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Maya Jama in Bathing Suit Shares Holiday Snaps

The TV presenter is in Jamaica.

Maya Jama is steaming up Jamaica. The TV presenter is there with friends after co-hosting Stand Up To Cancer on Channel 4, a five-hour telecast that helped to raise £30 million for the charity. "Feel like the last pic should have been the first now I've posted lol," she captioned a bathing suit snap. How does the multi-hyphenate stay to fit while keeping so busy? Read on to see 5 ways Maya Jama 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 Keeps a Routine

"I have loads of energy so lately I've been trying to channel that into an exercise routine. But I'm still very much a beginner. I now work out three to four days a week because I know it's an important part of keeping healthy," she told Women's Health. "I'm actually finding it quite fun. Once a week, I do a one-hour boxing workout with my trainer Bradley Simmonds, who keeps me motivated; if I'm on my own, I'll pump up high-energy songs like Bicycle by Vybz Kartel to get me through my workout."

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She Does HIIT Training

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"Before my trip to Australia for I'm A Celeb, I started a vigorous summer workout plan, which consisted of three sets of burpees, jumping squats and planks (non-stop for 20 seconds then 40 seconds rest), followed by seated shoulder presses (three sets of ten reps), squats (three sets of ten reps), crunches (three rounds of 20 seconds non-stop plus a 40 second rest) and press-ups (three sets of ten reps)," she told Women's Health. "Although, I prefer weight training on the machines and I still do some cardio. I usually ease myself in with a run or fast walk on the treadmill."


Exercise Helps Her Mentally

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"I just think [working out] helps your mental health so much anyway – there's a difference in how I feel if I go out and do some exercise versus just staying in bed all day. I notice how it impacts my brain and how I'm feeling," she told Stylist


She Tries to Post Filter-Free Photos

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"I did a story saying I'm going to stop using them because you end up getting used to it, and then, when you don't have them on you think 'actually I don't really like how that looks' and it warps your own mind," she explained. "So I've tried to cut down," she told Cosmo. When she does use a "glam team," she tries to mention it.


She Says This About Showing Off Her Body

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"It's so ridiculous that people use the angle of 'you're a woman, you should cover up,'" Jama told Cosmo. "We're women, we have" chests. "Some people are stuck in the past. You can't police somebody's outfit. I've put on weight. When I was smaller, nobody would comment about the dresses [I wore] but because my" chest is "bigger now, it's offensive. You can be the best presenter in the world, but if you're wearing a low-cut top, that's going to be the only focus. It is stupid."

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