‘I know I can't do everything every day'
New UK|January 17, 2022
Kate Ferdinand chats about her fitness routine and why she didn’t become preoccupied with “bouncing back” after having baby Cree
ANNA MATHESON

Since giving birth to her first child in December 2020, Kate Ferdinand has frequently spoken about her changing relationship with her body. The 30-year-old has shared unfiltered photos and talked candidly about feeling “panicked” by her figure.

And as new catches up with the former TOWIE star, who celebrated Cree’s first birthday last month with husband Rio, 43, and his other children, Lorenz, 15, Tate, 13, and Tia, 10, she tells us she is determined not to put pressure on herself to do anything other than work out for her own mental health.

“I enjoy working out – it clears my mind,” she explains. “But I don’t feel the need to be crazy about it or put loads of pressure on myself because there are much more important things.”

Here, Kate opens up about her exercise habits and finding some “me time”…

Hi Kate! Do you have any top tips for people looking to get fit this year?

Just don’t put too much pressure on yourself. Sometimes you want to go crazy and go to the gym every day. Just be consistent. Don’t worry what anyone else is doing or feel like you have to. Consistency is key. It will be better to go twice a week than go six days a week and then quit after two weeks.

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