Mariah Carey Goes Jogging – with Five Puppies!

Mariah Carey and her Jack Russell terriers

Courtesy Mariah Carey

updated 08/22/2011 AT 12:35 PM ET

originally published 08/27/2011 AT 1:00 PM ET

Since the birth of her twins in April, new mom Mariah Carey has been shedding her baby weight. And the secret weapons in her fitness program are five four-legged dogs.

“Jogging puppystyle!” she wrote on Twitter.

In the accompanying photo, Carey is pictured in workout gear with her Jack Russell terriers – Cha Cha, Jackie Lambchops, Jill E. Beans, Squeak E. Beans and JJ – and a few of their leashes wrapped around her legs. It’s no wonder she’s getting a workout – with two infants and five pups at home, she’s got a lot to keep up with!

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