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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Tips For A Beach Ready Body in time for that Vacation





So here you are daydreaming about your much awaited winter or summer vacation or even spring break. You're imagining all the great fun you'll be having. But you stop mid-dream as your visions get squashed with an image of you wearing an over-sized shirt with hefty shorts to match or perhaps disguise and hide those awful body bumps that you wish you did not have.

 Many people dream about having a beach body. Getting ready for a vacation or a summer getaway can be even more enjoyable when you look good in a bikini. Even more so, having a smile of pride on your face when you look back at your beach pictures is priceless.

Whether you are far from getting beach body ready or very close to it, the process is pretty similar and simple. Fortunately, there are practical and uncomplicated ways and means that you can do to get your body ready just in time for that summer vacation and a fairy has nothing to do with them. All you need is the right will power and a big dose of determination and you are on your way.

 Get Inspired

The first step is to get yourself Inspired. To get amazing results, you need to put in remarkable efforts. In order to put in the effort that you need to produce the results you want, you need to get an inspiration or a motivation. This inspiration can be a picture of celebrity that you want to emulate, a leaner picture of you, looking great naked, fitting into a smaller bikini size (and looking good in it), winning a prize, etc. Whatever your inspiration may be, it needs to be so powerfully inspiring that it will carry you through tempting foods, cravings, hunger, and the many other challenges in getting to your goal.

 Coach yourself into working out, to have exercise be a part of your daily routine. It is all in the mind, they say. More than thinking of the activity as a means to an end, you should consider your regular workout as essential as eating your daily meals or even brushing your teeth. That like these examples, you get to have unpleasant consequences should you fail to do any of these routines. It really is not that hard actually and unlike what most think, it should not take a big slice of your time. Consider this, some people get to spend thirty minutes or even an hour a day blow drying their hair but cannot find the time to have a ten minute walk. Once you have convinced yourself, your determination will be more fueled than before and working out would just be a breeze.

 Set Your Goals

Set Specific Goals. If you don’t know where you want to go, how do you plan how to get there? This is a very important step if you want to get that beach body look. To get started on your goals, write down the things that you’d want to change. To do this, start with the physical issues that you want to addresss such as reducing your overall weight, losing inches of off your waist and thighs, getting more muslce definition in your arms, etc.

Once you figured out your physical goals, write down the steps that you will take to achieve them. These steps can be eating more nutritious meals, avoiding processed foods and fast foods restaurants, preparing healthier snacks, exercising 3 times a week, reducing the amount of calories that you eat at each meal, couting your calories to make sure you stay on track, and many more.

Be Consistent and Stick to your Plan

You will be doing yourself a big favor if you stick to the plan that you have set out to do. The accumulation of your “on track efforts” can give you the incredible results that you need to realize your goals. Even more so, you will see results faster! The more consistent you are with your plan, the faster you will get to the finish line to taking fabulous beach pictures. This secret works especially well if your time is limited.

If for some reason you were consistent to your plan and you still have some time left before your vacation time, you would be at a better position to stay close to your beach body look than to give in to set backs and get out of shape again. For instance, many celebrities don’t stay in the best shape all year. But, what they do is they go about 5 pounds away or so from their best camera-ready look until they need to look great for the camera again. So, you may be able to back off from your plan for a little bit and then stick to the rules again as the date gets closer.

Set the Date

Basically, if you have a vacation or big event that you’re preparing for, it would be a good idea to specify that date, mark it in your calendar, and make permanent plans to go during that time. This simple action will create a real need in your mind to stay on track especially if that date is only a few months away. Another helpful idea to stay focused on getting ready for this big event is to print pictures of your vacation place and post it right by your marked calendar date.

So, there you have it, now you know how to get the beach body look. I may have simplified the secrets a little bit but really the process is not as complicated as a lot of people think. If you have the calorie deficit, keep moving, get the support, and stick to the plan, you will be closer to your goal faster than you ever imagined.


If time is really your greatest enemy, you should choose exercises that you can do anywhere. You need not be dressed fully in your fitness clothes or have to be at the gym to tone that body. You may be surprised that there are ways for you to shed those pounds without too much effort at home, at work or anywhere convenient. One example is to do a couple of squats in the shower while waiting for your conditioner to set in or do some hip twisting while you are brushing your teeth. Opt to take the stairs instead of the elevator as much as you can. That is as good as an exercise as any. Doing housework is also great exercise. You get to stretch and work your hands while cleaning those filthy windows. Be creative.

A good diet should accompany your exercise regimen. This is key. It is advisable that you eat a number of small meals during the day instead of going for three heavy ones. This not only keeps your metabolism going but it can also control your cravings for a big meal with calorie filled dessert after. Watch what you eat. Stick to healthy foods like fruits, vegetables and fiber-rich recipes and snacks. And do not forget to drink lots and lots of water.



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