Alessandra Ambrosio in Bathing Suit "Holds the Heat"
Alessandra Ambrosio, the Brazilian model, is in a swimsuit, quoting author Grace Brisbane. "It's the summer of our lives; we'll contain it for a while. She holds the heat, the breeze of the summer in the circle of her hand. I'd be happy with this summer if it's all we ever had," she wrote on the photo, channeling the Maggie Stiefvater character from Shiver. How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Alessandra Ambrosio stays in shape and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!
She Likes Tracy Anderson
"I've been doing a lot of Tracy Anderson now, and it's a lot of dancing, cardio and I love it. I'm obsessed with it. I have the best time because the music is really loud and you don't really feel like you're working out. You feel like you're dancing and learning on this cool dance move. So that's what I'm into now. I might just put a DVD in my room and do all the [moves], like look like a crazy woman. And right now just keep hydrated, eat healthy. Just try to be as healthy as we can and out that's that's it, you know?" she told E! once.
She Says "Put Your Mind to it"
You just gotta put your mind [to it] and work out really hard, extra hard, that's what I did after my kids. It's always hard when you have too diet and work out. Just put your mind to it. And that's it."
She Does Yoga
"I do one day of yoga or hike," she has said. "Regular yoga practice creates mental clarity and calmness; increases body awareness; relieves chronic stress patterns; relaxes the mind; centers attention; and sharpens concentration," explains Natalie Nevins, DO, a board-certified osteopathic family physician and certified Kundalini Yoga instructor in Hollywood, California.
Hiking is Great For You
"Hiking helps increase the strength in the leg muscles, builds stability in the core muscles and enhances balance skills. The more technical the terrain is, along with an increase in climbing intensity, the more balance and core strength is required because more muscles are being recruited to manage the steeper terrain. As you climb, the larger muscles in your legs are activated (such as the quadriceps, glutes, hamstrings and calves), and on the descent, your glutes and quadriceps are working hard to prevent you from falling forward on the decline. Uneven terrain means many of the smaller stabilizer muscles are being worked, which increases stability and balance overall," says ACE Fitness.
She Uses Hair Oil
Alessandra likes Marajó hair products. "It's from Brazil and has like a new miracle oil. And I just love it. I've been using and my hair feels like super shiny and healthy. When I met them, they wanted to come up with something that wasn't in the market that—they asked me like all these questions about Brazil and they went and found in the island of Marajó, which is this island in the Amazon. They found this amazing oil. And they asked me to try it. And I've been trying for like a year now and I loved it. love this smell. I love the way it feels. And it works in everyone's like every women's hair, everyone's hair actually."