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Aryna Sabalenka in Bathing Suit is "Chillin' Between Sessions"

Here’s how she stays in shape.

Aryna Sabalenka is a well-known Belarusian tennis player, once ranked as high as the world's number two. She also makes sure to make time for herself when she's not playing tennis. And her recent Instagram post proves it. In it, Sabalenka spent time in a pool in Dubai. She wore a blue swimsuit, showing off her figure. She captioned it, "Me chillin between sessions." How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Aryna Sabalenka 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 Plays Tennis

Aryna Sabalenka / Instagram

Naturally, the main thing Sabalenka does to stay in shape is playing tennis. She shares a lot of tennis videos on her different social media pages. She posted this video on Instagram, captioning it, "On repeat." Better Health states that tennis has a lot of health benefits. "Playing tennis is a good sport to maintain your health, fitness, strength and agility. It has been calculated that an hour-long game of singles tennis burns around 600 calories for men and 420 calories for women. In addition to the fitness and physical health benefits, tennis also provides numerous social and mental health benefits as well."


She Eats Healthy

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA – DECEMBER 30: Aryna Sabalenka during a practice session ahead of the 2023 Adelaide International at Memorial Drive on December 30, 2022 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Sarah Reed/Getty Images)

In order to stay in shape, Sabalenka has to eat healthy. She shares a lot of her favorite meals on Instagram. Sabalenka posted this photo of herself enjoying a salad with tomatoes, avocado, and cilantro. She also posted this photo of a plate of salmon and a salad with tomatoes and greens. She captioned that post, "Very tasty."


She Works Out Her Abs

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – DECEMBER 23: Aryna Sabalenka of Falcons reacts while playing against Iga Swiatek of Kites during day five of the World Tennis League at Coca-Cola Arena on December 23, 2022 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Christopher Pike/Getty Images)

Sabalenka works out her entire body. Including her abs. She shared one of her favorite exercises in this video she posted on Instagram. In it, Sabalenka is seen rocking back and forth with her arms and legs in the air. She captioned it, "What about your Saturday morning?'


She Works Out Her Legs

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – NOVEMBER 06: Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus reacts to winning a point against Iga Swiatek of Poland in her semi-final match on Day 7 of the 2022 WTA Finals, part of the Hologic WTA Tour, at Dickies Arena on November 06, 2022 in Fort Worth, Texas (Photo by Robert Prange/Getty Images)

Sabalenka doesn't skip leg day. She posted this video on Instagram of herself doing different lower body exercises at the gym. In them, Sabalenka is seen using a weighted ball while bending her knees, doing squats with a leg raise, and getting into a plank. Having strong legs is important for tennis, since you have to do a lot of running. 


She's Passionate

Aryna Sabalenka / Instagram

Sabalenka has a lot of passion for what she does. She opened up about her approach to playing tennis in this interview with Hologic. "There's like two different people," she explains. "On court and off court. Because on the court, I cannot laugh all the time, so I need to be focused and serious."

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