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Birthday Girl Alicia Keys’ Secret to Looking Good

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This past week Alicia Keys celebrated her 32nd birthday in Spain while attending the Prinicipales Awards where she won best American artist/composer of the decade.

As she worked the red carpet, it was obvious to see that she is in the best shape of her life!  After having her first child Egypt, with husband/producer Swiss Beats, Alicia turned to Hollywood trainer Jeanette Jenkins to help her bounce back from her baby body.

Jeanette Jenkins revealed to Katie Couric in an interview that Alicia’s Secret to looking good is kick boxing. One of her favorite combinations is the Double Knee, Jump Kick and back kick. This combo tones the butt, thighs and abs. It also helps boosts your metabolic rate and burns calories all at the same time.

To see Keys sweat it out click here

 

“Vegan” The New Celebrity Diet In 2013

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A lot of celebrities are doing the Vegan diet in 2013. Brad Pitt, Ellen Degeneres, Common and Prince are just of few of the celebrities that have publicly admitted to being Vegetarians.

What are the benefits of going Vegan you may ask? GoingVeganWithEllen.com says;

“Scientific studies supported by the American Dietetic Association have confirmed that vegan and vegetarian diets are associated with lower cholesterol, lower risk of heart disease, lower blood pressure, lower risk of hypertension and Type 2 diabetes, lower body fat, and lower overall cancer rates,” “In fact, studies have shown that a vegan diet can actually reverse diabetes, heart disease and even cancer.”

Al Sharpton also attributes his 120 pound weight loss to his newly adopted vegetarian lifestyle.

Could you go green without any lean meat in your meals?

50 Cent Embraces Chaos In The Gym, & Talks New Fitness Book

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Rapper 50 cent has always been on his fitness A game. In almost every one of his videos you can catch him showing off his set of abs with his shirt off. Now, he wants to share his fitness secrets with you in his new book “Formula 50”.

In his book he discusses how after he was shot in 2000 taking care of  his body became his first priority. He explains there are two different six week programs in his book, one for beginners and one for advanced individuals who workout. Each program will show you different workout regimens and healthy nutrition tips.

One tip to get a great workout he says is:

“Learn to embrace chaos in the gym. Turn it to you your advantage”

Watch him discuss his new book on the today show 

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Halle Berry Admits Her Motivation To Staying Fit, Diabetes

In a recent interview with Wendy Williams, Halle Berry was complimented on how she looks just as amazing a she did in 1986, when she won her first beauty pageant.

Esquire’s sexiest woman alive, Playboys sexiest woman of the century, the list of beauty title’s Halle Berry has won goes on and on since her pageant days. However, her reasoning for staying in shape may not be what you think.

“Its only because I’m diabetic honestly, that little disease has kept me conscious about what I eat, what I do, if I workout or not.  It’s really been a really good thing in my life”

Halle Berry has a more severe form of diabetes, diabetes type 1, that can cause one to be insulin dependent.

She explained that being a mother now, her role of staying healthy is even more important to her, not just for her health, but to be there for her daughter Nala.

Over the years Halle has learned how to control and maintain her disease, and is able to eat and indulge a little. Admitting that she eats bacon, even pork.“In moderation that’s the key, all things in moderation” she says.

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.
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