Five Celebrities Who Double as Fitness Instructors

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These celebrities have been in the spotlight for their entertainment careers, but what you might not know is that they all share a passion for working out and have moonlighted as fitness instructors, some of them even making it into a second career.

Jonathan Bennett

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This former Mean Girls star is still in the acting game, but has broadened his horizons with an instructor position at Flywheel sports. Bennett instructs group cycling classes, spreading his love for fitness to “bring out the best in all his riders, leaving them feeling accomplished and ready to face the day” according to his Flywheel bio.

Mandy Ingber

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Most famous for her role in Teen Witch, Mandy Ingber traded in her acting career for a new role as a yoga guru. Her inspirational website focuses on her “yogalosophy”, and she even instructs an array of celebrity yoga pupils including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Beckinsale.



When Madonna has time off from being the queen of pop, she sometimes manages to squeeze in a teaching session at her one of the eight locations of her gym, Hardcandy.

Connie Britton

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Before the Friday Night Lights, Nashville and American Horror Story star made her on-screen debut, she was an aerobics instructor. The actress told E! News “I wore very high-legged leotards, maybe a nice pink leotard with a purple bike short and very thick socks.”

Max Greenfield

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