Make-up free Frankie Essex shows off her curves in skimpy sports bra and hotpants as she gets herself into shape in park workout 

She's been incredibly vocal about her struggle to lose weight in the past but Frankie Essex showed a new level of determination when she was pictured working out in the park.

The TOWIE star, 28, paraded her curves in a skimpy sports bra and matching hotpants as she was put through her paces, while showing off a new body confidence. 

Sipping on Evian, she had music blaring in her ears and a pair of pink trainers as she ran in the sunshine with her blonde locks tied up in a sporty ponytail.

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Getting summer ready: She's been incredibly vocal about her struggle to lose weight in the past but Frankie Essex showed a new level of determination when she was pictured working out in an Essex park
Loving life: The TOWIE star, 28, paraded her curves in a skimpy sports bra and matching hotpants as she was put through her paces, while showing off a new body confidence

Getting summer ready: She's been incredibly vocal about her struggle to lose weight in the past but Frankie Essex showed a new level of determination when she was pictured working out in an Essex park

She wore no make-up for the occasion, letting her natural beauty shine through as she worked on her summer body.

On Wednesday morning, the dedicated reality star revealed she was working out once again but was upset the sun wasn't shining for her next al fresco bit of exercise.

She tweeted: 'Training this morning @PTStudioOne can't cope with the weather.'

Taking a breather: Sipping on Evian, she had music blaring in her ears and a pair of pink trainers as she ran in the sunshine with her blonde locks tied up in a sporty ponytail

Taking a breather: Sipping on Evian, she had music blaring in her ears and a pair of pink trainers as she ran in the sunshine with her blonde locks tied up in a sporty ponytail

After completing her routine, she tweeted that her workout had 'killed her,' as she saw the funny side of the situation. 

Earlier in the month, Frankie revealed that behind her bubbly exterior she has secretly been battling with depression and even wanted to take her own life, like her mother.

She was badly shaken by the death of mother Tina, when she was just 13 years old and admitted that she used to drink until she passed out and used food to ease the pain.

Keeping it real: She wore no make-up for the occasion, letting her natural beauty shine through as she worked on her summer body

Keeping it real: She wore no make-up for the occasion, letting her natural beauty shine through as she worked on her summer body

Sticking to the plan: On Wednesday morning, the dedicated reality star revealed she was working out once again but was upset the sun wasn't shining for her next al fresco bit of exercise
She tweeted: 'Training this morning @PTStudioOne can't cope with the weather'

Sticking to the plan: On Wednesday morning, the dedicated reality star revealed she was working out once again but was upset the sun wasn't shining for her next al fresco bit of exercise

Despite already feeling low, the former TOWIE star revealed that she had also lost all confidence after gaining weight and breaking up with her boyfriend John Lyons, last year.

Speaking to Now Magazine, she said: 'I did think about killing myself, like my mum. She was depressed and I'm scared I'll fall into that hole.

'But I'm on antidepressants now and they're helping me feel happier. I want to be the old Frankie again.

Giving it her all: After completing her routine, she tweeted that her workout had 'killed her,' as she saw the funny side of the situation

Giving it her all: After completing her routine, she tweeted that her workout had 'killed her,' as she saw the funny side of the situation

Bad times: Earlier in the month, Frankie revealed that behind her bubbly exterior she has secretly been battling with depression and even wanted to take her own life, like her mother
Tragedy: She was badly shaken by the death of mother Tina, when she was just 13 years old and admitted that she used to drink until she passed out and used food to ease the pain

Bad times: Earlier in the month, Frankie revealed that behind her bubbly exterior she has secretly been battling with depression and even wanted to take her own life, like her mother

'I'd lost all my confidence. I had a really sh** year, probably the worst year I've ever had, and I was really down. I lived with my boyfriend John [Lyons] and I had to move out.'

The reality TV star said at the time is had been added to a six week waiting list to see a counsellor and her cousin Chloe Sims is helping her to cope.

Joey Essex's sister has always battled with her weight and has previously spoken about being heavier while growing up and not wearing a dress until she was 18 because she was so self conscious.

She told MailOnline: 'I was the heaviest I’ve ever been - I didn’t wear a dress until I was 18 because I hated my figure so much.

'I went on a liquid diet for three months and lost the weight fast, but my skin was really saggy afterwards.

'I weighed 9st 6lbs but, in my head, I was still fat. It took ages for my head to catch up with my new body.' 

Speaking to Now Magazine, she said: 'I did think about killing myself, like my mum. She was depressed and I'm scared I'll fall into that hole' but she has now sought help and is feeling much better

Speaking to Now Magazine, she said: 'I did think about killing myself, like my mum. She was depressed and I'm scared I'll fall into that hole' but she has now sought help and is feeling much better

She's beautiful: Joey Essex's sister has always battled with her weight and has previously spoken about being heavier while growing up and not wearing a dress until she was 18 because she was so self conscious
She told MailOnline: 'I was the heaviest I’ve ever been - I didn’t wear a dress until I was 18 because I hated my figure so much'

She's beautiful: Joey Essex's sister has always battled with her weight and has previously spoken about being heavier while growing up and not wearing a dress until she was 18 because she was so self conscious

 

 

 

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