It’s officially swimsuit season, and you’re in luck. The August issue of FitnessRx for Women— available now— is our Fat-loss Special! To help you get in your best shape before summer ends, we’ve put together some of the most effective workouts for blasting fat and toning up for summer— along with the latest scientific research on healthy eating, diets, training and more.
We all know that a great set of abs are essential in the summer season. In “Fabulous Flat Abs with IFBB Bikini Pro Callie Bundy” by Lisa Steuer, our cover model demonstrates a great flat abs workout that will help you build your abdominal muscles and sculpt a sexy six-pack. This workout uses a variety of tools and bodyweight moves to hit your abs from all angles and increase the intensity.
In “Bikini Season Blast-off with IFBB Bikini Pros Ashley Kaltwasser & Juliana Daniell” by Jaime Baird, you’ll find a high-intensity, fat-burning program that will really get you swimsuit ready! This it a total body program that produces results because it’s all about less rest with more volume, plyometrics, compound movements, isolation work and combination exercises. With this program, you can shape up in just two weeks, which is perfect if you’ve got a beach vacation coming up. This program also works as a switch-up from your normal routine to really amp up the results, or try it as a weekly challenge in order to boost the intensity of your regular training. No matter how you use the program, you can be sure it will help you blast fat and tone up for summer.
Whether you are on vacation this summer or busy with your normal routine, you need a workout that travels light and gets the job done quickly. This is where bodyweight training comes into play, which has become so popular that it’s been named a top fitness trend for this year. In “Get Ripped and Toned Bodyweight Workout with IFBB Bikini Champion India Paulino” by Jaime Baird, you’ll find 10 unique exercises that will challenge your body and help you burn some serious calories. Get ready to sculpt and burn with this high-intensity circuit.
Glutes and waist workouts are a must for the summer season. In “Tiny Waist and Tight Butt Program with IFBB Bikini Pro Sara Back” by Lisa Steuer, tone up with lunges, deadlifts, cable exercises and more. Sara is a Finnish Bikini champion who knows all about sculpting award-winning glutes and abs. Whether you need a little extra toning up or just a switch-up from your regular routine, this program is for you— so get ready to tighten up before summer ends!
To help you even further in your summer fitness goals, this month we also have:
• In “Effect of Meal Frequency on Fat Loss” by Brad Schoenfeld, Ph.D., learn the best approach to your diet in order to maximize fat loss.
• In “4 New Glute and Hamstring Exercises You Aren’t Doing” by Nick Tumminello, take your lower body training to a new level with some unique strengthening and toning exercises.
• In “Flat Abs: High-Intensity Cardio Versus Low-Intensity Cardio,” by Michael J. Rudolph, Ph.D., discover the best method for driving fat loss while enabling lean muscle growth.
This is just a sample of the great material you’ll find in the August issue: the best cutting-edge tips, workouts and advice from the experts, as well as scientifically backed research on exercise and healthy eating to whip you into your best summer shape. Get ready to tone up and blast fat before summer ends— pick up the August issue today! http://bit.ly/1J28pJ8