When January comes around the gyms just seem to be packed as people ring in the new year with their resolutions. There is nothing that will inspire you to get to the gym more then seeing some seriously awesome gym selfies. Celebrities are notorious for posting gym selfies on social media and we just love looking at them. The celebrity life is certainly one to covet because they have the opportunity to get personal trainers, meal plans and coaches that will whip them into shape in no time. What’s not to be jealous of?
Sometimes the gym selfies go wrong though. We have seen gym selfies from celebrities that make us cringe. Not only do they look ridiculous but sometimes they can’t just appreciate the bodies that they have and we see some pretty epic photoshop fails as well. Some celebrities look amazing in gym selfies and we find ourselves cutting the pictures out of magazines to paste on our refrigerator for motivation. There is nothing better than scrolling through Instagram and being reminded that there is always a good reason to hit the gym. We want to look amazing and 2018 is going to be our year to do so. If anything, we can be just as hot as these celebrities and maybe have better gym selfies as well. Whether you are looking for some inspiration or to just have a good laugh, you are going to want to check out these gym selfies.
14 Shay Mitchell
This is an awesome gym selfie of Shay Mitchell with her boxing coach. Even celebrities love the benefit of getting in shape the fun way. You won’t find a better workout then fighter training. Doesn’t she totally look badass in this picture with her fighter stance and her lean muscles? If you ever want an intense workout then this is the kind that you should try out. You won’t regret it. Be just as awesome as Mitchell is. She’s awesome in a lot of ways and sometimes she makes crazy decisions that help spring her life forward. “The craziest thing I've done getting over love is skydiving. I had a really upsetting breakup. When I broke up with my boyfriend I needed to like do something different and so I actually went skydiving to turn over a new page.”
13 Khloé Kardashian
Khloé Kardashian has an amazing body, she has curves in all the right places, as does most of the other Kardashians. It takes a lot to get a stomach like that and she should be proud of herself. But she isn’t instead, she gets caught photoshopping her photo. Don’t these celebrities know that we can tell a photoshopped photo by now and it just becomes embarrassing for them? “When I started working out, it wasn't about weight loss; I was going through a really hard time and needed an emotional release. Once you start getting in the tabloids claiming you have fake body parts, then it's like, 'Okay, I made it. Now I'm really working out.’” A lot of the Kardashians have fake parts, so we’re not sure why she’s arguing the point. It’s okay to have some flaws Khloe, at least it’s an honest photo.
12 Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber has plenty of selfie fails mainly because he’s in love with himself. This is one of his gym selfies, but we have to wonder if he even works out when he’s at the gym. Not to mention the fact that his shorts are halfway down his legs. Seriously do we really need to see your underwear that is as bright as the sun? Apparently, Bieber thinks that it’s necessary to show his boxer briefs because we can’t imagine wearing your shorts like this can be comfortable at the gym. But he has to look as steamy as possible while at the gym “working out.” “It's not me trying to act or pose in a certain way. It's a lifestyle, like a suaveness or a swag, per se.” If you say so Justin but we think he’s always putting on a show in one way or another.
11 Chris Pratt
This one is definitely for the ladies out there. Chris Pratt cannot take a bad gym selfie these days. He is one celebrity that went through a huge transformation over the past few years. Normally a celebrity who liked a few extra pounds on him, Pratt shredded himself to play characters in movies like Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World. We are very thankful that he decided to get into shape because he went from an okay looking man to a serious hottie. “I don't have any delusions. I don't think I would make it through Navy SEAL training. I've always been a little soft. I like to eat.” We’re not sure about the Navy SEAL training he does look pretty buff but when it comes to being that buff, eating becomes less about enjoyment and more about fueling the body.
10 Kate Beckinsale
Any time that Kate Beckinsale posts a gym selfie we are grabbing our gym bags and heading to the gym. For someone her age, she is remarkably in good shape and looks insanely hot. We love Kate Beckinsale for so many reasons; she is awesome all around. She’s always stayed in great shape and she has no problem showing off the results of her gym life. She’s an inspiration for any woman who has a hard time getting to the gym. “The secret to everything for me is doing yoga every day. It does do nice things for your body, but it also kind of calms you down and chills you out. Other than that, I don't really drink alcohol and I always take my makeup off at night!” She’s a girl to follow for a lot of reasons; we love the fact that she just does her thing and loves life.
This is the kind of gym selfie that we don’t want to see for one major reason; it reminds us of the pain we endure when it comes to going to the gym. It’s a fail for sure, we don’t want to see your pain Adele, or we will never want to go to the gym. We get it though, we want the insane bodies, but we also don’t like the strenuous workouts or the sore muscles that come from going to the gym. Alas, it’s just something that must be done. “I've never wanted to look like models on the cover of magazines. I represent the majority of women and I'm very proud of that.” She’s not looking to be the next cover model and we can certainly respect that. As long as you are staying healthy, that’s really all that matters.
