Ciara has been amazingly fit since she first burst onto the music scene back in the 2000s and, after having her first child, the Atlanta songstress is back and more fit then ever. Cici talked focus and dedication in Shape Magazine’s upcoming September issue. Through intense boxing routines, CiCi dropped 60 pounds in just four months.

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On achieving success: "I truly believe that if you put your goals in writing, speak them out loud, and work for them, they will happen."

Read more of Ciara's interview with Shape.