Since you seem to like my model guest post series, today I have another blog post from the same category – Model Workout and Diet Tips by Karri Nicholas.

Karri’s a young model and she’s very passionate about working out regularly and eating well. And, as you know, I’m all about helping and supporting women who care about their health. :)

karri nicholas model diet and workout tips

Name: Karri Nicholas

Age: 21

Location: Gold Coast

Instagram: @karri_nicholas

What type of exercise do you do? Do you have any favourite workouts or gyms?

I do a mixture of workouts so I don’t get bored and work all the muscles in my body!

I do pilates twice a week, boxing, and intense HIIT classes 4 times a week.

Also, I like to go for walks along the beach on the weekend. I’ve just started training at FitStop which has really got my fitness levels up!

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How many times per week do you workout?

At least 5, sometimes 6! Sunday is my rest day always. My partner is a personal trainer so there are no excuses to snooze my alarm haha!

Being a model, I’m sure you need to be in shape all year round. But if you ever have to be in a bikini or lingerie for a shoot, do you do anything special before to look your best?

If I know I have a bikini shoot coming up I will train hard and have a lighter meal the night before so I’m not bloated.

I’ll also drink lots of water to get my skin glowing.

Additionally, I’ll always bring snacks with me to shoots like fruit, nuts, a muesli bar or some dark chocolate to keep my energy up.

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I’m doing my best to become more aware of using eco-friendly and sustainable products so this string bag from @figleafhomewares is perfect ?? It’s actually amazing how much it can carry – I can take it to the beach and grocery shopping and fit everything in ?? They’ve been used in France since 1860 ??

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What does your average day on a plate look like? Do you stick to any particular diet?

My diet is definitely all about balance and moderation.

I try to never restrict myself as I’ve fallen down that track when I was younger and it’s easy to get into a bad mindset.

I think it’s all about finding what works for your body and following the 80/20 rule. 80% healthy, 20% indulgence.

Breakfast: Natural peanut butter on rye bread & a long black with a dash of soy

Snacks: I graze all day but snacks are usually fruit, muesli bars, carrots and hummus, protein shake

Lunch: Tuna or chicken stack on Ryvita crackers with tomato, cheese or gherkins

Dinner: Always some kind of meat, vegetable and rice/pasta dish :)

If I’m eating out, I always go for an acai bowl for breakfast and pasta for dinner.

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That’s how we bowl… ? @finnpoke_ at Pacific Fair should be next on your list ?? poke bowls are my favourite meal! So much goodness ??

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Do you ever have cheat meals? If so, what’s your favourite food to indulge in?

I try to eat healthy most of the time so it allows me to have a cheat meal here and there. It’s all about moderation, so I don’t get crazy cravings all the time.

I love mint chocolate, a good burger or pizza with prosciutto and mozzarella.

How do you stay motivated to workout and eat healthy?

There are a few reasons why I love to workout.

It’s good to move your body, it increases your mood with endorphins, you sleep better, feel better and generally look better!

Once you get into a routine it’s easy to keep going and you’ll crave the feeling.

Also, I always feel better when I’m nourishing my body with good food – and you can make healthy food tasty!

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The best way to start your day ☀️?

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What’s your number 1 fitness tip for other young women out there?

Listen to your body!

Find what works for you and what makes you feel good.

Stay active, get enough sleep, exercise for you only, and never restrict yourself.

So, those were model workout and diet tips by Karri Nicholas. If you want to see more of Karri’s fitness and health routine, you can follow her on Instagram.

And if you want to train like Karri and get that model like body, now you finally can!

I’ve created a 5-day video course which will help you achieve that model like body. All 5 workout videos are completely free and you can download them below :)

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If you’re interested in reading some more tips from models you can check out the whole series of blog posts on that subject.

Also, if model routines are something that helps you stay on track on your own fitness journey, you can take a look at my blog post about Victoria’s Secret diet plan.

Rachael is an Australian born certified personal trainer and nutritionist who holds a Bachelor degree in Science.

After struggling for years to find an exercise and diet program that is tailored to women striving for lean and toned body with no bulk she designed her Lean Legs Program. This program is tailored to each body type and focused on helping women get toned but feminine bodies, without getting bulky.

Her mission is to empower women and help them stay in shape in a healthy and balanced way.

2 Responses

  1. How do I get a slim waist.. no matter what I do I don’t get the curves. Are there things I can do that won’t make my legs bigger to get the look

    1. Hi lovely <3,

      Thanks for reaching out!:)

      Let's start with your body type. <3 If you don't know it, you can do this Body Type Quiz, it will only take you a couple of minutes. :)

      Once you have your results you can email me at and I will be happy to give you some detailed tips. <3

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