Zimbio.com: Chris and Heidi Powell’s Favorite Celebrity Bodies

Originally published on Zimbio.com.


We’ve got the ‘Extreme Weight Loss’ fitness stars’ picks and the workouts that will get you there!

Work It!
Summer is here and everyone is wearing less clothing. This includes the bikini-clad and perfectly-sculpted celebrities who frolic for paparazzi on the pristine beaches of Mexico.

We asked fitness experts Chris and Heidi Powell from ABC’s Extreme Weight Loss (airs Tuesdays at 8/7c) for their list of favorite celebrity bodies, as well as the best exercises to achieve them.

Click through to see who and what made the adorable duo’s cut! You can also check out www.heidipowell.net for fitness and lifestyle tips, recipes, EWL recaps, and blog entries.

1. Great Abs: Zac Efron
It’s no surprise that buff hunk Zac Efron made the list, especially after this appearance at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards. Yum.

Chris and Heidi’s favorite exercise for building bricks for abs: weighted crunches

2. Great Arms: Jennifer Aniston
Jennifer Aniston has always maintained gorgeously slender and toned arms for every red carpet…the perfect complement to any designer gown.

Chris and Heidi’s favorite exercise for developing beautiful arms: curls to tricep extensions

3. Great Legs: Jessica Biel
As an avid surfer, Jessica Biel has tightened every muscle in her legs. The result: a statuesque beauty who looks so healthy, she glows.

Chris and Heidi’s favorite exercise for toned quads and hamstrings: weighted walking lunges

4. Great Shoulders: Dwayne Johnson
A fitness inspiration to all, Dwayne Johnson always steps on set with shoulders that resemble the Incredible Hulk.

Chris and Heidi’s favorite exercise for shapely shoulders: upright rows

5. Great Chest: Mario Lopez
Is there a part of Mario Lopez’s body that isn’t in perfect shape? His chest definitely tops the list as one of his best assets.

Chris and Heidi’s favorite exercise for developing a massive chest: bench press

6. Great Glutes: Beyonce
She’s bootylicious for a reason! Beyonce always gets an A+ for her gravity-defying tush.

Chris and Heidi’s favorite exercise for a bodacious backside: squats

7. Great Back: Rihanna
Rihanna is a huge fan of posing over the shoulder to reveal her sculpted back. Is that the reason why she’s kept it free of tattoos?

Chris and Heidi’s favorite exercise for a beautiful back: rows

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