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Katharine McPhee in Bathing Suit Stuns in Husband's Photo

The actress posed in her yard.

Singer and actress Katharine McPhee posed in a black bikini on her husband, composer David Foster's Instagram. In the photo, McPhee sat cross-legged outside in the yard, while wearing a pair of aviator sunglasses. McPhee's flat stomach and toned figure were on full display. "What baby!" Foster captioned it. Read on to see 5 ways Katharine McPhee 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 Detox

McPhee said to Hello! Magazine that she doesn't believe in extreme dieting, specifically detoxes. "I can't do that, it's too restricting for me," she said. "Personally, juicing is not interesting enough for me; I like to, like, eat my food. I love salads, I love clean food; it makes me feel good. But the idea that you can never eat a burger and French fries (without gaining) weight five days later? I just don't believe that's true."


She Works Out Her Abs

McPhee is known for her flat stomach, so naturally, this means she does a lot of ab workouts. McPhee described some of her favorite ab exercises to Hello! Magazine. "I like a move on the bench where you bend. And the scissors are, like, crazy. It's the knees coming in and then out that works a different part of your lower abs. But it's really the number of reps that you're doing."


She Loves Going To Classes At The Gym

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McPhee broke down her diet and fitness secrets to She said that she is a fan of going to workout classes at the gym. "I love Soul Cycle. I wasn't an exercise person earlier in my life, but I love exercise. I love Barry's Bootcamp. It's so hardcore. I love it. I love getting into that kind of stuff that's really challenging."


She's Willing To Cut Out Bread


While it can be difficult for some people to limit carbs in their diet, McPhee tells that she does this when she wants to lose weight. "If I really need to get serious and slim down, I won't eat bread. That's it. I'm not really a dieter."


She Does Squats


McPhee says to Health that she doesn't skip leg day, and that her favorite workout is squats. "The jump squats into the bounce. For a solid minute, when you're jump squatting on a bench, it's a burn, and then after that, you stay in the position, in the squat, and he's like, 'Bounce. And bounce. And bounce.' And it's horrible. And then you go and do it, like, three other times."

Anna Bechtel
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