Lindsey Vonn in Bathing Suit Has "Family Time"
Lindsey Vonn is heating up the tropics in her swimsuit. The athlete shows off her insanely fit figure in a bathing suit while on vacation, sitting by the pool with her pooch lounging on her. "Gonna have some interesting tan lines," she joked adding the hashtag #familytime. How does the athlete keep herself in such great shape, now that she is retired? Read on to see 7 ways Lindsey Vonn 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 Recently Leaned Up
Lindsey is "a lot leaner" than she was during her professional skiing day. "I used to do things that were so sport specific, so I had to be bigger," she told New York Post's Alexa magazine. "But everyone is like, 'Oh my God, you're in the best shape of your life.' It's like — yes and no. I'm not training for my sport anymore, I am training to be lean and fit." She recently revealed that she had gotten down to her lowest body fat percentage of her life, 15 percent—five percent less than her all-time low of 19 percent. "Different training. Different diet. Crazy!"
She Eats Clean
During her skiing day, Vonn revealed to People that her "ski season" diet included "a lot of protein and carbs." However, she now works with nutritionist Phil Goglia, focusing on drinking a lot of water, eating clean food, and timing her meals. "I try not to eat too much in the morning before I work out," she told Women's Health. "I'm not working out crazy hard, but I notice I feel better; not as weighed down." Post-workout, Lindsey eats "egg white omelets with broccoli, chicken, and pepper, and stuff like that." Lunch could be chicken or salmon with kale or cabbage. Dinner is also a mix of protein and veggies – like chicken salad with avocado or a zucchini pasta with bolognese meat sauce. Her favorite snacks are almonds, kiwis, and blueberries.
She Does Strength Training Workouts
Vonn is all about hard-core strength training. She works out regularly with Gunnar Peterson and isn't afraid of lifting heavy weights. Her workouts are a combo of strength and weight training, using a lot of weighted balls, battle ropes, lifts, squats. You can check out one of her workouts here.
She Has Workout Buddies
Vonn enjoys working out with others. One of her workout buddies is her "best friend" supermodel Ashley Graham. Other workout buddies have included X-Games skateboarding champ Leticia Bufoni and of course, her trainer, Gunnar.
She Doesnt Skip Workouts
Vonn regularly demonstrates that she never skips a workout. Even while on vacation you can find her sweating away at the gym. She also has a workout studio in her home.
Even though Lindsey is no longer skiing for work, she still hits the slopes with her friends for a great workout. "Finally got to ski with my girl @chelseahandler! What an epic day of powder," she captioned a recent post. Research has linked downhill skiing to a number of health benefits. In addition to promoting physical fitness, it may decrease risk of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. Studies have also found that the more frequently a person skis, prevalence of known hypercholesterolemia, systemic hypertension, diabetes, the frequency of mental stress and the occurrence of memory deficits declines.
She Incorporates Plant-Based Foods Into Her Diet
While Lindsey does eat animal products she tries to slip in plant-based foods when she can. "Listen, the kitchen can be intimidating to anyone. But I'm here to tell you: You can do it. And with the new year, let's do it better, together. I've got 14 places to help you start eating more plant-based foods," she captioned a post, suggesting the Just Egg cookbook to her followers. "Now, if only every new year's resolution came with a side of omelets."