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7 Amazing Bodies of La Reina Del Sur Stars

Here are their fitness secrets.

In the electrifying world of "La Reina Del Sur," the cast's astounding physical dedication is as impressive as their on-screen performances. Join us on a journey to discover the incredible fitness regimens and wellness practices of these stars. From Kate del Castillo's functional workouts to Rafael Amaya's muscle-building routines, these actors and actresses spare no effort in maintaining their physical excellence. Cristina Urgel's love for swimming and Sofia Lama's aquatic escapes reveal their commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Sara Maldonado's balanced approach to diet and Paola Nunez's dedication to strength training highlight the diversity of fitness methods. Explore how these seven incredible bodies bring power and poise to "La Reina Del Sur."


Kate del Castillo

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Kate del Castillo plays the lead character of Teresa Mendoza on the show. She works with trainer AlexFitBox to stay in shape. Alex talked about working with del Castillo to HOLA! USA. "The routine we work on with Kate is a functional routine between body weight, boxing and elements such as weights or elastic bands, balls, reference points and unstable surfaces…There has never been any difficulty when it comes to her physical preparation or when it comes to performing the burst with her since she is a woman very committed to her work, and she knows that to be good at her work she needs be physically well. So, the same order, judgment, commitment that you have for the recording, for the set, you have at the time of training."


Rafael Amaya

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Rafael Amaya played Raimundo Davila Parra in season one. He works with trainer, Parker Hayward, to help him stay in shape. Hayward talked about working with Amaya in the caption of this Instagram post. "My favorite client of all time right here! @rafaelamayanunez comes in and crushes more than anyone I've ever seen! Almost more than me sometimes!

We've been bulking for awhile now and he's been adding a crazy ton of muscle. High volume and high tension combined with solid nutrition is the key to growing this level of musculature!"


Cristina Urgel

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Cristina Urgel played Patricia O'Farrell on season one. She loves to swim to stay in shape. Urgel shares a lot of photos on Instagram of herself in the water. In this photo, she is seen in an infinity pool. Urgel captioned the post, "Bye bye Menorca." Better Health states, "Swimming is a healthy activity that you can continue for a lifetime. It is a low-impact activity that has many physical and mental health benefits."


Sara Maldonado

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Sara Maldonado played Veronica Cortes/Guadalupe Romero in season one. She talked about her diet in an interview. "I obviously try to eat well. The truth is that I eat well, I don't like to limit myself, so I also try to exercise a lot, balance in everything and (I try) not to obsess both with the physical but really accepting my body as it is."


Sofia Lama


Sofia Lama joined the show in season 3, playing Susana Guzman. She loves to swim to stay in shape. Lama posted this photo on Instagram of herself swimming in a waterfall in Costa Rica. She captioned it, "The warm river of Arenal, one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen." Lama also posted this photo of herself in a pool, captioning it, "I love disconnecting from the city and finding places like @hotelboutiquecanterayplata in the beautiful Taxco 💕 beautiful place, thanks for the attention."


Christian Tappan

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Christian Tappan played Willy Rangal on the first two seasons. Tappan opened up about how his diet has changed since being diagnosed with diabetes to People. "I went to a dietitian, they told me what I can and can't [eat], and I did it. Now I order a burger with just lettuce or no bun. I eat my proteins."


Paola Nunez

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Paola Nunez played Manuela Cortez in season two. She likes to weight train and do squats to stay in shape. In this Instagram video she posted from the gym, she is seen doing a Bulgarian split squat with a barbell. The Mayo Clinic states that strength training has a lot of benefits. "Strength training may enhance your quality of life and improve your ability to do everyday activities. Strength training can also protect your joints from injury. Building muscle also can contribute to better balance and may reduce your risk of falls. This can help you maintain independence as you age."

Anna Bechtel
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