Chase Utley discusses his workouts and his diet.

The 2010 MLB campaign is only a few weeks away.  We recently took a peek at Second Baseman Dustin Pedroia of the Red Sox. Today, we take a look at Second Baseman Chase Utley of the Philadelphia Phillies, who is fresh off of two consecutive World Series appearances.  What are Chase Utley and the Phillies’ chances this year? Well if it has anything to do with his Utley’s workout ethic and dietary discipline, the City of Brotherly Love might just be hosting another World Series this October.

At the gym, Utley focuses on his core more than anything else. In particular, he’ll use just about anything to work on his core including bungee cords, swiss balls, medicine balls, and negative impulse training. Utley also notes that “come end of the offseason when I’m feeling good about my workouts, I’ll do some pull ups all day long – those are fun.”

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Check out what top celebrity trainers and celebrity nutritionists shared with InStyle about holiday diet tips how to avoid eating extra calories during the holiday season! Bring these tricks to your next holiday party and you are sure to end the night full of cheer and free of guilt.

Celebrity Trainer David Kirsh Recommends Avoiding Sugary Cocktails

“Holidays shouldn’t be an excuse to disconnect your brain and your stomach. Enjoy them, but eat and drink sensibly,” says David Kirsch, celebrity trainer and nutritionist who has worked with stars like Heidi Klum and Anne Hathaway. “Avoid sugary cocktails and go for a vodka/soda or a glass or two of red wine, drinking plenty of water in between.”

Cocktail: 163 calories per 3 oz. drink

Red wine: 114 calories per 5 oz. glass

You save: 49 calories per drink

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This week while running on the treadmill, doing my usual routine of reading a magazine, I discovered that two of my favorite things had joined forces! First, the new edition of my FAVORITE cooking magazine Clean Eating hit the shelves. I immediately scooped it up and brought it to the gym. Second, my favorite reality TV star and health food chef Bethenny Frankel did an interview in the magazine! This was perfect timing because I have really been missing her presence on Bravo.

With Thanksgiving exactly one week away and the holidays right around the corner, Bethenny offered Clean Eating some valuable holiday diet tips for getting through the season while maintaining your fit and fabulous figure. Check out what Bethenny Franked had to say, and next time you are in the market pick up a copy of Clean Eating! If you are a healthy eater like me, I promise you won’t be disappointed.

The first of Bethenny’s holiday diet tips was not to make eating habits “obsessive or extreme.” She says, “Most people make resolutions in January, which are just these big grand statements – they’re not sustainable and can’t be maintained. It’s more about easing into it and developing a food voice. Your diet is a bank account, so you should have an internal dialogue throughout the day about what you’ve already eaten and what you should still consume to balance that out. If you had a couple bites of chocolate cake, be aware of that later on and opt to not have cheesecake as well.”

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6 Celebrity Tricks to Look 5 Lbs. Thinner Instantly used by Cameron Diaz and other celebrities

Every girl wants to look thinner. They envy Jennifer Aniston’s arms, Kelly Ripa’s abs, and Cameron Diaz’s legs. But not every lady has the luxury of these celebrities. Who can spend hours in the gym with a personal trainer and attend endless cardio and strength classes? Although getting a celebrity body takes time and energy, celebrities also use little tricks to look thinner in minutes. Try these six celebrity tricks to look thinner instantly!

1. De-fuzz Your Arms

  • According to Megan McGhee, lead aesthetician at Bliss South Beach, hair can cast a shadow, which can appear to bulk you up.  In addition, waxing removes hair while exfoliating the skin to make it firmer.
  • Apply wax to clean skin and smooth in the direction of your hair growth. Lift in the opposite direction. These results should last for two to four weeks.
  • Try a microwave wax kit, available for $45 at blissworld.com.

2. Moisturize your Abs

  • Makeup artist Tracy Murphy, who works with celebrity Brooklyn Decker, suggests applying body lotion to your stomach every morning to make your skin tighter. After the lotion dries, apply bronzer at the bottom of your ribs and above your hip bones, creating a shadow.
  • Makeup artist Rachel Goodwin says this will make “the bones above look more pronounced.” This in turn will you look thin overall.
  • Celebrity Nicole Richie uses Rodial Tummy Tuck, a body lotion with micro-fibers, available for $130 at beauty.com.

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NCIS Star Chris O’Donnell’s Workout

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NCIS star Chris O’Donnell uses a diverse workout regimen, including weight training, interval training, and outdoor sports to keep himself physically fit.

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Build All-Star Celebrity Abs – Part 2 (Bradley Cooper)

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Workout tips for getting a chiseled mid-section from Bradley Cooper. Get celebrity abs by following one of these workouts.

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Brooke Burke’s Butt…in 15 Minutes

Brooke Burke has been blogging over at ModernMom.com about her latest fitness and diet tips for 2010.  Here are some of the fit mom’s goals and strategies for staying healthy in the new year… Her Goals: “I am trying to get into the best shape of my life, have more energy and less body fat. [...]

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CSI’s Eads Hits the Gym to Rehab Back

George Eads talks about his gym routine to prepare for his role as tough guy Nick Stokes in CSI and how Eads rehabbed his back with various workouts.

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