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23 Celebrity Couples Who Love to Work Out Together

Whether they prefer yoga, like Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder, or jogging outdoors, like Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, celebrity couples embrace the "it takes two to make a thing go right" adage when it comes to exercise. After all, working out as a couple allows you to spend quality time together, keep each other motivated, and strengthen your bond. 

 

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Studies have consistently revealed that finding a workout partner can not only increase your motivation but also improve your performance. So why not make that fitness buddy be your significant other like these celebrity couples?

 

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1Julianne Hough & Brooks Laich

“I’m a huge advocate of being outdoors, so I love hiking,” Julianne Hough says of her favorite exercise. On the weekends, she enjoys hitting the trails with her fiancé, Washington Capitals player Brooks Laich, and their dogs, Lexi and Harley.

 

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2Ali Larter & Hayes MacArthur

Heroes star Ali Larter works on her forehand, volley, and backspin by facing off against her husband, Hayes MacArthur, at the Los Angeles area tennis courts.

 

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3Claire Danes & Hugh Dancy

Homeland star Claire Danes and husband Hugh Dancy excel at keeping pace with one another. They were a hot-to-trot couple — literally — during a recent run in Santa Monica, California.

 

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4Nikki Reed & Ian Somerhalder

"Mom, for many years, has been the voice that gently whispers reminders to meditate, do yoga, enroll in school, and go for walks—anything that prioritizes exercising the mind and the soul," Sleepy Hollow's Nikki Reed said in Elle magazine. Reed's husband, Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder, also incorporates yoga into his fitness regimen, so clearly, they figured, Why not go to that "om" place together?

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5Channing Tatum & Jenna Dewan-Tatum

They fell in love while dancing together on the set of Step Up, but Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum stay fit on and off the dance floor. The lovebirds are often spotted going out together for jogs or swimming and paddle boarding at the beach.

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7Matt Damon & Luciana Barroso

"My wife is my soul mate," Matt Damon said of wife Luciana Barroso as the couple celebrated its 10-year anniversary in July 2015. "I don't like being apart from her." The lovebirds, who have four daughters together, even work on their fitness goals as a unit, attending private sessions at the Rise Movement gym in Los Angeles.

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8Reese Witherspoon & Jim Toth

Back in May, avid jogger Reese Witherspoon posted an article on her Facebook page about the link between running and cognitive clarity. Witherspoon clearly agrees that an invigorating mind has physical and mental benefits. The actress runs for an hour on a near-daily basis, often accompanied by her partner in life and in stride, husband Jim Toth.

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9Alessandra Ambrosio & Jamie Mazur

It was Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio's husband, Jamie Mazur, who piqued her interest in yoga. In addition to their couple and family yoga outings (the latter incorporate the couple's 7-year-old daughter, Anja), Mazur and Ambrosio attend SoulCycle classes.

 

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10Joshua Jackson & Diane Kruger

Model/actress Diane Kruger and her beau of 10 years, The Affair's Joshua Jackson, enjoy hitting the slopes together. The two even squeeze in some skiing time when they visit Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival.

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11Emily Blunt & John Krasinski

How did Emily Blunt go from lovable rom-com star to butt-kicking action heroine? Celebrity trainer Jason Walsh whipped Emily Blunt into shape for Edge of Tomorrow and Sicario. Walsh also got Blunt's husband, The Office's John Krasinski, into soldier-worthy shape for the thriller 13 Hours. The husband-and-wife duo often visit Walsh's Rise Movement gym together.

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12Pink & Carey Hart

Pink and husband Carey Hart share a love of adventure — after all, her musical performances often involve gravity-defying aerial acrobatics, while he made his mark in the world of freestyle motocross. It's no surprise, then, that they enjoy surfing and riding motorcycles, but the two also enjoy more low-key fitness activities, such as jogging and bicycling.

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14Hailey Clauson & Julian Herrera

Yoga clearly brings out the playful side of model Hailey Clauson and boyfriend Julian Herrera. The two were playfully pushing each other, then holding hands, after leaving a yoga class in New York City.

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15Elisha Cuthbert & Dion Phaneuf

Canadian actress Elisha Cuthbert, known for her roles in 24 and Happy Endings, has mastered the art of rowing in sync with her husband, NHL player Dion Phaneuf, during their tropical vacations. Not only is kayaking a fun couples' activity, but it's a calorie-scorching workout that requires teamwork.

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17Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

Whenever they hit the beach, Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband, Justin Mikita, schedule in some time for fun physical activities such as paddle boarding.

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18Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos

Talk about putting a spin on things! SoulCycle fan Kelly Ripa introduced her husband, Mark Consuelos, to the indoor cycling sessions known for their high-energy instructors — and the two have been riding high ever since. "I love it,” Kelly Ripa says of SoulCycle. “The teachers say things you walk away with for the rest of your day—the rest of your life, really!”

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19Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban

"We try to exercise as a family, which makes it much easier to squeeze [workouts] in among everything else and, of course, much more enjoyable," Nicole Kidman says of staying fit while juggling work, marriage, and motherhood. Oftentimes, then, she'll hit the gym with her country singer husband, Keith Urban, or go on walks with him and the kids.


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20Fergie & Josh Duhamel

"The most important thing I do for my self-esteem is work out," Fergie has said of her dedication to exercise. Clearly, Fergie's husband, Josh Duhamel, shares the sentiment since the couple is often spotted going on runs. Unlike Duhamel, however, the "Glamorous" singer never laces up without picking up some headphones and queuing her favorite energy-building tunes.

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22Maria Menounos & Keven Undergaro

"I used to hate [running], but now I love it," E! News host Maria Menounos told Shape. Jogging alongside her fiancé, Keven Undergaro, is one way to sweeten the deal!

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