Miss Universe Philippines 2017 Rachel Peters happily shared the progress of her postpartum fitness journey, eight months after she gave birth to her first child.
On Sunday, June 26, the beauty queen shared a side-by-side comparison of her body wearing the same bikini, two months postpartum and eight months after.
In the caption, Rachel thanked her fitness coaches, Pat and Rebel, whom she credited for helping her "feel like herself again."
"Photos are 2 vs 8 months postpartum and I’m pretty freakin’ proud of myself," she wrote. "But beyond the physical changes, working with coach Pat has done so much more for my mental health, so If you’ve been thinking about looking for a coach to guide you on your fitness journey - this is your sign!"
Rachel also stressed that her goal for working out is not to return to her old body, but rather to get healthy and strong for her daughter Kaia.
"I work out not with the goal of going back to my pre-pregnancy weight or measurements but to be the healthiest, strongest (necessary 'cuz Kaia is getting heavy!!!) version of myself for my daughter," she explained. "It’s really all about consistency and having a coach, plus a schedule to hold you accountable has been the key for me."
"Being able to fit into some of my clothes again has also been motivation because I hate spending money hahaha," she added in jest.
Rachel tied the knot with Camarines Sur governor Migz Villafuerte in July 2021 after seven years of dating. They welcomed their first child in October of the same year.
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