Elizabeth Hurley promotes her swimwear line in turquoise triangle bikini

Elizabeth Hurley
British actress Elizabeth Hurley stays fit all year round. (Getty Images)

Elizabeth Hurley has proved yet again that she is never not ready for summer as she showcased her bikini body on Instagram on Monday.

The actress and model shared an image of her incredibly toned body as she rescued two stranded starfish on a beach during her holiday.

“Found these magnificent starfish, alive but stranded, on the beach,” she wrote, “they’re now happily back at the bottom of the sea.”

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The 56-year-old star slipped into a tiny blue string bikini by her own swimwear line Elizabeth Hurley Beach, which revealed her cleavage and honed abs as she posed with the starfish.

The star scooped her brown locks into a loose updo and accessories with a pair of aviator shades, while showing off her glowing complexion.

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The post comes after the Austin Powers actress took to Instagram last week to celebrate her son Daman’s 20th birthday. “Happy 20th Birthday to my little Princling,” the star wrote, whilst posting an array of throwback snaps with her lookalike son from over the years.

“You look amazing,” wrote one fan, whilst another commented: “Drinking from the fountain of youth.”

Fellow actress and ‘Torn’ hitmaker Natalie Imbruglia also wrote “Such a babe ❤️” beneath the post.

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One look at her incredibly toned stomach would make any viewer think that the British actress spent hours in the gym to stay that way.

However, Hurley revealed earlier this year that she has a rather novel way of staying fit: rather than running for miles on end, or taking three spin classes a day, she claims to avoid routine classes or gym visits altogether.

Elizabeth Hurley
Elizabeth Hurley keeps her body toned in a rather novel way. (Getty Images)

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“I don’t do any set exercise but can’t sit still for long…,” she explained to Mail Online, "I love working in my garden and am never happier than when wielding a strimmer. I walk my dogs a lot too."

She also told Women's Health Magazine back in October that she also does squats while she brushes her teeth to tone her legs and bum, before a 20 minute dog walk first thing, and gardening for hours.

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