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Kerry Washington Shares One-Piece Swimsuit Photo in Pool

Here are 8 ways she stays in shape.

Kerry Washington has wild swimsuit style! On Tuesday, the Scandal star shared a steamy hot photo on social media, showing off her fit figure in an animal print, cutout swimsuit. "Tuesday drip," she captioned the images, taken while she was in a swimming pool. How does the 44-year-old maintain her fit physique? Read on to see 8 ways Kerry Washington 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 Bikini Photos!


Pilates Is Her Go-To Workout

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"I'm a big Pilates girl and I love to hike," Kerry told ELLE. "You don't even want to be in your own body when [you] show up at the gym—I didn't for years," Kerry told Women's Health. "As women, we live in this culture where it's like, 'You have to fix this.' Pilates has allowed me to be focused on my appearance and my health in ways that are not abusive or critical."


She Does a Lot of Different Workouts

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Kerry explained to Allure that she actually enjoys exercise, dabbling in lots of types. "I love to work out. It's really important to me; it's part of the culture of my family," she said. Some of her other favorites include SoulCycle, yoga, Peloton classes, dance classes, Gyrotonic training, and the elliptical machine. "I do different things, but I'm most obsessed with water aerobics. Now I do it with my friends on the weekends."


She Is Also a Yogi

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Yoga helps Kerry "reset, regroup and relax," she revealed in a recent Instagram post. "I love to do simple stretches and breathing that keep me centered, embodied and at peace."


She Doesn't Diet


Kerry refuses to diet. "In general in life I try to live it, not diet," she explained to People. "I think that's hard when you're restricting a lot. So I try to take it easy on a daily basis and do what's going to make me feel good." Pilates instructor Nonna Gleyzer revealed to Shape that the actress "has always been an extremely healthy eater." "She eats a lot of vegan products, with little clean meals throughout the day," she said. 


Green Smoothies and Coconut Water Are Her Drinks


Kerry explained to ELLE that nutritionist Kim Snyder's Glowing Green Smoothie, which is packed with spinach, celery, lemon juice, cilantro, and more, is one of her favorite drinks. "I try to keep it consistent year-round," she said. Gleyzer added to Shape that she also hydrates with coconut water. "She loves coconut water, which gives her potassium and important electrolytes. With the long hours she works, there's really no room for her to play around. She needs to be in the best shape every single day, and she definitely is."


She Chugs H2O

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"The things my mother always stressed were to drink a lot of water and get a lot of rest, which I used to roll my eyes at," Kerry revealed to Oprah Magazine. "Now I think she's a genius. Health and wellness really are the sources of beauty."


She Usually Avoids Alcohol

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"I'm also not a drinker," she told Elle. "I love a drink occasionally, but I wouldn't be able to handle it. You see one sip, but I have to drink three cups to get the scene done," she said. "I tend to be a 'when in Rome drinker.' When I'm traveling, I drink what they have there or I'll get a special cocktail."


She Recently Starting Trampoline Cardio

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Kerry was recently gifted a JumpSport trampoline by pal Eva Longoria. "Thank you @evalongoria for the #SisterhoodOfTheTravelingTrampoline. I promise I will keep jumpin' so I can get on your level. You make it look easy!!!!!" she captioned a hilarious video of herself, dancing and making silly faces on the piece of workout equipment. 



Leah Groth
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