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The Secrets Martha Stewart Follows To Stay Healthy and Fit at 80

The 80-year-old lifestyle icon looks amazing, healthy, and happy.

Martha Stewart is a decorating, food preparing, make-everything-look-magazine-worthy icon. Not only does Stewart have the Midas touch for creating aesthetically pleasing surroundings in the most perfectly natural-looking way, but the 80-year-old celeb herself looks amazing, always appearing put together, healthy, and happy.

The Martha Stewart Instagram page is filled with stunning garden and floral landscapes, mouthwatering meals, beautiful place settings, and "I want to look that put together" kind of selfies. (Let's be honest: Who wouldn't want to create their own "Martha Stewart" kind of vibe?) The celeb posts videos turning "garden hour into happy hour" and prepping treats that are party-ready. There's a recent video showing Stewart whipping up a strawberry rhubarb pie with Bi-Rite Market owner Sam Mogannam. The post generated over 65K views, and we can't get over how seriously chill the lifestyle queen is. (We're talking not one speck of flour on her shirt!) Martha Stewart and the entire kitchen are totally organized and spotless as Stewart assembles this delectable dessert with her guest.

How does the impressive businesswoman keep her appearance—as well as everything around her—so incredibly on task and appealing? Read on to learn more about how Stewart stays healthy and fit at 80. And next, check out The 6 Best Exercises for Strong and Toned Arms in 2022, Trainer Says.

Martha Stewart grew up with daily exercise, nutritious meals, and good hygiene for her skin and hair

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Stewart offers some pretty solid, healthy lifestyle habits, tips, and advice on her website. She writes, "Good health, vibrant energy, clear thinking: That's what I strive for every day. And I always have. My parents taught me and my siblings positive habits early on, encouraging daily exercise (we walked and rode our bikes, instead of being driven), nutritious eating (no fast food), and proper hygiene for hair and skin. I passed these practices on to my daughter, who now does the same with my grandchildren. I love that Jude and Truman eat a vegetable-forward diet (with very little sugar) and are so active, with sports, swimming, and dance. What's more, they love it."

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She enjoys green juice, and lost weight from cooking healthy, home-grown food

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She regularly prepares balanced meals and even grows much of her food. She makes it a point to stay hydrated and does not snack on unhealthy things. Cooking at home allows her to avoid eating out, which has helped her to lose some weight. One of her favorite treats is green juice and she enjoys tons of fresh fruits and veggies.

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She loves horseback riding, and her gym is equipped with all the good stuff

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Prioritizing her overall health and well-being, Stewart exercises consistently, whether she wants to or not. Her gym is equipped with a Peloton, hand weights, digital weight equipment, and a DB machine that she uses for lower body workouts. She also loves spending time outside riding her horses year-round.

According to Insider, Stewart has been a big fan of yoga and stretching out her body. The celeb has also kicked off her mornings with a 20-minute treadmill workout. She previously wrote on her blog, "I love practicing yoga to keep my muscles long, limber, and flexible and I also work out at least three times a week with my trainer, Mary Tedesco, who shows up bright and early at the farm."

She keeps her mind active, too

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Stewart once said, "If you learn something new every day, you can teach something new every day," and clearly, she walks the walk. The lifestyle guru keeps her mind active, too, with games, crossword puzzles, and anything and everything new that she can learn and explore.

Alexa Mellardo
Alexa is the Mind + Body Deputy Editor of Eat This, Not That!, overseeing the M+B channel and delivering compelling fitness, wellness, and self-care topics to readers. Read more about Alexa