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

From how Jennifer is getting into post-baby shape to Scarlett's 'superhero' workout, get the scoop on how to look fab like the stars

01 of 05

LOSE YOUR 'BABY' FAT

LOSE YOUR 'BABY' FAT
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Three months after giving birth to daughter Seraphina Rose, Jennifer Garner is already working on getting her pre-baby body back. Her trainer Valerie Waters advises her new mom clients to focus on gaining strength. “If you can only exercise 20 minutes three times a week, you should be strength training – squats, push-ups, lunges, planks,” she explains. “You’ll burn the same amount of calories [as cardio] but you’ll also add lean muscle, which speeds up your metabolism.” Find out more about bouncing back after pregnancy on Health.com. – Serena Kappes

02 of 05

GET IN 'SUPERHERO SHAPE'

GET IN 'SUPERHERO SHAPE'
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“There is no magic wand to wave over oneself to look good in a latex catsuit,” Scarlett Johansson recently blogged on the Huffington Post about rumors that she crash-dieted to get in “superhero shape” for her role in Iron Man 2. In reality, she sweated it out with “pull-ups, crunches, lunges, squats, jumping jacks, planks, walking, jogging and push ups.” And it’s paid off. “I feel better when I take a little time to focus on staying active,” Johansson writes. Find out how to get a total-body makeover on Health.com. – Brian Orloff

03 of 05

REMIX YOUR WORKOUT

REMIX YOUR WORKOUT
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To keep her regular jogs and gym routines from getting dull, Elisha Cuthbert changes her iPod playlist weekly. I’m on the shuffle button constantly,” she says. “I can work out to anything! And the 24 actress doesn’t take having a toned body for granted. I’ve always eaten very well, but I think as you get older, [you] need to incorporate a sort of fit and healthy lifestyle – otherwise things aren’t going to stay the same! Whatever your age, learn how to be at your most fit on Health.com. – Cynthia Wang

04 of 05

STICK TO IT

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Jennifer Love Hewitt, who’s been criticized for her weight in the past, is sticking to a four- or five-day-a-week exercise regimen that has her looking svelte. “I do a lot of cardio and a lot of weights,” she says. But the Ghost Whisperer star considers herself to be a work in progress – and she’s okay with that. “I’m not in the best shape yet, but I’m heading towards it.” Get empowered to love the skin you’re in with Health.com’s seven inspiring strategies! – Carlos Greer

05 of 05

INDULGE IN GUILT-FREE PASTA

INDULGE IN GUILT-FREE PASTA
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They’re BFFs on The Real Housewives of New York City, so it’s not surprising that natural-foods chef Bethenny Frankel would create a special recipe for pal Jill Zarin. To help her get her carb fix without the guilt, Frankel crafted a whole-wheat pasta dish laden with antioxidant-rich mushrooms (shiitake, Portobello and truffle oil) that’s low in saturated fat and high in fiber. Sound tasty? Get the recipe on Health.com! – Serena Kappes

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