Strong is the new skinny and there are plenty of badass babes out there lifting heavy and pushing their bodies to the max.
The benefits of weight training are huge and like these mega-fit babes have realised, you can transform your body into a pure machine and eradicate every ounce of fat. Yes, many of these celebs work with a personal trainer, but there is nothing stopping any of us going into the gym and giving it a shot. Even if you just start with bodyweight movements like a standard squat and lunge you’ll be working in the right direction. In time, you’ll be lifting huge and feeling fantastic.
For a body that’s perfectly toned, shaped and lean, weights are the way to go, and these super-hot celebs show us how good it looks.
Being one of the most famous Women in the world right now, there’s bound to be plenty of pressure on Khloe to look good at all times. Since her with Lemar relationship hit the rocks, we’ve seen her throw herself into her fitness regime and dedicating every morning to her trainer. She puts her famous derrier down to genes and dead-lifting.
Millie has got to be up there as one of the babes we all have on our #fitspiration list and it’s easy to see why. Her physique is flawless and she achieves it through a combination of pilates, eating clean and lifting heavy. Whilst she is naturally tiny, every inch of this girl is pure, lean power.
Better known for her commitment to yoga and pilates, supermodel Miranda doesn’t skip out the heavy sessions. Combining bodyweight movements with heavy weighted squats and other strength training, ensures her flexible and toned body is rock solid all year round. If that’s what it takes to get a Victoria Secret bod, sign us up!
Known to have the ‘best arms in Hollywood’, Cameron has the body of a girl twenty years younger. She’s all about the iron and loves lifting heavy weights for fewer reps and pushing herself to the max to ensure her body stays perfectly in shape. Cameron is also a huge fan of functional fitness and loves flipping tyres outdoors and pulling battleropes. Not bad of 43 hey?
This Woman can do no wrong! An inspiration to Women the world over, Michelle has made it clear how important a healthy lifestyle is. She spends her training sessions doing everything from yoga, boxing , functional exercises and especially lifting heavy. Oh and did we mention she’s 52?!
Jada Pinkett Smith
At 44 this actress and mother of 2 is in INSANE shape. Jada puts her enviable body down to a vegetarian diet and getting up at 6.30am every day to get in the gym, no matter what. Wherever Jada is in the world, she makes fitness her priority.
Over a decade ago Hilary had some serious shape to get into for her role in Million Dollar Baby. But not only did she smash it, she turned her body into a work of art. Intense boxing sessions and heavy weight lifting give Hilary the body we all know and love.