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Strictly's Tess Daly in Bathing Suit is "Inspired"

Here’s how she stays in shape.

Strictly Come Dancing's Tess Daly just launched her new swimwear line. In the announcement, Daly modeled some of the pieces in the line. In a recent Instagram post, Daly posed poolside wearing a white one piece and a black bathing suit. She captioned the post, "Celebrating @naia_beach SS22 for @HelloMag the brand @Gayle_x_ and I created, inspired by the women we love that inspire us everyday!" How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 5 ways Tess Daly 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 Works With A Trainer

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Daly revealed some of her wellness secrets to Marie Claire. She says that she works with a personal trainer to help herself stay in shape. "I have a trainer that I work with – Sam Shaw of Lemon Studios," she said. Daly says that they train "two or three times a week."


She Runs On The Treadmill

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Daly tells Marie Claire that she likes to work out at home on her own. She says that one thing she likes to do is run on the treadmill. "I'll also hop on my running machine at home maybe two times a week," she says. "I only need twenty minutes, and I do one minute on, one minute off – a minute of walking and a minute of running at pace. It's good for getting the heart rate up."


She Loves Yoga

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Another of Daly's favorite ways to stay in shape is by practicing yoga. She tells Marie Claire that yoga helps her relax and is a way to focus on herself. "When I do yoga, I feel like I'm kind of coming home to myself. As a woman – or in my experience, anyway, I've spent most of my adult life looking after everybody in my life."


She Believes In Moderation


Daly revealed her diet secrets and favorite meals to She says that she believes in moderation, and doesn't like depriving herself. "I'm a big believer in moderation. I tend not to deny myself what I fancy, because, like all of us, as soon as we deny ourselves treats, then we fixate upon it and it becomes an unhealthy relationship. I subscribe to the theory that a little bit of what you fancy does you good – as long as you're not reckless, it's not necessarily an unhealthy choice. Have a chocolate bar at 4pm – we're British for goodness' sake, afternoon tea used to be a meal here – it still is in my house!"


She Schedules Her Workouts

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Daly tells Marie Claire that scheduling her workouts helps her stay in shape and stay consistent. "For me, knowing that I had a workout scheduled in at certain times in the week hugely helped me. I thought I wouldn't like routine, as I've never worked a nine to five job – I've only ever had a freelance working life. But I realised I needed it more than I thought because we no longer had the routine of school runs or picking the girls up."

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