Sun’s out, abs out! Teresa Giudice bared her enviable abs alongside oldest daughter Gia, 17, in nearly identical outfits of a bikini top and cut-off denim shorts in an Instagram photo on Wednesday, June 27th.
The RHONJ star (also mother of Gabriella, 13, Milania, 12, and Audriana, 8, with husband Joe Giudice), who completed an 11-month prison sentence, is flaunting her fab bod after kicking off her professional bodybuilding career. “It was something I’ve always wanted to do — for myself. I’ve gone to the gym since I could drive. I wanted to see my body transform,” she told Us Weekly in an exclusive interview.
Along with using her newfound fitspo as a way “to keep her mind busy” amidst her stress (husband Joe, 46, is currently serving his 41-month stay behind bars for fraud), Teresa’s fit goals are a way to be a positive example for her girls: “I also wanted to show my daughters that if you put hard work and time into something, you can achieve anything.”
And it’s no surprise that the 46-year-old Bravo star wants to showcase her hard work. She is hitting the gym five times a week and eating a clean diet comprised of five meals daily — such as egg whites, oatmeal, chicken or fish with veggies.
“I love the way my arms and back look,” she told Us in her June 25 cover story. “It debunks the myth that if you’re over 40, you can’t look good.”
I feel like I look sexier,” she added. “This is the most confident I’ve felt after my kids. This is the best I’ve ever felt since having Gia.”