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Nikkita Lyons in Bathing Suit Says "No Need to Rush"

Here’s how she stays in shape.

Nikkita Lyons is one of women's wrestling's brightest stars. She also shares a bunch of stunning photos on Instagram. Lyons shared a new bikini photo on her page this week. In it, she sat on the steps of a jacuzzi. She wore a multicolored two-piece swimsuit. Lyons captioned the post, "No need to rush." How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Nikkita Lyons 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!

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She Stands Up For Herself

Lyons isn't afraid to stand up for herself. When she was getting critiqued for supposedly not working out, she made sure to respond. Lyons addressed it in this Tweet. "Just because someone doesn't post themselves training, in the gym, building their business, etc all the time, doesn't mean the work isn't being put in… It's called working in silence, not every move has to be blurted out."

2

She's True To Herself

In an interview on Out of Character with Ryan Satin, Lyons opened up about her relationship with fellow wrestler Natalya. Lyons shared Natalya's greatest advice to her. "To always stay true to yourself," she said. "What she said to me that really connected with me was she loved how I am being authentic and being my true self. She would tell me how with her and her journey, she was also told 'you need to do this and that' and whatever. But she was telling me to keep being me. That advice right there was kind of confirmation to continue on this path that you're doing no matter how many – I might get hate comments, and I might get people that are saying, 'She's only popping because of this and that.' But in reality, I know that the hard work and grinding that has transpired throughout my life is paying off. So, hearing that from a legend like Natalya is like a dream of come true."

3

She Works Her Legs

Lyons shares a lot of her favorite workouts on Instagram. She makes sure to not skip leg day. Lyons shared this video on Instagram of herself doing lower body workouts. In it, she does squats with a barbell, squat lunges with a weighted backpack, and kneeling. She captioned the post, "It's thunder thigh day 🏋🏼‍♀️ Thigh gap? It's thigh CLAP B***H."

4

She Boxes

Lyons loves to box to stay in shape. She shares a lot of videos on Instagram of herself boxing. In this one, she is seen kicking a bag. She captioned that post, "Growth is painful, but nothing is as painful as staying in the same place." Lyons also posted this video of herself punching a bag. She captioned that post, "All love. DO YOU ALWAYS."

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She Stretches

Lyons makes sure to stretch. She shared this video on Instagram of herself doing different stretches. In it, she is seen doing a straddle and using a foam roller. Lyons captioned the post, "Sound on." The Mayo Clinic states that stretching has a lot of benefits. "Research has shown that stretching can help improve flexibility, and, as a result, the range of motion of your joints."

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