Get Fit For The Summer!


Everyone wants to have that bikini body ready for the summer, so what better time to start than now? There are so many different ways you can get fit while making sure you’re living a healthy lifestyle. How you decide to get active will determine the areas you want to work on. You may be happy with your upper body but hate your legs – in that case, that’s what you’ll be focusing on.

Here are a bunch of fun ways you can get the body you want.


Zumba is a fun way to keep fit while having a boogie with your friends. It’s essentially a class that you can attend, with an instructor at the front, latino music booming through the speakers, and an exciting array of lights to keep you stimulated. If you don’t quite like the idea of a group setting though, you can do it at home. There are plenty of sites and apps like YouTube that have tones of different dance workouts that you can do – no need to buy a DVD anymore. Or if all else fails, stick on your favourite playlist, change into something comfortable, and let your hair down in your living room and rock out for half an hour.


Cycling is a brilliant way to burn fat and tone up. A lot of people believe that it only works the legs because they’re the thing that are moving, but actually, it does a lot more than that. You’re engaging your core when riding, whether you’re aware of it or not. That’s the thing that’s making sure you’re not going to wobble and fall off. If you’re unlucky enough to have an accident though, there are companies like Velosure that will give you the advice and support you need. You should also make sure you always wear a helmet and any other appropriate gear to ensure that you are safe.


Running is one of the most popular ways of exercising because it can be done anywhere and it’s totally free. You may decide to have a few laps around the block where you live. Or if you’re feeling adventurous you could go to your big nature park and jog through the woodlands. One vital thing you need to make sure of though is the correct footwear. You shouldn’t be running in just anything you can find in your house – you will end up causing yourself an injury. Think about all that weight that you’re pushing down onto the hard floor; this will not only damage your feet, but your knees too. So make sure you take out the time and do your research so you know exactly what you need to buy.

So now that you have a few ideas of how you can get fit, squeeze them into your daily life. You only need to start with 30 minutes every other day; then you can build up from there once your body starts to get used to the new routines. And make sure you mix it up too. Don’t stick to just one activity.

Naomi Isted
Editor in Chief, Naomi Isted is known as The Ultimate Lifestylist to her readers and viewers. She is a TV Presenter and Columnist. Ranked in the Top 100 LFW Social Media Influencers AW14 & SS15, Brand Ambassador for Pears Soap UK. Her Celebrity beauty TV Series currently airs to 27million homes on Physique TV in UAE, previously on Wedding TV in the UK. She brings fashion and beauty advice to her readers and viewers on a daily basis. She is Fashion and Beauty Columnist for Herald Scotland and has a Fashion and Beauty Bridal Blog for HELLO. She can usually be found attending celebrity fashion and beauty events in and around London and sharing the latest fashion and beauty trends with her readers.

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