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- Christie Brinkley is living it up on the beach right now, and she’s clearly having fun because she posted some Instagram photos where she’s legit jumping for joy.
- In the photos, the model, 69, rocks a green swimsuit and shows off her super sculpted legs.
- Christie enjoys eating a colorful “rainbow” diet, and gets active every day.
Christie Brinkley may not *literally* be able to walk on sunshine, but she sure looks like it in her latest snaps from sunny Turks and Caicos.
The 69-year-old supermodel strutted her stuff on the beach, looking like the strong, angelic queen she is.
“I’m walking on clouds!@luckyhouseparrotcay 🌤,” Christie captioned the adorable pic, which seems to be shot from her family’s private villa in Turks and Caicos. In the image, she’s rocking a green and white striped button-up, a green bathing suit, and sunglasses. She’s prancing on the beach looking as happy as can be. Of course, it’s hard to miss how toned her calves, quads, and the little peek of her booty are in the photos.
Christie’s fans are obsessed with the pictures and gave her lots of love in the comments. “I love how happy you are! Gorgeous!” wrote one follower. Another added, “You’re my dream self, Christie. 😂 Live it up for your friend in Burbank. ❤️”
Christie is undeniably glowing in the pictures, and her legs are super strong and toned. So, if you’re finding yourself wondering what this 69-year-old does for her health and fitness routines, fear not, I’ve got you covered.
First of all, Christie is pretty active and, luckily for everyone, she shares a lot of her fun adventures on Instagram. She clearly loves to ride her bike, and posts a lot of pictures and captions about her biking time. “Besides getting exercise, you just see so much more when you ride a bike …even your own neighborhood comes alive on a bike!” she wrote on Instagram last month.
She’s also a fan of cycling indoors, she told Women’s Health. “I love spin instructors…sometimes you need a little drill sergeant to inspire you and keep you going.”
For Christie, it’s all about incorporating small changes into your workout that can make a big difference in hitting your cardio and strength goals.
“I noticed that the second you do any activity and you add your arms as though you’re dancing, it revs you up,” she told The Cut. “Whether it’s walking down the beach and moving your arms like you’re swimming, or picking up rocks and walking with them, you really start sweating and breathing heavily. The second you try to adjust those teeny changes, they make a huge difference.”
When it comes to her diet, Christie has been a vegetarian since she was 12. She told The Cut: “[When I became vegetarian] I started reading books right away because I knew that I had to replace the protein and figure out what to do. Over the years I’ve been a vegan, I’ve been a macro-biotic, I’ve been a lacto-ovo. The one constant since the day I stopped eating meat was that I haven’t eaten any red meat or fowl.”
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Consider me sold on the Christie Brinkley wellness method. Where can I sign up for the Turks and Caicos getaway?
Jacqueline Tempera is an award-winning writer and reporter living in New Jersey with her many pets. She is a business owner and a double Scorpio who loves all things astrology and reality television. She is passionate about body diversity and representation, mental health, and the fight to end sexual assault and harassment. To learn more about Jackie, follow her on Instagram @jacktemp or visit her website at jackietempera.com.
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