But how does she find the time to stay in such great shape as a working mother of two? We revisit her honest interview from last September's WH, where she chats weight training, working out and falling in love with your body. After having two children, Melanie Sykes felt motivated to invest more time in her health. Fast-forward to and she's celebrating the sweat, hard work and weight training in regular Instagram posts. As well as the obvious health benefits, she now sees her time in the gym as an important investment in herself, and essential as she navigates parenthood and raises two teenage boys. So how exactly does the TV star hone such an amazing figure? Been way too long. Read on A quick glance at her Instagram feed shows that she loves to exercise both in and outdoors, whether that's regularly rallying at her local tennis club, working out with weights, or a 'Guns and Buns' session at the gym.
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The TV presenter showed off her svelte frame as she put on some moisturiser before a photo shoot. She captioned the snap: "Me at silly o'clock this morning getting ready for the shoot with samhemsley we love to collaborate on really beautiful pics. She is sooo bloody talented.
Melanie Sykes, 47, certainly isn't shy when it comes to showcasing her incredible figure.
During her 20 year modelling career, Melanie Sykes refused to pose nude. Although a regular feature in lads' mags in the late Nineties, the TV presenter never went the whole hog and stripped off completely. But feeling more confident with her body than ever before, Sykes decided to peel off for her first naked photoshoot in men's magazine Esquire at the age of Baring all: Melanie Sykes reclines on a velvet sofa for her first naked photoshoot for Esquire magazine. Throughout her career, Sykes was frequently approached to do naked shoots, but always refused. But at the age of 41, the former Big Breakfast star said she feels in the best shape of her life. The full interview with Sykes is in the December issue of Esquire magazine, on sale November 2. An avid gym user, Sykes has taken an even greater interest in working out after she starting dating personal trainer Craig Eleftheriou, 28, earlier this year. She tells the December issue of Esquire: ' I've constantly been asked to be naked in magazines.
Mel, 47, has been praised for "giving middle aged mums hope" after stripping off for the cameras. Mother of two Mel, who says she was at her leanest when posing for the photoshoot on a rooftop in London earlier this year, shared an inspirational message with her followers. A huge thankyou for all your birthday messages yesterday you are lovely. I absolutely love this magazine and am honoured to be in it birthdaysuit birthdaygirl 47years. You keep us all motivated. Last year Bury actress Gemma Atkinson shared an unedited photo taken by herself at the naked photoshoot and shared it on Instagram along with a moving message hoping to inspire other women to love themselves and their bodies. Gemma, who has spoken out against body shaming trolls, also jumped at the chance to highlight the importance of feeling comfortable in your own skin.