This isn’t the 90s when models acted as though they lived off vodka and cigarettes. This also isn’t 2006 when the only option for a studio workout was SoulCycle. “I think this is the first generation of models that really work out. And by work out, I mean they work out like athletes. They treat their bodies like the investments they are,” Michael Olajide, Jr., who trains countless Victoria’s Secret models, told us. A big part of this shift can be attributed to the lingerie giant. It’s speculated that all of the brand’s models are “contractually obligated to show a healthy lifestyle on social media, which is why you see so many Instagram shots of them working out.”
While working out like a model doesn’t necessarily correlate with actually looking like one, a tough workout certainly never hurt anyone. Here’s a look at the top model workouts and the gyms where you just might find yourself sweating it out next to an Angel.