Beach Body Burn

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Jacket: Mountain Hardwear, Sports Bra: Juicy Couture, Leggings: Pheel, Sneakers: c/o New Balance, Sunnies: Ray Ban, Hat: c/o Roxy

It’s about that time… it’s spring and almost bikini season! That’s my cue to work my core and strengthen and tone more than ever to get beach-body ready. I’ve incorporated a few of my favorite moves today and if you click the video above, you’ll see a cool cardio clip I put together on the beach!

-First I start with a few breathing and stretching exercises to loosen up and get my blood flowing.

CORE -Then, I incorporate side-to-side punch-outs: With feet a little wider than shoulder width and hands by your chin. Put your weight in your hips and sit back into a quarter squat position. Punch and twist to your left side with your right hand by rotating your core then repeat that movement while alternating sides for 25-30 seconds.

CARDIO – As you’ll see in the video clip, I love a good sweat-set of jumping-jacks. (Do 5 sets of 30)

CARDIO -Next, I run sprints from jetty to jetty on the sand (5 sets of 10 resting 25 seconds in between each set if needed)

YOGA -I like to end with some basic yoga poses like Sun Salutation,  Mountain Pose , and Warrior 1 ,   Warrior 2, and Warrior 3 -I alternate with other poses depending on the day and my mood, but I like to get at least 20 minutes in after my cardio-sesh.

Hope this gives you a boost to burn some calories today! What are your favorite go-to workouts?

XOXO,
NYC

 

 

 

 

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Always at the forefront of fashion, beauty and lifestyle, Christine Bibbo Herr holds a degree in Display and Exhibit design from Fashion Institute of Technology and has worked for over a decade as a leading fashion editor for various national glossies including Health, Real Simple, Family Circle, Woman’s Day, The Knot, Shape en Espanol, Rachel Ray and more. Whether on fashion spreads, advertising campaigns, special events, runway shows or for private clients, Christine has styled for a vast range of people, celebrities and brands. Her passion for her work has taken her from inside the fashion industry to the rest of the world as an independent stylist and widely-followed, lifestyle blogger providing readers with the most current fashion, beauty, health, fitness, home and design stories plus captivating insights into modern living.

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