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Heidi Klum on Her New Balance Line & Workout Buddy System

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Business is booming the land of Heidi Klum. In addition to being Project Runway's longtime host, the German-American supermodel's ever-expanding empire includes perfume, apparel and haircare. Also known for her insanely fit physique, Klum is now motivating the masses to get their butts into shape with the release of her New Balance fitness gear.

Featuring a wide range of activewear essentials designed to fit all body types, the Heidi Klum for New Balance collection retails from $35 to $95 and includes cowl neck cover-ups, capri pants, racerback tanks, shorts and hoodies. We recently sat down with the stunner at Lady Foot Locker in Culver City to kick off the launch.

What's your go-to fitness look?
"I like to have style while working out. Sometimes I like to go classy and understated, other times I wear bright colors to stand out. It always depends on my mood for the day. I figured most women felt the same way I did about this, so I kept that in mind while designing this line. I tend to like the looser fitting tops, but I also didn't forget about the girls that love showing every curve of their body. Different things for different people! I think dressing for your workout is just like dressing for any occasion. When you look good, you definitely feel good and that's how I feel when I wear my collection."

Where do you like to work out in LA?
"I love working out outdoors. I am lucky that I live in LA where the weather is almost always beautiful! I live in a canyon so I don't have to drive far."

What's your favorite workout?
"I don't have a ton of time to go to the gym so I incorporate exercise into my everyday routine. I work out by playing with my kids, jumping on the trampoline or taking our dogs Freddy and Max for a hike in the canyon. These are definitely my favorite ways to stay active because they're fun and you don't really feel like you're working out! It's hard for working moms to find the time to work out or do anything for themselves so you have to make it work whenever you can. Just try to stay active as much as you can."

What's your least favorite workout?
"I don't really like going to the gym or working out on machines. Instead, I like to switch it up and try new things—it keeps me from getting bored! I also prefer to work out with a buddy because it keeps me motivated. It's great to have someone there to push you and keep you going. I always get a better workout, and I have fun at the same time! You must burn more calories if you're talking while exercising, right?"

The Heidi Klum for New Balance collection is available at select Lady Foot Locker locations nationwide and online.
· Heidi Klum for New Balance [New Balance]
· Heidi Klum on Hair Issues, Her Mother and Michelle Williams [Racked]

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