley Pasternak

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Harley Pasternak Blogs: How to Get Great Abs

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.

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Artist Julia Kozerski Loses 160 Lbs., Captures Transformation with iPhone

Photographer Julia Kozerski Documents 160 Lbs. Weight Loss With iPhone

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.

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Pink: How I Got My Body Back After Baby | Pink

Pink: How I Got My Body Back After Baby

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.

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Bo Obama Is on a Diet | Barack Obama

Bo Obama Is on a Diet

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."

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How Jennifer Garner's Trainer Got Her Ready to 'Wear Pleather Again' | Jennifer Garner

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Jennifer Garner's Post-Baby Body Is 'Strong and Sexy,' Says Trainer

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.

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Harley Pasternak Blogs: How to Eat Well While Traveling | Harley Pasternak

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Harley Pasternak Blogs: How to Eat Well While Traveling

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.

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Sara Rue Loves to Get Active with Her Dogs | Sara Rue

Sara Rue Loves to Get Active with Her Dogs

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.

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UpdatePosted 03/23/2012 01:15PM

Carnie Wilson Explains Why She Kept Lap-Band a Secret

Originally posted 03/22/2012 02:00PM

As Carnie Wilson mulled over whether to undergo the Lap-Band procedure, she was afraid to tell sister Wendy Wilson and best friend Chynna Phillips.

"It's not like me to hide things, but I'm in quite a bit of fear about this," Carnie, 43, says on her TV Guide Network reality series taped before she had the January surgery. "That's really the reason why I've put this off, not telling Wendy and Chynna. Something has to be done."

Sitting in between her Wilson Phillips Still Holding On costars and former band mates at lunch, Carnie says, "I want to tell you guys something. I am going to have another type of weight-loss surgery that is going to help me."

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How Kristin Cavallari Stays Fit During Pregnancy | Kristin Cavallari

Kristin Cavallari Stays Fit During Pregnancy by Walking Her Dog

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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