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Big Brother's Tilly Whitfeld Looks Superfit in Mirror Selfie

Here’s how she stays in shape.

Tilly Whitfeld first came into prominence in 2021. She appeared as a contestant on season 13 of Big Brother, the second of the rebooted series. Whitfeld was a big character on the show, and was known for winning several nomination challenges. She shared a photo of herself posing in a pink swimsuit in front of a mirror on Instagram. How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Tilly Whitfeld stays in shape and the photos that prove they work.


She Gave Up Alcohol

In this Instagram post, Whitfeld revealed that she gave up alcohol for a period of time. She shared in the post that she has experienced a lot of benefits from giving it up. Whitfeld states that she is sleeping better, has a better work ethic, and according to a blood test, is a lot healthier. She captioned the post, "Life is good."


She Cooks

Whitfeld likes to cook and bake. She shares a lot of photos of the food she makes on Instagram. In this photo, she is seen making muffins. According to Harvard Health, making a lot of your own food can be very healthy. "Research is turning to studying the value of nutrition programs that include cooking instruction. These programs have been shown to help people adhere to a healthier diet, eat smaller portions, and lose weight — improvements that lasted as long as a year after the study ended. These programs can even help patients with type 2 diabetes to eat healthier, lower blood pressures and blood sugars, and lose weight. Hard to believe it, but time in the kitchen can be as valuable as medication for some people with diabetes."


She Hikes

Whitfeld spends a lot of time outside. One thing she likes to do is go for hikes and walks. Whitfeld shared these photos on Instagram of herself walking by the ocean. According to sports medicine physician, Matthew Kampert, DO, MS, hiking has a lot of benefits. "There's a lot of research that shows the effects of being in nature," Dr. Kampert tells The Cleveland Clinic. "Our bodies find that certain colors can be stressful while some are calming. So, being out in nature with lots of green is a great therapeutic environment."


She Swims

Whitfeld likes to swim to stay in shape. She shared this photo on Instagram of herself after a dip in the ocean. states that the sport has a lot of benefits. "Swimming uses all the muscles in the body so whether you swim a gentle breaststroke or hammer butterfly, you will get a full body workout. Plus, exercising in water makes your body work harder so 30 minutes in a pool is worth 45 minutes of the same activity on land."


She Has A Dog

Whifeld has an adorable dog, whom she prominently features on Instagram. Whifeld's dog even visited her in the Big Brother house. Harvard Health states that owning a dog has a lot of benefits. "Ongoing research is showing that the health benefits of owning a dog are undeniable. Dog owners have lower blood pressure and healthier cholesterol levels, and a lower risk of heart disease, than non-owners. There are also many psychological benefits to having a pooch around. Dog owners are less prone to bouts of loneliness, anxiety, and depression. Simply petting your dog can make you feel less stressed. One of the greatest benefits of owning a dog is that it encourages you to practice mindfulness — being in the present moment and fully appreciating life. Mindfulness can help you relieve stress and also improves your overall health."

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