Lo Bosworth Celebrity Diet: The Skinnygirl Dish

Every Friday this month we will feature one of the five latest and greatest celebrity diets for spring. Celebrities use these diets to cleanse toxins, lose weight, and maintain their Hollywood bodies. Check in every week to learn more celebrity weight loss secrets and tips!

This Week: Skinny Girl

This week’s celebrity diet comes from the new book by Real Housewife of New York City Bethenny Frankel, The Skinnygirl Dish. We previously covered Bethenny’s first book, “Naturally Thin: Unleash Your Skinny Girl and Free Yourself From a Lifetime of Dieting,” and provided you with Bethenny’s delicious recipe for Spinach Ricotta Pasta. Celebrity fans of Bethenny’s Skinny Girl recipe book include Lo Bosworth (The Hills) and Stephanie March (Law & Order).

Skinny Girl Dish is a cookbook full of healthy recipes created by Bethenny. The Skinny Girl recipes accompany Bethenny’s approach to treating eating like financial planning. For example, if you splurge at one meal, save at another and try to downsize your portions (for more tips, check out our previous post). Some benefits include the delicious, yet healthy, recipes and the fact that alcohol is allowed in moderation. Indeed, the Skinny Girl approach is more of a lifestyle, than a diet.

Some potential pitfalls of the Skinny Girl diet include actually having to cook. Also, weight loss is not guaranteed. However, the cooking part can actually be considered a benefit, because interacting with and understanding what you put into your body is an important part of healthy eating. In addition, although weight loss is not guaranteed, Bethenny intends her Skinny Girl books to guide readers to a new healthy lifestyle, and to allow them to avoid lifelong dieting. [click to continue…]

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Today we start our look at the Top 25 Summer Bodies list as named by Men’s and Women’s Health magazines.   They came up with the idea for the lists, but we have all the fitness info on the beach going stars right here at TCW.

25) AnnaLynne McCord
Twenty-two year-old southern belle AnnaLynne McCord of 90210 fame is no stranger to TCW.  We’ve previously named her one of the “Top 10 Fittest Celebrities You Don’t Know”.  We also did a feature on her four favorite fitness tips – including staying in shape without going to the gym, and easy to cook meals.

24) Hayden Panettiere
Hayden Panettiere is dedicated to her cause of saving the whales and dolphins and has taken up free diving as a way to stay fit.   She was also one of the nominees for PETA’s Sexiest Celebrity Vegetarian contest.  One of our very first posts back in January featured a video of the former Heroes hottie working out with her trainer at the gym.

23) Fergie
Fergie is always “working on her fitness” and the Black Eyed Peas leading topped the 13th annual “Famed Hottest Looks” list as having Hollywood’s most desired figure.  She’s also a fan of eating healthy and has been known to make use of the apple cider vinegar cleanse.

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Top 5 Celebrity Diets: Five Squares used by Vanessa Williams

Every Friday this month we will feature one of the five latest and greatest celebrity diets. Celebrities use these diets to cleanse toxins, lose weight, and maintain their Hollywood bodies. Check in every week to learn more celebrity diets for spring!

This Week: Five Squares

Celebrity diets are often complicated, and difficult to maintain. This week we explain a different kind of diet. Five Squares is an easy and maintainable plan, sure to slim you down. Celebrity fans of the diet include Vanessa Williams and America Ferrera.

Five Squares is a diet consisting of five daily meals, free of dairy, wheat, and refined sugar. Total daily caloric intake is between 1,100 to 1,400 calories. Plans are available online at 5squares.com, starting at $43 per day. Although this plan is expensive, you are getting better quality food for your money. Five Squares meals are additive-free and diverse, preventing diet boredom. However, some people feel the small portions make it difficult not to snack. [click to continue…]

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The Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, set for Monday night at 8PM on ESPN, will feature eight of the game’s premier sluggers.  This year’s AL contestants – Nick Swisher, Miguel Cabrera, David Ortiz, and Vernon Wells will take on their NL counterparts – Matt Holliday, Corey Hart, Hanley Ramirez, and Chris Young at Angel Stadium in Anaheim.

All of the hitters have been dedicated to their off-season workout programs to get themselves in the best shape possible for the grind of the 162 game MLB season.  Each of the stars has his own unique way of incorporating strength and conditioning into his workout routine.  First we will take a look at the training tips that helped the American League sluggers earn a spot in this year’s Home Run Derby.

Nick Swisher

Nick Swisher, who won the fan’s voting to be selected to his first All-Star Game and first Home Run Derby, currently has 15 home runs.  He was named one of the Top 5 “Biggest Losers” of the offseason on MLB Hot Stove Live after he started boxing as part of his off-season workout and conditioning and lost 12 pounds.  It was Swisher’s girlfriend, actress Joanna Garcia, that suggested boxing to the Yankee’s outfielder.

“It’s amazing to see the correlation with the hips and the core and everything from baseball to boxing,” Swisher told USA Today. “I enjoyed it a lot.”

Actually enjoying your workout will help you stay motivated and see results quicker.  Swisher hasn’t like every workout he has attempted.  “I’ve tried yoga,” Swisher said in New York Times interview.  “Not for me.”

Swisher has also participated in some more unconventional off-season strength and conditioning programs.  A few years ago he skipped out on the fancy gyms and spent the winter training in an Ohio barn.  “This is not Bally’s or Chelsea Piers,” said Bill Fry, the owner of the center. “We do some different stuff out here, some crude stuff. This is more like Rocky in Russia, running through Siberia and hitting sides of beef.”  “Nick Swisher chopped trees. He leveled walls. He busted concrete. When there were no trees or walls or concrete left, he found a monster-truck tire, and he whaled away on that. And after he was finished, he had gained 20 pounds.”

“I put in so much work,” Swisher said. “I transformed my swing, I transformed my body, and I transformed my mind.”

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Robert Pattinson’s Workout Plan

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Robert Pattinson has received a lot of attention for his shirtless scenes in Twilight: New Moon and Remember Me. Here’s how he got the abs.

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Selena Gomez Shapes Up After Suffering from Malnutrition

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Selena Gomez improved her diet to includes eggs, veggies, and lean protein, after suffering from malnutrition.

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Sean Faris’s Fitness Tips

Sean Faris, star of the CW’s hottest show, The Vampire Diaries, is the latest actor to grace the cover of Men’s Health. Here are some of our favorite tips from Faris’s one-on-one feature with the mag: Be Prepared “You don’t have to kill yourself, but when you walk into that weight room, you have to [...]

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Chelsea Handler Pilates Ab Workout and Diet

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Chelsea Handler got fit with Pilates and a new diet. Try this workout for Chelsea’s sexy abs.

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