Kelly Rowland Shows Off Fit Body for Shape Magazine

The singer says when she works out, "I feel better, look better, sleep better."

Posted: 09/13/2013 11:03 AM EDT
Kelly Rowland

(Photo: Shape Magazine, October 2013)

Kelly Rowland has a body to die for and the singer isn't ashamed to flaunt it whenever she can. On Shape magazine's October cover, the fit beauty poses in an army-print crop top and black bikini bottom, leaving her cut midriff exposed for the rest of us to wish we had abs like hers.

The X Factor co-host, who works out with celeb trainer Jeanette Jenkins, talked about her health routines and fitness schedule.

"I work out five or six times a week. I feel better, look better, sleep better," she said and admitted that as she's aging, her family genes are starting to take control over her body. 

"As I'm getting older, the Rowland family trait of having bigger bottoms is taking its toll on my hips and butt. The other day, [my trainer] had me doing squats that were so hard I wanted to kill her. But my behind is getting higher and tighter. Exercise really does change your body."

Still, the motivated star stumbles upon weak moments when her cravings hit. But she finds smart ways to satiate her sweet tooth while not completely derailing from her healthy lifestyle.

"And I've learned to satisfy my sweet tooth by replacing Reese's Peanut Butter Cups with half a tablespoon of almond butter on half a banana."

That actually sounds delicious and almost too good to be healthy. To read what else Rowland had to say about her healthy habits, grab a copy of Shape magazine's October issue, on newsstands today.


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