Home Health Jennifer Aniston talks to InStyle about fitness tips, working out, and her new partnership with Pvolve.

Jennifer Aniston talks to InStyle about fitness tips, working out, and her new partnership with Pvolve.

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The newly minted Pvolve partner talks reps, recovery, and her '90s hip-hop workout playlist.

Jennifer Aniston takes a deep breath. She's radiant, even over Zoom, and ready to talk fitness. As of Tuesday, June 6, Aniston has officially joined Pvolve, a home workout brand that prides itself on providing "functional fitness" workouts and equipment. Like many fitness brands, Pvolve sets out to help you look your best, but unlike other methods, it aims to do so without making you feel your worst — a rarity in an industry that encourages us to "feel the burn," and then push harder.

Aniston is not here for that. "When you're in a mindset of, 'I need to do 45 minutes of cardio or I won't get a good workout,' it's daunting," she shares. "I believed it for so long. I just burnt out and broke my body." Still, she admits that she doesn't feel like herself when she doesn't work out, even while acknowledging that she's pushed herself too far in the past. "My physical therapist gave me a Barbie doll that's covered in Kinesio tape," she says. It's a silly mental image until you realize the purpose of all that tape is "to show every injury I've had in the last 15 years."

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The search for low-impact but effective workouts that wouldn't exacerbate a back injury, coupled with a reunion with a friend led Aniston to Pvolve. "My girlfriend, who I hadn't seen since the pandemic, had completely transformed her body. Her body was beautiful, but she also said her energy was like it had never been before."

For Aniston, Pvolve is the Goldilocks of fitness methods — not too hard, not too soft. She's tried plenty of others along the way, some of which she swears she'll never try again. "Crossfit is too aggressive. It's about quantity, not quality, and it's too hard on the body," she shares. The same goes for boxing. "I had a great time, but it was really hard on my wrists." The low-impact style of Pvolve's workouts, which start at just 15 minutes, suited Aniston's post-recovery needs while still allowing her to get a great sweat in.

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In the world of fitness, the mental piece of the mind-body connection can often fall by the wayside in favor of achieving results, but Aniston is done grinding through a grueling workout. “You’re not thinking, or really getting a good workout, when you’re doing something over and over again,” she says. Unlike “the monotony of banging yourself out on a treadmill for 45 minutes,” Pvolve’s style of functional fitness classes brings you into your body through specific, targeted movements. The best part for Aniston? “After a workout, I don’t feel insane fatigue or broken or in pain.”

A low-impact workout that leaves her feeling energized is key for Aniston, but so is cultivating the right vibe. "I much prefer working out with friends," she admits. "Doing your own workout by yourself, meh. If you get some good music going you can have fun, but I like to be guided. It's too easy for me to do things less correctly than I should."

As for what constitutes good workout music, Aniston shares that "it's hard for me to choose favorites. There are so many! I'm really into Lizzo right now, I love Rihanna, of course, and I love old-school '90s hip-hop." We know what you're thinking and yes, we would also love to work out with Jennifer Aniston while blasting Lizzo and throwbacks. Sign us right up.

Learn more about Pvolve’s services, including in-person classes, streaming services, and training equipment online.

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