Jennie Garth Covers Heath, Talks Bouncing Back After Breakup With Peter Facinelli

Actress went through a very public split last year, but in this month's issue of Health she reveals how it helped transform her life

By Jeanette Batur Jan 03, 2013 12:31 AMTags
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Actress Jennie Garth didn't exactly have an easy 2012. The 40-year-old mother of three suddenly found herself single after she and Peter Facinelli split after 11 years of marriage. But as painful as it was, she didn't let it get her down.

In fact, Jennie is heading into 2013 looking—and feeling—better than ever!

The sexy star, who dropped 30 pounds since the breakup, is on the cover of this January/February issue of Health magazine, and inside she reveals how the split was actually a huge wake-up call.

The former Beverly Hills, 90210 star has become stronger on the inside by learning to harness the power of positivity. "There's no room for negative self talk," she says. "None. Just ban it from your vocabulary." She also expects any potential partner to live by the same standards, saying, "Looks aren't important to me anymore…I like positive energy."

As for physical strength, the actress has all of that under control, as well! She tells the mag she works out five days a week, mixing it up with three days of plyometrics and kickboxing and two days of hiking with the dogs. Looks like her new routine has paid off!

And it looks like fans of Kelly and Dylan may have something to celebrate—the actress reveals that she and former costar Luke Perry are working on a show together.