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Maribel Guardia in Bathing Suit Says "Happy Birthday"

Here’s how she stays fit.

Maribel Guardia posed in a swimsuit for her birthday. "No puedo dejar pasar el día de mi cumpleaños,🎁 sin agradecer a Dios🙏🏼 por un año más de vida, por todas las bendiciones que ha derramado en mi vida y en la de todos los que amo. La conciencia y la experiencia son algunos de los regalos que llegan con la madurez y la convierten es una de las etapas más hermosas de la vida. En este día quiero darle las gracias a todos ustedes por sus muestras de cariño, por su apoyo, por acompañarme en este viaje que es la vida y ser parte de mi familia 🙏🏼🎈💋 #happybirthday #bendiciones #dios #familia #amigos #salud #trabajo," she captioned it. (Rough translation: "I can't let my birthday go by,🎁 without thanking God🙏🏼 for another year of life, for all the blessings he has poured into my life and that of everyone I love. Awareness and experience are some of the gifts that come with maturity and make it one of the most beautiful stages of life. On this day I want to thank all of you for your shows of affection, for your support, for joining me on this journey that is life and being part of my family 🙏🏼🎈💋 #happybirthday #blessings #god #family #friends # health #work." How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Maribel Guardia 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 Cuts Carbs

"In general, a low-carb diet focuses on proteins and some nonstarchy vegetables. A low-carb diet generally limits grains, legumes, fruits, breads, sweets, pastas and starchy vegetables, and sometimes nuts and seeds. However, some low-carb diet plans allow small amounts of fruits, vegetables and whole grains," says the Mayo Clinic.


She Eats Proteins

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"Protein is essential for both building and repairing lean muscle. And while lots of people think about protein at lunch and dinner, they often overlook it at breakfast and for snacks. The truth is that research supports consuming approximately 30 grams of high-quality protein at each of your three main meals and additional protein for snacks. This might look like 2 eggs, whole grain toast and 6 ounces Greek yogurt at breakfast, a salad with 3-5 ounces salmon or chicken, cheese, and veggies paired with fruit at lunch, and steak and veggie kabobs with 3-5 ounces beef and stir fry brown rice at dinner. Then adding proteins like string cheese, nuts, beef jerky, and even protein bars at snack time," Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD author of The Sports Nutrition Playbook told our sister site Eat This, Not That!


She Does Quick Workouts

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Her workouts are "based on very intense cardio in which you do aerobic and some weight-bearing exercises," she has said. For your exercise program, says the Cleveland Clinic, make sure:

  1. "It is aerobic. It uses large muscle groups repetitively for a sustained amount of time
  2. You perform it for 30 to 60 minutes, three to five days a week
  3. It meets the cardiovascular goals your doctor or exercise physiologist has prescribed for
  4. It is something you will enjoy doing for an extended period of time."


She Has a Home Gym

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For your home gym, get some resistance bands. "These large rubber bands come in various resistances, which is indicated by color. Can you do a push-up or pull-up? If you can't, 'light' would be best until you build more strength. If you can do a modified push-up (on knees) and assisted pull-up, the 'medium' resistance is a good choice to start with. 'Heavy' would be ideal for someone who can do a full push-up or unassisted pull-up," says ACE Fitness.


She Works Her Core

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Try this to work out your core: "Lie on your back and place your arms by your sides. Engage the abdominals and draw the navel toward your spine. Lift the knees to 90 degrees. On a two-count, lower your right foot to touch the floor, and on a two-count, return it back to 90 degrees. Perform the same movement with your left leg and continue to alternate tapping the right and then the left foot onto the floor. Perform 10 reps on each leg," says ACE Fitness.

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