Age Ain't Nothing But A Number: Hottest Bodies Of Female Celebs Over 40

Life & Love | Laurie Ramirez | 08/04/2014 | 01:00 PM EDT

These eight ladies are giving the young girls a run for their money

Excuse us for going gaga over these eight ladies who've managed to keep their bodies in tip-top shape while flourishing beyond 40. They've dedicated themselves to remaining fit through diet and exercise and the results definitely show.

Take a look at who made our "Hottest Bodies" list below and the secrets behind their fabulous frames.


Angela Bassett makes 55 look delicious. Although the actress enjoys tasteful foods, she says she sticks to a healthy diet by choosing organic eats. Bassett says she prefers working out for two hours a day, four days a week. And those killer arms prove she's been putting in work.

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Hot like chili sauce! The singer still appears to have the same frame as she did in the '90s, lean and fit. Chilli manages to stay in shape with her diet and exercise regimen, which includes low-carb foods and organic meat, as well as heavy cardio and ab work.

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The Think Like a Man Too actress maintains her amazing figure by eating plenty of protein and veggies while keeping her body in motion. To burn fat, she likes to go to the Cardio Bar, which offers a combination of cardio and dance.

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The "Being Mary Jane" actress continues to look more amazing with each passing year. She gets a little help from her personal trainer Barri who has her do a 90-minute workout and keeps her on an organic diet. We're sure she'll be in tip-top shape for her wedding in August.

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TER has one bodacious body. She credits her enviable figure to staying committed to a workout routine. She's boxed, been obsessed with spinning and done Pilaties, yogo and Gyrotonics for years. She's also dedicated herself to the Tracy Anderson Method and has been under the strict direction of celebrity trainer Jeanette Jenkins.

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J.Lo arguably has one of the best figures. At 45, she maintains her age-defying body with a healthy diet and thorough 90-minute workouts with the help of her trainer Tracy Anderson.

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Halle is 47 and sexier than ever. The actress keeps her body tight and toned by working out for an hour, three times a week. She makes sure to focus on cardio and light weights. For diet, she keeps everything healthy and organic.

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At 42, Jada Pinkett Smith has remained a stunner with her flawless beauty and amazing body. She manages to keep herself in shape by living a healthy lifestyle, sticking to a high protein diet and incorporating a lot of veggies. She also enjoys yoga, hiking and rollerblading.

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