People.com Lifestyle Pets Pecs & Paws: Matthew & BJ Play Hard! The actor doesn't need a trainer to help with his famous beachside workouts – he has his loyal pup! See the two swim, stretch, run and more in Malibu By Kate Hogan Kate Hogan Instagram Twitter Kate Hogan is Director of Digital Specials and Features at PEOPLE. In her 14 years at the brand, she has covered everything from pets and babies to style and Sexiest Man Alive, interviewing celebrities including Céline Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Evans. Currently, she oversees the creation of photo galleries that complement breaking news and major PEOPLE moments like The Beautiful Issue and 100 Reasons to Love America. She has offered expert celebrity commentary on Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. Before joining PEOPLE in 2008, Kate was an editorial assistant at Morris Visitor Publications. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication and resides outside of Chicago with her husband and three kids. People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 22, 2009 08:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 08 RUNNING START Flynet It’s a race to the finish line! Matthew and BJ jog in the sand Feb. 19 as the waves roll onto the shore. Think BJ has an advantage with his four legs? 02 of 08 NEED FOR SPEED Miguel Aguilar/INF What, no sidecar for BJ? Matthew revs his engine while keeping an eye on his fast-running pooch as the two head out on April 22. 03 of 08 FEELING BOARD Anthony Goodrich/Bauer Griffin BJ stays one step ahead as Matthew skateboards down to the beach on April 23. Wonder if they make skateboards for dogs? 04 of 08 LIFE'S A BEACH INF McConaughey’s now-10-month-old son Levi and girlfriend Camila accompany the pair for an oceanside afternoon on April 4. After Levi’s birth, Matthew told Parade that his little one would grow up outdoors – including on the beach! 05 of 08 A LITTLE R&R Fame The twosome take a day off from exercising to relax on the sand on March 31. Looks like BJ is ready to play, though! 06 of 08 DOWNWARD DOG GSI Media Namaste! Matthew and BJ find a Zen moment on the waterfront Feb. 12. Before meditating, the actor and his pup reportedly completed a five-mile run! 07 of 08 HAVING A BALL Splash News Online While Matthew warms up Feb. 3, BJ gets a workout of his own – fetching tennis balls thrown into the ocean. 08 of 08 ALL THE RIGHT MOVES Flynet Matthew practices yoga as the sun sets on Jan. 30 while BJ digs a hole in the sand nearby. Guess the speckled pup couldn’t quite master all the tricky poses!