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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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Game of Thrones Stars 'Work Up a Sweat' in Beverly Hills | Peter Dinklage

Game of Thrones Stars 'Work Up a Sweat' in Beverly Hills

Originally posted 09/25/2012 06:00AM

Winter is coming!

Game of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage and Richard Madden kicked off the Emmys with a work out in Beverly Hills on Sunday morning.

Hours before the big awards show, the pair, who play prominent members of dueling families on HBO's hit fantasy drama, were spotted at the fitness center at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Dinklage, who earned a nomination for his role as Tyrion Lannister, jogged on the treadmill as Madden, who plays King in the North Robb Stark lifted weights.

"Richard was really working up a sweat!" an onlooker tells PEOPLE.

While Dinklage didn't take home an award, Game of Thrones did win Emmys for outstanding sound editing for a series, outstanding sound mixing for a comedy or drama series, outstanding special visual effects, outstanding art direction for a single-camera series, outstanding costumes for a series and outstanding makeup (non-prosthetic) for a single-camera series.

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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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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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Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz Sweats It Out at the Gym

Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz Sweats It Out at the Gym

Originally posted 09/02/2011 10:00AM

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PHOTO: Gisele Bündchen and Camila Alves Work Up a Sweat

PHOTO: Gisele Bündchen and Camila Alves Work Up a Sweat

Originally posted 05/20/2010 03:15PM

Gisele Bündchen had some company during her workout Wednesday morning – none other than fellow Brazilian mama Camila Alves.

The ladies arrived separately at their Studio City, Calif., gym, the Tracy Anderson Method Studio, early in the morning – but they were happily chatting (and sweating) together during their long, strenuous workout.

"Yoga stretches are very important to Gisele," a source tells PEOPLE. "She showed Camila a few stretching and abs exercises that are great for new mothers." Trainer Tracy Anderson, whose workouts include Pilates, wasn't present.

Alves has two kids – Levi, 22 months, and daughter Vida, 4 months – with Matthew McConaughey, while Benjamin, Bündchen's son with husband Tom Brady is 5 months.

According to the source, "Gisele and Camila seemed to enjoy working out together – and had fun chatting during the workout." – Pernilla Cedenheim and Ainka Shackleford

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Alanis Morissette Gets High from Running – and the Occasional Joint


Alanis Morissette Gets High from Running – and the Occasional Joint

Originally posted 12/15/2009 10:45AM

Alanis Morissette struggled with depression her whole life, but recently, she found an effective antidote: running.

Morissette, 35, tells Runner's World that "running has made being depressed impossible. If I'm going through something emotional and just go outside for a run, you can rest assured I'll come back with clarity."

The Grammy-winning singer, who has run two marathons, tries to live a healthy lifestyle, including eating lots of kale. But she still occasionally indulges "in red wine, and it's fun to have medical marijuana once in a while," she says. "I still party and include a little debauchery."

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