Miss Wisconsin Alexis Loomans Shares New Swimsuit Photo
Alexis Loomans is wearing her Miss USA swimsuit. In a new social media post, Miss Wisconsin models the exact bathing suit she rocked during the pageant earlier this year. Shop the swimsuit I wore at Miss USA," she captioned the Instagram snap. "How are you even real?" commented a follower. "Just got mine!" joked her boyfriend, Florida Gators Quarterback Graham Mertz. How does the beauty queen keep herself in fantastic shape? Celebwell rounded up her top health and lifestyle tips.
Do a Lot of Cardio
Alexis does a lot of cardio to keep her figure trim. In a TikTok video detailing her "model workout," she reveald that she starts her workout by walking on the treadmill for 45 minutes at 5.0 miles per hour. Then she runs for 10 minutes at 6.5 mph.
Do Circuit Training
After her cardio workout, Alexis does strength training exercises. She starts with a leg circuit, doing 45 reps per exercise. She follows it with an ab circuit, again doing 45 reps per exercise.
Alexis is a coffee drinker. Why should you drink a cup daily? The Cleveland Clinic explains that there are several benefits of drinking coffee in moderation. "It acts on your brain to improve memory, mood, reaction times, and mental function," they say, citing a study finding that caffeine can improve endurance and performance during exercise. It is also antioxidant-rich, can ward off diabetes, prevent neurologic disease, lower cancer risk, and ward off depression, they point out.
Alexis also plays tennis. "Making plays out of town like I'm Jordan," she joked in a recent caption. According to ACE Fitness the sport blends together cardio and aerobic exercise, as there is a lot of running around, and hand-eye coordination. "While tennis provides numerous health benefits—improved aerobic fitness and anaerobic endurance, muscular fitness (grip strength and endurance), flexibility, multiple skill parameters (balance, speed, agility and quickness), reactivity, and power—it also is psychologically demanding," they say.
Take a Walk
Alexis enjoys walking on the beach with her beau. Going for a daily walk can be a game changer in terms of exercise, especially at a brisk speed. One study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that walking at a brisk pace for about 30 minutes a day led to a reduced risk of heart disease, cancer, dementia and death, compared with walking a similar number of steps but at a slower pace.