Billions Star Caroline Day Shares Swimsuit Photo Saying "Bye Bye Summer"
Caroline Day is bidding adieu to summer. In a recent social media post the Billions and Riverdale star shows off her incredible body in a bathing suit while soaking in a pool. "Byebye summer," she captioned the Instagram snap. "Dreamy," commented a follower. "Dreamy," added another. How does the actress approach health and wellness? Celebwell rounded up some of her top habits.
Caroline is a swimmer. Swimming is a good way to get regular aerobic physical activity, according to the CDC. Just two and a half hours per week of aerobic physical activity, such as swimming, bicycling, or running, can decrease the risk of chronic illnesses. In addition to the many physical benefits, there are multiple studies supporting the mental health benefits of swimming as well.
Caroline walks a lot. Going for a daily walk can be a game changer in terms of exercise, especially at a brisk speed. One study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that walking at a brisk pace for about 30 minutes a day led to a reduced risk of heart disease, cancer, dementia and death, compared with walking a similar number of steps but at a slower pace.
She Takes Baths
Caroline reaps the self-care benefits of soaking in hot water. How can baths do your body and mind good? They have been linked to better sleep and even found helpful to minimize anxiety and depression. One recent study even found that they may even boast cardiovascular benefits.
She Drinks Coffee
You can always find Caroline with a coffee in hand. According to the Cleveland Clinic, there are several benefits of drinking coffee in moderation. "It acts on your brain to improve memory, mood, reaction times, and mental function," they say, citing a study finding that caffeine can improve endurance and performance during exercise. It is also antioxidant-rich, can ward off diabetes, prevent neurologic disease, lower cancer risk, and ward off depression, they point out.
Caroline is an avid reader. One Harvard study published in Social Science & Medicine found that people who read books regularly had a 20% lower risk of dying over the next 12 years compared with people who weren't readers or who read periodicals.