Nadia Bartel is vacationing in the tropics – in her swimsuit. The Australian model shows off her incredible body in a bathing suit in one of her latest social media posts as part of a curated gallery of photos from her island getaway. “Just in awe of this place,” she captioned the Instagram post. How does the model maintain her fit physique? Read on to see 6 of Nadia Bartel’s top tips for staying in shape and the photos that prove they work.
Nadia starts her day off with a simple, but detoxifying drink. “I always have a big glass of water with lemon as soon as I wake up,” she told Women’s Health.
Nadia is a pescatarian, maintaining a clean diet. “My diet is very Mediterranean due to my Italian background so I love nuts, olive oil, avocado etc (so good for our skin too). I also try to add a little protein at most meal times,” she revealed during a 2021 Instagram Q&A session. She dished to Women’s Health exactly what she eats in a day: She starts off with a two-egg omelet with tomato, cottage cheese, avocado and chili spread. “I love a bit of spice (even in the morning)” she told Women’s Health. Greek yogurt is one of her go-to snacks and she also noshes on almonds, or crackers with dip or cheese. For lunch, she will eat a rice Salad with tuna, jalapeños, rice, kimchi, cucumber and beans, and for dinner, roast veggies, spinach, salmon with ginger and lemon.
Nadia prioritizes fitness. “On a good week, I try to fit in 2 x ‘one on one’ Pilates sessions with my teacher and 1 x resistance training. I also try to fit in at least one long (and fast-paced) walk with the boys,” she told Women’s Health.
Nadia stresses the “importance of meditation” to Women’s Health. “It is so important to remove negative thoughts, stress, worries and anxiety. It has been such a huge difference to my mental health and wellbeing once I started doing it regularly. It can be hard to start, but there are so many apps around like Calm or Headspace which can help.”
Nadia doesn’t do diets. “I have never calorie counted. I like food too much and I believe in a little of everything in moderation,” she revealed in a Q&A session. “I have always had this approach with food and I think that’s why I don’t binge too much, as I don’t deprive myself of certain foods.” Instead, she focuses on eating healthy 80 percent of the time.
Nadia follows time-based eating. “I started intermediate fasting during Covid and felt really good, I would have my last meal at 7.30pm and eat again at 11.30am,” she revealed during her Q&A. “It was hard initially as I was a big breakfast eater so I was starved. But I suffer from a few stomach issues and it helped with my bloating etc and general energy levels. I have eased off a bit the last few months but keen to start it again.”