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

From Kim Kardashian's arm-toning ring to Paula Abdul's favorite spa skincare products, get the scoop on how to look fab like the stars

01 of 05

PUT A 'RING' ON IT

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When it comes to her body, Kim Kardashian admits she has an area of weakness. “I don’t have lots of upper-body strength,” she says. To target her limbs, the reality star – who’s in the process of filming a fitness video of her own – is working with a resistance-building Pilates toning ring “to help build my muscle strength and tone my arms at the same time.” Work on your problem zone with fitness gear under $100 on Health.com. – Jennifer Garcia

02 of 05

BE YOUR OWN BIGGEST FAN

BE YOUR OWN BIGGEST FAN
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Raven-Symoné, who’s described herself as “thick and fabulous,” has experienced her share of body critics. But the former That’s So Raven star doesn’t let them tamper with her self-image. “You know what I do? I say, ‘I’m healthy, I exercise, I believe in myself, and I think I’m beautiful,’ ” she says. “You see it, you breathe past it, you don’t let it sink into your self-esteem.” Be inspired by Health.com’s seven strategies for loving the way you look! – Thailan Pham

03 of 05

JUMP TO IT

JUMP TO IT
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Katy Perry is jumping with joy to get in shape for her upcoming tour. “I hate working out, but I love jumping rope,” says the “I Kissed a Girl” singer. “There’s a rhythm. It’s like dancing.” And she’s no schoolyard novice. “I can double jump; I can cross. I can do all of it. I look like Rocky when I jump rope.” Besides being fun, a 130-lb. woman jumping rope at a fast pace can burn over 350 calories! Get more speedy ways to blast calories on Health.com. – Brian Orloff

04 of 05

DE-STRESS YOUR SKIN

DE-STRESS YOUR SKIN
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As American Idol’s eighth season picks up steam, Paula Abdul keeps her skin looking fresh with facial products from West Hollywood’s Ona Spa. Among her favorites: Ona’s Blue Chamomile Tea Calming Mask (50 ml. for $42), an oil-free gel mask that uses tea extracts to soothe skin, and Calming Azulene Toner (8 oz. for $30), infused with chamomile, calendula and lavender oil to restore the skin’s natural pH balance. Want to put your best face forward? Find out Health.com’s antioxidant-rich product picks! – Alexis Chiu

05 of 05

EXERCISE WITH EVERYDAY OBJECTS

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Why spend money on expensive workout equipment when your cupboard has everything you need? That’s one trick former Spice Girl Mel B demonstrates in her first exercise DVD, Totally Fit ($14.95). The mother of two got her famous rock-hard abs from doing the resistance workout on the DVD using items like a broomstick (for stability) and bottled water or canned goods (as weights). It’s a perfect way to tone up on the cheap! Learn nine more ideas for getting in shape without breaking the bank on Health.com! Marisa Laudadio

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