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Gabrielle Union Tries To Shut Down Pregnancy Rumors

 

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Rumors are circulating that newly wed Gabrielle Union is pregnant. The 41 year old Actress recently wed Basketball player Dwayne Wade in August. After Gabrielle posted a photo to her instagram that looked like she had a baby bump, fans went crazy in the comment section assuming she was expecting.

She captioned in the photo above, that she was wearing a comfortable dress so that she could eat as much food as she could while at her favorite restaurant  in New York called Carbone’s.

After  Gabrielle read some of the comments saying the photo of her on the left, looks like there’s a belly bump she decided to comment back saying;

“I wore a big dress so I could eat…no baby bump…reading is fundamental kids… am I the only one that dresses so they can pig out? Or does everyone just unbutton their pants after dinner like mama?? Lmao…yall are funny.”

 

So let’s try to piece this thing together. It could be just a bad pic, but it does look a little skeptical. Two months prior she posted her and Dwayne getting it in the gym doing a pre-wedding workout together and that his abs were her motivation. You can clearly see she has no belly, and can even see a 4 pack brewing.

 

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Her honeymoon photos also showcase her flat belly, in a tiny bikini, which were posted just three weeks ago. But, if you do the math, she got married in August, so thats when they were probably taken. Honeymoons usually follow right after the wedding.

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September 22, 2014

Laila Ali Becomes Chopped Champion & Shares A Healthy Recipe

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Not only is she an undefeated champion in the ring, Laila Ali is now undefeated in the kitchen! Last week, this boxer took her gloves off, and got her hands dirty in the kitchen on Food Network’s cooking competition show “Choppped”.

A self taught cook, Laila has been throwing down in the kitchen longer than she has been in the ring. Laila started making meals at the age of 10, then at 18 she decided to become a boxer. Now at the age of 36 and her passion for cooking still strong, Laila is enrolled in culinary school and prepared to begin a new journey.

Knowing a thing or two about what is required to become a champ, she knew she not only  had to train with the best to the best, she learned she had to eat the best qualities of food to fuel her body to be able perform at her best.

Her main focus when cooking is incorporating a lot of  vegetables in her meals with 80% of vegetables and 20 percent of protein rule.  Realizing she isn’t in the ring burning a lot of calories like she use to, Laila has a low-carb eating regimen.

 

Maintaining a busy schedule, marriage to a retired NFL player, and a house full of kids, she says food prepping is key when trying to save time, sometimes prepping 4 days worth of food all at once, so its easier and faster to cook. She also cooks simple healthy meals that she uses only one pot or sauce pan. When eating out, she asks for steamed or grilled vegetables, and will cheat with her dessert.

Her motto, when it comes to treating herself;

 “If I am going to have my calories, I am going to have it in my dessert”.

 

Not one to participate in fad diets, Laila believes an average person can eat like an athlete and that, “It’s about making your mind up to do so.” If she had to choose between boxing or cooking, right now, she says it would be cooking. Her dream is to have her own cooking show.

 

Try out Laila Ali’s healthy Shrimp Avocado Grape Fruit Salad recipe below;

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Latin Bombshells Camilla Alves & Sofia Vergera Stun At The Emmys

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Two latin bombshells stunned at the Emmy’s last night showing off their beautifully fit and curvy physiques; Miss Sofia Vergera and Camilla Alves.

These ladies know how to work a dress. Camilla, who is the wife of actor Matthew McCnaughey, took the spot light in her Zuhair Murad Dress. The form-fitting gown had see-thru cut outs in all the right places. Modern Family actress Sofia Vergera looked amazing in her sculpted Roberto Cavalli dress, creating a to die for silhouette.

Sofia (Columbian) and Camilla (Brazilian) both give some credit to looking flawless on the red carpet to their Latin heritage. However, to keep those curvy figures toned and in shape, these women turned to celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson.

Wondering what type of weekly workout routine Gunnar typically puts his Latina stars thru, Check out the regimen below;

 

Gunnar Peterson’s Latin Bombshell Weekly Workout Regimen;

Day 1: 45 minutes of circuit training, 30 minutes of aerobic exercise

Day 2: 60 minutes of cardio, 50 minutes of strength training

Day 3: 45 minutes of a choice workout, 30 minutes of cardio interval training

Day 4: 60 minutes of cardio, 50 minutes of strength training

Day 5 (light): 25 minutes of strength training, 25 minutes of high-intensity cardio

Day 6: 60 minutes of moderately intense aerobic activity

Day 7: Rest

 

 

 

MTV VMA’s: Fit or Flop?

 

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The MTV VMA’s red carpet was filled with a lot of celebrities looking fit and fabulous! But, some flopped when it came to showing off the good side of their physiques. What celeb’s do you think looked fit or flopped on the red carpet?

 

Jennifer Lopez Definitely looked fit last night as she strutted her stuff on the red carpet. Man, she really is putting those younger celebs to shame with a body and booty like hers! Seriously, she is forty-five and still killing it.

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Taylor Swift, wanted to show off some leg with this one piece but, is she looking more skinny than fit? Or is she fab just the way she is?

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These two women are usually a hit when it comes to the red carpet and showing off their physiques. They both look great for having kids and losing the baby weight, but we feel their outfits of choice are not making them look the fittest. Kimye kept a natural look with the makeup but opting for patterns for the dress made her look wide instead of showing off her frame, and Amber Rose is definitely feeling herself in this chain get up but are you feeling her?

