Celebrity and athlete yoga instructor, Gwen Lawrence told Women’s Health 4 yoga moves to help reduce stress.  Gwen’s client’s include, New York Giants, New York Yankees, New York Knicks, New York Rangers, University of North Carolina Tarheels baseball.  Former Giant David Tyree even attributes his miraculous catch in the Super Bowl that helped propel the New York Giants over the then undefeated New England Patriots to his yoga training under Gwen’s instruction.


Do it three days a week. Start with two to three reps of each move and work up to 21.

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Lie on your back with your arms at your sides, palms facing up (a). Inhale and lift your legs off the floor as high as you can; at the same time, bring your chin as close to your chest as possible (b). Keep your legs straight and your feet flexed. Exhale as you return to start.

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Move 2 – Camel Lean

Kneel on the floor with your legs together and your arms at your sides, palms facing in. Drop your chin to your chest and inhale (a). Lift your chin and lean back deeply. Move your hands to your lower back for support. Let your head and neck drop back (b). Exhale and return to start.
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Emma Watson has come a long way since she was first cast as brainy Hermione Granger in the astronomically successful Harry Potter series almost ten years ago. As one of Britain’s youngest millionaires, the face for every fashion luminary from Burberry’s Christopher Bailey to Karl Lagerfeld, and the heroine in Perks of Being a Wallflower  – Emma Watson has skyrocketed to one of Hollywood’s most talked-about actresses.

This summer has been especially hectic for the young actress. Preparing for the final Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 meant countless promotions, premieres, and press conferences around the world – which, in turn, meant spending a lot of time in the spotlight.

To always look her best at every event, Emma Watson follows a routine of mild diet and reasonable exercise. “My philosophy is to eat what you like and be healthy and exercise,” she says. Generally, her diet plan involves foods that contain low amounts of sugar, saturated fat and salt. She also stays away from junk foods, and instead opts for fresh fruits, vegetables, leans meats and healthy salads. Emma is adamant about one thing, however – she can’t stand Hollywood putting pressure on girls to be thin. “If I feel like I have to work out four hours a day, and count the calories of everything I put in my mouth, and obsess about how I look the whole time, I will go mad,” she says. “I don’t diet and I don’t aspire to be super-skinny. It’s not inspirational at all for me. I love food and I love cooking, and I love having nice meals.” Indeed, she counts cinnamon bagels, chocolate, and pasta among her favorite foods. “Luckily, I exercise a lot,” she explains. [click to continue…]

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Recently People StyleWatch chatted with several celebrity trainers to learn how Hollywood’s sexiest ladies stay in shape. The stars have workout tips and favorite moves from yoga, to dance, to running. Check out what how hot celebrity trainers get six of your favorite A-listers camera ready!

Kate Bosworth’s trainer Maria Leone says, “A dancer’s physique is what we are after.” To prepare Kate for one of her favorite activities, horseback riding, Maria says, ”We keep her body streamlined and toned using light spring resistance to strengthen her upper body. While performing legwork we always incorporate a lot of flexibility to increase range of motion of her legs.”

Tina Fey’s Pilates instructor Kristin McGee says, “I would say Tina’s a yoga girl.” ”She liked the chaturanga, [which] is a narrow arm push-up. Her upper body is beautiful. She loves the fact that she can do the chaturanga to add a little bit of that tone.”

Kristin McGee also trains Leann Rimes. Kristin says, “She’s a runner and you get really tight in the front of your quads.” To combat muscle soreness, Kristin taught Leann the importance of stretching her quads before and after a run.

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Tonight the season finale of mega-hit teen-drama Gossip Girl airs on the CW, and fans eagerly wait to see how the drama will unfold. Blake Lively, who plays Serena on the show, is naturally stunning but recently amped up her workout and improved her diet.

Why these sudden changes? Blake Lively needed to prepare for her role opposite mega-hunk Ryan Reynolds in 2011′s Green Lantern. Check out Blake tonight on Gossip Girl and read on to learn how she sculpted her already hot body.

Blake Lively admits she is often too busy for the gym. Generally, Blake says “If I can’t fit in my jeans, I eat a little better.” She is so busy on Gossip Girl that she says “work is my workout.” To prepare for her stunts in Green Lantern, Blake teamed up with celebrity trainer Bobby Strom. After three weeks in the gym and eating a healthy diet, Blake Lively could finally see her ab muscles! But only time will tell if Blake’s abs can compete with Ryan Reynolds’ abs of steel.

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Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers has a workout routine including Olympic weight lifting and skills training to prepare for the NBA season and the Finals.

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Tracy Anderson Workout Secrets

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Celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson uses her workout and diet on Gwyneth Paltrow, Kelly Ripa, Shakira, Molly Sims, Madonna, Kate Hudson, Courtney Cox, and Jennifer Aniston.

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Crazy Celebrity Workouts

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Crazy Celebrity Workouts from Mel B and Jennifer Love Hewitt

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