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Beyoncé in Bikini Unveils "Renaissance" Album Cover

Beyonce shares her secrets to a healthy lifestyle.

Beyoncé, born and raised in Houston, just unveiled a new album cover. "act i     RENAISSANCE      7.29," she captioned a photo of herself in an amazing outfit. "Creating this album allowed me a place to dream and to find escape during a scary time for the world. It allowed me to feel free and adventurous in a time when little else was moving. My intention was to create a safe place, a place without judgment. A place to be free of perfectionism and overthinking. A place to scream, release, feel freedom. It was a beautiful journey of exploration. I hope you find joy in this music. I hope it inspires you to release the wiggle. Ha! And to feel as unique, strong, and sexy as you are." What's her secret? Read on to see 5 ways Beyoncé 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 Weight Lifts

Beyoncé keeps her figure toned through weight lifting, and a rigorous routine at that. According to Beyonce's trainer, she exercises five times a week and her workouts are followed by 45 minutes of weight lifting. That's in addition to the intense choreography work she does daily when she's on tour. 


She Practices Calisthenics

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Calisthenics relies on the use of body weight for toning up. The singer incorporates these poses and exercises into her routine, using her own bodyweight to build more muscle. For someone like Beyoncé, calisthenics can be really helpful when she's on the go and doesn't always have access to weights. According to the Mayo Clinic, "body-weight training boosts metabolism, fitness and endurance. This type of exercise also challenges several muscle groups at once and offers more variety than a solitary exercise machine can."


She Eats Clean, Treating Her Body With Respect

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Beyoncé knows that there really aren't any insane diet hacks, it's just about eating clean. She's tried a few things in the past; going plant-based for a while and even trying to the Master Cleanse, but honestly, just a balanced lifestyle and healthy food choices is what works for Beyoncé.


Dancing Keeps Her Fit

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I mean, her fans saw this one coming. The woman can dance like crazy, so it's no surprise that dancing helps her break a sweat and stay in shape. Music is a big workout motivator for her, and sometimes she'll just bust into her choreography to get moving. 


She Does Interval Training

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Beyoncé prioritizes her core work and upper body workouts during her strength training with her Trainer and Nutritionist, Marco Borges. For interval work, she will alternate strength workouts with dumbbell punches, and boxing moves.

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