10 Best Workouts To Get That Perfect Summer Body

Now that finals are coming to an end, it is time to take a good, long hard look in the mirror and see how much weight you have put on. With the stress of school, it is hard to keep a fitness routine going. However, now that exams are quickly coming to an end it is the perfect time to start taking care of yourself. Working out is extremely beneficial to both your body and your mind. As many people know, when it comes to losing weight it is 80% diet and 20% workout. However, with countless workouts to choose from, it's hard to know which ones are the most effective. The following ten workouts are guaranteed to have you feeling stronger and looking better by the time you leave for that summer vacation you have been dreaming about all winter.

The next ten workouts will help you shed those winter pounds and allow you to prepare for that bikini you love so much.

When trying to pick a workout, it's important to figure out what works for you. Some people love action while other people are calmer. Regardless of who you are, there is a workout that is perfect for you. The ten workouts, which you are about to read, are both effective and fun and have been proven to improve health and decrease weight. Losing weight is hard but getting healthy is even harder. With the right workouts and enough motivation you can be the best version of yourself in no time.


10 Pilates

Pilates is a full body workout that has a lot of benefits. Not only is Pilates proven to improve both your sleep and sex life, there are even more benefits to participating in this workout. Pilates is an amazing way of creating strength without getting bulky, and it increases both core strength and flexibility. Pilates also helps with posture and is known to help increase energy. This awesome workout also creates a connection between the body and the mind. Through Pilates, the union between mind and body increases and has positive effect on your everyday behavior and even your breathing. This is a great and effective workout for anyone who is interested.

9 Walking


This is probably the easiest way of getting into shape. Walking is a great way of getting your cardio and heartbeat increased. Combined with a healthy diet, walking leads to both weight loss and toning. Walking is also known as being good for your bones and as an amazing way to relieve stress. Walking is so easy and it can be done every day, even if you claim not to have time. For those who don’t have time to work out, you can walk to and from work, and if that is too far, park your car further away from your office and walk from there. The important thing is to keep your body moving and to keep your heart rate up.

8 Zumba

Zumba is an incredible workout that has gained a lot of popularity in the past few years. Zumba is not only a super fun workout, it is also very beneficial. This fun and effective workout is a great way of getting in shape. A lot of people believe Zumba to be a good workout and in reality it's not just a good one, it's a great one. Zumba not only helps with weight loss and body toning, it is a great way of meeting new people and having a great time. This fun and upbeat workout is also a great stress reliever, some people even consider it their therapy. Zumba is a great way of keeping in shape and having fun.

7 Yoga


A lot of people claim yoga to be one of the best and most effective workouts there is. There are countless benefits to yoga. It is a great way of making your body strong and lean and is said to be awesome for relaxing as well as getting to know your body. Yoga is not only amazing, it is also one of the cheapest workouts you can do. With countless YouTube videos you can become a yoga master in the comfort of your own home. Yoga is spiritually challenging as well as physically difficult. It is a way of combining your mind, body and soul to help make you a stronger person.

6 Running

Running is one of the cheapest and most effective workouts you can ever do. Running is known as a great fat burner and it significantly improves your cardiovascular health. Many even claim running to be the fountain of youth and although for many it is difficult to run, your skills can improve drastically over time. For beginners, start with a light jog, and then work your way up to running in intervals, which means running for two minutes then jogging for one. This will help you improve your running skills and allow you to become both stronger and faster, oh and in better shape of course.

5 Spinning


Spinning is one of the most popular workouts because it is both fun and effective. Cardio is a great way of burning fat and a spinning class is designed to do just that. Not only does spinning improve your cardio and burn fat, it is also a great way of getting amazing legs. Another amazing thing about spinning is how fast time flies by. During the class, the challenge is constantly changing, and by working through each level of the course you tend to lose track of time. When you have a good spinning instructor, the environment in the class is both positive and energetic.

4 Kickboxing

Kickboxing was developed from three different types of workouts: martial arts, boxing and aerobics. Kickboxing has numerous benefits for both your mental and physical health and is a great way of losing weight and toning up. This amazing fat burning workout can help with your flexibility, coordination and balance. Another amazing thing about kickboxing is that it is a great stress reliever and helps channel one's anger and frustration into something beneficial for you. Many find kickboxing to help with their confidence and although kickboxing is not the same as self-defense, kickboxing gives you the basic tools to know how to physically defend yourself.


3 Cross-fit


Cross-fit training is expensive but effective. This type of training needs to be done with a trainer due to the level of intensity. With cross-fit, there are very few machines used. Cross-fit training is one of the most intense and most effective workouts you can do. It is a great way of getting into shape and becoming stronger. This hardcore workout combines weight training with aerobics, which helps you get fit in every aspect of your body. Cross-fit is about pushing your body to its limits not only to increase your strength but also to strengthen your health. Cross-fit is both mentally and physically beneficial and it is definitely a workout everyone should try.

2 Circuit Training

Circuit training is an incredible way to improve your stamina, mobility and strength all at the same time. Circuit training workouts can be composed of two to even six circuits. Each of these circuits includes cardio exercises and strength exercises that are to be completed one right after another. While the strength training works your muscles, the cardio helps keep your heart rate up. There are a lot of benefits to keeping your heart rate up, including the burning of calories. Circuit training is an intense way of getting that summer body you have been looking for and also helps with becoming the best version of yourself possible.

1 Pole Dancing


Pole dancing is a popular and controversial workout that has a lot of people wondering if it is truly beneficial. Pole dancing is one of the best strength workouts you can find and there are numerous other benefits is participating in this activity. Pole dancing is a fast and effective way of burning calories, and it is also great way of improving your flexibility. Pole dancing is also very beneficial to your joints and bones and can even help your blood flow. Not only is pole dancing a physically beneficial workout, it also has many benefits on your confidence, it helps you get into a good state of mind and releases your stress.


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