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Michelle Jenneke in Bathing Suit Is "Enjoying My Time Off"

Here’s how she got back into world-class shape.

Australian model and runner Michelle Jenneke made a comeback this month at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, after taking a yearslong hiatus due to injury. Jenneke nearly achieved a personal best speed in the 100m hurdles and just missed winning a bronze medal. Still, she proclaimed herself satisfied: "So really happy with that performance," she said. Afterward, she posted this Instagram pic of herself in a bathing suit in Santorini, Greece, with the caption, "Safe to say I'm enjoying my time off ❤️" How does she stay so fit? Read on to see five ways Michelle Jenneke 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 Worked Her Way Back

Jenneke was sidelined for two years with back and ankle injuries but got back into world-class condition. She was in "the shape of my life" at the Commonwealth Games, she said. Her peak physical condition resulted from having an extended block of time without injuries to train, reported.


She "Jiiggles" Before Racing

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She's nicknamed "Jiggling" Jenneke for doing a famous jiggle dance as a warmup before competing. "Honestly, I feel like I run the best when I'm happy and relaxed and just soaking it all up," she said. "That's what works for me, so that's what I do."


She Trains a LOT

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Jenneke works out five times a week, including three track sessions and two gym sessions that average one and a half to three hours each, Daily Mail Australia reported In the gym, she does heavy weights, full-body exercises and plyometric exercises that involves jumping movements such as bounding, skipping rope, lunges, jump squats and clap pushups.


She Eats Multiple Small Meals

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"I actually eat a lot," Jenneke said. "I talk to my sister, and she says she has three meals a day — sometimes two if she's busy — and I'm, like, 'I have to eat six times a day,'" she added.


She Eats a Balanced Diet



For breakfast, Jenneke will have a bowl of cereal. "It's got good levels of protein and iron in it," she said. A second breakfast could be muesli with yoghurt or bacon and eggs. Lunch is usually only a sandwich. Dinner could be pasta or rice with meat and vegetables.

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