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Advice from Kerry Washington: Don’t Look At A Scale Too Much

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Kerry Washington has one hot body and is not shy when it comes to sharing her secrets. In fact, over the past years, Kerry has told multiple magazines different ways she stays in shapes and the one thing she never does that keeps her confident. In 2007, Kerry told People Magazine,

“In general in life I try to live it, not diet. I think that’s hard when you’re restricting a lot. So I try to take it easy on a daily basis and do what’s going to make me feel good. I love to exercise. I generally exercise every day.”

She also told People Magazine at the time,

“I watch what I eat, I do. My body is really sensitive so I’m very conscious of what I put in my mouth. I try for the most part to eat things that are going to make me feel better, not worse.”

Besides eating the proper food, she also loves getting a workout in. She does everything from pilates to hiking to different dance classes. She admitted to Women’s Health Magazine recently that pilates is her favorite though saying,

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NBA Player Rudy Gay Dishes In On His Vision Problems

20130722-182927.jpg We all know when it comes to playing the game of Basketball, the drill is hand/eye coordination. NBA player Rudy Gay dishes in on how his vision affected the way that he played last season. The unbelievable shooting stats that Gay received were 42.5 percent on the floor, 36 percent from midrange, and 33.6 percent from 3 point lead, all a result from his failing vision from his left eye. He admitted, “I did have vision problems. Actually, it was terrible. I could hardly get my license.” Gay had an operation on his eye earlier this summer, which wasn’t a normal operation. He had to patch up his eye and take eye drops, something he really dreaded doing. Sounds painful! Gay adds, “I had to do it. It’s crazy because as much work as I’m putting in working on my shot, if I come back shooting [a better] percent from the three-point line, everybody’s gonna say it’s cause of my vision, not the hard work I’m putting in.” The good thing is, Gay will be returning to the courts next season. We give a big congrats to him on the bounce back and not giving up! Fitness Correspondent: Hannah Townsley Photo Credit: Google Via Yahoo! Sports

July 30, 2013

Miley Cyrus Poses Nude For “Protect The Skin You’re In” Campaign

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If there is anything Miley Cyrus is good at besides twerking, it is getting her “Smilers” to raise money for ANY charity. The most recent charity Miley Cyrus is supporting is Marc Jacobs “Protect The Skin You’re In” Charity. This campaign raises skin cancer awareness and all proceeds go to the NYU Langone Medical Center as well as the NYU Cancer Institution. Many celebrities including the most recent being Miley Cyrus pose nude for this charity. Since 2006, Victoria Beckham, Naomi Watts, Kate Upton, and many others have been big supports. These pictures then get published on t-shirts in which people can buy.

Miley Cyrus’ shirts came out less than a week ago and were released in nine Marc Jacobs’ stores in America and online and have already sold out. Shirts will be available for purchase in Europe in August. If you are interested in purchasing a t-shirt for $35.00 but are not in one of the nine cities that they were released in, check out Marc Jacobs’ website to purchase one!

Photo Credit: Brian Bowen Smith

Fitness Coresspondent: Stefani Romagnoli

Katy Perry Dishes In On Her Prep To Pose For The Cover Of Vogue Mag: No More Beer

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No more brewski‘s, well not for Katy Perry that is.

Perry opened up to Jay Leno last Friday regarding her preparation for the July Vogue cover photo spread, saying:

“I did a lot of my own prepping. I kind of went on a cleanse, I did a lot of stuff like vitamins and supplements, I changed my coffee to green tea, I didn’t drink alcohol for three months. I was really in the zone, I just wanted to be glowing for that cover.”

Benefits of multivitamins are that they can assist in improving overall physical and mental health, and lower the risk of illness. It helps people stay healthy and lower their stress levels.

Since Perry also switched from coffee to green tea, the advantage of drinking green tea is that it has plenty of antioxidants. It can also prevent cancer, assist in weight loss, and  promotes heart health. The best benefit that green tea has is that it helps with anti-aging, and protects the skin from wrinkling. A definite plus!

