Yvonne Strahovski and the Forza Workout

We recently listed Yvonne Strahovski, who plays agent Sarah Walker on Chuck, as one of The Celebrity Workout’s Top 10 Fittest Celebrities You Don’t Know.

A little while back, Yvonne demonstrated the Forza workout for Self magazine. Forza is a core workout based on samurai swordmanship.  Using a broomstick, bat, a bokken (a Japanese training sword), or other dull object (about 3 feet long), you swing the object as you would a blade to activate your core, shoulders, arms, and legs.

Yvonne admits that she doesn’t normally do Forza. Instead, her workouts include hiking, resistance bands, and core exercises. As for her diet, she simply makes sure to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and protein, while minimizing carbs. However, this celebrity still manages to teach us how to do Forza ourselves.

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When it comes to exercise and finding new forms of diets, Jennifer Aniston is no stranger. After following the Baby Food Diet to prepare for her role in “Just Go With It,” Jennifer takes on a new diet for her role in “Horrible Bosses.”  Although the Baby Food Diet worked amazingly for her previous movie, this new diet known as the New Zone Diet, developed by Dr. Barry Sears, has also worked wonders as seen in her role as Dr. Julia Harris D.D.S , a sultry dentist.

The New Zone Diet, also known as the 40 30 30 Diet, is built upon the idea that 40% of the foods you eat should be carbohydrates, 30% proteins, and 30% fats. This method of portioning out the food groups you eat allows for a complete meal without using unhealthy rationing.

Under the 40% carbohydrates category, Jennifer Aniston chooses from items such as:
- Fruits and Vegetables
Since carbohydrates are simpler sugars, eating more of it in comparison to heavier proteins and oils gives the body the signal that it is full but at the same time, is something that can be burned off quickly through exercise.

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kirstey alley birthday 225x300 Kirstie Alley Is Phitter Than Ever fitness news Kirstie Alley’s recently launched Phitter.com aims to bring the fitness community together in Twitter-esque style.  You can create your own “Phitter Phamily” and meet new “Phriends” to help you with your exercise, diet and weight loss goals.

Alley has had a highly publicized battle with her weight over the years.  She is a former Jenny Craig spokeswoman having lost over 75 pounds, only to put it back on again a few years later.  Alley, the author of How to Lose Your Ass and Regain Your Life will star in a new reality series about her life in 2010 that will show off her new weight loss plan.

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celebrity Demi Moore fittter than ever

For Demi Moore, getting older has improved her self-esteem and body image, and reduced her workout and diet obsession. Perhaps that is how she snagged younger hottie, Ashton Kutcher. You can check out Demi’s hot 47-year old body in her latest film, Happy Tears, which premiered in theaters this weekend.

There is no doubt that Demi Moore is blessed with good genes, yet also plagued with plastic surgery rumors. Despite your opinion on whether or not Demi has gone under the knife, everyone knows her hot body requires workout maintenance. In her 20′s, under the guidance of personal trainer Rob Parr, Demi was a workout-aholic. She would bike or hike up to two hours per day, six days a week. The morning before she gave birth to her second daughter, Demi completed a 22-mile bike ride. Although Demi exercised intensely in her younger years, she recently realized her workout motivation was misguided. She was not working out to feel healthy, but instead she says “I was trying to overcome my insecurity.”

Today, Demi Moore adheres to a more reasonable workout schedule. Demi enjoys swimming and rollerblading at her Idaho home. She also has her own weight room and sometimes trains with martial-arts expert, and ex-boyfriend, Oliver Whitcomb. By focusing on how she feels, instead of how she looks, Demi is now in the best shape of her life. Demi also works out with personal trainer Gregory Joujon-Roche, founder of Gregory Joujon-Roche’s Holistic Fitness. Gregory’s workout center focuses on creating overall well-being, a goal perfectly in-line with Demi’s new way of life.

Try the treadmill workout Gregory provided by Fitness magazine if you want to boost your behind, while also raising your heart rate:

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Olympic Gold Medal Muscle

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United States Bobsledder Justin Olsen’s 3 day training split that he used to prepare for the Olympic Games in Vancouver.

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Apolo Ohno: The Greatest American Winter Olympian

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Apolo Ohno, the greatest American Winter Olympian tells Men’s Fitness his workout and diet tips for building leg strength fast.

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Avatar Star, Zoe Saldana, Stays Fit and Balanced

Zoe Saldana uses a Pilates workout and balanced diet to maintain her lean-look.

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Sexiest Celebrity Vegetarian Contest

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PETA’s nominees for 2010 Sexiest Celebrity Vegetarian include Milo Ventimiglia, Hayden Panettiere, Carrie Underwood, Alicia Silverstone, Olivia Wilde, Lea Michele and Mac Danzig.

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