Lifestyle Style Stars' Workout Shout-Outs Fergie, Kelly Osbourne and more are talking up their favorite fitness tricks and must-do routines By Alex Apatoff Alex Apatoff Instagram Twitter Alex Apatoff is the Executive Editor of PEOPLE Digital. She has been with the brand for more than a decade, holding various roles on the Style and Beauty team before becoming the site's Lifestyle Director to coordinate the work across the commerce, evergreen, features and marketing teams. Prior to her role at PEOPLE, Alex worked at Us Weekly (where, among other things, she oversaw the Fashion Police pages) and graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelors in Journalism. People Editorial Guidelines and Katherine Kluznik Rentmeester Published on June 1, 2011 05:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 46 FERGIE GETS FIT À DEUX X17 How does the squeeze in workout dates with her famously buff husband Josh Duhamel? “We have a gym in our house – we just go downstairs!” she says. Duhamel also helps her healthy eating habits, getting her hooked on Kimberly Snyder’s Beauty Detox. “Josh brought home the green smoothie and started making it, and it made me feel amazing!” 02 of 46 KELLY OSBOURNE TREATS HERSELF Fame The key to Kelly’s slim-down success is her laid-back attitude. “I’ll eat whatever I want, whenever I want, and if that means I have to work out an extra half-hour, then I’ll do it,” she says. “I won’t ever deny myself food because…I’m never going to be the skinniest girl in the room, so I don’t [care]!” 03 of 46 MINKA KELLY STAYS ON TRACK INF “It’s easier to stay in shape than it is to get back into shape, so I try and keep everything on an even keel,” the newest Charlie’s Angel says of staying in fighting form. Key to her routine: “Lots of squats. Oh, honey, hundreds. It feels like a million!” 04 of 46 HILARY DUFF KEEPS INTERESTED X17 “Most of it is trying to switch it up so you don’t get bored,” the shares. “When you get bored, you’re just like ‘I don’t wanna go!’” She credits her fit physique to a mix of pilates, spinning and circuit training, but admits “I’m just like everyone else – I go through my stage when I feel super motivated and want to work out every day, and then I won’t work out for two or three weeks and feel [terrible]. Then I’ll get back on the wagon again!” 05 of 46 JORDIN SPARKS GETS HER GROOVE ON Scott Kirkland/WireImage The slimmed-down says finding the right workout was a big part of her weight-loss regimen. “I took up doing Zumba class, which is so much fun. Being able to stand and dance and not realize I’m burning calories and getting cardio in is just the most amazing thing!” 06 of 46 MILA KUNIS KEEPS IT BALANCED INF After enduring a dancer’s strict fitness regimen for her role in Black Swan, the star says that there were pluses and minuses to her intense plan. “The best part was the challenge of it, the challenge of changing your body,” she says. And did she keep it up after the movie wrapped? Not a chance! “To able to pretend to be a ballerina for five months was great – but boy, was I happy to get out of that life!” she laughs. 07 of 46 KATY PERRY LOVES HER VEGGIES Bauer-Griffin The keeps her flawless figure with “protein for dinner and some vegetable sides,” and has no trouble skipping sweets – an irony that’s not lost on her. “I have a Candyland-themed music video and I’m not a sweet person. I’m salt all the way!” she says. “I could have one of those hamster cubes lying around my house and I would lick it!” 08 of 46 WHITNEY PORT'S PACES HER WORKOUTS Ace Pictures “More than anything I want to feel healthy. I want to have more energy,” says who forgoes marathon sweat sessions in favor of regular one-hour cardio and weight-lifting workouts. “I ve been working out a lot lately and I feel happier, so I just want to keep it up.” 09 of 46 KATE WALSH DOES PILATES FOR POSTURE Rob Kim/FilmMagic The TV keeps herself in tip-top shape with “a lot of Pilates,” she tells PEOPLE. “I have back stuff, and it strengthens.” Other benefits of the core-strengthening routine: “It makes everything contract and get smaller and [improves] posture and all that good stuff!” 10 of 46 GABRIELLE UNION MAKES IT A FAMILY AFFAIR Bauer-Griffin Her NBA player beau, Dwayne Wade, plays a big part in keeping the actress’s fitness regimen fun. “We’re really into taking random walks around our neighborhood and hanging out with the dogs,” she says. “When his kids are in town, I get with the dogs and the kids and they run around and literally tire each other out!” 11 of 46 MELISSA LEO IS A FRUIT FANATIC Kyle Rover/Startraks The Oscar-winning actress turned to one of nature’s superfoods to keep her energy up and her figure slim during awards show season. “Apples are a really, really good friend of mine,” she tells PEOPLE. “I find that I eat at least one a day because it’s a fibrous, juicy fruit.” 