Operation Bikini: What Should You Know?

17th December 2019
It's time to get ready for operation bikini! Make sure that you're in good shape for summer.

If summer is now here, maybe you’re worried about the few extra pounds you’ve gained? We have called this article “Operation Bikini” to give you key tips to look your best in your bikini. So, read on and put our ideas into practice with conviction!

Maybe a summer vacation is just around the corner? Consequently, the temperatures rise and many athletes worry about their physical condition. In other words, this is the preparation phase in order to be in the best physical condition for the arrival of summer. And so, it’s known as “operation bikini”.

In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about getting into shape for summer. Among other things, it’s vital to include good habits for both men and women to accomplish the best results.  

For example, increasing the intensity of your workouts and revising your diet are some of the keys to success. Likewise, exercise the mind by enjoying activities such as yoga or Pilates. These can be excellent alternatives in order to reduce the waist a few inches and free yourself from stress.

Equally important are basic routines. You can include cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and flexibility exercises to help burn calories and tone the muscles. 

Also, it’s useful to establish objectives that you can measure. This can be the amount of time that you walk, the number of calories that you consume, or the number of abdominal exercises that you do. Then, you can do a followup and find out if you met your objectives. Whatever the case, here, we’ll propose some tips for “operation bikini” success.

Tips for operation “bikini success”

Making a ritual out of certain actions can help you keep your objectives in mind. If you want to be successful, we have some advice to give you. Take the following into consideration:

1. Change your diet

In the first place, changes to your diet are needed to make “operation bikini” a success. Change your mentality by selecting the best foods for your health. Do this instead of thinking about foods that’ll affect your weight negatively.

Photo showing a healthy meal to support the text about the diet.

It’s always better to count on the help of a nutritionist, dietician or another health professional while you follow a program to lose weight. This way you’ll consume sufficient nutrients.

If you don’t have this type of support, you can dedicate some time each day to record what you’ve eaten and its quantity. Also, include in your records, the levels of hunger you felt before eating and the feelings and emotions you were feeling at that moment. This will help you to stay motivated.

2. Hydration

Hydration is another key to consider if you want a better physical condition. It’s important to stay hydrated throughout the day. Even if you’re not thirsty, become accustomed to having a bottle of cold water handy.

Keep the levels of liquid high since sometimes people confuse the sensation of thirst with that of hunger. As a result, this can cause you to consume additional calories when you only need a bottle of water.

3. Basic exercise for “operation bikini”

Of course, it’s not a surprise that exercise is a crucial part of this process. It’s one of the components that make a difference in weight loss. 

Regular exercise is vital for physical and mental health. Increasing the frequency of physical activity in a disciplined way and with purpose is almost always a determinant to confront this issue head-on.

Photo of a woman hydrating to support the text which talk about hydration necessary for operation binkini

In fact, combining strength exercises with cardio is one of the best ways to prepare for the summer heat. As always, we must remember that it’s important to avoid the sun during the hours when the sun is at its peak. 

In addition, wearing light clothing is another recommendation that’s very important. Don’t forget to burn the same amount of calories that you take in.

On the other hand, people who aren’t used to exercising need to increase their amount of activity slowly.

To conclude, all that you need to accomplish “operation bikini” is a lot of motivation and to maintain healthy habits. If you follow these requirements, you’ll certainly reach your objective and look great during the summer months.

 

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