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Rebel Wilson Shows Off Tiny Waist on Mexican Beach

Here are 7 ways she lost a whopping 75 pounds

Rebel Wilson is continuing to flaunt her health transformation with the world. In her latest Instagram post, the Pitch Perfect star shared a snap from south of the border, showing off her tiny waist, toned arms, and svelte legs in a sports bra and matching leggings. "Let's go Mexico!" she captioned the stunning seaside photo, adding emojis of the Mexican flag, tacos, and an avocado. How did the actress drop a whopping 75 pounds in less than two years? Read on to see 7 ways Rebel Wilson 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 Swimsuit Photos!


She Didn't Focus on the Scale

Rebel tries not to pay attention to how much she weighs. "To me what the year of health was, was just being a healthier version," she told Jamila Rizvi on The Weekend Briefing per Yahoo Australia. Her weight loss journey was actually motivated by improving her fertility and also curbing emotional eating. "It wasn't about losing a set amount of weight, although I did put a goal originally of 75 kilos so I could have something tangible to work towards. But it's not about a number or a dress size, or anything like that. It was just about being the healthiest version of me and I dedicated all of 2020 to doing that, and I'm proud of myself," she added.


She Is Accountable

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Rebel has no shame about flaunting her progress on social media, and admits she did "annoy some people" in the process. However, she explains that accountability is key. "I feel really good within myself and I like to celebrate the journey," she explained. "And also, why I did it publicly was for accountability as well, because it's all good and well just having a little experiment and if you don't tell people about it you could just easily fail, whereas if I tell the whole world on social media, then that's pretty good motivation."


She Isn't Defined By Her Clothing Size

Rebel is proud of her journey, but she is more than just her clothing size. "I think people are beautiful in all different sizes, and I would feel just as confident rocking my size 16 dress as I do now. I'm about a size 8 now," she told The Weekend Briefing. "I loved being bigger and it never stopped me from achieving anything in my life."


She Prioritizes Sleep and Hydration


During the Q&A, Rebel revealed "adequate sleep, walking, hydrating, [and] drinking water" are a few of her top health secrets. "You'll always see me with a FIJI [water] in my hand, and balance it with the nutrition," she said.


Health Is An Inside Job

You are what you think, according to Rebel. "I think because I approached it from all areas … the biggest thing that I haven't ever worked on was the emotional side, what I suffered from, I guess, as classical emotional eating … so I really worked on that side," she told Extra about her weight loss.


Her Diet Is Healthy

Rebel found a diet that worked for her, the Mayr Method. One of the major dietary changes she has made was reducing gluten and dairy, eating high alkaline foods like veggies and fish and altering her overall dietary approach—including when and how she eats. 


She Exercises, No Excuses

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Rebel prioritizes getting a workout in, even when she is busy. "This week was super busy but I got up super early 3 times (6am 😜) and went on a hike…even did a couple of 100m sprints to get the heart rate even higher (although my 'sprint' is probably someone else's 'slow jog' 😝) but I felt proud of myself and now only 3kg's away from my goal weight!" she wrote on Instagram.

Leah Groth
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