gwen stefani Celebrity Post Pregnancy Fitness and Weight Loss Tips fitness tips celebrity fitness celebrity diets Ever wonder how celebrities can get their amazing bodies back so soon after giving birth? Well… Women’s Health disclosed some tips and methods from some of the fittest celebs.

Gwen Stefani did high-intensity resistance-training workouts and ate super healthy with lots of fresh vegetables and lean meats, complex carbohydrates in moderation, and lots of water!

Christina Aguilera stuck to a three-to five-day a-week workout schedule that included cardio interval training (HIIT) combined with weight training to increase her metabolism. As for her diet, she swapped fruit juices for whole fruit, and cut out processed foods.

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Samantha Harris of Dancing with the Stars eased back into her workout routine with yoga and light weight-training classes, which she restarted just two weeks after giving birth. “I think that the longer you wait, the harder it is to get back on the horse,” she explains.

The main part of Heroes star Elisabeth Rohm‘s workout was circuit training four days a week.

Ana Ortiz from Ugly Betty stayed energized with a dance cardio class and eating avocado, fish, handfuls of nuts, and coconut water.

Jessica Alba worked out six days a week using Ramona Braganza’s 321 Baby Bulge Be Gone—a 12-week program that includes 10-minute sets of cardio, circuit training, and core work.

Gwyneth Paltrow Iron Man 2 Diet and Recipes

Iron Man 2 hitting theaters this weekend as the most-anticipated movie of the summer. We continue our look at the diet and workout programs of the cast of Iron Man 2.  Over the last two days we have shared the training secrets that helped Robert Downey Jr. pack on 20 pounds of muscle, and the routine that Gwyneth Paltrow used to tone up for her role in the action movie.  Today, we look into the diet Gwyneth Paltrow shared with the readers of her GOOP Newsletter.

Wake Up – Green Tea
Green Tea has a long list of reported health benefits including helping with weight loss as it helps induce thermogenises and stimulate fat oxidation.

BreakfastA Think Thin bar or Clean Shake. The shake is part of The Clean Program Gwyneth has been known to follow and that we recently reviewed as part of our Spring Celebrity Diet Series.

Clean Shake Recipe:

Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Paltrow also takes her daily multivitamin with breakfast.

Post-Workout – Kale Juice

“This is an incredibly healthy, refreshing way to start your day. Kale is full of calcium and antioxidants and just about everything else—it’s one of the best things you can put into your system,” says Gwyneth Paltrow.

Kale Juice Recipe:

  • 1 bunch of kale, stems removed and leaves washed
  • the juice of 2 smallish lemons
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup cold water

Combine everything in a blender and blitz until completely pureed. It might take a bit of time and a shove to get it going. Strain the juice through a fine sieve into a bowl, pushing down on the solids with a kitchen spoon being sure to extract all the juice. Taste the juice and add a bit more lemon or agave if you think it needs it. Pour into a glass and drink up.

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beyonce 10 Fitness Tricks from the Stars fitness tips celebrity diets People Magazine’s Look Great in 2010 page recently featured a photo special with “10 Outrageous Star Fitness Tricks.”

Here are our top 5:

Kim Sleeps in Gym Clothes

Kim Kardashian motivates herself to hit the gym – any way she can! “Is it weird if I sleep in my workout clothes so I can get up early at 6am & work out?” Kardashian Tweeted recently. She explained her rationale, writing, “It will force me to & save time!”

Julianne Plays Wiffleball

Julianne Hough gathers up her band for a fun way to get fit, “playing wiffle ball and ultimate Frisbee.”

For another fun workout you can also try Julianne’s new cardio dance DVD.

Jessica Drops it Like it’s Hot

Jessica Simpson keeps her glutes Daisy Duke-worthy by doing a booty dance! The singer recently posted on Twitter that trainer Mike Alexander (who sculpted her silhouette for 2005′s The Dukes of Hazzard) “yells at me ‘get lower like you’re in the club.’” Her comical response? “I don’t squat in a club unless I’m peeing!”

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BrookeBurke Brooke Burkes 15 Minutes workout routines Brooke Burke has been blogging over at about her latest fitness and diet tips for 2010.  Here are some of the fit mom’s goals and strategies for staying healthy in the new year…

Her Goals:

“I am trying to get into the best shape of my life, have more energy and less body fat. I don’t own a scale, nor do I care how much I weigh, but I know that my body is changing as I get older and I have to work harder to stay in shape these days.  It is what it is, so work harder I will!

Her Plan:

I’m totally obsessed with Pilates Plus!  I’m planning to do 3 classes a week, which is head to toe body sculpting and cardio all in 55 minutes.  In between classes I will do 45 minutes of cardio at the gym 3 times a week.”

On Feeling Good:

I promise you that once you get over the hump, working out will produce so many positive factors; less stress, more energy, more self confidence, a sense of accomplishment, self commitment, better sex drive (yes, it’s true!), etc.”

Fit Friends for Motivation:

It helps so much when you have a partner to motivate you.  Even a friend that you can commit with can help you from flaking.”

Here is a video of Brooke showing us how she keeps her butt firm and toned.  All you need is 15 minutes and a stability ball.

CSI’s Eads Hits the Gym to Rehab Back

George Eads talks about his gym routine to prepare for his role as tough guy Nick Stokes in CSI and how Eads rehabbed his back with various workouts.

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Four Easy Ways Celebrities Cut Calories at Holiday Meals

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Celebrity trainers and celebrity nutritionists discuss holiday diet tips and how to avoid eating extra calories during the holiday season.

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Kelly Ripa’s New Workout

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Kelly Ripa’s new workout, Physique 57, helps keep her body ripped an toned.

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Bethenny is Back! Bethenny Frankel’s Tips for Holiday Eating

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Bravo reality star and healthy chef Bethenny Frankel was recently interviewed by Clean Eating magazine on healthy holiday diet tips. Check it out!

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