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Let us know who you think was the fittest celebrity at the MTV VMA Awards?

 

 

[Workout] Get Beyonce’s VMA Body

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Last night it was all eyes on Beyonce as she gave a once in a lifetime performance at the VMA’s followed up with being awarded with the prestigious Video Vanguard Award.

Bey killed the stage performing all of her hits from her latest album. While doing what she does best on stage, she was also getting a great workout in hitting all those sexy moves. By end of the performance, she was glistening with sweat, but even Beyonce can make that look good.

To have your own rendition of Beyonce’s VMA performance, while getting a body like hers too, try these moves below while listening to specific tracks from her album BEYONCE ;

 

Haunted; Planks – Nothing can haunt you more than this innocent looking little move. All tho you are in one still position, your core will be screaming for you to stop. This move is just what you need to do to obtain a Beyonce inspired flat tummy. Hold your plank for 1 minute.

Partition; Pelvic Thrusts – Time to get sexy, and start thrusting! Flip over from that plank on to your back and thrust away. Make sure to squeeze those glutes everytime you thrust upward. Do 3 sets of 30and you will feel the burn!

Blow; Diamond Push Ups – I love this upbeat song, but, kinda of like beyonce she even makes easy things look difficult. Diamond push ups are kind of the same. Place your hands into a diamond do 3 sets 10 diamond push ups.

Mine; Wall squats – Sit with your back against the wall in a seemingly imaginery chair. Make sure your legs create a 90 degree angle to ensure you are sitting low enough to get a good burn. Hold for 1 minute. To make it more challenging, lift one leg and hold for 30 seconds, then switch to the other.

No Angel; Burpees – Are said to have come from hell, so for this no angel workout it only made sense to throw in some burpees. To create a more challenging workout, add in a push up when you’re in the plank position of the burpee. Do 30 burpees straight!

Blue; Crunches – Hearing Beyonces baby on this track just makes me think of how many crunches she had to do to get her flat belly back. Attempt to do as many crunches you can do non stop for 1 minute straight!

Rocket; Pistol Squats – blast away stubborn jiggly legs with this move. One Legged pistol squats. If you can not balance on your own you can place your hand on a wall for some support.

Flawless ; Supermans – This move will give you a flawless back and butt. Lay on your stomach and stay lifted off the ground while rotating doing opposite arm and leg lifts making sure to squeeze those glutes 30 second rounds, for 3 sets.

Jealous; Squats – Nothing will make another more jealous than a nice booty, do 100 squats straight, and you will feel the burn. Make sure your weight is on your heels.

Drunk In Love; Half burpees – Take out the jump, and you have a half burpee. It’s still a hard little move to do. Do as many as you can for 1 minute straight.

XOXO; Stretch – Time to get that heart rate lowered with a good full body stretch for this one. Try some reaches, shoulder shrugs, leg extensions. etc.

 

 

 



What song from Beyonce’s album is your favorite to workout too?

August 22, 2014

Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals She Spends Less Than 45 Minutes In The Gym

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Jada Pinkett Smith is one fit Momma! Pushing 43 years old, this celebrity mom can definitely  pass as a 25-year-old.  You would think with a body like that she spends hours in the gym but to our surprise, she says she is in and out of the gym in less than an hour!

I guess putting in the work in her earlier years has definitely helped her on the way. Growing up she says she was very athletic, playing sports. Jada weighs in on feeling strong and staying fit as she gets older with Shape magazine:

 

You know what? I don’t know if I feel stronger than ever, but I do feel better than ever. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned that it’s about being physical every day. You don’t have to go to the gym if that’s not your thing. You can go outside your door and walk around your block. You can take a brisk walk, a light jog, a slow stroll if you want! I feel like, as I’ve gotten, I look better than ever and I work out less. I’m never in the gym for [more than] 45 minutes.

 

So what does Jada’s workout routine look like when she is in the gym? It looks like cardio in the morning and/or weight training in the evening. If you happen to catch Will Smith’s wife on a treadmill she’s most likely getting the most of her 45 minute session by doing sets of  sprint intervals. For her weight training regimen, she does a lot of weighted squats and lunges and for her upper body she does a lot of bicep curls, lateral pulldowns and rows.

If this is Jada’s secret to her anti-aging body, I think we all be running to the gym for a quick 45 minute session.

 

 

August 11, 2014

Zoe Saldana Has A Hard Time Slowing Down

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It’s not surprise that we all get older; and when most people get older, they tend to slow down.  But not Zoe Saldana.  In an interview with Women’s Health U.K., the Guardians of the Galaxy star admitted her body isn’t what it was years ago, but how she knows she needs to slow down.

The 36-year-old admits;

“My body is less toned.  I do look in the mirror and see things I don’t want.  My first reaction is I breathe and I think, ‘I’m a woman.  I’m 36.  My body is changing.”

Zoe’s level of workouts and how much she works out are based off what her body tells her.

“I’ve learnt to listen to myself, so whenever I don’t feel like doing anything that starts with ‘I should’ then I don’t.”

When this interview took place, the public did not know that Zoe was pregnant, but now that the world knows, you can see why she would want to slow things down.

I’m exactly where I want to be. I do feel beautiful in a way that even when I was working out a whole lot, I sometimes didn’t. Because there have been times that I was really slender and I didn’t like that I sometimes looked a little too muscular and flat chested – you’ll never be completely happy, so at the end of the day it’s like “F**k it. Just be happy, regardless.”

 

Photo Credit: Women’s Health Magazine U.K.

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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