BBC newsreader Kate Silverton loses two stone after gruelling home workouts

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Kate Silverton has revealed she's lost an impressive two stone after doing gruelling home workouts during lockdown.

The BBC newsreader, 50, wanted to lose some weight before she celebrated her 50th birthday back in August.

She has been doing trampolining on a mini trampoline, cycling and Pilates, and has posted a video of herself swimming on Instagram.

Admitting that she got to that point when she had "no spare reserves", Kate said she found it hard juggling her job, homeschooling her kids Wilbur and Clemency, and writing a book with not much energy.

Kate told the Daily Mail : "I got one of those rebounder trampolines.

Kate Silverton has revealed she's lost an impressive two stone
(Image: BBC/Tuesday's Child/Alan Peebles)

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"I was studying how toxic stress sits in the body so the jumping up and down helped."

She added: "I turned 50 and I did mark that by saying I want to look as well as I can."

It comes after Kate lost two dress sizes during her 2018 Strictly Come Dancing stint.

Kate in January 2019
(Image: WireImage)

At the time, she revealed that she managed to get back into her old wedding dress.

The TV star married her husband Mike Heron in 2010.

She told the Sunday People : "It's really good to be able to go up to the attic and get a whole new old wardrobe.

Kate dancing with Aljaz Skorjanec on Strictly Come Dancing in 2018
(Image: BBC / Guy Levy)

Kate swimming earlier this year
(Image: katesilverton/Instagram)

"I've got all these lovely clothes that I haven't worn in about eight years into them.

"Last Sunday I went upstairs and called my husband and children up and I was there in my wedding dress, so that was a thrill.

"It sparked a lovely conversation about how Mummy and Daddy got married and so on."

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