Christine McGuinness in swimsuit says “do it”
Christine McGuinness in swimsuit getting ready for ITV Games, a reality competition that will see her take on athletic challenges like trampolining and diving. She shared some photos and videos of her in action (including one with Will Njobvu), with a song: “Do It” by Chloe x Halle. (Other stars on the show will be Alex Scott, Chelcee Grimes, Chris Kamara and Colson Smith.) How does she stay in shape? Read on to see 5 ways Christine McGuinness stays fit and the photos that prove they work — and to get beach-ready, don’t miss these essentials 30 Best Celebrity Swimsuit Photos!
McGuinness did squats with dumbbells. “To do a dumbbell squat, hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart. Let your arms hang directly below your shoulders. Contract your abdominal muscles and slowly lower, bending over at the hips, knees, and ankles while keeping your spine in a stable, balanced position Your knees should be centered over your feet and not over your toes Slowly return to the starting position “You will feel tension in the muscles of your thighs and buttocks. Visualize yourself lowering your body into a chair,” says the Mayo Clinic.
McGuinness had been eating too few calories for a while and calling herself unhealthy. After having children, she feels more stable. “In general, if you cut 500 to 1,000 calories a day from your typical diet, you’ll lose about 1 pound (0.5 kilograms) a week. It sounds simple. However, it’s more complex because when you lose weight, you typically lose a combination of fat, lean tissue, and water. Also, due to the changes that occur in the body as a result of weight loss, you may need to cut calories more to continue losing weight,” explains the Mayo Clinic.
“Plyometrics is an explosive exercise that increases speed, quickness, and power. Most exercises include the ‘jump’, in which muscles exert maximum effort and force in short bursts or intervals of time. The goal is to go from the eccentric phase to the concentric phase of a rapid movement while using the appropriate biomechanics”, explains ACE Fitness.
“Core strength is the key to a well-rounded physical training program. Core exercises train your muscles to strengthen the spine and allow you to use upper and lower body muscles more effectively. A core exercise is anything that uses your midsection without support, such as bridges, planks, sit-ups, floating kicks, bicycle crunches, and fitness ball exercises,” explains the Mayo Clinic.
Her three children have autism and “I was confirmed to have autism. It’s strange, but I’ve noticed that there are little clues throughout my life that I have autism and look like more to my children than I could have ever imagined,” she said. “My issues with food, my social struggles, how hard I find it to make friends and stay focused, and my indecisiveness. The way I float through life reminds me of how my eldest daughter Penelope is,” said she declared. Hello. “It all makes sense now. And while I’m not totally surprised, it’s always been emotional for me to accept, but it’s also a relief.”