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Megan Thee Stallion in Bathing Suit Says "Morning Hotties"

Here's how she stays fit.

Megan Thee Stallion is one of the biggest rappers on the planet. She's worked with Beyoncé and Cardi B, has a new single out with Dua Lipa, and she's a 2021 Grammy winner. Megan has also been open about her fitness and wellness journeys over the past year, and has seen the results. This weekend, she showed them off with a series of swimsuit photos titled "Morning hotties." How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 6 ways Megan Thee Stallion 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 Documents Her Progress and Holds Herself Accountable

At the beginning of the year, Megan announced that she would be documenting her fitness and wellness journey on both her YouTube and Instagram accounts. She called the series "Hottie Bootcamp." Megan revealed her reasonings for documenting herself on her Instagram stories, prior to releasing her first videos. "I feel like you will hold me accountable. And I feel like if I'm going on it with y'all, then I will feel more motivated to do the right thing," she told her followers.


She Stays Hydrated

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Megan Thee Stallion loves to drink water. In a February Instagram post, the rapper documented her progress of the first three weeks of her "Hottie Bootcamp", and revealed that drinking water has helped her a lot. "1 thing that has helped me a lot is drinking a gallon of water a day," she wrote in the caption.


She No Longer Keeps Unhealthy Food in Her Home

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In the second episode of her "Hottie Bootcamp" series, Megan decided to clean out her kitchen. Megan admits that she previously was a big eater, and didn't think about what she was putting in her body. "I prefer to snack, and I prefer to eat no matter what I wish to eat. And I simply really feel like recently, the issues that I've been consuming have been not so good for my physique," she said in the video. She captioned the video on her Instagram, "Throwing out thee junk food. Today I cleaned the fridge to the best of my abilities."


She Does HIIT and Cardio Workouts

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In both episode 10 and episode 12 of Megan's "Hottie Bootcamp" series, the rapper tries out cardio, HIIT, and weight training workouts. In episode 10, the rapper is seen doing squats with both a barbell and a bosu ball, step ups with dumbbells, RDLS, and driving knee kicks. In episode 12, to warm up, Megan, her trainer, and a friend, run up a sandy hill to start. "This is the hardest s— I ever did," she said after her run. They then start doing intervals with weights, burpees, and crunches.


She Uses Kettlebells

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In her "Hottie Bootcamp" series, Megan is often seen using kettlebells in her at-home exercises. She even did an episode dedicated to her trainer, Tim Boutte's 30 minute kettlebell challenge. In the episode, Boutte describes the challenge as "exercise for 30 seconds, then rest for 30 seconds," and repeating this process. "It's a total of five different kettlebell exercises, we're going to try to repeat that thing three times, which would basically equate to about 15 minute workout," he says in the episode. However, Boutte had Megan do the exercise five times and for 30 minutes in the episode. The workout consists of swings, goblet squats, Bulgarian squats, lunges, and suitcases, all with a kettlebell.


She Prioritizes Her Lower Body

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Megan tends to do a lot of workouts that tone and strengthen her lower body. In her "Hottie Bootcamp" series, Megan is often seen doing forms of lunges and squats in a lot of the different types of workouts she tries. She even dedicated a full episode to her lower body, which involved doing duck walks with a kettlebell, RDLs with a dumbbell, and kettlebell squats on a BOSU ball. Megan joked in the video, "I know I wanna have a nice" backside, "but do it have to hurt to receive this" backside?

Anna Bechtel
Anna Bechtel is a freelance writer currently based in Hamden, CT. Read more
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