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Let’s be honest…

It takes dedication to look and feel good and the majority of us

miss the boat from time to time when it comes to taking care of ourselves. But, it is totally worth it though. With summer fast approaching, time is of the essence to prepare and get into that much-desired shape for our bodies, and that glow for our skin and hair. Sporting a bikini is not something all women feel comfortable with but, you can look good from head to toe if you will follow some of the tips shared, you will definitely enjoy the confidence that comes with making your body summer ready. Here are a few easy ways to your body summer ready:

Mustard Oil Massage Mustard oil rejuvenates your skin and, when performed on a regular basis, it can restore its natural glow. In addition this is also one of the best and most recommended home remedies for arthritis. So, if you also suffer from this condition, you will actually hit two birds with one stone. A massage with mustard oil can stimulate blood circulation and reduce inflammation at the same time. To increase its efficiency, you can also combine mustard oil with eucalyptus oil.

Cardio Workout We are now in the early days of spring; it is time to get to moving! Cardio workouts are excellent for the body, especially after such a long winter. What matters is that you get your heart rate up and that you focus on becoming accustomed to physical effort once more. Types of cardio workouts can include walking, running, jogging, cycling, rowing and swimming. Do not be afraid to mix them up, enjoying the benefits of express workouts at the same time. And, yes… have fun, as physical activity should not be seen as something mandatory or boring.

Fruits and Veggies Even though this might sound like the obvious thing to do, you need to educate yourself and switch to a healthy diet. Combined with the physical activity, this will definitely help you get in shape for the summer. Eat more fruits and veggies that are in season, as these offer the highest amounts of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Here are some examples of great ones to incorporate: strawberries, zucchini, green beans, corn and raspberries. Also, consume more nuts and seeds, as these are good sources of healthy fats, not to mention some of the best brain foods. So, you see, they are useful for both the body and the mind, as long as they are consumed in moderation.

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