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Summer body tips

Kirsten Larrison | #Life Editor | Posted: Monday, April 10, 2017 12:15 pm

Summer is just around the corner and so is so-called “swimsuit season.” Many people go to the gym or begin diets to start working toward a flat stomach. If you’re looking for tips on how to achieve the ‘swimsuit body,’ here are some tips.

Try eating healthy. Whether you’re used to junk food or nothing but greens, make sure you’re eating a healthy diet. Each meal should have a balanced amount of nutrients. Whatever you do, don’t eat too much of one food type. All greens may not be healthy, just as all carbs may not be healthy. Make sure to have a nice mix of both.

Go to the gym. Some people walk 10 laps on the track, run for a few minutes on the treadmill, lift weights or do yoga. Don’t stretch yourself too thin, but it has been proven that exercise can increase endorphins and help you feel happier. Drink lots of water so your muscles don’t feel too sore, and don’t forget to stretch, either.

Finally, take before and after pictures in your new swimsuit. This is a multi-step suggestion. First, go treat yourself to a nice swimsuit to set your goal and take a picture when you first buy it. Then, take another one when it’s time for summer. Hopefully you’ll look similar, but also a little happier.

Being thin isn’t as important as being happy when it comes to your body. If you like a swimsuit and it’s your size, wear it. What other people think shouldn’t matter.

There you have it. To get a swimsuit body, simply wear a swimsuit and you’re set. Happy (almost) summer!