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Bethenny Frankel in Bathing Suit Dances During "Snow Day"

Here’s how she stays fit. 

Bethenny Frankel doesn't have to be in the tropics to show off her swimsuit body! The former Real Housewives of New York star strips off her fur coat and flaunts her fabulous figure in a monokini in her latest Instagram video, while shoveling snow after the huge Nor'easter that hit the East Coast over the weekend. "What did you do this weekend?" she captioned the video. How does the reality star keep herself in such phenomenal physical form? Read on for 6 of Bethenny Frankel's top tips for staying 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!


Just Say No to Fad Diets

Bethenny avoids fad diets at all costs. Instead, she focuses on a healthy lifestyle. "I'm old enough to know that fat-free was a craze, low-carb, eat your weight in meat and cheese was a phase, keto is a fad, the Zone was a moment, and so on …. so yes, I eat carbs. I eat everything, but I don't binge," she told Good Housekeeping.


Diversify Your Diet


Some stars eat the same thing every day, but not Bethenny. "What I eat has no consistency," she told Good Housekeeping. "Today, it was an egg white vegetable omelet with a baked potato and a few french fries for lunch. Sometimes, it's arugula with tomato, avocado, and Parmesan. Pureed soups are a mainstay for me."


Exercise in Moderation

Bethenny doesn't overdo it with exercise. "My philosophy on eating and exercise is to do what you can when you can," she explained in a 2019 Instagram post. "If I'm near a beach, I take an hour walk. If I have the time, I'll do a yoga DVD. I don't believe in fear based, torturous, aggressive exercise. Life is too short and stressful to dread doing something for an hour. In addition, extreme exercise creates extreme hunger."


Get Enough Sleep and Family Time

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Bethenny prioritizes self care and for her, that is spending time with family and getting enough sleep. "I choose time with my daughter and sleep first," she wrote in the same Instagram post. 


Don't Binge Eat

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Bethenny eats what she wants in moderation. "I love food and eat whatever I want but I NEVER binge," she revealed in the Instagram post. "I don't beat myself up about what I've eaten or praise myself about what I haven't. Food isn't your best friend or your enemy. It's just food. I have a good relationship with it." 


Find Ways to Relax

Bethenny has a few activities that help her wind down. "People always ask me if I ever relax….I'm very insular & I love to hit pause & heal. Beach walks, swimming, sleep & selfcare are my therapy," she wrote on Instagram recently.

Leah Groth
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