When Marisa wants to relax, she goes home to Santa Cruz and hops on her motorcycle. "My dad taught me how to ride," says Marisa, who owns a Harley-Davidson Nightster. "Being outside in nature is so freeing for me. And whenever I really focus on something—whether it's surfing, biking, or cooking—that's how I de-stress. But I also love the challenge. Riding my motorcycle builds my self-esteem and confidence."
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Marisa Miller's Secret to Supermodel Success #6: "I've Always Been a Jock"
As a teenager, Marisa was on both the basketball and volleyball teams in school. "Back then, my fitness regimen was about getting stronger and working out the parts of my body that helped me run faster and jump higher," she says. But her commitment to being active actually started long before that. "I'm thankful to my parents for raising me with a focus on fitness, health, and nutrition, rather than worrying about being thin."'
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Marisa Miller's Secret to Supermodel Success #7: "I'm Low-Maintenance"
"When I'm not working, I give my face and hair a rest from too many products." But there are a few beauty essentials the supermodel can't live without. Read Marisa Miller's 5 tips for looking supermodel-gorgeous to see which products make the list.
See more bikini photos of Marisa Miller in the February issue of SHAPE on stands January 24. In our exclusive interview Marisa reveals her fitness idol, the one move she and her "bubble-butt" friend can't get enough of and why she hates yoga and pilates.
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