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New Member of the Ab-alicious Club: Hilary Duff

We know that Hilary Duff loves Pilates, but now we get to see the pay off of all that ab work. Hilary shows off her bikini body in the upcoming issue of Shape. Yep, she is the cover girl for August.

Here are a few of her health secrets:

  • Exercise: Pilates, swimming and treading water, which helps her "firm up." She believes a workout shouldn't be boring or overly strenuous, and Pilates definitely fills those requirements.
  • Diet: Lots of protein, lots of veggies and oatmeal for breakfast. Hilary believes in finding a healthy mix and making trade offs. It is OK to eat your favorite foods, like dessert, but only after skipping the pre-dinner bread basket.
  • Health: When she turned 16, Hilary decided to get in shape and get healthy. She is part of the Stay fit. Eat right. Looking good, California campaign, which is dedicated to bringing healthy food to school cafeterias across California.

Hilary turns 20 in September but her healthy philosophy sounds levelheaded and wise:

Stay healthy, eat healthy, eat what is good for your body and what gives you energy -- and feed your sweet tooth every once in a while. That is the best way to go.

Thanks, Hilary. I couldn't have said it better myself.


minhee minhee 9 years
I think she is looking fabulous, it looks like she's growing into herself
A_Kat A_Kat 9 years
She is soo cute! I didn't even recognize her on the cover.
oriav9 oriav9 10 years
Photoshope can do wonders on anyone, hehe. The truth hurts sometimes.
veronicaraye veronicaraye 10 years
her abs look a little airbrushed tho.
sherbaby sherbaby 10 years
Wow, she does look like JLo. I seriously thought there was a misprint or something...
marley11 marley11 10 years
Healthy! Healthy! :)
nessabum nessabum 10 years
ever since hil got into shape, she looks AWESOME. and what's with her boobs being fake? who fakes a b-cup boob? they look fine--maybe just a little lifted, but don't we all do that? well, for us b-cups, anyway?
almostloli almostloli 10 years
those killer abs are the best revenge (revenge for only God knows what) hahaha
lovesocalites lovesocalites 10 years
I kinda don't think that she does all the exercising she claims she does, she seems like another one of those nicole richie types.... dropping a bunch of weight all at once.
extra-chica13 extra-chica13 10 years
I don't like Hilary Duff, but at least she's convinced me that pilatees really does make your abs awesome!
iROCKx3 iROCKx3 10 years
wow it doznt look like her!
graciepants graciepants 10 years
go hilary!!!!!!!!!!!
Myna Myna 10 years
her body is amaazing!
sarah-holt sarah-holt 10 years
her songs still annoy me, but she looks a lot better. at least she acts like shes got some sense.
roxypiper roxypiper 10 years
not really a fan of abs... looks like man-ish.. a nice toned flat tummy is the best look for a girl. but yeah, no she does look good.. chest upwards...
Baby_Jatti Baby_Jatti 10 years
awesome abs
lanuchan lanuchan 10 years
People just hate on her for no reason, I'm so glad she looks as great as she does now, for awhile she was way too skinny. She looks strong and happy, go Hilary!
PreppyDot PreppyDot 10 years
She looks great. Very healthy, not to thin either. She should be the role model for tweens, not Brittany, Paris or Nicole.
SweetBellaSophia SweetBellaSophia 10 years
And the reason she looks so different... spray tanning... putting all the highlights in all the right places... both pics from People and Self are great!
SweetBellaSophia SweetBellaSophia 10 years
She doesn't look "thin", she looks healthy, like she is really taking care of herself... it's definately not like Nicole Ritchie... she looks like she is really dedicated to a serious workout routine... which takes a lot of discipline. I say good for her... she's not out boozing and sniffing coke like some of those girls in Hollywood. She's a beautiful, healthy chick!
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 10 years
nice abs
HPBonBon HPBonBon 10 years
Wow. Very Niiice
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 10 years
Fake Tan, Fake Hair, and almost looks like a man, but I must give her credit, she put a lot of effort into her figure! She now needs to put a little more effort into her acting...haha!
bizzybee bizzybee 10 years
I think we have reason for PhotoShop as there's a noticeable difference between these Self pictures and another H. Duff bikini shot that was taken on July 4th and is posted in People's Summer Style section:,,20039826_20038983,00.html I still think she looks great. It's a shame that Self retouches the photos like this.
beachinit19 beachinit19 10 years
i want abs like that :(
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