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Maddie Ziegler in Bathing Suit Shares Sunny Photos From Mexico

Here’s how the 19-year-old stays in shape.

Maddie Ziegler is enjoying fall in her swimsuit. The actress hit the beach this week, showing off her terrifically toned figure in a colorful swimsuit. How does the former Dance Moms star and Fabletics ambassador prioritize health and fitness? Read on to see 5 ways Maddie Ziegler 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 Got a Pandemic Puppy

In a recent YouTube video detailing her day, Maddie reveals that started fostering a puppy, Boots, during the pandemic. Multiple studies have found pets to be a serious mood booster, boasting many mental health benefits for humans. 


Her Workout Routine Is Simple But Effective

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Prior to working out, Maddie fueled up with some "oats." She then started her do-anywhere routine, which consisted of lots of jumping jacks, kicks, running in place, pliés, crunches, leg circles, yoga stretches, the splits, and lots of stretching.


She Showers Post Workout

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"The reason why I shower immediately after I workout is that I am prone to breaking out on my face and back," Maddie explains. "So if I quickly get into the shower right after I don't break out as much." In addition to potentially protecting skin from breakouts, showering post-workout can help prevent a number of other health woes, including skin and yeast infections. 


She Fuels Up with Protein Bars

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After her workout, Maddie fuels up with a protein bar. Why is the convenient snack a great idea? If you choose the right one, it offers a balance of protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats. 


She Is a Coffee Drinker


During the video, Maddie makes herself an iced coffee. While drinking too much caffeine can leave you jittery, there are a number of proven health benefits of coffee drinking, per Johns Hopkins Medicine. "Caffeine is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about coffee. But coffee also contains antioxidants and other active substances that may reduce internal inflammation and protect against disease," explains Diane Vizthum, M.S., R.D., research nutritionist for Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Not only does it help promote longevity, as coffee drinkers are less likely to die from coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and kidney disease, it may help decrease your chance of developing type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, and stroke. 

Leah Groth
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