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Sarah Hyland in Bathing Suit Reflects On 2021 

Here’s how the stay keeps herself healthy. 

Sarah Hyland is reflecting on the past 365 days—in her swimsuit of course! The Modern Family actress showed off her phenomenal figure in an orange two-piece this week, sharing some of her favorite memories with followers. "Looking back on 2021…. Honestly, it happened so fast I don't remember anything, but these pictures proved it did, in fact, happen. I traveled to Ireland & South Africa for the first time. Hugged more trees than people. Made some amazing friends. And, thanks to vaccines, dodged COVID for a second year in a row." She added a fingers crossed emoji. "Grateful for my health, my fiancé, and our dogs," she wrote. How does the actress prioritize her health? Read on to see 7 ways Sarah Hyland 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!


Keep On Top of Your Health Issues

Sarah, who has battled major chronic kidney issues for many years and has been hospitalized many times, stays on top of her health conditions and keeps on fighting. She revealed to Seventeen that she suffers from kidney dysplasia, a condition in which kidneys don't develop properly in the womb and result in painful cysts. She underwent her first kidney transplant in April 2012, which failed and forced her to go on dialysis. Then, she underwent her second in 2017. She has also battled endometriosis and an abdominal hernia. "I was still in severe pain after the transplant, and that was due to the endo and the hernia," she told Self in 2018. By the end of that year, she had 16 surgeries behind her. 


Do Strength Training Workouts

Sarah is all about hardcore workouts. She often trains at The Dogpound with ​​Austin Pohlen. "Prep for a secret shoot next week! …but let's be real. The end goal is wedding body ready…." she said in a recent Instagram Story, revealing her workout routine. Hip raises on a medicine ball, reverse split squats with a barbell, kettlebell rows, and forward falls with resistance were all part of her routine. "These are SO much harder than they look."


She Rows

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Sarah recently purchased a NordicTrack rowing machine, which is enabled with iFit interactive workouts. "So, I decided I needed to get… started, and I didn't really know how to do that so I went into my garage and I measured out space and I got a rowing machine," she revealed. "So, here it is. It is the NordicTrack rowing machine, which I just like to do this on," she said. "They have a bunch of different classes and I can pretend that I'm in Ireland y'all, not home!"


Work Out Consistently


If you want a body like Sarah's, work out almost every day. "I like to build muscle by strength training with my trainer," Sarah told Shape in 2017. "I do an hour-long full-body workout five to six days a week whenever I can. We focus on different body parts, and in between each one, I do one or two minutes of cardio. It's pretty intense."


Eat Healthy, But Cheat


"I'm the first one to pick up Taco Bell or a pizza. But as long as you account for it with exercise, you're fine. I believe in everything in moderation," she told Shape


Try to Enjoy Exercise

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If you enjoy working out, you are more likely to do it. "It's really fun for me. I get an endorphin rush and feel good about myself. Plus, my trainer is like my fit therapist! We talk about life, and before I know it, my sets are done," Sarah explains. 


Spend Time in Nature

Sarah spends a lot of time in nature. She recently visited Big Sur, where she shared lots of photos of her outdoor adventures. Big Sur Birthday photo dump," she wrote. "@wellsadams surprised me with a weekend getaway filled with wine, deer, and, of course, tree hugging 🥰 Feeling full of gratitude, joy, and cheese," she captioned the series of snaps. 



Leah Groth
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