Summer is just around the corner! Beach vacations and trips to the lake are being planned and everyone is living life carefree. That is until you remember that you have to fit back into your swimsuit! Summertime is a bittersweet season for many people. Even though it includes fun and vacationing, it also includes having to feel confident when wearing swimsuits that leave you half-naked.
After the holidays come and go, many people become stuck in their lethargic ways. They ate a lot of delicious (and unhealthy) food at their family gatherings and life probably got in the way of their exercise regimen. This happens to people every single year. But fear not—you are not the only person who has to go through this. Many people struggle with their weight on a consistent basis and go into panic mode when beach season arrives.
Instead of crash dieting or picking up any unhealthy habits, try taking a new approach to getting fit for summer. Rather than focusing on losing a certain number of pounds, try adopting healthy habits that will stick after beach season has come and gone.
To help you prepare for your island vacation, we have a few tips to help you get into beach body shape. Some of these ideas might work better than others, so be sure to adopt the one(s) that will work best for you. You know your body better than anyone else, so stay away from ideas that you know you will quickly abandon.
These 5 ideas to help you get the beach body of your dreams are:
- Pick up a new workout routine.
- Count your calories.
- Consider cold laser liposuction.
- Try the HCG Diet.
- Stay committed!
After allowing yourself some time to adjust to a new habit or workout, you will notice results! The most important thing to remember is to be patient with yourself and set your goal to be fit, not skinny.
Pick a New Workout Routine
The culprit for many people’s failed attempts at working out is that they tend to choose workout routines that they don’t enjoy or that become very monotonous. When people think of losing weight, they immediately think of the gym. Even though joining a gym can be a great option for some people, others don’t enjoy the environment that most gyms offer. Some people prefer to do sports that are outside and others prefer to participate in group class settings.
Whatever you like best, make that your new workout routine. If you like dancing, give Zumba a try! If you want something that can help relieve stress, why not try yoga? If you are looking to do something completely different from what you have tried before, try crewing or rock climbing!
Exercising isn’t meant to be this torturous thing that you dread having to do every day. Allow it to become something fun that you look forward to! The best thing you can do is switch up your workout a few times a week. Maybe do Zumba two times each week and lift weights two or three times a week. Variety is the spice of life, so never underestimate what spontaneity can do for your energy levels.
Count Your Calories
As much as people hate to hear it, watching what you eat is a major factor in losing weight and getting fit. You can work out all you want, but you will eventually reach a point where it’s not enough to just exercise without eating right.
Just like your workout routine, be sure to choose a diet plan that will work for you. For some people, the Atkins diet works wonders for them, while other people prefer options like Nutrisystem or Weight Watchers. Others like to do it the old fashioned way of counting all your calories throughout the day. Before choosing your diet plan, be sure to do your research and ask other people their opinion and if they have participated in similar diet plans.
At the end of the day, you want to choose the option that is the most realistic for you to stick to. So if you are someone who has to have their bread, a no carb diet won’t be the best option for you.
Cold Laser Liposuction
There are many misconceptions about Liposuction. Generally, people believe that you have to be extremely overweight to qualify for this procedure, or that the only people who get Lipo are rich women who are too lazy to work out. We are here to debunk any and all myths surrounding Liposuction.
The main candidates for Liposuction are people who are generally fit, but have a certain problem area that will not go away regardless of how much they diet or exercise. Liposuction is a quick and easy procedure that is mostly used for a specific problem area. It is a common and safe weight loss option that many people write off before they even do their research on it. So don’t rule Cold Laser Liposuction out! Read up on it and see if it is the right option for you.
If you are like a lot of people who have tried every diet program under the sun but still haven’t found success, perhaps it’s time to look into the HCG Diet. This diet utilizes Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) which is a hormone produced in women during pregnancy. This hormone converts fat to calories for the baby to use and speeds up the mother’s metabolism. By combining the use of this hormone with a limited calorie diet, patients can lose a lot of weight in a short time frame.
Many patients can lose up to 35 pounds during the first round of the HCG diet but can lose even more if they choose to continue it. If you are interested in finding out more about the HCG diet, give us a call or come in for a consultation!
Whatever you choose to do to lose weight and get fit, be sure it is something you are willing to stick with. Our society is known for how quickly it gives up on weight loss and workout routines, so don’t be just another person that falls victim to that cycle. Take the time to really choose the diet or exercise routine that will work best for you. Every person has a different schedule, different energy levels and different preferences when it comes to weight loss, so listen to your body and make the right choice for you!