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

From Fergie & Matthew McConaughey's vitamin boost to Mischa Barton's circus routine, get the scoop on how to look fab like the stars

01 of 05

SIP YOUR VITAMINS

SIP YOUR VITAMINS
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Fed up with hard-to-swallow vitamins? Fergie and Matthew McConaughey are fans of Activate, purified water infused with a vitamin and mineral blend. While vitamins sitting in water too long can reportedly lose their potency, Activate’s vitamins are stored in the unique cap – which drops them into the water when twisted open. The five-calorie beverage comes in four formulations, including Antioxidant (with heart-healthy Coenzyme Q10) and Immunity (with immune system-boosting echinacea and zinc). Read Health.com’s cheat sheet to learn your must-have vitamins! – Jenny Sundel

02 of 05

LEARN HOW TO 'FLY'

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No stuntmen needed – Mischa Barton and Molly Sims are becoming trapeze artists! The actresses have recently taken JUKARI Fit to Fly classes in Los Angeles. Created by Reebok and Cirque du Soleil, the hour-long total body workout gives the sensation of flying while strengthening and lengthening the body through cardio, balance and core training on a trapeze-like bar. “It was an unexpected, completely new experience,” says Sims. And JUKARI will be coming to Equinox gyms around the country this spring. Find out more about it on Health.com! – Jennifer Garcia

03 of 05

LIVE IN BALANCE

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A crusader for environmental causes, Emily Deschanel lives her life as eco-friendly as possible. She’s been vegan for 15 years, a choice she feels has a positive impact on the planet. “I believe in eating healthfully and being balanced – and being balanced in your mind as well as in your body,” she tells Health magazine. “Because I think you can become obsessed with being a certain size, but what is being healthy? It’s exercising and eating well, but also not obsessing about those things!”

04 of 05

HAVE REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

HAVE REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
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Guiding Light star Caitlin VanZandt wants to make one thing perfectly clear: “I don’t want to reach Hollywood standards of skinny,” says the actress, who has lost 90 lbs. since having lap-band surgery last February. “It shouldn’t be embarrassing if you have hips and a chest.” And she’s embraced her new body with a diverse exercise regimen, including kettlebell workouts, tap classes and belly-dancing because “it works out the middle muscles and gives you a sense of sexuality.” Read about the pros and cons of lap-band surgery on Health.com. – Michelle Tan

05 of 05

SHAPE UP AFTER BABY

SHAPE UP AFTER BABY
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Since the birth of of 2-month-old daughter Megan Hope, Alison Sweeney has been trimming her baby weight by working out with EA Sports Active, a customizable fitness program for the Nintendo Wii. “It pushes me, and it’s creative for me,” says The Biggest Loser host about the system, which has more than 25 exercises and activities as well as a built-in journal to track her progress. “It really is like a personal trainer in a box.” Learn some post-pregnancy power moves on Health.com! – Mark Dagostino

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