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8 Celebrities' Top Trouble-Zone Toning Exercises

The following moves have helped sculpt some of Hollywood's hottest bodies. They're so good, Shape Magazine featured them in the new book The Bikini Body Diet by Tara Kraft and Shape Magazine editors.

Pink: Long Leg Rotation

Works: Core
Lie faceup with legs extended over your hips, hands behind your head, and elbows pointing out to the sides. Crunch up, lifting your head and shoulders. Lower your left leg toward the floor as you rotate to the right, bringing your left elbow toward your right knee. Return to the starting position; repeat on the opposite side. Do 20 reps, alternating sides each rep.

Jordin Sparks: Mountain Climber

Works: Core, butt, and legs
Get in plank position, feet hip width apart. Pull your right knee toward your chest. Extend your right leg as you pull your left knee toward your chest to complete one rep. Do 20 reps.


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Nicole Scherzinger: Reverse Chop

Works: Core
Hold a weighted ball with both hands in front of your hips, and stand with your feet wider than your shoulders, knees slightly bent. Rotate your shoulders to the left, bringing the ball outside of your left hip. Twist your torso to the right as you raise the ball up at a diagonal to the right. Return to the starting position. Switch sides to complete the set.

Alison Sweeney: Deadlift

Works: Core, butt, and legs
Stand holding the dumbbells or a light bar with your feet shoulder width apart, hands slightly wider than your hips, and palms facing your body. Keep a straight lower back as you bend your knees, lowering the bar toward to the floor. Rise up to starting position.

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Kate Walsh: Glute Sweep

Works: Butt
Stand facing a wall with feet wide, toes turned out, and arms extended at chest height in front of you, palms pressed against wall. Bend your knees, then rise up on your right leg as you keep your left leg bent and press it up behind you. Return to the starting position. Do 15 reps; repeat on the opposite side to complete the set.

Kourtney Kardashian: Low Walking

Works: Butt and legs
Stand with feet hip width apart and extend your arms in front of you, your hands clasped. Squat low and walk forward 20 steps, then backward 20 steps.

Vanessa Hudgens: Box Jump

Works: Butt and legs
Stand facing a box or step, feet shoulder width apart and arms extended at your sides. Squat, then jump onto the plyo box, using your arms to propel you. Step down to return to the starting position and repeat. Do 20 to 25 reps.

Molly Sims: Side-Lying Knee In

Works: Butt and outer thighs
Lie on your left side with your left elbow bent, weight on your forearm, and your right hand on the mat in front of you. Bend your knees, place your right foot behind your left ankle, and raise your left foot, toes pointed. Lift your right knee, then extend your right leg out at a diagonal to the side. Bend your right knee and repeat, keeping your left calf raised the entire time. Return to the starting position.

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