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Nomvelo Makhanya Shares Swimsuit Video Saying "Live Life"

Here are her lifestyle habits.

Nomvelo Makhanya is making a splash in her swimsuit. In a few new social media posts the South African Scandal! star shows off her amazing body in a bathing suit while enjoying a day at the beach. She captioned one of them, "live life," and her many followers had lots to say about it. "Baby you look sleek," commented one. "U look lovely," added another. How does the star keep herself fit? Celebwell rounded up her top health habits. 


She Boxes

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In order to prepare for her role in Netflix's i Am All Girls, Nomvelo learned how to box. "That experience was fun. It was different and I really enjoyed it because I'm so used to being in studio so the change of scene and pace was amazing. Even how I embodied the character was amazing. The production went all out to ensure we had the necessary training. Because my character was a boxer so I went for training which was really dope," she told Times Live. Harvard Health maintains that boxing is a great way to build strength, improve balance, posture, hand-eye coordination, boost mood and endurance, and helps increase alertness. 


She Opens Up About Her Mental Health


After getting written off Scandal!, Nomvelo opened up about the "toxic" working environment which almost led her to take her own life. "I've been the one that's been catching all the f*cken smoke … It wasn't me guys, it wasn't my choice. They wrote me off, that's the truth … It was God's plan though, I'm going to tell you that for real," she said. "I've been praying … I've been wanting to leave that place … For me it was something I had really been praying about so when it finally happened it really felt like God was removing me from the toxic environment. I probably would have killed myself. There was a 90% chance. That's how toxic that place was."  


She Does Warrior Fighting

Novelo joined superstar Thuso Mbedu for warrior training in Johannesburg. "I had to train like a warrior today and I am excited for The Woman King and for the cast that is here," she told Sowetan Live. "I did some kicks and I definitely enjoyed myself in the company of Thuso. It was an amazing experience to come together as creatives, especially after Covid-19."


She Strength and Weight Trains

Nomvelo does serious strength and weight training. In one TikTok she does walking lunges with heavy weights, box jumps, and push ups. Each week adults need 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity and 2 days of muscle-strengthening activity, according to the current Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.


She Dances

Nomvelo loves to dance. You can find her showing off her moves on TikTok. Dancing is a great workout for many reasons. Not only does it build strength and promote flexibility, but helps you lose weight and even promotes cardiovascular function. A 2016 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine determined that people who engaged in moderate-intensity dancing were 46 percent less likely to develop heart disease or die from it than non-dancers. In comparison, moderate-intensity walkers were just 25 percent less likely to suffer heart health issues.

Leah Groth
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