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Emma Stone, famous for her large roles in recent movies “Superbad,” “Easy A,” “Friends With Benefits,” “Crazy, Stupid, Love,” “The Help,” and of course in the upcoming film “The Amazing Spider- Man,” admits to Vanity Fair that although she was never  into staying thin, she’s “definitely more conscious of it as [she’s] gotten older.” Despite all the pressure from Hollywood to be skinny, however, Emma announces that she will not succumb to the wild diets that many celebrities endure in order to be slim. She despises the recommended diets from trainers requiring dieters to eat a “palm-size piece of chicken and some beans, and work out two hours a day for the rest of your life,” and confesses that doing Pilates and weight training with Andrew Garfield (her co-star in upcoming Spider-Man movie) “brings out the anger in [her].”

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taylor lautner playing football 225x300 Celebrity Beach Bowl fitness news celebrity fitness If you are looking for a star filled event to get you geared up for the Super Bowl tomorrow, Direct TV will air the 4th Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl from South Beach today at 2:30 Eastern.  The event is being hosted by Dan Patrick, with current NFL quaterbacks Eli Manning and Mark Sanchez hosting Team Palladia HD and Team Spike HD respectively in this fun-filled flag football event.  Warren Moon and Rich Gannon headline a list of former NFL players competing in the game.  Others include Eddie George, Merril Hoge, Mark Schlererth, Desmond Howard, and Daryl Johnston.

The rosters for each team are filled with Hollywood’s hottest stars looking to show off their athletic talents. P90x users Jennifer Lopez, Kellan Lutz, and Taylor Lautner should be well prepared to handle the physical component of the game.  We are interested to see if Lautner can live up to his billing as 2009′s fittest celeb.   Chace Crawford, Marisa Miller, Ed Westwick, Nancy O’Dell, Brian McKnight, Michael Clarke Duncan, The Wayans Brothers, Olivia Munn, and Jessica Szohr will all also make appearances in the game.

The game airs live on DirectTV’s 101 network with the pre-game show kicking off at 1:30 and a concert by the All American Rejects to follow the game.

Check back throughout the weekend for more posts on the big game and Super Bowl athletes Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, and Dwight Freeney.
Which star are you looking forward to seeing the most?  Post a comment and let us know so we can feature them in a post next week.

Anna Paquin workout

As we mentioned last week, True Blood is back for season 3. That, of course, means the return of Anna Paquin, who stars as the telepathic waitress, Sookie Stackhouse. Yep, Anna Paquin is back – and with a better body than ever.

Anna Paquin has been working hard with her trainer Clay Burwell. Anna’s workouts typically two-hour-long sessions that combine boxing, plyometrics, and strength training.

Self Magazine recently covered Anna Paquin’s Workout, discussed below, which helped her look sexy naked for this season of True Blood.

Anna Paquin True Blood Workout

This workout involves a circuit of 6 different exercises, each of which is done 3 times. Do the first exercise, and immediately move on to the second exercise, and so on. After performing this circuit of 6 exercises. Rest 1-2 minutes. Then repeat the circuit two more times.

“Waist Cincher”

Reps: 30 reps per side (for a total of 60 reps for each circuit).

Starting position: Lie on your back with your knees bent. Cross your right ankle over your left knee. Place your left hand on the back of your head (like you would in a situp). Keep your right arm at your side with right elbow to the ground.

Movement: As you crunch, shift your weight to the right elbow and bring your left elbow toward the right knee. Return to the starting position.

Areas worked: abs and obliques

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Varitek04242008 thumb Jason Varitek and Dustin Pedroia Ready for Spring Training celebrity workouts athlete workouts Jason Varitek may no longer be the Red Sox starting catcher, but that is not stopping him from being as fit as ever as spring training for the 2010 campaign gets near. Recently Varitek meet with NESN to show how he’s been preparing.

During the off-season, Tek’s trainer, Leslie Eddins, has him on a strict diet, workout program, and training regimen.

Pre-Workout Meal (breakfast): egg whites, turkey, and tomatoes. In addition, he gets his initial carb load with a bowl of oatmeal with strawberries, bananas, and walnuts.

Training Day: He trains 2.5 to 3 hours per day at the gym where he focuses on core strength and cardio. He then follows that up with throwing and hitting drills.

Post Workout Meal (dinner): Steak or chicken with vegetables and a sweet potato. He’ll also have a protein shake, which generally includes oatmeal and peanut butter.

Watch an average training day for Varitek and see some of the core exercises his trainer has him doing:

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Varitek’s dedication is just one reason he’s going down in Red Sox history.

pedroiacol thumb Jason Varitek and Dustin Pedroia Ready for Spring Training celebrity workouts athlete workouts And then there’s the younger Dustin Pedroia. Don’t be fooled by former Rookie-of-the-Year and American League MVP, Dustin Pedroia’s small stature. (Oh yeah, he’s also won a Silver Slugger award and a World Series – but who’s counting?) As he showed WEEI, he, too, has his own training regimen and personal chef preparing him special meals suited for his workouts, but still manages to join life on his downtime.

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Vegetarian celebrities and vegan celebrities use healthy meal delivery services like Vegin’ Out, Nu-Kitchen, and Freshology.

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Josh Holloway’s Five Simple Steps to a Fit Life

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Josh Holloway’s tips for maintaining an effective fitness routine.

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