How Beyonce Shed her Baby Weight in Record Time

Celebrity Body May. 2, 2012 AT 8:00PM
Beyonce on the beach in Saint Barths on April 9, 2012.
Beyonce on the beach in Saint Barths on April 9, 2012. Credit: Landov

It's hard to believe that Beyonce Knowles gave birth just four months ago.

The singer, 30, confidently showed off her svelte post-baby body in a sexy black swimsuit in St. Bart's April 9 -- and with good reason. Knowles hit the gym five days a week with trainer Marco Borges. "We do cardio and plyometric moves like lunges and jumps on and off a bench, the pro tells Us Weekly.

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The 5-foot-9 star, who is breast-feeding, avoids processed fare, sticking to whole foods like vegetables and grilled meats. "You don't have to eat only celery sticks," Borges advises. "Be sensible and exercise constantly.

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Currently rehearsing for her first post-pregnancy show on May 25 in Atlantic City, Knowles -- mom to daughter Blue Ivy with husband Jay-Z, 42 -- "is loving her body!" a pal tells Us.

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