Great job Katy for making some healthy alternatives, your body sure shows that it loves you!

Fitness Correspondent: Hannah Townsley

Photo Credit: Google

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Exclusive: “Fit With Fallon” Hits The Gym With McKinley Freeman

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Vh1’s star Derrick Roman aka McKinley Freeman has been getting a lot of attention lately, and it’s not just for his fine acting chops.

The leading male actor on the show “Hit The Floor” has a chiseled physique, similar to a Roman god. If his work ethic on set is anything close to his work ethic in the gym, we have a feeling he is definitely going places.

We caught up with the 6’3, 195 lbs of all muscle Actor yesterday at Crunch gym in Burbank to talk career, the season finale, fitness and being the networks best set of abs.

Check out the exclusive interview below, and McKinley’s two workouts that work the core;

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FWF: Congratulations on a successful first season, and being able to do a second season. How does it feel to be casted on such a great show and to have such a great response?

McKinley: From the moment I went to the table read I said ok, this could be something special. And then as we continued to shoot more episodes, and just feeling the family amongst the cast, it has been a really, really amazing experience and the finale is going to be fun, so I’m looking forward to seeing how people respond to it.

FWF: I hear you’re a fitness guru and that you workout a lot.

McKinley: It’s like my second job. I would say I’m more like a mad scientist, I am willing to try just about anything from kickboxing, kettlebells, just anything.

FWF: You play an athlete on TV do you train as hard as one?

McKinley: Preparing for the Hit the Floor, I was boxing, I was doing sprints, I was taking stairs, I was taking yoga. You have to show up ready (for the role).

FWF: Playing an athlete are you ever afraid of working out too hard and getting injured because it could affect your role?

McKinley: There are things that I can do that I don’t have a problem with, then there are Read more

July 26, 2013

Geraldo Rivera Posts Semi-Nude Selfie

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Is that who we think that is? Why yes, it’s Geraldo! Where have you been, seriously?

Taking selfies! There is definitely no shame in his game.

The Fox News Channel host recently took the popular “bathroom selfie” of himself partially nude and later posting it on Twitter, saying:

“70 is the new 50.” He also added: “Erica (wife) and family are going to be so pissed…but at my age..”

The actual 70-year-old Geraldo also said that this pic will land him in hot water. Tsk, tsk, tsk!

Hmmm….We wonder what is he doing to look so good at his age? Looks like he’s been keeping fit. He shouldn’t be found guilty for showing pride of his accomplishments.

You got to admit, his bod doesn’t look like that of a 70-year-old person. Not bad, Geraldo!

Fitness Correspondent: Hannah Townsley

Photo Credit: E! Online

 

July 26, 2013

New Adidas Shoes: The Springblade Running Shoes

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Looking for some new kicks to help you get your workout on? Well Adidas is coming out with a new shoe called The Springblade.

Adidas promises “explosive energy” in the form of 16 blades that’s on the bottom of the shoe. The plastic blades can help propel runners straight upward and release the energy in an angle to help that push according to Mikal Peveto, Adidas America’s Director of Running. The shoes assist with utilizing less energy to push off on the next step.

Peveto believes that althletes that run, or anyone who likes to stay in shape will embrace this shoe the best, because the shoe is a running shoe.

The Springblade will hit stores in August and will be a whopping $180.00! Yep, $180.00! So if you are an athlete that loves to run, this is well worth an investment. Remember, always take control of your breathing when you hit the tracks runners, and We look forward to hearing some of your comments about the shoes!

Fitness Correspondent: Hannah Townsley

Photo Credit: Google

Fallon Mercedes is a Celebrity Fitness Reporter.

She is a Certified Personal Trainer who has years of experience in Entertainment Reporting.

Putting her two passions together fitness and celebrity news, she created a unique concept, blog and show called “Fit With Fallon” that educates and inspires individuals to get fit in an entertaining and fun way.