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5 Times Celebrities Reminded Us How Important Workout Buddies Are

author image Laura Hertzfeld
Laura Hertzfeld has reported on entertainment, business, and lifestyle topics at a variety of outlets, including Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles Magazine, Tablet, and NPR.  She holds a degree in history from Barnard College, Columbia University.
Having a workout buddy can help you stay on track with your fitness goals.
Having a workout buddy can help you stay on track with your fitness goals. Photo Credit Instagram.com/LIVESTRONG.COM

Plenty of folks may have taken a break from their workout routines over the long Labor Day weekend, but Mark Wahlberg and LeBron James weren’t among them. The actor and basketball star hit the gym together — and took a selfie to prove it!

Wit this great dude! Coming soon!! #WeWorking #StriveForGreatness #CameraReady #ByTheWayTrulyAppreciateTheGift

A photo posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on

It’s no secret that having a workout partner helps you stay on track and stick to your fitness goals and holds you accountable for going to the gym — not to mention it makes exercise a whole lot more fun. A recent study suggested that hanging out with fitness-loving friends can actually help you lose weight too.

And celebs are no different from the rest of us. Check out these famous workout buddies and their enviable bods.

Lea Michele is all about spin craze SoulCycle, according to a quick glance at her Instagram. Here, she gives a shout-out to her instructor and friend Candi Tab Porter

And here she is about to hit the gym with her Scream Queens co-stars.

We mean business 💪🏻

A photo posted by Lea Michele (@msleamichele) on

Michele’s healthy lifestyle even earned her the cover of People’s Wellness issue this week.

Oprah is looking fitter than ever, thanks to hikes with her bestie, Gayle King.

Happy New Year! Hiking for vegetables. With Ava , Gayle and Kirby #wwsmartpoints

A photo posted by Oprah (@oprah) on

Karlie Kloss and Taylor Swift aren’t messing around with their gym time either. Taking inspiration from Martha Graham, the friends took a class together at Body by Simone.

Words to live by and my favorite person to dance with!! @karliekloss @bodybysimone

A photo posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on

What Do YOU Think?

Who’s your workout buddy? Do you selfie it up at the gym like these celebs? Share your tips for staying on track in the comments!

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