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It seems like celebrities are always healthier and more fit than everyone else, and while that may be because they all have a slew of professional trainers, nutritionists, dieticians and doctors at their beck and call, there are certain celebrity health and fitness tips that most of us could incorporate into our own lifestyles. We may not all have hours and hours each day to dedicate to eating right and working out, but there are plenty of things celebs do that we can all use to to stay motivated and focused on getting fit and staying fit.

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From certain types of workouts to specific healthy lifestyle habits, there are some things that celebrities and their trainers swear by, not just to achieve quick results, but to keep things interesting and doable which can go a long way to ensuring that you stay on track. There are even certain foods and drinks that seem to make a big difference for stars like Jennifer Lopez and Chrissy Teigen.

So if your health and fitness routine needs a bit of a boost or you simply want to incorporate some healthy habits into your life, click through our gallery to check out 40 amazing and totally practical real-life tips that top celebrities swear by. No personal trainers, certified dieticians or medical procedures necessary.

Stick to plant-based foods. 1

Stick to plant-based foods.


Celebrities like J.Lo and Beyonce have openly discussed how transformative switching to a plant-based or at least mostly plant-based diet has been for them. Both of the stars started out on a 22-day vegan meal plan that they ended up doing for longer stretches of time, and continued to eat mostly vegan for good.


Drink green juices. 2

Drink green juices.


Drinking fresh green juices can add lots of nutrients to your diet and flush toxins out of your system. Celebs like supermodel Gisele Bündchen swear by them. Green apple, cucumber, celery and lemon are all popular ingredients.


Try B-12 Injections. 3

Try B-12 Injections.


Madonna is no stranger to weird health fads, but for years she's actually taken regular injections of B12 along with many other celebrities who use the treatment to boost their energy levels to keep up with their demanding schedules.

Move with your kids. 4

The ever-gorgeous mom-of-three Camila Alves, says that she stays fit in active by engaging in sports and other physical activities like hiking with her kids. They love spending time outdoors.


Squeeze in workouts when you can. 5

Model Gisele Bündchen stresses that sometimes you just have to squeeze in a workout and get it done no matter how busy you are.


Suppress your appetite with grapefruit oil. 6

Suppress your appetite with grapefruit oil.


Jennifer Lopez has reported in multiple interviews that she sometimes carries a vial of grapefruit seed oil around with her that she smells whenever she's feeling snacky. The scent is said to suppress appetite and can also boost energy.


Use apple cider vinegar. 7

Use apple cider vinegar.


Tons of celebs including singer Fergie and Kourtney Kardashian have fessed up to taking daily shots of raw apple cider vinegar which is said to help reduce bloating, flush out fats and curb cravings.

Hit the sack early. 8

Actress Penélope Cruz has said in the past that she shoots for a whopping 14 hours of sleep per night to maintain optimal health and a youthful appearance. Our bodies definitely function better on plenty of sleep.


Workout with your partner. 9

Workout with your partner.

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Power couple J.Lo and A-Rod have been known to work up a sweat together in the gym. Beyoncé and Jay-Z also train together. There's nothing like sweating alongside the person you're closer to than anyone else in the world.

Consider cutting out dairy. 10

Fitness guru Khloe Kardashian credits cutting dairy out of her diet for finally getting rid of her acne and reducing belly bloat.


Don't obsess. 11

Fit celebrity Maria Menounos stresses how important it is not to get obsessed with fitness, weight loss and dieting. Moderation is key so constantly find obsessing over little changes on the scale or diet slip-ups is definitely not a healthy mentality.

Eat eggs for breakfast. 12

Eat eggs for breakfast.


Supermom and food-lover Chrissy Teigen eats eggs for breakfast every day. She likes to start her day with a dose of protein to get her energy up.


Eat by color. 13

Eat by color.


Though we think she always looks stunning, Christina Aguilera's weight tends to fluctuate a bit. She's said that she likes to use the 7-Day Color diet to lose a few pounds. It dictates that you only eat foods of one color each day, which sounds silly, but it's actually just a way to get you in the habit of eating more colorful fruits and veggies instead of other less healthy foods.

Count your steps. 14

Count your steps.


Khloe Kardashian and Jessica Simpson have both said that they use a step counter to make sure they are staying active throughout each day. Ten thousand steps per day is a good number to shoot for. You can use a standalone step counter, fitness tracker, smart watch or even a cell phone app.


Get in the habit of it. 15

Former Victoria's Secret model and Brazilian bombshell Adriana Lima works out hard and shares her fitness journey on Instagram. She thinks it's all about forming lasting habits.

Meditate for a healthy mind. 16

Gisele Bündchen is always on social media posting about how important meditation is to her, and showing her many followers the various places she stops to engage in the ancient practice.


Stop weighing yoursef. 17

Stop weighing yoursef.


"I don't believe that a weight defines you. I don't weigh myself, because I don't care what number I am," Khloe Kardashian told Entertainment Tonight. Instead of weighing yourself, try tracking your progress based on body measurements and how your clothes fit.

Make sure you stay hydrated. 18

Kim Kardashian once hooked herself up to an IV just to ensure she was well-hydrated before a red carpet event, but on the regular she's sure to drink plenty of water throughout the day. Drinking enough water can help you from overeating, because sometimes what we think are hunger pains are actually just thirst.


