Six pack sisters! Celebrity women follow the lead of Serena Williams and Cameron Diaz, flaunting toned bodies and proving strong is the new skinny
Coleen Rooney, Jennifer Lopez and The Saturdays show off tight abs and fit physiquesBones are out and toned is in as stars shun the size zero trend
14:46 GMT, 10 July 2012
Women chasing the latest celebrity body trends can eat again: strong is the new skinny and sensible women are shunning teeny tiny tummies and matchstick legs in favour of tightly packed abs and well-toned arms.
Clued-up celebrities are leading the way, ripping up the size zero rulebook and flying the fitness flag instead.
The happy and healthy stars of the cinema, catwalk and tennis court have been hitting beaches all over the world showing off their gym-honed curves and proving you don't need to be beanpole thin to look fabulous this summer.
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Causing a splash: Wimbledon winner Serena Williams, left, and actress Cameron Diaz, right, show off their well-toned beach bodies in brightly coloured bikinis
Rooney's ripples: The wife of England footballer Wayne, Coleen Rooney flaunts her perfectly toned body in a red and white gingham two-piece
Bikini bodies: Supermodel Elle Macpherson, left, Steven Gerrard's wife Alex Curran, centre, and Saturdays' singer Frankie Sandford reveal their toned, tanned figures
Fit physiques: Actress Kate Hudson, left, and Peter Crouch's model wife Abbey Clancy, right, looking stunning and strong in bikinis
Toned trio: The Saturdays' Mollie King, left, singer Kelly Rowland, certre, and model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley unleash their curves in the summer sunshine
Happy and healthy: Model Elisabetta Gregoraci, left, singer Jennifer Lopez, centre, and supermodel Irina Shayk prove the days of size zero are over
Picture research by Claire Cisotti.
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