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Danica McKellar Maintains Fit Figure by Eliminating Dairy, Gluten, Sugar & Alcohol | Dancing With the Stars, Danica McKellar

Danica McKellar Maintains Fit Figure by Eliminating Dairy, Gluten, Sugar & Alcohol

Originally posted 03/27/2014 11:15AM

Milk may do a body good for some people, but don't count Danica McKellar as one of them.

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Harley Pasternak: How Watching TV Can Help Your Workout

Harley Pasternak: How Watching TV Can Help Your Workout

Originally posted 01/15/2014 12:30PM

The celeb trainer shares his top tips on healthy distractions during exercise

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Lisa Whelchel Sounds Off on Exercise and Dating at 50

Lisa Whelchel Sounds Off on Exercise and Dating at 50

Originally posted 11/24/2013 09:50AM

Lisa Whelchel has tried every exercise in the book – and she's suffered the injuries to prove it.

"I hurt my shoulder playing racquetball, I have a lower back injury from an aerobics class and I messed up my feet while training to climb Mount Whitney," she tells PEOPLE. "Even on Survivor, when I did the mud challenge, I developed sciatica that has continued to give me trouble."

So what's an active gal to do? "I decided to make my own exercise video," says Whelchel, who turned 50 in May. "It's a doable full-body workout that you can do in 20 minutes. It has stretching, resistance, cardio and a cool down. Exercise is different once you get a little older. It doesn't always have to be high impact."

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It's a Girl for Extreme Weight Loss's Chris & Heidi Powell

It's a Girl for Extreme Weight Loss's Chris & Heidi Powell

Originally posted 11/19/2013 04:00PM

The trainer and wife Heidi are "so incredibly grateful" for their new daughter Ruby Lane, born Saturday

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Miranda Kerr: 'Happiness Is a Choice We Make'

Miranda Kerr: 'Happiness Is a Choice We Make'

Originally posted 11/12/2013 02:30PM

If Miranda Kerr is feeling down about her recent split from Orlando Bloom, it sounds like she has a surefire solution for perking herself back up.

"If I'm having a challenging moment, I jump for joy. Literally," she tells SELF for its December cover story. "After a minute, I feel better, and after a few minutes, I'm really happy. Everything else just drops off. It gets me out of my head and into my body, and it makes me feel present."

Kerr, 30, who publicly separated from her husband of three years last month, accentuated the positive during her new interview – and encouraged others to do the same.

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Shakira Shows Off Her Post-Baby Abs | Shakira

Shakira Shows Off Her Post-Baby Abs

Originally posted 08/14/2013 12:20PM

Looking at Shakira's rock-hard abs, it's hard to believe that the singer delivered her first child earlier this year.

But the new mom, who's featured on the cover of the September issue of Self, tells the magazine that she didn't snap back into shape immediately after her son, Milan, was born in January.

"After the delivery, you look like a shar-pei!" the 36-year-old admits.

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Snooki on Her Super Skinny Body: I Work Out Every Day | Nicole Polizzi

Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi Shows Off Super Slim Physique

Originally posted 07/17/2013 12:20PM

Since becoming a mom nearly 11 months ago, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi has been focused on getting fit.

And on Tuesday, the Snooki & JWoww star showed off the stunning results.

"I work out in the gym seven days a week. I go with my trainer five days a week, I have a treadmill downstairs or I do crunches," Snooki, 25, told PEOPLE at SELF Rocks The Summer Party in Manhattan. "I try to do something at least once a day."

Once famous for going clubbing and her drunken shenanigans on MTV's Jersey Shore, Snooki now seems to be a proudly reformed party girl.

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American Idol's Candice Glover Has Lost 30 Pounds – Without Trying!

American Idol's Candice Glover Has Lost 30 Pounds – Without Trying!

Originally posted 07/11/2013 11:05AM

Candice Glover may have recently won American Idol, but she has also lost something, too – 30 lbs.!

"Over the course of the show, from January to May, I probably dropped 20 lbs. And I've lost about 10 more since the finale," Glover, 23, told PEOPLE Tuesday while rehearsing for the American Idol Live! 2013 Tour. 

"It is always good to be healthy, so I am happy about it."

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PHOTO: Snooki Flaunts Toned Biceps & Workout Routine | Nicole Polizzi

Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi Flaunts Toned Biceps & Workout Routine

Originally posted 06/25/2013 06:00PM

From beach bum to gym rat!

Reformed party girl, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, 25 – who showed off post-baby abs at the end of May – is still going strong with her workouts.

The mom to 10-month-old Lorenzo, who announced a 44 lb. weight loss in January, flaunted her tiny waist and toned biceps on Instagram, Tuesday.

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How Much Weight Has Candice Glover Lost Since Being on American Idol?

American Idol's Candice Glover on Losing Weight Throughout Competition

Originally posted 05/02/2013 12:00PM

Nicki Minaj didn't just imagine it. Candice Glover really has lost weight since being on American Idol this season – though admittedly, not always in the most healthy way.

"We're under so much pressure, and we're going and going and going. You sometimes forget to eat until you get in the car and you're like, 'Oh ... gosh. I haven't eaten!' " the Idol finalist, 23, told PEOPLE after Wednesday's show.

Minaj commented on Glover's appearance after her amazing performance of "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars. "I don't know if you lost weight, but baby girl, you look good," she said.

And that left Glover thrilled.

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