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

From how Tori Spelling lost 40 lbs. after her daughter's birth to why Kelly Clarkson is at peace with herself, get the scoop on how to look fab like the stars

01 of 05

DON'T STRESS YOUR BABY WEIGHT

DON'T STRESS YOUR BABY WEIGHT
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For Tori Spelling, losing 40 lbs. of baby weight after the birth of her second child, 8-month-old daughter Stella, was a daunting task. “I was a little stressed and I didn’t want to go to the gym,” she admits. But she got help from husband Dean McDermott. “Dean jumped in with the kids, and we all did it together – we went biking, jogging, hiking. Because of that, it came off easier.” Learn how it’s best to take baby steps in losing your baby weight on Health.com. – Paul Chi

02 of 05

GO THE GREEN (TEA) ROUTE

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Even if you’re not going to the Oscars, you still want to look – and feel – your best before a big night out. Nutritionist Oz Garcia, who works with celeb clients including Hilary Swank and Mariska Hargitay, advises swapping green tea for coffee as a pick-me-up. “Green tea contains some caffeine but also contains unique antioxidants and polyphenols that have added health benefits,” says Garcia. “Coffee creates heightened cortisol levels in your body and adds to the stress of your skin and body.” Find out more star-tested diet tricks on Health.com! – Serena Kappes

03 of 05

DON'T SEEK PERFECTION

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Kelly Clarkson feels good just the way she is. “I’m not the girl that people are tuning in to look at – they’re tuning in to hear me,” she says. The singer, who’s no stranger to having her body criticized, says the scrutiny has taught her a valuable lesson. “It sounds clichéd, but the most important thing I’ve learned is do whatever you can do to make life happy. Don’t ever do something for someone else.” Learn Health.com’s seven strategies for loving the skin you’re in! – Eileen Finan

04 of 05

MOVE TO THE 'BHANGRA' BEAT

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Paulina Porizkova is a regular at instructor Sarina Jain’s Masala Bhangra classes at New York City’s Crunch gym. “The music makes it impossible not to move,” the supermodel says of the energetic workout, based on the vigorous Indian folk dance known as bhangra. Now give the workout a try at home with Jain’s new Masala Bhangra Workout Vol. VI: Back to Bollywood DVD ($20), which burns fat while building muscle strength with three different Bollywood-inspired segments. Read how dancing can keep you young on Health.com! – Serena Kappes

05 of 05

'CLEAN' UP YOUR EATING ACT

'CLEAN' UP YOUR EATING ACT
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For her gig as a TV Guide Network host, Lisa Rinna has to be in gown-ready shape to hit the red carpet. How has she done it? By working out six days a week and sticking to a healthy diet. “I eat clean, [avoiding] processed foods, trying to eat things that come from the earth – vegetables, fruits, whole grains,” Rinna explains. And if she has a splurge, she just gets “back on the wagon.” Read about the superfoods to incorporate into your diet!! – Serena Kappes

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