Everyone packs on a little weight around this week, right? Not only does this country crowd around the dining room table to count their blessings, but to count the pounds they gain between second (fine, who are we kidding, FOURTH) plates of stuffing as well. It’s basically tradition to stuff a turkey and then attempt to stuff yourself back into the jeans you wore to your family’s gathering.
We wouldn’t condone watching too strictly what you’re eating this holiday season--be a human being and have a cheat day! It’s a holiday after all. However, to help you work off that extra pound or two before the Christmas family portrait, Hollyscoop gathered some of the more practical and realistic pieces of wisdom shared by some of your favorite Hollywood physiques, from red carpet fashionistas to Victoria's Secret models.
Read through these fortune cookies of fitness and store a couple in your back pocket (your Whatever Your Size Goal Is back pocket that is)…
“‘Aerobic Striptease.’ It’s just been amazing…it’s a fun way of getting in shape and being playful about it. Getting sexy and sort of having fun with the whole image.” – Carmen Electra
“Do a little bit of everything. I just started SoulCycle, I do Barry’s Boot Camp, I work out with a trainer, I go running, hiking, yoga, you name it. I like to change it up, so I think that’s the best way not to get bored with your workouts.” – Stacy Keibler
“Just eating healthy, not being crazy, working out when I can. Just being happy, I think that’s the biggest thing. Just having a good attitude, being positive and happy.” – Julianne Hough
“I’m kind of trying to eat everything, everything healthy. Plenty of fruits, vegetable salads. I am really trying hard to cut meat, I already cut red meat.” – Adriana Lima
“Lots of salads and vegetables. It makes you feel good through the day.” – Alessandra Ambrosio
“Stress and a lot of traveling kind of deals with that for me. I workout a lot, I box, I’m obsessed with it.” – Candice Swanepoel
“My biggest thing is just cutting down on the carbs.” – Ciara
“I am really addicted to spinning and I just started doing circuit training with my trainer and I do Pilates and I am active, I hike, I live in a community that has lots of hills.” – Hilary Duff
“Be a vegetarian.” – Pamela Anderson
“I would just say everything in moderation, a lot of veggies and fruits and to snack constantly. I’m a big snacker. Workout.” – Whitney Port