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CBS Soap Star Courtney Hope Loves Being Fit And Fun

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Courtney Hope is getting to live out a new adventure on The Young and the Restless just as her onscreen persona, which she originated on sister soap, The Bold and the Beautiful, is beginning anew in Genoa City. Recently, the actress reflected on her own personal growth.

Courtney Hope On Exercise

“When I was younger I would try to shrink myself,” Hope posted on Instagram. “I tried the I be as tiny as I could be, physically. Which never fit my personality or my heart. I was always thin because I was so active, but after a while, it became an obsession. I’m thankful I discovered being strong was more fun and fitting to who I am deep inside.

“Being fit, lean, and most importantly active is still a top priority, but I’ve loved seeing my body grow as I’ve challenged it to pushing more weight, removing limits and exploring new forms of fitness,” the athletic actress said, adding, “You’re meant to shine, not to dull your light.

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“I’m thankful for the people around me who help me grow daily, including my trainer @alecpenix and my boyfriend @duelly [Chad Duell, Michael, General Hospital] who’ve helped me push my limits and aided in removing any unwanted and untrue stigmas,” Hope posted. “I’m so blessed to be in love with and continuing to study fitness and how the body works, and I can’t wait to keep exploring and growing throughout my life.”

She concluded her thoughts by asking her followers what obstacles are they overcoming? One poster, @brenairvin, wrote: “Beautiful as always@Courtneyhope love u keep doing what ur doing u&@duelly are a beautiful couple. Merry ChristmasGod bless y’all&stay safe.”

Sally moved away from Los Angeles after her ill-advised scheme to re-win Wyatt’s (Darin Brooks) heart went awry. Stay tuned to YR to see the next step of her path to redemption. The Young and the Restless airs weekdays on CBS. Check local listings for airtimes.

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