8 Bella Thorne
Bella Thorne is the kind of celebrity that we just love to hate. We can’t help it, between her ridiculous behavior and her total disregard for fashion it’s quite difficult not to roll your eyes when you see her in the media and don’t even get us started on her Instagram page. It just makes us cringe. But there is one thing that Thorne does well and that’s take a great gym selfie. Not only does her body look awesome in this picture but she looks like she’s having a lot of fun which isn’t always easy to do at the gym. This girl even appears to have worked out with her messy sweat tasseled hair. “I don't have to try to be perfect because I know that my fans like me for who I am. They like me because I am weird and kind of funky, but still really calm.”
7 Jessica Alba
What we love most about Jessica Alba’s gym selfie is that it shows off a very healthy and happy actress. We are seeing her sweat to a great workout and there is zero photoshopping here. We see the real deal, what a celebrity genuinely looks like after a workout and we love it. We’re seeing the down and dirty but she looks great and so happy. That’s the feeling that we get after a really good workout and she’s inspiring us to get back in the gym. She’s always had an incredible body that men and women have coveted for years. We love this girl. “You have to be the best of whatever you are, but successful, cool actresses come in all shapes and sizes.” Now those are some inspiring words of wisdom. This is the kind of girl that we all wish we could have as a gym partner.
6 Kate Hudson
When it comes to gym selfies, Kate Hudson is more about showing off rather than actually working out. We’re not sure that she even works out that much despite the fact that she owns a workout clothing line company. Either way, she is often fooling around in her gym selfies and we are coining this one as a fail because although she lists herself as working out, it’s more like playtime. Come on Kate we want to see you sweat. Hudson has always had a thin body, one that we can certainly admire but we like to see an actress hard at work because it inspires us to be stronger and more amazing women as well. “I make sure I eat well without depriving myself of the things that I love: a cheeseburger and fries, creamy white-truffle pasta, bowls of ice cream. Everything in moderation, but I indulge at least three times a week.”
5 Kaley Cuoco
This is definitely a gym selfie we can appreciate mainly because it actually looks like she worked out instead of just going to the gym to pose in the locker room mirror. She’s clearly been doing some sweating and we love it. Kaley Cuoco has transformed her body over the years, for a while there she was carrying a few extra pounds, but she has gone above and beyond to transform her body into a muscle machine. That’s the kind of thing that people find inspiring. Working out is hard there is no doubt about it, but Cuoco makes it look easy. We love her mostly because she goes after what she wants in life. “I bleed feminism. I get equal pay to my male costars on a big show; I have my own home. I'm as independent as you could possibly be.”
4 Lindsay Lohan
Lindsay Lohan has been caught multiple times posting gym selfies that are photoshopped. It kind of defeats the purpose there Lindsay! The whole point of posting a gym selfie is to show the world your progress at the gym good or bad. You are not supposed to look perfect in a gym selfie, although some celebrities certainly do look perfect. You are supposed to look like you had a hard workout and to show the world that you’re a badass. That’s the whole point. In this photo, there is a wiggly line against her gym mat which shows that the image has been photoshopped. Tsk Tsk Lindsay you should know better by now that we are on to your photoshopped images. She’s certainly had to defend her body image a lot over the years. “It's my body. And I like my body. And I like my breasts. And no, they're not fake.”
3 Michelle Rodriguez
We’ve always loved Michelle Rodriguez because she’s a total badass. We’ve seen that in real life as well as in the characters she plays in TV in movies. She definitely had an amazing body in the TV show LOST and judging by her gym selfie; she is always focused on staying in shape. It would be awesome to see her in some type of fighter movie like Ronda Rousey, but she did hold her own against the fighter in Furious 7. “I didn't know how to box so I would have looked like a complete street fighter actually, but what we did have to do was pick up some sides and then just memorize them within two days and go there and audition.” This picture shows an amazing and strong woman and that’s what we love most about her.
2 Britney Spears
Granted Britney Spears has had a pretty interesting life and she’s been through a lot of ups and downs. We witnessed a very public breakdown for the artist and we thought she was done for. She has come back on top though and has a regular show now in Vegas. What’s better is that her body has never looked hotter. We’re not sure she even had this many muscles in her 20s. Looking as hot as ever, Britney’s gym selfies has inspired us to get our butts back in the gym. Her success is due to her state of mind which is much better these days. “For me, success is a state of mind. I feel like success isn't about conquering something; it's being happy with who you are.” We couldn’t agree more and we are thrilled that she is back on top.
1 Mariah Carey
We are going to list this one as a gym selfie fail. Sure, it’s steamy and the men of the world get to look at a nice bottom but it’s hardly a great gym selfie. Her outfit is beyond ridiculous and it’s clearly just for show. No one could ever get a great sweat pulled off in fishnet stockings and high heels. She actually looks pretty ridiculous in the outfit. She’s not likely to inspire anyone to get to this gym this year. Despite her ridiculous attire, she does understand that it takes a lot more than just a bit of exercise to get weight off your body. As we age the struggle is more real. “I used to be able to slim down just by exercising more, but that's changed.” We know exactly what she’s talking about, this girl knows what the struggle is all about.