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Draya Michele in Bathing Suit Says "With Love, From Barbados"

Here’s how she stays in shape.

Draya Michele, the reality star and swimwear designer, has a fit figure and is showing it off. She's currently on vacation in beautiful Barbados, and made sure to spend time at the beach. She also modeled a blue bikini from her line, Mint Swim USA. In the photo, Michele lounged on a rock with her legs in the water. She captioned the post, "With love, from Barbados." Read on to see 5 ways Draya Michele 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 Works Out Her Legs

Michele has an amazing lower body. Naturally, she does a lot of leg and lower body exercises. Michele has an Instagram story highlight entitled "Fitness" on her account, where she shares her favorite ways to workout. In one video, she is seen using a leg press machine at the gym. In others, she is seen doing plank jumps and kettlebell squats. 


She Strength Trains


Michele also likes to lift weights and do strength training as a way to stay in shape. In her Instagram stories, she is seen doing deadlifts with a barbell, captioning it, "I'm lit." She is also seen using battle ropes, kettlebells, and weights. 


She Uses Resistance Bands

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Michele loves to use resistance bands to help her work out. In her Instagram story highlights, she is seen doing different exercises with the band on her ankles. Michele is seen using the bands when she does exercises like donkey kicks, fire hydrants, and side leg lifts. 


She Drinks A Lot Of Water


Michele makes sure to stay hydrated each day. She says to that she drinks a lot of water. "Any amount is better than what you've been drinking. Your body and skin will thank you for it in the long run."


She Runs On The Treadmill Each Day

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Michele tells Radar Online that she owns a treadmill, and doesn't let it collect dust in her home. She says that she makes sure to run on her treadmill each day. "I stay on the treadmill in my house," Michele says. "I watch the clock for the entire 45 minutes like a hawk. But I work really hard, I'm up to an eight incline."

Anna Bechtel
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