"To catch up with a girlfriend, rather than sit and have coffee for an hour, we'll hike in Topanga Canyon. I rarely go by myself because it's such a perfect way to exercise and be social at the same time. Doing that so easily is one of the things that's great about Los Angeles."
— Elizabeth Banks on staying in shape and staying in touch. The actress appears on the November cover of Self, sharing that she prefers "no-gym workouts" like circus arts, skiing, and tennis. Elizabeth is also refreshingly honest about how she stays in shape: she admits that she "won the genetic lottery . . . and is really lucky to have good genes."