Gabrielle Union in Bathing Suit is Ready for TV Night
Gabrielle Union knows how to do TV night right. "Mentally I'm here. Physically my" behind "is still in my pj's on the couch binge watching @queensabc smashing Kaav's @bitsys," she captioned a photo of herself in a bathing suit and coverup. She was referencing the ABC series Queens and Bitsy's, her food brand. How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Gabrielle Union 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 Worked With A Nutritionist
While attempting to go through IVF, Union revealed that the procedures really took a toll on her body. "My face looked like the surface of the moon, small chunks of hair were falling out," she told Women's Health. "At 9 a.m. I had a flat stomach. By noon I looked like I was five months pregnant." Union then decided to work with nutritionist, Alisa Vitti, to help her out. "She said, 'Cut out gluten, dairy, alcohol, and caffeine and see if the swelling alleviates and it helps with your skin and hair,'" says Union.
She Works Out In The Mornings
Union told Women's Health that she likes to do her workouts first thing in the morning. "You know how you swing your legs off to the side of the bed?" she said. "That's when you really think about life's decisions: 'How much would it cost if I cancel? What does traffic look like? Should I go back to sleep?'"
She Listens To Inspirational Podcasts
One of the ways Union stays inspired is by listening to podcasts. She tells Women's Health that one of her favorites is Affirmation Pod by Josie Ong. "I'll listen to these while I'm brushing my teeth or getting a facial," Union says. "She always drops some nuggets."
She Gets Outside
Union is a big fan of going outside, and she posts a lot of photos of herself enjoying the great outdoors on Instagram. "I need sun. I need vitamin D on my face," she told Women's Health. "Give me a trail, a park, a walk down the street with the dogs, a breeze, rain. I'll go hike. I'll get a lawn chair and sit outside my trailer so I'm not trapped inside."
She Strength Trains
Union is a big fan of strength training and lifting weights. She has posted videos of herself using weights and doing strength exercises on Instagram.