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Denise Welch in Bathing Suit "Has the Confidence to Do Swimwear Pics"

Here’s how she stays in shape.

Denise Welch, star of Loose Women, just shared a brand new photo on Instagram. In it, she posed in a bright orange swimsuit. She captioned it, "Thank you @lighterlife and @lincolntownley for helping me to have the confidence to do swimwear pics at my age!! 'Woman you're 64 yrs old'!!" How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Denise Welch 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 Opened Up About Her Depression

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Welch is open about her struggles with her depression. She notably decided to record herself during an episode, and opened up about her decision to do this on 5 News. "You can't see depression," she says. "That's why it's such a crippling, isolating, frightening, debilitating condition, because it's invisible, you can't see it."


She Uses LighterLife

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Welch opened up about changes she has made to her health to Express. She says that after she quit drinking, she replaced alcohol with food, which led to weight gain. Welch says that she decided to use the LighterLife plan to help. "I knew that this was something I wanted to do for life because I was potentially going to destroy my life with an eating disorder."


She Horseback Rides

One thing Welch likes to do is go horseback riding. She shared this video on Instagram of herself riding with her friends. Welch captioned it, "Didn't know I'd be getting a 'rap & ride' when I went on my annual hack with the girls @cleland_equestrian_club @kim.bi_ . Thanks @that1_jahrosee."


She Does Yoga

Welch loves to practice yoga as a way of staying in shape. She shares a lot of photos and videos on Instagram of herself doing different poses. Welch even likes to do goat yoga. She shared this video of herself in a goat yoga class. She captioned it, "Goat yoga! Don't knock till you try it!" Welch also posted this photo of herself in a child's pose with a goat nearby. She captioned it, "Nothing to see here!"


She's Mindful Of Her Diet

Welch talked about her approach to eating to GoodTo. She says that she is mindful of what she puts in her body. "I now stop and think before I eat. I find it helps to ask myself, 'Are you really hungry, or are you just fed up, tired or stressed?' This helps me catch myself from falling into unhelpful eating patterns."

Anna Bechtel
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