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ARLINGTON, TX - MARCH 25: Demi Lovato performs onstage during BeautyKind Unites: Concert for Causes at AT&T Stadium on March 25, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images for BeautyKind: Concert for Causes)

We love our favorite celebrities for their music and breathtaking live performances, but a number of them also serve as a source of inspiration, too.

The following ladies encourage us to take a page out of their book and add a dose of fitness to other lives, even when Netflix and the couch seem so much more appealing:

Carrie Underwood

Carrie has her own line of fitness apparel, and makes exercise a regular part of her life, despite a hectic schedule as a mom and a performer. We’re still not over this adorable video she posted featuring her working out alongside her son Isaiah.

My workout buddy...mama's in @caliabycarrie and the big man is in his fire truck PJs...whatever works! #StayThePath PS, please excuse my yoga form...I don't do much yoga, but like to stretch...

323.4k Likes, 4,535 Comments - Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) on Instagram: "My workout buddy...mama's in @caliabycarrie and the big man is in his fire truck PJs...whatever..."

 

Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato has been very open about her past body image struggles, and has also revealed that she uses the gym as an outlet to keep herself positive. She frequently posts snaps of herself gym session and has spoken about her passion for boxing. The star recently unveiled a new athleisure line for Kate Hudson’s Fabletics brand.

It's go time ???? My #Demi4Fabletics collection is officially here! Tap the link in my bio to shop @fabletics and @fableticseu ???????? We're going live on Facebook and Instagram later today at 1:00 PM EST too!!

1.5m Likes, 7,066 Comments - Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on Instagram: "It's go time ???? My #Demi4Fabletics collection is officially here! Tap the link in my bio to shop..."

 

Britney Spears

Long-known for her incredible abs and enviable dance moves, Britney Spears logs plenty of hours in the gym. She often documents her progress, which her fitness-minded fans who find her workouts inspiring appreciate.

Gotta get those workouts in, even on the road ???? Can't wait for tomorrow's sold out show in Hong Kong!!

199.3k Likes, 3,919 Comments - Britney Spears (@britneyspears) on Instagram: "Gotta get those workouts in, even on the road ???? Can't wait for tomorrow's sold out show in Hong..."

 

Jennifer Lopez

It’s hard to believe that Jennifer Lopez is almost 50 years old. Whatever workout regimen she’s following, we’re going to copy it exactly, because….wow.

Stepping into my birthday week like... #Yassss #itsmybirthdaytoday #leosbelike #LEOs ????: @lacarba

1.4m Likes, 16.1k Comments - Jennifer Lopez (@jlo) on Instagram: "Stepping into my birthday week like... #Yassss #itsmybirthdaytoday #leosbelike #LEOs ????: @lacarba"

Pink

The artist known for her in-show aerial routines is in incredible shape, but she’s also honest about her workout schedule. After having two babies, Pink regularly posts about her progress as she gets back to the gym, and isn’t one to tout the need to be perfect.

Progress #slowandsteadywinstherace

95.3k Likes, 463 Comments - P!NK (@pink) on Instagram: "Progress #slowandsteadywinstherace"

 

These celebs inspire us to get off the couch and start moving, and maybe even don pieces from their activewear lines as we do it!

 

 

Lauren Levine is a freelance writer who has contributed to publications and websites including The Charlotte Observer, U.S. News & World Report, American Way magazine, The Huffington Post, Hello Giggles, Bustle, Thrillist, Thought Catalog, and others.