The Fit 5: Tips to Feel (and Look) Like a Star!

From Jennifer Hudson's love for her curves to Felicity Huffman's hot-yoga fix, get the scoop on how to look fab like the stars

01 of 05

3. DON'T LET SIZE MATTER

3. DON'T LET SIZE MATTER
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Jennifer Hudson is completely comfortable with her size. “I just don’t let people impose their insecurities on me. They may have a problem with being a size 12, but I don’t,” the curvy singer-actress tells PEOPLE. In fact, in a sea of size-2 celebrities, Hudson enjoys standing out. “What makes them different? They all look the same. But you know Jennifer when you see her.” Boost your self-confidence with Health.com’s seven simple strategies for embracing your body. – Serena Kappes and Rennie Dyball

02 of 05

SHAKE UP YOUR WORKOUT

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90210 star AnnaLynne McCord is easily bored when it comes to exercising. “I need something that keeps me interested,” she tells PEOPLE. Her solution? Belly-dancing! “It’s a workout while I’m actually being challenged and entertained. I shake it a little. That’s really fun. If you’re like me and you have the attention span of, like, two seconds, belly-dancing is good.” Find out more about the shimmy classes cropping up at gyms around the country on Health.com. – Nicholas White

03 of 05

GET STRONG

GET STRONG
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My Name Is Earl star Nadine Velasquez always looked to be in shape. But her trainer tells another story: “When I first started working with Nadine, she was unable to do three push-ups. She needed to improve her upper-body strength,” says Eric Paskel, who helped condition her with his Xflowsion program (available on DVD). Mixing martial arts, yoga and dance, the actress now can do “dozens of push-ups and arm-balancing postures.” To strengthen your body, give Health.com’s 15-minute workout a try! – Serena Kappes

04 of 05

PUMP UP YOUR METABOLISM

PUMP UP YOUR METABOLISM
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Lauren Conrad is a fan of Function: Light Weight, a beverage designed to boost the body’s natural metabolism. The drink comes in three flavors (Blueberry Raspberry, Acai Pomegranate and Pink Grapefruit) and contains the green-tea antioxidant EGCG and the red-wine extract resveratrol, known for its heart-healthy benefits. Find out other ways to pump up your metabolism on Health.com. – Serena Kappes

05 of 05

GO BONKERS FOR BIKRAM

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She’s a devoted runner and participates in the yearly Nautica Malibu Triathlon, but Felicity Huffman has a growing love for Bikram yoga. “I’m starting to get addicted – it’s fantastic,” says the Desperate Housewives star. Bikram classes – also referred to as hot yoga – are held in a room heated to 105ºF. to sweat out toxins and loosen muscles. “As you get older, you get stiffer,” she says. “Doing yoga has shown me that flexibility is as important as strength.” Learn all about yoga’s healing power on Health.com. – Lisa Marsh

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