12 of 46 NATASHA BEDINGFIELD JUMPS FOR JOY Pichichi/Splash News Online The super-fit singer combines a fave childhood toy with a serious cardio workout: “I just started working out on a mini-trampoline for cardio and I absolutely love it!” she raves. “It’s a great workout, jumping up and down!” 13 of 46 JENNIFER LOPEZ LOVES HER LEGS Kyle Rover/Startraks has some of the best gams in the business, so it’s no surprise that she loves leg-toning exercises. “I work out with my trainer and we do a lot of lunges and squats, which really helps tone legs.” The former Fly Girl loves dance for the same reason: “Along with being a great cardio workout, it s amazing for the legs!” 14 of 46 JULIANNE HOUGH MIXES IT UP Flynet “I get really bored with the same thing over and over again,” says the Dancing With the Stars pro. “I’ll go hiking – and I love Tracy Anderson! It’s a great way to get exercise because it goes by really quick and it s fun. It’s kind of like Jane Fonda!” 15 of 46 HEATHER MORRIS KEEPS IT CLASS-Y Roger Wong/INF “There’s a lot of exercising classes that I take just because they re the easiest and they re the cheapest,” says the Glee star, who says that she steps up her fitness routine at L.A.’s dance-inspired Cardio Barre. 16 of 46 CLAIRE DANES STRIVES FOR SIMPLICITY Stephen Lovekin/Getty When it comes to toning up, the slender admits that the secret is “annoyingly obvious.” Her strategy? “It’s sleep, exercise and good eating,” she says. “Eating real food is [always] a good idea.” 17 of 46 NATALIE PORTMAN RAISES THE BARRE Niko Tavernise/Fox Searchlight “The training for [Black Swan] was so rigorous,” says , who returned to dancing after a 15-year hiatus. “Every break we had on the film they would take me through a barre to keep me warm. So we were doing barres all day long staying warm and staying ready to dance so that I wouldn’t get injured.” 18 of 46 SOFIA VERGARA CELEBRATES HER SHAPE Jeff Vespa/WireImage “If you like to eat, eat! But you have to be healthy, try to do everything in moderation,” says the Modern Family star, who credits her curves to a healthy attitude – and appetite. “Because I m Latin I m expected to be a little more plump and more voluptuous, so I don t have be a certain weight that is really skinny. I think they want me with a little bit of meat.” 19 of 46 SOPHIA BUSH ENDS THE EXCUSES Albert Michael/Startraks When it comes to keeping fit, the actress is embracing a healthy new resolution: “Do yoga as often as I say I will, because it makes me feel good,” she says. “I tend to always have an excuse, like, ‘Oh, it’s been such a long day. Oh, Dexter is on.’ So I’m going to try to be a little better about it.” 20 of 46 KIM CATTRALL KEEPS THE 'I' IN FIT Jon Furniss/WireImage “I don’t do it for a guy. I do it for me,” the single actress says of keeping her work-out motivation on target. “It’s about taking care of yourself. I am starting to date, but I’m just dipping my toes,” she says. “I think, especially at this point in my life, I feel pretty happy. I like who I’ve become and it’s changing always. I’m kind of embracing that.” 21 of 46 GILLIAN JACOBS GETS BOWLED OVER Norman Scott/Startraks “I really enjoy bowling,” says the Community actress, who admits that her love of the sport isn’t born out of skill. “I’m horrible at it, I scored under 10 last time I bowled. You have to work hard to not break 10 at bowling.” 22 of 46 JENNIFER HUDSON'S WEIGHT-LOSS MIND WARP Kevin Mazur/WireImage “I didn’t expect to go as far as I did!” the Weight Watchers says of dropping the pounds. “I go into the store and they try to put me in 4s and 6s and I’m like, ‘Who are you trying to talk to?’” says the former size 16 singer. “My mind hasn’t caught up yet.” 23 of 46 WHITNEY PORT'S WALK-A-THON Hector Vallenilla/Pacific Coast News “I’m not a gym person,” says the long-legged . “I don’t have the attention span to go in there and really devote myself to it, so I walk around a lot. My whole regimen is really eating healthy and walking a lot.” 24 of 46 ASHLEY TISDALE'S HEALTHY CHEATS Michael Williams/Startraks “I am constantly working out with my trainer. I’m on a more healthy diet. I have a cheat day, though,” the admits of keeping a do-able balance while training for her show Hellcats. Her favorite indulgences? “Something involving bread or pasta.” 25 of 46 SUSAN SARANDON'S PONG Johns PkI/Splash News Online “I think ping pong is the most fun way to stay in shape,” the actress – and SPiN New York table tennis club co-owner – says. “I mean you really work up a sweat and it’s fun. It’s good for your mind as well as your body. So unlike the treadmill that kills brain cells this actually invigorates you.” 26 of 46 VANESSA'S KICK-BUTT YOGA Fame “Sometimes [I do] yoga classes mixed with light kick-boxing,” tells PEOPLE, admitting to a passion for all kinds of yoga. “It connects to me so well and just completely works.” 