Have you ever wondered how your favorite celebrities got so fit and manage to stay that way? We did, so we compiled a list of interesting weight loss tips from some of the stars we all know and love. If it works for them, it could work for you too, right?
The former Friends star swears by her Vegan Cherry Smoothie. She even shared the secret recipe with POPSUGAR. With 10 grams of fiber and 30 grams of protein, it's as filling and tasty as a milkshake, but without the lactose and sugar. It might be a bit high in calories, but it's a great substitute for a midday snack.
This Australian actor loves to wear a heart monitor while he's at the gym, as it helps him keep his heart rate above 140 BPM. Considering you can burn up to 1,000 calories per hour by keeping your heart rate above 125 BPM, this trick is definitely one of the reasons he's in such amazing shape.
The first thing he does when arriving at a new place, regardless of whether he's on vacation or shooting a film, is find a bicycle. Getting around may take him a bit longer, but it definitely helps with maintaining his excellent physique.
While working out, she prefers to use dumbbells instead of weight machines. The fact that they are free weights means that your secondary muscles and stabilizers are used to keep them balanced, making for a much better, less limited workout.
Otherwise known as "The Rock," this celebrity credits his ripped body to the efficiency of his workouts. He uses a combination of circuit training (working out more than one muscle per day with little or no rest time) and supersets (performing multiple sets in a row without any rest time).
The model credits her beautiful derriere to time spent on the elliptical machine, as well as exercises that specifically target the butt, such as the Platypus Walk. She advises those looking to maximize the results from an elliptical workout to stick out their butt, as this focuses the workout on hamstrings, glutes, quads and outer thighs.
J. Lo recommends slowing down the pace of your steps while on the StairMaster. Quick-stepping, according to her, doesn't burn as many calories as taking long, slow steps, and you can definitely feel the burn after a slow climb.
He likes to keep things old school, especially when it comes to getting ripped arms. His advice: the basics are the best. Stick with exercises like push-ups (works your triceps, chest and shoulders) and chin-ups (works your biceps, back and shoulders).
The "Spanish enchantress" prefers to spend her workout time outside, rather than being cooped up in a gym. An outdoor workout certainly has its benefits, and you may even find yourself enjoying a jog in the park much more than a session on the treadmill.
This Welsh actress burns calories in an unusual way -- playing golf. It may be known as a recreational sport, but if you walk the course and carry your own bag of clubs, you can burn up to 300 calories per hour.
She is known for her amazing body, but she'd much rather hit the waves or run along the beach than spend time in the gym. Playing sports is an excellent way to lose weight and get in shape without having to set foot in the gym.
Some people get lucky and are born with fit, toned bodies. Andy Peloquin is not one of those people... Fitness has come hard for him, and he's had to work for it. His trials have led him to becoming a martial artist, an NFPT-certified fitness trainer, and a man passionate about exercise, diet and healthy living. He loves to exercise--he does so six days a week--and loves to share his passion for fitness and health with others.