EASY-TO-FOLLOW FITNESS TIPS TO GET YOU READY FOR SUMMER by Latina.com

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1. Prioritize strength training If you want a bikini body prioritize strength training in your workout regimen, this is non-negotiable. Here are some benefits to committing to a full-body strength-training program at least three times:

Increase your metabolism and burn more calories for 24 to 48 hours post workout
Develop lean muscles to achieve the “toned” look must women want
Perform exercises that use more than one muscle group in a circuit to make your workouts efficient and maximize your workout time.
Squats
Push-ups
Rows
Lunges
2. Give your glutes and core a little extra love! Your glutes (butt muscles) are the biggest muscles in your body, so working them out is one of the best ways to burn calories. The following exercises will activate your glutes and core muscles to help you get the most out of your workouts and look your best this summer.

Hip thrusts
Hip bridges
Clamshells
Planks after warming up and before each workout
3. Add Some Intervals To increase fat-loss and expedite results, add some high intensity intervals to your cardio training routine. Studies have shown that these are far more effective in terms of burning body fat than doing steady cardio alone by being time-efficient.

4. Stay in Motion by Sneaking Movement into your Day Parking further away, choosing the stairs over elevator and adding 3-5 minutes of exercises like plank holds, squats, pushups and lunges during your lunch break can make a big impact in your overall fitness and help you expedite results. Adding these short bursts of movements into your day can help you boost your metabolism and accelerate results.

 

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