27 of 46 CHRISTINA'S STRESS-FREE BUMP STYLE Jason Merritt/Getty “I exercise and take care of myself and live the way that I ve been living,” says of her pregnancy fitness style. “One thing that s been really important is trying to not be stressed out or let other people stress you out.” After all,”It s not about you anymore, it s about the bump,” she says. 28 of 46 ANNALYNNE'S FITNESS FAKE-OUT VT/Splash News Online “I always make it fun; otherwise, I wouldn t do it,” says McCord of her workout attitude. A recent favorite? “I love belly dancing, I love anything that helps me not to not really realize that I m working out when I m working out.” 29 of 46 JULIANNE'S GROUP EFFORT Tammie Arroyo/AFF-USA “I take classes at Equinox, and the teachers there are amazing,” says . ” I do really well in a setting where I m told what to do Because if I’m by myself, I go to the gym and I do fifteen reps, and then I m like ‘Oh, my e-mail. I need to make a phone call!’” 30 of 46 JESSICA MEATS HER MATCH Jamie McCarthy/Getty “Shocked my system with a vegan diet, special Pu-erh tea from China” Tweeted of her get-fit plan. 31 of 46 HAYDEN HOLDS THE SALT Norman Scott/Startraks “A big thing for me is cutting down on my salt intake,” says admitted saltaholic . “It makes you retain water and so I ve been told a million times to cut salt out. I just started, so we ll see what happens!” 32 of 46 POST-BABY KENDRA HITS THE POLE Scott Harrison/Retna “My curves shocked me big-time,” admits new mom . “We didn’t have my stripper pole in my house ever since I gave birth, now we re going hang it up. I feel sexy again.” 33 of 46 MARISA REVS UP! Sara De Boer/Startraks “I ride motorcycles and I box and I surf,” says Victoria’s Secret Angel Miller. Added get-fit incentive? “If you know that people are going to see you in a bikini, you’re going to workout and you’re going to eat right. It’s a big motivator.” 34 of 46 LO SPINS HER WAY TO SKINNY Michael Kovac/FilmMagic “As far as fitness, I love indoor cycling – it has made a really big difference. I feel a lot skinnier than I did last year,” says Bosworth of her favorite Equinox spin classes. “It s kind of the ultimate cardio.” 35 of 46 GWYNETH'S SCARED FIT PPNY/GSNY/Splash News Online “Originally there was a scene [in Iron Man 2]…and I was in lingerie, and I was so panicked,” says of her workout regime kick-start. “And then it ended up getting cut out and I was already in such good shape that I had to keep going with it.” 36 of 46 ZOE'S TOUGH LOVE Steve Granitz/WireImage “I like hearing, ‘I’m disappointed in you’ from my trainer because it only makes me hungrier,” says Saldana, who credits her lean shape to onset stunt choreographer Garret Warren, whom she’s worked with for four years. “He basically [knows] my body and how far to take me.” 37 of 46 KELLY'S BAR NONE Marion Curtis/Startraks “I do bar method,” Osbourne tells PEOPLE of her thrice-weekly, trainer-assisted sessions that use ballet barres and mat work to build lean muscles. “I m really, really, really good at being instructed.” 38 of 46 BETHENNY'S YOGA OBSESSION Albert Michael/Startraks Practicing yoga throughout her pregnancy helped new mom Frankel stay fit. And when it comes to her favorite move, the Body By Bethenny fitness DVD creator doesn’t hesitate: “Wide leg forward bend. It stretches and elongates the back of your legs,” she says, adding, “What a release!” 39 of 46 PADMA'S MOMMY LIFT Britney Joe/Startraks “I was active until the last two months of my pregnancy,” Lakshmi says. Now that she’s a busy mom, “I do little things constantly during the day. Even picking up the baby help[s].” 40 of 46 KATE'S BUM-BOOSTER DP/AAD/Starmax secret to looking great in summer shorts? “Squats!” she says. Add to that hours of practice preparing for her role in , and the life-long dancer’s legs are perfectly toned and trim. 41 of 46 JAKE'S JUMP START Most Wanted [I] never did anything this intensive before,” says of bulking up for his newest film by practicing parkour, the French physical discipline that involves jumping and climbing obstacles. 42 of 46 MOLLY'S HEALTHY VIBES Sara Jaye Weiss/Startraks “I just did a great thing called the Power Plate,” Sims says of the vibrating workout-boosting machine. “It’s only thirty minutes. At the end I was so sore.” 43 of 46 CATHERINE'S DANCE-OFF Lucas Jackson/Reuters/Landov The fitness secret? “It’s called A Little Night Music!” Zeta-Jones says, joking, “I recommend it to anybody: Do eight shows a week and you’ll be so fit.” Cardio workouts supplement her regimen. 44 of 46 NATASHA ROLLS WITH IT Todd Williamson/WireImage “I like kickboxing and doing lots of squats – and rolling out. It’s like a self-message technique,” Bedingfield says of using foam rollers that help disperse lactic acid in muscles following a workout. 45 of 46 DIANA'S 'HAIR' RAISER Joseph Marzullo/WENN It wasn’t just Hair’s infamous nude scene that DeGarmo prepped for during her recent Broadway run. “I do my squats,” she says, “because I’m in lots of tight jeans! And I want to make sure I don’t bust any of ‘em!” 46 of 46 KELLY'S GOOD EATS Albert Michael/Startraks The mom-of-two’s secret to looking fresh? “I think a lot of it has to do with diet, so I try to eat organic foods and use products without too many chemicals in them,” says Rutherford.