July 28, 2023 2 min read
The right exercise and eating habits never go out of season and will help you stay fit throughout this year. If you’re looking to get fit and toned for your best summer body ever, here are our tips to help you look and feel good.
It’s about working smarter, not harder. If you’re not sure where to start, check out 5 easy summer workouts to get you back on track. Remember fitness is a lifestyle, and exercise must become a habit. Establishing consistency is key to continue building your fitness, and keeping your body feeling fresh.
1. Jump rope
If you’re looking for an effective cardio option, jumping rope is one of the best exercises you can do. Jumping rope works your entire body that can be an effective way to boost your balance, build bone density, increases agility and improves coordination.
2. Jumping Jack
This fun whole-body exercise allows you to burn calories and enhance muscular strength by just using your body weight, also help you improve metabolism, and help to maintain a healthy weight.
3. High knee
This is a great full body warm up exercise that help you increase your heart rate, burn a lot of calories, improve muscular endurance, balance, and coordination.
4. Sumo squats
The sumo squat may look simple, but it packs a punch of benefits for your lower-body strength and joints. Sumo squat helps target your inner thigh, help you improve functional strength, mobility and improve posture.
5. Fire Hydrants
This is a great exercise to tone and firm your butt and thighs, strengthen the hips, and also tighten your core. This is a perfect workout to add to your summer body workout session.
Struggling with cravings ? Summer barbecues can make it tough to maintain a healthy diet. To help you with that, we've curated healthy snacks that will be kind to your waistline while curving your craving.
½ cup blueberries
½ cup oatmeal, cooked
½ cup Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon chia seeds
Water to thin consistency as desired
1 cup unsweetened almond milk
3/4 cup frozen berries (your choice)
large handful of fresh/frozen spinach or kale
1 Tbsp chia seeds
1 serving vanilla protein powder
Dash of turmeric
Dash of cinnamon
1 scoop whey protein
1 cup of almond milk
1tsp of low fat peanut butter
1 tsp ground flax seed
Add ice and blend
1 medium banana, frozen
1 cup milk of choice
½ cup chopped strawberries
¼ cup low-fat Greek yoghurt
1 tbsp peanut butter