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The Boys Star Sana Asad in Workout Gear Hangs From a Ring Saying "I'll Be Up Here"

Aside from acrobatics, how does the actress approach diet and fitness?

Sana Asad is hanging out on rings – in her sports bra and leggings. In a new social media post,The Boys star shares her rather unique workout. "I'll be up here until further notice," she captioned the Instagram Stories clip of herself. Aside from acrobatics, how does the actress approach diet and fitness? Here is everything you need to know about her lifestyle routine. 


She Hikes

Sana is a hiker. You might find her in the canyons of Los Angeles or the mountains of Peru. "On a whim I did the #salkanteytrek to #machupicchu. The final destination was beautiful. But the journey was breathtaking. Literally. That altitude had me rocked," she wrote about a recent adventure. Why should you hike? According to the National Parks Service, the physical benefits of hiking include building stronger muscles and bones, improving your sense of balance, improving your heart health, and decreasing the risk of certain respiratory problems.


She Also Takes Walks

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Sana makes sure to get her steps in. Walking is a great form of exercise, especially if you walk briskly. One study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that walking at a brisk pace for about 30 minutes a day led to a reduced risk of heart disease, cancer, dementia and death, compared with walking a similar number of steps but at a slower pace.


She Is a Foodie

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Sana loves to eat. Wherever she goes, she makes sure to indulge in the local food. While in Mexico she ate the "best tacos" of her life. Other favorites include pizza, dairy free ice cream (she is lactose intolerant) and Pouteh. 


She Pole Dances/slidetitle]
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Sana loves pole dancing, sharing about the workout in an Instagram Story. "Me thinking 'What would J.Lo's a** do?'" she captioned it. Dancing helps build strength and promote flexibility, and also aids in weight loss and heart health. 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.

[slidetitle num="5"]She Swims in the Ocean

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Sana enjoys swimming in the ocean, a great workout, according to the CDC. Just two and a half hours per week of aerobic physical activity, such as swimming, bicycling, or running, can decrease the risk of chronic illnesses. In addition to the many physical benefits, there are multiple studies supporting the mental health benefits of swimming as well. 


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