Last night’s Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards was full of memorable performances and touching acceptance speeches. But country music skills weren’t the only thing that were showcased on the ACM awards — fitness was on display, too! In fact, some of last night’s big winners showed off toned legs, strong shoulders and tight cores in high-fashion dresses that would make any country — or city — girl swoon. Read on for a few of the women last night at the ACM Awards who caught our eye, along with details on their favorite workouts!
5 Fittest Country Stars on the ACM Awards
Taylor Swift. Swift looked fabulous last night when accepting her ACM Award for Entertainer of the Year. She credits her physique (and her ability to keep up with her performance schedule) to a healthy diet and regular runs outdoors and on the treadmill.
Martina McBride. McBride is no stranger to fitness and even appeared on a SHAPE cover looking fabulous in her 40s! With three kids, McBride sets a healthy example for her children by eating everything in moderation and regularly working out for 30 minutes a few times a week.
Sara Evans. An ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association, Evans has never battled an eating disorder, but knows how scary they can be after having a friend suffer from anorexia. Also a mother, Evans takes a balanced approach to eating by listening to her hunger and watching her portion sizes.
Miranda Lambert. This fit lady won the most ACM Awards last night of any other nominee. Her workout of choice? Kickboxing set to high-energy tunes like these!
Carrie Underwood. This American Idol winner has certainly made a name for herself in the country music industry. With gorgeous blond hair and a killer smile, she follows a vegetarian diet, de-stresses with fun and works out regularly with a personal trainer.
Jennipher Walters is the CEO and co-founder of the healthy living websites FitBottomedGirls.com and FitBottomedMamas.com. A certified personal trainer, lifestyle and weight management coach and group exercise instructor, she also holds an MA in health journalism and regularly writes about all things fitness and wellness for various online publications.