Try drinking kombucha. 19

Model Adriana Lima drinks kombucha on the regular. The fizzy all-natural drink is a great source of gut-healthy probiotics which improve digestion and reduce bloating and puffiness.

Switch up your workouts. 20

Khloe Kardashian is a big fan of switching up her workouts frequently, which she often documents on Snapchat and Instagram stories. Personal trainers are also huge advocates of doing this since not only does it stave off boredom, but it ensures that your body doesn't get used to one thing and stop responding.


Drink a smoothie for breakfast. 21

Drink a smoothie for breakfast.


Jennifer Lopez said that when she realized that the food she was eating for breakfast was affecting her energy, she switched to drinking a simple green protein smoothie for breakfast daily to ensure that her and her kids get proper nutrition in the morning.

Take epsom salt bath to reduce bloating. 22

Take epsom salt bath to reduce bloating.


Supermodel and TV personality Heidi Klum says she takes epsom salt baths to reduce bloating. The salts can draw out extra fluids helping you shed water weight quickly.


Have coconut oil with meals. 23

Have coconut oil with meals.


Model Miranda Kerr fights the bloat by eating a spoonful of unrefined coconut oil with a meal every single day. Coconut oil can also help speed up digestion.

Spend some time in the nude. 24

Former Victoria's Secret and Sports Illustrated model Marisa Miller spends plenty of time in the buff, not just because of her job, but because she convinced that being exposed to her own naked body motivates her to eat well instead of munching on junk food.


Use coffee to smooth cellulite. 25

Use coffee to smooth cellulite.


Halle Berry exfoliates trouble spots with coffee grounds to keep her amazing body smooth and supple. The caffeine is said to help firm up skin minimizing the appearance of cellulite and stretch marks.

Eat high quality food. 26

Jessica Alba doesn't diet, instead she swears by eating high quality foods. You should always shoot to purchase and eat the best quality whole foods within your budget.


Choose healthy fats. 27

Choose healthy fats.


Celebrities like actress Vanessa Hudgens have been schooled on the importance of consuming healthy fats like those found in avocados, and include them as a regular part of their diets. Healthy high fat foods in moderation are important for everyone, but especially for anyone on a low carb diet.

Get plenty of protein. 28

Get plenty of protein.


Getting enough protein--about 60 grams per day for the average woman--is essential for strength and energy, and a high protein/low-carb diet will surely help you shed pounds quickly. Kim Kardashian who is a fan of the Atkins diet, swears by it.


Work out with a friend. 29

Uber-fit Jessica Alba has said repeatedly over the years that she loves to work out with friends and in group fitness classes because it keeps her accountable. She's naturally on the slim side, so she's often tempted to skip the gym, but a buddy helps her stay on track.

Commit to diet and exercise. 30

Celebs like Maripily Rivera Eva Longoria know how crucial it is to commit to both a healthy diet and a solid fitness routine. Longoria has expressed in the past that for her, it can't be just one or the other. She's right! The combination of both is what results in lasting changes.


Try HIIT workouts. 31

Kim Kardashian recently hired a new trainer who revamped her fitness routine to include HIIT--high intensity interval training--style workouts. That means maximum effort with no breaks for short periods of time.

Give martial arts a try. 32

Lots of celebs incuding Gina Rodriguez who loves boxing and muay thai, are obsessed with mixed martial arts training. Adriana Lima, Demi Lovato and Gisele Bündchen are also big fans.


Turn up th heat. 33

Turn up th heat.

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Celebrities like Selena Gomez have been known to partake in extra-hot workouts like hot yoga and hot pilates, which happen in an environment with above 90-degree temps. The heat makes your body work harder and sweat more.

Exercise outside. 34

Katy Perry and other celebs like Kim Kardashian and her sisters combat the boredom of repetitive workouts by heading outdoors. According to her trainer Harley Pasternak, Perry loves hiking and biking.


Try a cycle class. 35

Cycle and spin classes are super-trendy among the celebrity set including Naya Rivera and Jessica Alba. Of course you can also just hit the road on your bicycle like J.Lo. It burns a lot of calories!

Barre is great for your booty. 36

Former swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen likes to stay in shape with barre workouts which incorporate ballet moves into a strength training routine, with lots of quick repetitive and focused motions that really tighten up the lower body.


Get dancing! 37

It's no surprise that singer Shakira is a fan of dance-based workouts. She's been known to get in a Zumba session here and there to help stay fit, and credits the workout trend with helping her slim down after pregnancy.

Count your reps backwards. 38

Christina Aguilera's trainer says she has the singer countdown reps of exercises instead of counting up to a certain number of reps. It's a trick of the mind that helps keep you motivated when you feel like stopping.


Breathe mindfully during your workout. 39

Regardless of what exercise you're doing, celebrities like Jennifer Lopez know that taking strong, even breaths makes your workout more effective because it delivers more oxygen to your muscles. Be mindful of your breathing!

Use one arm or leg at a time. 40

When doing exercises like dumbbell curls, don't double up. Just do reps on one arm or leg at a time instead of both at once. Celebrity trainer Harley Pasternak says he uses this method with stars like Jennifer Hudson to burn more calories.


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