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How To Get Your Body Ready For Summer

Become active and healthy.

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When summer is approaching people tend to get a little anxious about how their body will look in summer attire and swimwear. Summer is a very invigorating time of year inspiring people to become active and healthy. It can be quite overwhelming when you are trying to work on your summer body. The focus for many is to be ready for the beach and feel comfortable wearing a swimsuit. There are several ways you can work on getting ready for your summer body. When to start getting ready for your summer body depends on how much work you think you have ahead of you to reach your goal. 

Move Your Body

Move Your Body

When you are looking to strengthen and tone your body, you may want to find a personal trainer. A personal trainer can best guide you through exercises and a training workout plan. Personal trainers are very knowledgeable and experienced in kinesiology when it comes to human movement and muscle involvement. A personal trainer can also advise you on the best exercises to burn calories and fat. The more active you are the more energy you will have. 

Remove Unwanted Hair

Summer attire exposes much more skin, which means for many, much more body hair. To look your best during the summer months you will want to remove any unwanted face and body hair. One of the best methods is laser hair removal for the face and body. Laser hair removal treatments are a safe and pain-free method that results in permanent hair reduction.

The light from the laser is absorbed by the pigment of the hair, contrasts between hair and skin color result in a better outcome. However, laser hair removal can be performed on any skin type due to the advances in laser hair removal technology. Unwanted hair removal laser treatment is the best way for removing unwanted hair. Laser hair removal is one of many service treatments that Byou Laser Clinic in NYC Brooklyn provides. Common treatment areas include:

  • Upper lip

  • Chin

  • Bikini line

  • Legs

  • Armpits 

It is not recommended to have laser hair removal on eyebrows, eyelids or any area close to the eyes. Always choose a board-certified doctor who specializes in dermatology or cosmetic surgery for laser hair removal treatments. 

Take A Course of Chemical Peels

A chemical peel involves the application of a chemical solution to the skin. The chemical peel removes the top layers of skin allowing new skin to grow back smoother. Chemical peels are used to treat wrinkles, scars, and discolored skin typically on the face. Chemical peels range from light to medium to deep chemical peels, however, chemical peels can not remove deep wrinkles and are not meant to tighten skin. It is highly recommended if you decide to do chemical peels at home you should take a chemical peel course. Courses are available online or in-person to learn about a variety of chemical peels that are available and the correct way to apply the chemical peels.  

Get Rid of Cellulite

Get Rid of Cellulite

Cellulite can be embarrassing when exposed, especially in the summer when you are wearing swimwear. No matter how many cellulite creams and serums you use, you cannot destroy cellulite at home. Cellulite is caused by fat cells beneath the skin pushing up on connective tissue. This results in dimpling or the orange peel look in the skin. The best way to rid the body of cellulite is by having laser treatments. There are different types of laser treatments that are effective in reducing the appearance of cellulite. Radiofrequency is also a great solution to minimizing cellulite. Following treatments to reduce cellulite and to help maintain a cellulite-free body it is recommended that you:

  • Exercise regularly

  • Eat healthily

  • Drink lots of water

  • Dry brush using an organic skin brush

  • Use creams and lotions which contain caffeine or retinol

Moisturize Your Body From The Inside Out

There is no time like the summer to rid your body of that sandpaper feel due to dry skin. Dry skin can create several problems such as flaking, itching and cracking skin, especially on the face. Some people also experience redness and peeling of the skin when their skin is super dry. There are many moisturizers on the market that can help reduce and repair dry skin, however, for some, the problem starts on the inside.

What you eat and drink can help keep your skin hydrated. Especially in the summer months when you lose a lot of fluids when you sweat, you need to constantly replace the fluid loss. In order to stay reasonably hydrated in the summer, you should consume at least 4 to 8 cups of water every day. An easy way to ensure you are consuming enough water is to drink 2 cups of water with every meal and always keep a water bottle handy at your desk or on the go. 

Find The Right Diet

Find The Right Diet

There’s no time like summer to eat healthily. Fresh fruits and vegetables are available through all the summer months and taste amazing.  The best diet for a summer body is one that is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, lean proteins, healthy fats, and few carbohydrates. Not all diets work the same for everyone, so it’s important to find the right diet that works best for you. One of the most popular diets today is the Ketogenic diet. The Keto diet is a low carbohydrate, high fat diet and offers many health benefits. Following a keto diet can even provide benefits related to cancer, epilepsy, diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.

The Keto diet is very similar to the Atkins diet. When you reduce your carbohydrate intake it puts your body into ketosis which is a metabolic state that works incredibly well at burning fat. Energy can be supplied to the brain when fat is turned into ketones in the liver. The keto diet has also been proven to help lower blood sugar and insulin levels. The keto diet is an effective way to lose weight and result in your body looking amazing, especially when wearing summer attire and swimsuits. 

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