Euphoria's Sydney Sweeney in Bathing Suit is "Your Lil Sunshine"
Sydney Sweeney has caused quite a stir this week on the internet, first by wearing a swimsuit on Euphoria that turned heads (the waiting list to buy it, after the episode aired, was many thousands long), and this weekend she shared images of her in Maiyo London swimwear. "Your lil" sunshine emoji, she captioned them. How does the star of two hit HBO shows—she was also awesome on The White Lotus—stay so fit and together? Read on to see 6 ways Sydney Sweeney 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 Hydrates With Only Water
Sweeney drunks water—only water. Consuming enough water is crucial for unleashing the full power of your metabolism. According to a study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, after drinking approximately 17 ounces of water (about 2 tall glasses), participants' metabolic rates increased by 30 percent. The researchers estimate that increasing water intake by 1.5 liters a day (about 6 cups) would burn an extra 17,400 calories over the course of the year—a weight loss of approximately five pounds! (Our recommendation: Add lemon to your water for an added boost.)
She Eats Berries for Breakfast
For breakfast, "it changes, but I like to start the day with berries," Sweeney told Bustle. "Right now, I'm really into this croissant toast that I eat with cinnamon sugar and honey butter." The berries are a terrific idea. It's the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in healthy eats that lower your stress levels. Take a study from the University of Otago—it found that students who ate more fruits and vegetables also tended to feel calmer and happier. Plus, berries are packed with chemicals called polyphenols that aid weight loss and can actually stop fat from forming.
She Snacks on Popcorn
Cookies and ice cream make Sweeney "happy," but she also likes popcorn, she shared on Twitter. On any meal plan, some indulgences may be necessary so you can feel balanced and alive. Allow yourself to enjoy them once in a while. Maybe that's a pizza. Maybe that's a burger. Maybe that's a steaming bowl of pasta. Have a glass of wine or beer, too, if you like. Just remember: don't overdo it. Everything in moderation.
This is Her Exercise Routine
"I try to take my dog on a walk twice a day," she told Bustle. "We'll do a 2-mile walk in the morning and again at night if I can. If I'm feeling really motivated, I'll run. If I have an hour, I'll do a workout video at home, like a DOGPOUND one. Sometimes it's hard if I'm missing equipment, but it's doable." DOGPOUND is the LA/NYC gym where Vanessa Hudgens also goes, sometimes with BFF GG Magree. Hudgens and Sweeney were spotted together at the 2020 Oscars afterparty.
Here's Her Take on Self-Care
"I think self-care is a daily process. I think you can be OK one day and it's totally OK if you're not the next because I think you have to start every day new and you have to start every day trying to appreciate and love yourself, which can be difficult sometimes. Take one step at a time and try your best and just make sure you love yourself. Your body does so much for you, and I think a lot of times people forget that and how hard it works. And so taking care of yourself, grooming yourself however way makes you feel best, I think it's important," she told Yahoo! Life.
Here's Her Take on Self-Condidence
"I think it's the same as self-care, it's a daily process. Some days I will feel great and some days I don't want to get out of bed and I think that it's OK if you feel both ways. It's definitely hard because I know I'm a role model and I want to show that I am confident and I'm also a real person. And sometimes I'm not happy with myself or something just doesn't feel right. I think it's important for everyone to know that everyone's a real person and everyone has feelings and it's OK if you don't feel confident one day, but just know that you're beautiful, no matter what," she told Yahoo! Life.