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Kristin Cavallari in Bathing Suit Shows Off "Base Tan"

Here’s how she stays fit.

Kristin Cavallari is looking fit in a swimsuit. "Base tan," she captioned the brand new photo. The Uncommon James founder often wears beachy looks, and works hard to stay healthy enough to enjoy them proudly. How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Kristin Cavallari 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 Eats Real, Whole Food

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"I lived with my dad in high school who was always one step ahead in the health world. I had healthy eating and being active as a good foundation, but like most teens, I ate fast food and other crap when I would leave the house," she told Glamour. "It wasn't until I became pregnant with my first son Camden that I really changed my lifestyle. I decided to eat real, whole food but to enjoy it and give into cravings as long as the cravings weren't heavily processed."


Real, Whole Food Has Many Benefits

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"Use more foods that are straight from the farm. Add more fruit and vegetables to your meals or have them as snacks. Select whole grains when able. Use grass-fed and free-range meats, and lower-fat dairy, along with nuts and seeds," says the Mayo Clinic. "Avoiding all processed foods can be limiting, especially since most foods you eat and drink have been processed in some way. However, start by eliminating heavily processed or and other junk foods. When selecting processed foods, look for ingredient lists that are transparent."


Here's How Often She Lifts

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"I lift weights 5 times per week and I eat real food. I never look at calories, only the ingredient label. If there are crazy additives in it, I stay away. When I'm cooking at home, I cook gluten free and I never use cow's milk," she told Glamour. "When I'm on vacation or go out to eat I'll allow myself those things…all about balance!"


She Works Her Glutes

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Working out your glutes is necessary. IF you have a desk job, you might have "dead butt" syndrome. "In this syndrome, muscle tightness and weakness combine to create an imbalance. Constant sitting weakens the gluteus medius, one of the three primary muscles in the buttock. It also tightens the hip flexors," says the Cleveland Clinic. "Even if your desk chair is ergonomically correct (conducive to good posture), it's a good idea to change what you sit on periodically. This helps keep the muscles in your buttocks and lower back engaged."


Here's Her Take on Makeup

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"In my everyday life, I don't wear makeup—I'll put mascara on and fill my brows and call it a day—but when I go into the office, I don't feel like I can do that, because, to your point, it is a respect thing. I feel like I need to show everybody in my office that I'm putting in the effort just like everyone else is," she told Byrdie.

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