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'Ride, Baby, Ride!' Oprah Celebrates 60th Birthday with a Spin Class | Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Celebrates Turning 60 with a Spin Class

Originally posted 01/25/2014 11:30AM

Oprah Winfrey definitely sweated turning 60 – but luckily her friends were along for the ride.

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Michelle Obama Has a New Workout for 50: More Yoga, Less Cardio

Michelle Obama Has a New Workout for 50: More Yoga, Less Cardio

Originally posted 01/15/2014 06:00AM

We all know about the bicep curls behind her famous Michelle Obama Arms.

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Kim Kardashian, Mark Wahlberg and Cher Have Fitness Advice for You

Thong Leotards, Fly Honeys and Perms: 11 Fitness 'Tips' From Celebrity Workout Tapes

Originally posted 01/07/2014 08:00AM

It's a New Year and resolutions abound. For many, 2014 is the year to get fit.

Workout videos are always there to help you shed pounds in the security of your own home. But before you dust off the VCR and pop in Buns of Steel, you should know all your options.

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Video: Here's Why You Should Bring Google Glass to the Gym

Originally posted 12/31/2013 12:00PM

Google Glass is moving into the gym.

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PHOTO: Britney Spears Looks Svelte in Bikini on Set of New Music Video

Britney Spears Looks Svelte in Bikini on Set

Originally posted 09/09/2013 10:45AM

The summer clearly isn't over for Britney Spears.

The pop star posted a photo of herself looking beach-ready in a turquoise bikini on Sunday between takes for her new video, "WorkB---h."

"Gonna get my tan on in the desert in between shots on the #WorkB---h set today. It's HOT out here people!!!!" she wrote on Instagram.

The photo was the second snapshot from the video shoot over the weekend. The first post, from about 24 hours prior, shows the singer through a camera viewfinder in a yellow and black bustier and long black gloves.

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Elizabeth Banks On Staying Fit: Portion Control Is a 'Real Problem' | Elizabeth Banks

Elizabeth Banks On Staying Fit: Portion Control Is a 'Real Problem'

Originally posted 08/05/2013 02:00PM

No junk food? No problem.

That seems to be the case with Elizabeth Banks, 39, who manages her eating habits like a pro, telling Women's Health, simply, "People ask me how I stay thin, and I'm like, 'When you go to the grocery store, buy more bananas than cookies.' "

And when she does splurge on sweet treats, "[The freezer] is where my Girl Scout cookies are," she shares, adding that the prime location allows her to forget about them – instead of eating them.

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PHOTO: Sharon Stone Stays Bikini Fit at 55 | Sharon Stone

How Sharon Stone Stays Bikini Fit at 55

Originally posted 07/31/2013 04:45PM

Sharon Stone has one of Hollywood's most enviable bodies – and she credits it to an unconventional workout.

"I put on dance mixes and I really dance my brains out at home because I enjoy that," the actress told PEOPLE at the New York premiere of her upcoming film Lovelace at the Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday.

"That saying – 'Dance like nobody is watching' – I do that. I dance like nobody's watching and I dance hard until I sweat and I think that that’s very good. It’s good for the mind and the body."

Along with her dedication to her dance moves, there's more that keeps Stone, 55, in phenomenal shape.

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PHOTO: Rob Kardashian's Slim-Down Revealed

Rob Kardashian Shows Off Weight Loss in Las Vegas

Originally posted 05/26/2013 03:20PM

In February, Rob Kardashian revealed he wanted to shed some weight – and after stepping out at an event in Las Vegas this weekend, it appears the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star is on track!

Kardashian, 26, was in Las Vegas for the launch of his Arthur George by Rob Kardashian line of socks at Neiman Marcus on Saturday.

Wearing a suit and sunglasses, Kardashian showed off a slimmer figure as he greeted fans who flocked to the department store to meet the reality star.

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Jewel: Why I've Embraced My Imperfections | Jewel

Jewel Loves Jennifer Lopez & Beyoncé's Bodies, Talks Acceptance in Health

Originally posted 04/23/2013 12:25PM

At 38, Jewel says she's learned to embrace her imperfections.

"I wore prosthetic teeth when filming as June Carter Cash and I found it funny that people thought that in a matter of two weeks, I was somehow able to straighten my teeth!" she says in Health's May issue.

"I don't think that my teeth represent my defiance of the Man ... I just don't like pain, and I never wanted braces," she explains.

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Trying Weight Loss Cheats? Trainer Harley Pasternak Has Some Warnings | Harley Pasternak

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Harley Pasternak: Are You Guilty of Weight Loss Cheats?

Originally posted 01/30/2013 02:00PM

Long before I trained entertainers, I was an exercise and nutrition scientist for the military.

I worked in a lab that specialized in performance-enhancing substances. We gave drugs to soldiers in an effort to make them run faster, jump higher and lift more.

For a time, I was an authority on drugs and foods that improved performance. You can therefore imagine my fascination with athletes – most recently, Lance Armstrong, who confessed to doping in an interview with Oprah Winfrey – who choose to take an illegal short cut to win.

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