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Samantha Harris: A New Mom With Rock Hard Abs

Samantha Harris, co-host of Dancing With the Stars, just gave birth a year ago, and now she's the cover girl of the latest edition of Muscle & Fitness Hers flaunting her lean and toned body. She told People magazine, "I really wanted to show moms out there that you really could get that body back." Holy rock-hard six-pack abs! It's amazing that she was pregnant 12 months ago.

How did she do it? To find out,


Samantha wears baby daughter Josselyn in a BabyBjörn during her workouts while doing squats and lunges up steep stairs. Not only does it give them bonding time together, but the extra weight builds muscle and makes regular exercises even more difficult. To hear more about Samantha's routines, check out the November/December 2008 issue of Muscle & Fitness Hers.


Scarlatina Scarlatina 8 years
This is so silly. Really Fit, why would you post this?
smart-blonde smart-blonde 8 years
If you believe she got those abs by doing squats and lunges with a baby, I've got a bridge you might be interested in buying.
bella85 bella85 8 years
I don't like women with abs like Arnold Schwarzenegger o.o
dleighl dleighl 8 years
That sounds dangerous to do squats and lunges up steep stairs with a baby strapped to you.
ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
HOLY ROCK HARD ABS BATMAN!!!that's insane! i can't believe that not only did she just have the baby a year ago, but most women who've never had a child have abs that look like that. i'm insanely jealous -but you can bet your life that when i do have a baby, i'm going to use the same tactics to get my abs back in shape!
ElanaRobinson ElanaRobinson 8 years
why did they do that to her stomach? I'm sure her stomach looks fit and toned without that photoshopping
JustSomeChick JustSomeChick 8 years
In regards to her arms, if you watch her on DWTS, she does in fact have incredibly toned arms.
Jess8902 Jess8902 8 years
OMG Jessie, she does look very Fabio. lmao. Scary!
joiedevivre1028 joiedevivre1028 8 years
this is sad she looks great the "real" way why make her looks like so muscular?
superfoxml superfoxml 8 years
Ya so that cover pic is too insanely photoshopped but it doesn't mean she's not in rockin' shape. Props to her for getting into such incredible shape post-baby. I think it's inspirational for moms to see this.
Carrie14884290 Carrie14884290 8 years
Okay, phew, I'm glad I'm not the only one who is seeing the worst airbrushing job I've seen in a loooooooooong time!
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 8 years
That's the funniest picture I've seen all day. I'm surprised that Fit posted this too...since all 30+ comments have clearly been about how unbelievable this cover is.
jessie jessie 8 years long before she comes back with a comment on how she was "disappointed" that they photoshopped her pic? :oy:...some magazines are subtle about it....this is defneatley not! she's got the ab's of a man on a erotica novel!!
bootcampfx bootcampfx 8 years
that is some crazy photoshop-age.
devonlynne devonlynne 8 years
I agree...that makes her look like a guy. I never understood why women would want a 6-pack in the first place. The red carpet photo looks so much better.
LilSquirt1217 LilSquirt1217 8 years
Yikes! Samantha is very pretty, but this awful magazine cover makes her look like a dude. :(
sparklestar sparklestar 8 years
PHOTOSHOP!!!!!!!! This looks so fake. As if a new mother would have abs like that. Didn't I see in a recent post on here about how the abs separate and you need to tone them back together? Also - wearing a baby during exercise, do we need to call child protection now because she hits it with a dumbell??
cnes89 cnes89 8 years
the abs dont look real. its like mariah careys when she airbrushed hers on.
kikidawn kikidawn 8 years
Ew! Obviously airbrushed on... that's sad. I don't like them anyways. I think abs like that are sick looking. I just want a slim toned stomach.
brown_eyed_grrl brown_eyed_grrl 8 years
Those abs are so fake that they border on cartoonish. Look, I'm all for gals with abs, and Samantha is obviously in great shape as evidenced by the REAL photo, so what's the deal? Everyone gets Photoshopped, but this looks so comical. Rather sad that Fit would post this. We need real images for inspiration, and that magazine obviously needs better graphic designers!
jdeprima jdeprima 8 years
To be fair, I suspect cover subjects are seldom consulted about how much the editor "improves" their photos. It's understood that all women will receive slimmer thighs and smoother foreheads than nature has given them, but I imagine the general policy is to ask forgiveness rather than permission when more drastic measures are taken.
ep24 ep24 8 years
she looks great but those "abs" are clearly painted on! what was the magazine thinking???
gatsby-esque gatsby-esque 8 years
This is the most awfully-obvious photo-shopped/airbrushed picture I've ever seen! And why someone would actually want to have abs that looked like that is beyond me. Samantha Harris is a disgrace for letting the magazine doctor her image like that!!!
mtiger mtiger 8 years
Creepy! That is the worst photo-shopping job I've seen in a while.
pandacn pandacn 8 years
wow, there is no way those abs are real. And even if they were, i totally agree with Soniabonya. those are way scary. I just want to be toned, not scary.
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