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Heidi Klum in Bathing Suit Shares Photo From "a Long Long Time Ago"

Here is how the supermodel, 48, stays in shape.

Heidi Klum in a swimsuit just shared a photo from "….. a long long time ago !! 🙃 Swimsuit fitting for @si_swimsuit," as she captioned the image. Truth be told, Klum looks basically the same today at age 49. How does she maintain her fit figure? Read on to see 6 ways Heidi Klum 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 Doesn't Starve Herself

"The myth that models don't eat is totally not true," Heidi told Shape. "I just think that because we're in this business, we have to choose more wisely." She eats a mixture of fruits, vegetables, and lean proteins. "It's important to keep a balanced diet, but I'm not a fan of deprivation. If I want a cheeseburger, I am not only going to eat that cheeseburger, but I'm going to enjoy that cheeseburger." And, judging from her most recent Instagram photo, pie!


She Loves Smoothies


Heidi sneaks veggies into her diet with the help of smoothies. "In 2013, I made a New Year's resolution to drink a fruit and veggie smoothie every morning. It's one of those that went from a resolution to a life habit. My kids and I do it together, and we love it," she told Shape. 


Heart Health Motivates Her to Work Out

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Klum's number one motivation for exercise isn't looking good in a swimsuit. "It's not just about doing the cardio so that you're nice and fit, and slim and trim, but your heart needs to pump, too," she told Shape. "Whenever I need motivation, I think of the big picture. I want to be as healthy as possible for myself and my family."


She Only Works Out Twice a Week

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"I don't really exercise that much," Klum confessed to Buro27. I mean, two times a week for sure. I will do the Stairmaster I've got at home or a running machine. I also think it's important not to exercise too much. I don't think you have to do a lot, but if you do a little bit all the time, I think that's important. Sometimes I'll do some little weights while I'm running."


She Makes Fitness a Family Thing

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Klum tries "to be active as much as possible" with the help of her family. "Balancing my work and their schedules makes it hard to find time for a traditional exercise routine, so we try to do as many outdoor activities as a family as possible," she told Shape. "We love to go on bike rides, take our dogs hiking, or jump on the trampoline. That's the best way to stay fit and healthy—do things that don't feel like work."


She Runs

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"My favorite workout is a long run along the Westside Highway, which stretches along the Hudson River in New York City…it's a beautiful path, and you always feel surrounded by such an amazing community," Klum revealed to Shape. "You see the same people running every morning, and they inspire me to keep going. That and knowing there is a Starbucks coffee at the end of the route!" 


Leah Groth
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