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Antonia Lofaso in Two-Piece Workout Gear is "Really Excited" Doing Pushups

"I get really excited because I’m getting better at something I couldn’t do."

Antonia Lofaso is a huge name in the culinary world, especially when it comes to TV. She first appeared on the fourth season of Top Chef, and then returned for the all-star season eight. Lofaso has also appeared on Food Network's Tournament Of Champions, Supermarket Stakeout, and Beachside Brawl, among others. She recently shared a video on Instagram of herself doing pushups. Lofaso captioned the post, "I went from dreading … angry everytime @__wallyworld__ put them in workout. And for the record always first thing is always so annoying…. Also for like a year I was pissed. Still am when he says pushups. BUT then I do them and I get really excited because I'm getting better at something I couldn't do. I know it may sound stupid but it's tangible triumph. I couldn't do…. I practiced and practiced and now I'm getting better." How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Antonia Lofaso stays in shape and the photos that prove they work.


She Cooks

Naturally, Lofaso cooks a lot of her own meals. And according to Harvard Health, this is helping her eat healthy. "The more people cook at home, the healthier their diet, the fewer calories they consume, and the less likely they are to be obese or develop type 2 diabetes. A growing body of scientific evidence supports teaching patients how to cook meals at home as an effective medical intervention for improving diet quality, weight loss, and diabetes prevention."


She Does Chest Workouts

Lofaso shares a lot of her favorite workouts on her Instagram. One thing she makes sure to do is chest exercises. Lofaso shared this video of herself doing chest pull-ups. She captioned the post, "Chest muscles for life …. It's either this or a boob job 😂😂😂 I choose this 🥰🥰 @__wallyworld__ I know it's a back exercise 😂😂"


She Weight Trains

Another thing Lofaso does to stay in shape is strength train. She shared this video on Instagram of herself doing squats with a barbell. She captioned the post, "My consistency is back ! Thanks to @__wallyworld__ and @deuce_gym it's easy to fall off for a bit but always come back to it. I love it so much…."


She Jumps Rope

Lofaso also jumps rope to keep herself in shape. She shared this video of herself doing so on Instagram. Lofaso captioned the post, "This year has reminded me….I love my teams more than words can describe ….. my relationships are most important moving forward….. pain is 💯 inevitable in this lifetime suffering is a choice. AND I can do double unders 😘😘😘😘 Happy New Year Amazing People of this world ❤️❤️❤️ commentary and video."


She Does Push Ups

As you can see from her Instagram reel, Lofaso does pushups to keep herself in shape. She also posted this video of herself doing them in March. She captioned that post, "Pushups make me emotional 🙄🙄. On this fitness journey there have been wins and movements that humble me … the pushup does that. I'm a work in progress … we all are … reminder today. Thanks @__wallyworld__ for always programming the thing I need ❤️"

Anna Bechtel
Anna Bechtel is a freelance writer currently based in Hamden, CT. Read more
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