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The eternal summer question?  Losing that unwanted weight to fit into that hot bikini for summer. Here are some tips and advice proven to work.
1. Eat whole foods, a healthy diet is the key platform for any weight loss program. You should consider food as a fuel source. Unprocessed whole foods give your body the necessary nutrition it needs to maintain a proper healthy balance of muscle and body fat. When you eat processed foods that contain little nutrition, your body responds by storing the empty calories as body fat. Overall healthy, unprocessed foods will make you look, feel, and be healthy.
Here is a list of  whole foods we recommend:
  1. Leafy green vegetables; spinach, kale, collards, lettuce except iceberg, broccoli, cabbage and any other green leafy, fresh veggies. All of these are high in vitamins and antioxidants; eat as much of these as you can. Always try and buy natural, fresh and organic.  
  2. Colorful fruits and vegetables such as: peppers, tomatoes, carrots, sweet potatoes, blueberries, pomegranate, apples, and others fresh full of color  fruits and veggies. Usually the more color in these items: the more nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins. Always try and buy natural, fresh and organic. 
  3. Lean, non processed proteins; such as fish, chicken, turkey, pork and beef in moderation. Always try and buy natural, fresh and organic.
  4. Beans, nuts, seeds and legumes such as; black beans, kidney beans, chickpeas, almonds, walnuts, flax seeds, sun flower seeds, chia seeds and others that are similar. Most of these are high in protein, minerals and Omega 3-s. Always try and buy natural, fresh and organic. 
  5. Dairy in moderation. Such as Greek yogurt, and cheese. Always try and buy natural, fresh and organic. 
  • Avoid refined fats, oils and sugars 
2. Exercise is the fire that burns the fuel. When you exercise this burns calories, speeds up your metabolism, and builds muscle. All these factors will help you get that hot beach body. Try to exercise 3-5 times a week 30 minutes or more. Always consult a physician before starting any exercise program.
Here are some exercises geared towards achieving your summer, skinny, body.
  1. Running and walking. 
  2. Swimming
  3. Dancing
  4. Biking
  5. Weights
  6. Hiking
  7. Court and field sports: Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer.
  8. Yoga
3. Rest, Relaxation and Sleep These three factors are sometimes, so often overlooked when it comes to achieving weight loss and body appearance goals. Your body is a machine; if it is used all the time without these it will breakdown, that is get sick and or tired. 
Try and do these things to maintain your machine i.e. body:
  1. Get at least 7-8  hours of sleep per night
  2. Take naps when feeling tired.
  3. Have fun and laugh.
  4. Meditate. This could be easy as sitting in a quiet place with no distractions for 15 minutes.
  5. Get massages. These release stress and help you to relax.
All of these factors combined will help you achieve that skinny, summer body you want. 
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Here we are again. Approaching summer and, the question of shedding that unwanted winter insulation rises again. At getskinnyforsummer.com we are dedicated in being a year round resource for maintaining a healthy weight.  As the weather gets warmer and swimsuit season approaches it is the perfect time to get skinny for summer. 

 
 
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Riding your bike down the boardwalk or just down the block is great way to stay fit. It's low impact aerobic exercise, sure to get that skinny, summer, body. This summer think ride, not drive and watch unwanted weight melt away. 


 

SUMMER SKIN CARE!

06/17/2012

 
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These are the two best products we've found to protect your skin from the sun this summer. Always use suncare to avoid UV damage, skin cancer and aging.

 

GET SKINNY ARMS!

06/17/2012

 
Here is the best video we found to get skinny arms for summer and all year. The best way to get skinny arms is to use them in various exercises. In this video the girls will show you how.




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Getting skinny arms is one the hardest parts of the body to tone. However a few selected activities can make this easier. Here are the best exercises we've found.
  1. Swimming- this works just about every arm muscle and is a great cardio aerobic exercise.
  2. Push ups/Pull ups-Start slow with doing these assisted and work your way up to full body weight. These have dramatic arm slimming effects.



 

    Skinny for summer author. 

     I have struggled with weight loss my entire life until I found what really works; and just wanted to share some tips to get skinny for summer.



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