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Bachelor in Paradise's Serene Russell Shares Swimsuit Photo of "Theme Color This Summer"

Here’s how she stays in shape.

Serene Russell is one of the new stars of the Bachelor franchise. Since then, she's grown a large following on Instagram. Russell shared a new set of photos and one video on her page this week. In it, she wore an orange swimsuit in Florida. She captioned the post, "Theme color this summer." How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Serene Russell stays in shape and the photos that prove they work.


She Stretches And Loves Coffee


In an interview on, Russell revealed 20 things that people might not know about her. In it, she revealed what she does to start her day. Russell makes sure to stretch and drink coffee first thing in the morning. "Get that big stretch in and make espresso. I'm a night owl so I need the extra help getting started."


She Speaks Up For Herself

Russell isn't afraid to stand up for herself. Especially when people comment on her body. She clapped back at a comment that told her to gain weight on Instagram recently. "I understand you meant this as a compliment, but no. Please learn that everyone is different and you shouldn't be commenting on anyone's body. Take care…No it's 2023 and people are still commenting on another human's body??"


She Wants To Be More Open

In an interview on, Russell talked about what she learned from her time on The Bachelor. "My time on the show has for sure impacted how I will date in the future," she says. "Before I thought I was being so open in dating, but watching it back on TV I realized I had some walls up. I truly learned so much about myself on this journey so I have a lot to take with me into dating in the future."


She Knows Herself

Russell didn't just learn about how she wants to approach a relationship on The Bachelor. She also learned things about herself. She tells, "The biggest thing I learned about myself is that I do deserve grace. I've always been really hard on myself and didn't always allow myself to feel things. That's been the biggest thing, getting to watch myself say things out loud for the first time and seeing my growth on the show has been really impactful for me."


She Spends Time Outside

Russell spends a lot of time outside, and shares a bunch of outdoor photos on Instagram. She shared these photos and video of herself at the beach, captioning it, "It's August." Russell also posted these photos of herself at the pool, captioning it, "Back in uniform." states that going outside has a lot of benefits. "Spending time in green space or bringing nature into your everyday life can benefit both your mental and physical wellbeing. For example, doing things like growing food or flowers, exercising outdoors or being around animals can have lots of positive effects."

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