STYLE & BEAUTY
08/11/2015 01:02 pm ET

Serena Williams Shares Behind-The-Scenes Photos From Her New York Magazine Shoot

Don't try this at home, folks.

All in a day's work, right? 

Serena Williams shared a few behind-the-scenes photos from her New York Magazine photo shoot on Monday. Williams landed the cover of the magazine's highly anticipated fashion issue wearing a body-hugging Elizabeth and James dress, but what she wore inside the issue (and how she warmed up for the shoot) is another story. 

Williams, who described wedding dress design as her "first real love," will be pursuing a Grand Slam when the U.S. Open starts later this month. But, as she's proven before, Serena's sense of style has often intersected with her athletic aesthetic. 

This is how the world's top female athlete warms up for a photo shoot: 

And this is how she kills her photo shoot:

Beautiful. It's an undoubtedly painful pose for some. But for Serena, it's just another day at work. 

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