Fitness Tips to Get Your Body Vacation Ready

As the countdown to Project Hawaiian Vacation continues {t-minus 5 days!}, don’t think spending 10 straight days in a bikini hasn’t been on my mind. No matter what kind of shape you’re in, it’s often hard to feel ready to show that much skin.

A few months ago I introduced you to a new workout regime I begun called GYROTONICS at the San Francisco studio A Body of Work. After going regularly now, I’ve been really excited about the increased strength and toning I’ve experienced, particularly in areas that you rarely think about – places like your back, shoulders and hips.
Gyro’s twists, turns and focus on creating movement in your joints has also helped me feel lean and flexible. I think that will come in particularly handy after our long plane ride to Kona!  But I think my favorite part of GYROTONICS is how fun it is. The moves make you feel a bit like a kid again!
If you’re in San Francisco A Body of Work is offering a great client special right now. Buy any package and you get a free massage or session of other body work. You just have to hurry – this offer expires at the end of July!
And if you need to get beach ready, but don’t have a few months to try a new workout routine, here are some of my other favorite get in shape quick tips!
~ Drink lots of water. Put lemon or cucumber in your water and drink one large glass before breakfast and then throughout the day. It increases your metabolism and, as a diuretic, it will help diminish water retention and bloat.
~ Avoid processed foods. Stick to fruits, veggies, protein and a touch of whole grains. My rule of thumb: shop only at the outside isles of the grocery store. If it comes in a box, pass it by.
~ Kick up your cardio. If you can increase your physical activity by at least 50% everyday, you’ll see the benefits quickly.
~ Focus on the jiggly bits. Try doing even 10 push ups and 25-50 air squats per day. Your triceps and bum will start to tighten right up.
Here’s to hitting the beach and rocking a body that you feel good about!

6 thoughts on “Fitness Tips to Get Your Body Vacation Ready

  1. oh! that last machine looks wonderful! kami from

  2. I've never tried the gyrotonics, but my friend is doing it and she loves it! I'm more quiet and peaceful and my favourite is pilates.
    I wish you get in shape for your holidays!
    kisses from Barcelona,

  3. I've never tried that but it looks like something that I wuld love to get into! I have major issues with drinking water so I loved your tips on how to make it easier. If you get a sec, I'd love to hear your thoughts on my latest. xo

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