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Sara Sampaio in Bathing Suit Had an "Incredible Time Shooting This in Zanzibar"

Here’s how the supermodel stays so fit.

Sara Sampaio is giving her followers a glimpse of her latest campaign in her swimsuit! The Portuguese supermodel shows off her famous figure in Bikini Lovers bathing suits via one of her latest posts. Had such an incredible time shooting this in Zanzibar," she captioned the photos shared on Instagram. "I think these are some of my favorite photos ever. I'm about to bombard you guys with photos! There's soooo many favorites that I'm having a hard time to chose." How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Sara Sampaio 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 Doesn't Skip Breakfast

Sara wakes up "around nine, ten" and eats breakfast."My favorite breakfast is two sunny-side-up eggs with avocado toast. And sometimes I'll have pancakes, maybe with some banana," she told The Cut. 


She Does "Really Intense Pilates with a Machine"

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Sara likes an amped up version of pilates. "I've been doing a lot of SLT. It's like a really intense Pilates with a machine. I've noticed with my body that small movements have done more for my body than the boot camps. My body moves better when it's very focused on small movements that elongate your body and your muscles," she told The Cut. "I tried SLT for the first time five or six years ago when I first got to New York. It was really hard, it was too hard. Then I was training for the Victoria's Secret show last year and gave it another try. I really liked it, it was not as hard. I think they had changed it a little bit. I could actually go through a whole class without feeling like I was going to break down."


She Runs


She also might go for the occasional run. "Now that the weather is a little better I might go on some runs. I'm not a runner, but I'm pushing myself. When the weather gets a little bit nicer, I start thinking, Ah, I may just go for a run outside, even if it's just about a five-minute run," she told The Cut. 


She Avoids "Crazy Diets

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"I'm a big believer in not doing crazy diets and not to stop eating what makes you happy or what you like," Sara told The Cut, adding that it's all about balance. "If you've had a long day and you really want a burger, just have that burger or pizza and maybe for lunch the next day you have fish with vegetables or salad with chicken," she said. "I've been through, not crazy diets, but I've been very strict or not eaten carbs and that made me so crazy. I'm from Portugal — we eat a lot of carbs, like bread, pasta, and rice in just one meal. There's no worse thing when you want something so bad and you're like, I can't have it, I can't have it. I was stressing so much about it that my body was not feeling well. Mentally, you're not feeling good. If I want to have a little bread for lunch because it makes me happy, I'm good."


She Sleeps and Hydrates

Sara also revealed to The Cut that hydration and sleep are also essential. "If I don't get my eight hours of sleep, it's going to be a hard day. Your skin regenerates, your eyes are brighter and bigger, you know? Sleeping is a reset of your body. I try to work out as much as I can, but also giving yourself some rest time," she said.

Leah Groth
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