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The Odd Secret to Lauren Conrad's Body Confidence, Kelly Rowland's Baby Bump, and Why Anna Kendrick's Happy She's Not "Hot"

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These Hollywood hotties amped up their workouts this week! Find out how Kelly Rowland's staying fit through pregnancy, why Anna Kendrick is happy she's not "hot," and why Mandy Moore has stopped apologizing for being "boring."

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1. Conrad’s body confidence. Bride-to-be Lauren Conrad stays California cool even when it comes to her pre-wedding fitness regimen. “I just like getting out, like going on a hike, going on the kayaks, going for a run on the beach,” the former The Hills star told People magazine. “I’m not a huge fan of the gym, to be honest. When I have to go to the gym and put an hour in, I’m just staring at the clock.”  But to supplement her active lifestyle, Conrad developed an unbreakable inner strength. “I have always used my flaws as motivation to work harder and stay in shape,” she wrote on a recent blog post. “But as I have grown, I have learned more to love my body for what it is. After all, it’s been good to me.” We see what fiancé William Tell finds so attractive!

2. Kelly’s real motivation. Even with a growing baby bump, Kelly Rowland is still committed to staying fit and healthy. Rowland’s go-to trainer, Jeanette Jenkins, told People that the songstress practices moderate cardio, yoga, and light strength training five days a week, anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, joking, “We’ll make sure she gets those sexy abs back as soon as the baby comes out!” Rowland (A former Shape cover girl!) has always been conscious of how her body feels. Rowland previously told us, “I think we pretty much know what feels good to our bodies and what makes us feel lethargic, and I don’t like to feel lethargic."

3. Strong is the new skinny. “A spicy print workout top always gets me more amped to sweat,” captioned actress Emmy Rossum on a recent Instagram adding, “#weekendworkout #fitspiration #STRONGisthenewskinny.” The Shameless star follows a gluten-free diet due to a wheat allergy and loves the “positive energy” found in group workout classes like Physique 57, Burn 60, and SoulCycle. What doesn’t she do? “I don’t like a one-on-one trainer—too much pressure,” Rossum previously dished to us. “And I hate pushups, I hate them with a passion.”

4. Good things come in small packages. Just ask Anna Kendrick, who radiates confidence despite being on the shorter end of the Hollywood height spectrum. "I'm fine being small. I'm fine being all the things I am," the Pitch Perfect actress tells Glamour magazine in a recent interview. "And I'm happy I'm not supposed to be on the 50 Most Beautiful list all the time, because that would be super f--king stressful.” We think Kendrick’s down-to-earth personality makes her both strong and sexy. Case in point—the starlet recently confided in Elle magazine: "I think I’m lucky that I’ve never had a crisis about whether the only reason I’m successful is because I’m crazy hot.  It’s not something that crosses my mind."

5. Exercising with her eyes closed. "I've always been quiet and kind of boring,” singer and actress Mandy Moore told Access Hollywood. “But, I don't apologize for it anymore.” In fact, Moore’s “natural rhythm” may just be the star’s secret to staying in shape. "I make sure to get plenty of sleep, drink water, and I use sunscreen,” she adds. "I try and prioritize what's important and not judging myself if I can't get to the gym every day...I try to take it easy on myself and of course, get lots of sleep." And Moore’s not alone—experts say sleep is the most important thing for your body (find out why here!).


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