Star Trainers' Get-Fit Tips

From Julia Roberts's fierce focus to Anna Paquin's True Blood workouts, celebrities' trainers give us the low-down on getting the stars in shape

01 of 11

JULIA'S FIERCE FOCUS

JULIA'S FIERCE FOCUS
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When it comes to nutrition and fitness, is “completely and utterly focused,” says Usana Health Sciences spokesperson Kathy Kaehler who has trained the star. “Julia loves doing [cardio] squats that work the lower body, specifically glutes and legs.”

02 of 11

ANNA SWEATS IT OUT

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“Anna is a very easy going, fun person to be around,” says the True Blood long-time trainer Clay Burwell, owner of High Performance NYC gym. “She is also an incredible athlete who can run ten miles a day, box for over an hour and then do Pilates – all before 11 AM. She truly loves exercise, and to her, it’s just fun.”

03 of 11

KATE HORSES AROUND

KATE HORSES AROUND
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“A dancer’s physique is what we are after,” says trainer Maria Leone who gets the “avid equestrian” ready to ride by tightening her core and strengthening her legs. “We keep her body streamlined and toned using light spring resistance to strengthen her upper body. While performing legwork we always incorporate a lot of flexibility to increase range of motion of her legs,” she explains.

04 of 11

RIHANNA'S RIDE

RIHANNA'S RIDE
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“The RealRyder is one of my three top choices in training ,” says Ary Nunez of the revolutionary stationary bike that provides a full-body workout. “We burn fat! We make muscle! But mostly? We have fun!”

05 of 11

GWYNETH'S DANCE-OFF

GWYNETH'S DANCE-OFF
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“I put her through a lot,” admits Tracey Anderson of nearly two-hour daily workout regimen for Iron Man 2. “Dance aerobics is her favorite thing to do because she’s a pretty wicked dancer now.”

06 of 11

LANCE'S RUN

LANCE'S RUN
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“Lance likes trail running because it is a great way to keep his fitness during the off-season,” says LIVESTRONG.COM contributor Peter Park, who credits the softer tread and varied terrain with building leg strength, even for pro athletes like Armstrong.

07 of 11

VERONICA'S MARTIAL ART

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“She’s phenomenal at capoeira,” says Brett Hoebel of supermodel Webb’s love of the Brazilian martial art. “It has its own culture around it. She loves the people, she loves Brazil – that’s what got her into it.”

08 of 11

LEANN'S STRETCH

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“She’s a runner and you get really tight in the front of your quads,” says Pilates for Beginners instructor Kristin McGee, who taught to stretch out the muscle by bending one knee and holding the top of the foot – and then pushing her foot into her hand.

09 of 11

ALICIA'S PROTEIN RUSH

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is a big fan of vegetables and beans, says Harley Pasternak. A favorite pick-me-up? A veggie dip made of roasted red pepper hummus. “She also likes Caribbean flavors, so I’ll make her a Jamaican-style dish with brown rice and black-eyed peas.”

10 of 11

GERARD'S BUFF BUILD-UP

GERARD'S BUFF BUILD-UP
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“The first thing we had to do was teach him how to train,” says M-Train founder Brian Abercrombie of getting Butler into prime shape. “That meant starting simply and slowly and then increasing the intensity and the complexity of the training as we went along.”

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TINA'S PLANK PUSH-UP

TINA'S PLANK PUSH-UP
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“I would say a yoga girl,” says Pilates for Beginners instructor Kristin McGee. “She liked the chaturanga, [which] is a narrow arm push-up. Her upper body is beautiful. She loves the fact that she can do the chaturanga to add a little bit of that tone.”

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