Stars' Secret Trainers: Their Dogs

Forget pricey workout plans – celebs like Matthew McConaughey and Amanda Seyfried burn calories with the help of their furry BFFs!

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MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY

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Just keep livin’ – and runnin’! The newly engaged and his loyal dog BJ manage to stay adorable even while breaking a sweat.

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AMANDA SEYFRIED

AMANDA SEYFRIED
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When your running buddy is your best friend – or better yet, your “light source” – working out is a walk in the park.

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GERARD BUTLER

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Multitasking at its finest: With pug Lola bringing up the rear, sprints across the beach while taking a phone call.

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JANE LYNCH

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Walk this way! The Glee star and wife Lara Embry get their heart rates up along with smiling dog Olivia.

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KELLAN LUTZ

KELLAN LUTZ
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It’s sweatin’ and sprintin’ time! Take it up higher!

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HUGH JACKMAN

HUGH JACKMAN
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Dali makes sure his works up a sweat every time.

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NIKKI REED & PAUL MCDONALD

NIKKI REED & PAUL MCDONALD
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Two by two, they’re keeping their love in shape. Newlyweds Reed and McDonald take their pups for a honeymoon hike weeks after their wedding.

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MARIO LOPEZ

MARIO LOPEZ
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Pecs & paws! The Extra flexes his muscles while hanging with French bulldog Julio in sunny California.

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JENNA DEWAN & CHANNING TATUM

JENNA DEWAN & CHANNING TATUM
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“My dogs LIVE 4 their hikes,” Jenna Dewan wrote in a Tweet. Quality time in the sun – who wouldn’t love it?

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RYAN GOSLING

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goes low in order to keep pace with George, his four-legged constant companion.

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ELISABETTA CANALIS

ELISABETTA CANALIS
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The Dancing may be over, but the Italian TV personality keeps on moving through Hollywood with her dog by her side.

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JOHN KRASINSKI

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Time to slow it down! The Office star and his red fox Labrador Finn cool off after a hot workout in the Hollywood Hills.

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KIMBERLY STEWART

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The model-actress’s prenatal fitness regime apparently includes doggie lifts.

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ASHTON KUTCHER & RUMER WILLIS

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Running partners, check. Weights, check. and his stepdaughter are well equipped for their early-morning hike.

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JAKE GYLLENHAAL

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Keep it moving! Atticus acts as a great silent motivator.

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ETHAN HAWKE

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They say that multi-tasking during a dog jog burns extra calories.

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STEPHEN DORFF

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“Dad, I’m open! I’m open!”

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KELLY BENSIMON

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“Big dogs come with big responsibilities,” the reality star has said. Long, briskly-paced walks are one of them!

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JOHN LEGEND

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They say it’s good when you sweat during exercise. The singer’s English bulldog Puddy looks very pleased at the results.

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JERRY O'CONNELL

JERRY O'CONNELL
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Bim wants to make it to the end of the block without stopping. Let’s stay focused!

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JESSICA BIEL

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They worked out so hard, everyone else got left in the dust.

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BARACK OBAMA

BARACK OBAMA
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Matching gym outfits? When you’re the President, you even run in a suit.

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KARA DIOGUARDI

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Tiki isn’t very good at being the disciplinarian. Luckily, DioGuardi is her own trainer – she just likes the company.

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TOM BRADY

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“Dad, I know you’re holding the ball, but you need to carry the ball before I take over this workout!”

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KIM KARDASHIAN

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Is that a gym bunny, or a gym boxer?

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KRISTIN CAVALLARI

KRISTIN CAVALLARI
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“I’m ready for my post-gym smoothie, guys.”

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JOE JONAS

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“No, no, your form’s all wrong. This is how you run on the beach.”

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BENJAMIN MCKENZIE

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It isn’t always fun working out, but you’ve gotta do it.

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MARIA MENOUNOS & TORI SPELLING

MARIA MENOUNOS & TORI SPELLING
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Sixteen legs, ready to go the distance.

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LIV TYLER

LIV TYLER
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These two look ready to party off the pounds, as Richard Simmons would say.

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EDIE FALCO

EDIE FALCO
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That’s quite a hound-ful! Falco braces herself for sudden take-off while getting a grip on three gangly pups.

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