Alessandra Ambrosio Gets a Head Start on Summer in Striped Bikini


[MUSIC] Hi, I'm Kim with InStyle. I'm here with celebrity trainer Derek DeGrazio. He's gonna show us how to get Alessandra Ambrosio's incredible abs. So how did she get those abs? Well, today we're focus on your lower belly. So our lower abs are typically the first place we store fat and the last place it comes off. So it's kind of one of those things where Sucks, but we've gotta spend a little bit more time on it. We can do it. Definitely doable. And, I think this is a move that could take us in a step in the right direction. Amazing. So, what do we do? So, flat on your back. Okay. So, this is just your basic lower ab raise, your leg raise. So, you're gonna have you hands behind your **** in a comfortable position. You probably want a mat or a carpeted area. So legs go straight up in the air, nice and simple, check it out. So you're gonna flex your toes towards your face so we can activate that lower belly. So here's the trick to this, instead of just going down and up I want you to go down slow and think about three seconds down. So go down for three, two, one and then come up for one second So the reason for this is we want to resist the gravity going down. So we're resisting our legs and we're using our lower abs to lift the legs. This has nothing to do with the strength of your legs, it's all about your abs. If you have a little bit of a lower back issue you can bend your knees a little bit or you can put a towel under you back it will help it out. So this is still working. It's still gonna work your lower abs yeah. You ultimately want to try to. So take it nice and straight so we can maximize the production out of those lower abs. And how long are we supposed to be doing this? So this we're gonna do for 60 seconds, so you just keep going. How long does Alessandra do it for? For days, probably, yeah. So we're gonna inhale it one more time. So here's what I want you to do, think about this for 60 seconds. Let's try not to count too much. I don't like to count all the time. Sometimes I'll count reps, but I like to get you out of your head. You don't want to think too much. Just set the timer for 60 seconds and do both for it. So we're going to say 60 seconds is complete. Now here's that 30 second burn. We're going to hold your legs about ten inches off the ground. All we're going to do is take them and go over under over under so again this is like that little icing on the cake. That hurt. This is the extra burn. This is the part where a lot of us will just Throw her legs down, give up, say hey I'm done. I'm done. But no not Alessandra. Not Alessandra okay I'm still going, I'm still going. You're still going. So think about 60 seconds leg raise leg lower, 30 seconds burn and that's the Alessandra way. I'm ready for the bikini. Let's do it. Put it on. So how is she when she works out? Is she just She's yes Hardcore? Yes. Yes. No thrills about it. She'll take class and work out pretty hard. That explains why she looks so good. right? Thank you so much. Thank you.

Alessandra Ambrosio is taking full advantage of the summer weather vibes in Los Angeles, and giving major fitspiration while she’s at it.

While stars were braving the chilly temps in New York City for the Grammys, the Victoria’s Secret model hit the beach in Malibu, Calif. instead, and showed off her toned figure in a chic mustard-and-white striped Faithfull The Brand bikini while she was at it.

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“Beach life ... Happy life ....,” she captioned a snap Monday of herself frolicking on the beach in a white fedora and peach-hued cat-rimmed sunnies. If you're loving her suit, you're in luck, bikini hunters. The bralette Willow bikini top and low-rise Luna bikini bottoms from the brand both retail for under $100 a pop at $79 each.

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The model not only spent the weekend enjoying some fun in the sun in that beachy look. She also hit the shore in a sleek, nude, high-cut one-piece swimsuit, and showed that off on the ‘gram too. “Cali Vibes #weekendfun by @stewartshining,” Ambrosio wrote alongside the photo Sunday, which showed her rocking her peach shades and throwing her ponytail around.

Cheers to the weekend (and warmer temps), indeed.


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