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Unathi in Two-Piece Workout Gear Says "Remember to Have Fun"

"I feel proud that I woke up."

Unathi is offering a few "motivational" words – in her workout gear. In a new social media post the South African singer does a headstand and tries to give her followers some encouragement. "Remember to have fun," she says. "I had a gig and she asked how she should start and what keeps me consistent. I told her it must always be FUN. Fun doesn't mean easy. Fun doesn't mean you always look forward to training but there MUST be a fun element. Today I didn't want to train. I wanted to do the school run and then head straight back to bed becuase I have late afternoon engagements. Then I was laark 'MaUni vuka sana and practise a headstand after workout' Daar so we did it and now I feel proud that I woke up, did the damn work out and the headstands," she captioned the post. How does the 45-year-old approach diet and fitness? Here is everything you need to know about her lifestyle habits.


Clean Eating

In one Instagram post, Unathi explained that "you cannot gym out a bad diet," and revealed that she eats healthy most of the time. "I try to eat clean most of the week. I try to eat things that are as close to their origin as possible as found on earth. So I opt for sweet potato, potato and rice as my carb options as opposed to pasta and bread. I have become lactose intolerant which amuses my lil' humans because I love ice-cream, cheese, yoghurt, etc but I have to avoid those things."


Changing Workout Routines Every 10 Days

Unathi explained to Women's Health that she mixes up her workouts. "My body easily regulates itself to a new workout routine so I change every 10-day period to maximise my results. Other days I run. Running leans me out, but isn't too great for sculpting the body. The other disciplines take care of that swiftly," she said. 


Little Sugar


"Sugar is the most ageing property we consume as humans and in the top three most addictive substances in the world. Up there with cocaine. I try to consume only natural sugars even though I have a severe sweet tooth inherited from Ma Moms. Alcohol — I consume that thing but wisely. Gin with juice, or water or straight," she said in the Instagram post. 



Unathi prioritizes hydration. "Bubbles bubbles bubbles are my fave. Water should become your best friend," she said in the Instagram post. According to the Mayo Clinic, hydration is important for a variety of reasons. Water helps get rid of waste through urination, perspiration, and bowel movements, keeps your temperature normal, lubricates and cushions joints, and helps protect sensitive tissues.


Squats and Ab Work

Unathi has two favorite exercises. "I want my tush to stay tight like a tiger to keep it cute," she quips. So you best believe squats are a staple in every workout," she told Women's Health. "And I'm always working on my stomach 'cause I can't protrude front and back. I know it sounds crazy, but it's just how I've always negotiated with my body!" 

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