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Dear John, the Nicholas Sparks romance adapted for the big screen, knocked the blockbuster sci-fi hit Avatar from its number one spot while taking in 30.5 million on its opening weekend.  With Channing Tatum taking the lead in the hottest new film in the U.S. let’s take a look at his workout and diet regimen.

Tatum’s Workout:

“With Channing, we followed a 3 day on 1 day off cycle with each session consisting of high intensity, calisthenic based full body circuit workouts which lasted no more than 30 minutes each. We used absolutely NO machines, simply dumbbells, a medicine ball, and a jump rope!” says Tatum’s trainer, William Harris.

Day 1 (5 sets for time as fast as possible)

10 Pullups, 30 Kettlebell swings, 50 Walking lunges

Day 2 (7 sets for time as fast as possible)

150 Rope Skips, 15 Clean and Jerks

Day 3 (3 sets done as fast as possible)

100 Mountain Climbers, 75 Pushups, 50 Situps, 25 Box Jumps

Day 4

Rest

“Notice how over the course of a 3 day cycle every major muscle group was targeted, however we did ZERO isolation moves. While Channing’s workouts did systematically allow for proper cycles of work, rest, and recovery, there was not a set “routine”. Routine is the enemy! I say that because in order to maintain consistent change and progress, you can not allow the body to plateau,” says Harris.

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Kim Kardashian Butt-Building Workout

Kim Kardashian and her sisters are one of the most popular celebrities in magazines today (and for the past couple of years). And it’s no wonder that Kim is always working her butt off (butt on?) to look fabulous for all those magazine tabloids.

Whether it’s running outdoors (Runyon Canyon is one of her favorites) or sleeping in her gym clothing to make the morning workout easier, Kim is always working out. We’ve even seen her and her sisters busting it at Barry’s Bootcamp.

Without question Kim Kardashian is one of the most fitness-conscious celebrities around. Indeed, Kim has even released her own workout series Fit in Your Jeans By Friday. The series has 3 different workout DVDs: Ultimate Butt Body Sculpt, Amazing Abs Body Sculpt, and Butt Blasting Cardio Step.

If you’re willing to workout as hard as Kim Kardashian (and don’t have a copy of her workout DVDs), then check out this workout routine that Kim disclosed to Shape Magazine.

Kim Kardashian Workout Routine

Side Lunge Wood Chop

Reps: 6-15 on one side, then the other.

Body Parts: Arms, Butt, Core, and Legs.

What You’ll Need: Medicine Ball (or use a dumbbell)

Start: Stand with feet hip-width apart and hold a weighted ball next to right ear, elbows bent.

Movement: Step out to the left and lower into a lunge as you straighten arms out and arc the ball around so it’s outside of left ankle. Bring arms back up to starting position as you step right foot next to left.

Kim Kardashian Workout Routine

Kendra Wilkinson's Workout Playlist

Kendra Wilkinson had a big year in 2009. She ended her role on hit E! reality show The Girls Next Door, moved out of the Playboy Mansion, married NFL star Hank Baskett, and gave birth to baby boy Hank IV. If you want to see more of Kendra’s big year, check out the season premier of her solo E! reality show Kendra tonight.

Although Kendra gained 50 lbs. while pregnant, she plans to reclaim her famously fit body as soon as possible. In fact, Kendra says, “I’m going to have a better body than before.” Kendra already lost some of the baby weight by dieting, running, and lifting weights. Before her pregnancy Kendra weighed 113 lbs. Now Kendra weighs 140 lbs., down 23 lbs. from her pregnancy weight. Kendra likes to work out as much as possible, and has been working out 4 days per week since recovering from giving birth. Kendra’s favorite workouts include outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, skateboarding, and surfing. Hopefully we can catch Kendra’s workouts in action this season!

If you want to get pumped-up for working out like Kendra does, check out the workout playlist she posted on her website!

Kendra’s Workout Playlist:

  1. Who’s Your Daddy – Benny Benassi
  2. Rock Your Hips – Crime Mob
  3. Play – David Danner
  4. Holla at Me Baby – DJ Khaled
  5. Walk it Out – DJ Unk
  6. Let’s Get High – Dr. Dre
  7. Without Me – Eminem
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Connie Britton plays Tami Taylor, wife of Coach Taylor, on the critically acclaimed drama Friday Night Lights. Connie’s character is a feisty, but loving, mother, wife, and high school guidance counselor. Fans admire her chutzpah and many aspire to look as great as Connie Britton, especially when they reach 43 years of age.

Perhaps Connie’s natural glow, shimmering hair, and toned physique can be partially attributed to her years as an aerobics instructor. According to Shape, when Connie Britton first moved to Los Angeles she paid her bills by teaching fitness classes, instead of the more common work of aspiring actresses – waitressing. But now that Connie is a big hit in Hollywood, she has left the gym and turned to the yoga studio. She says, “I love that yoga gives me both a physical and a mental boost.”

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Heroes Workout: Hayden Panettiere

Yesterday we took a look at Heroes star Milo Ventimiglia’s workout.  Today we examine the fitness routine of his co-star and former flame Hayden Panettiere. Panettiere was a gymnast for nine years growing up and still sports one of the fittest bodies in Hollywood.  A simple Google image search returns plenty of results of Hayden [...]

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Gossip Girl’s Katie Cassidy Loves Variety in her Workout

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Glee Star Lea Michele Shares her Top 6 Health Tips

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To improve her mind and body, Lea Michele of Glee fame, improved her workout, started a vegan diet, and hired a health counselor.

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