How To Get A Summer Body - 5 Proven Ways

5 proven ways to get a summer body


Summer is fast approaching, so this article will give you 5 proven ways to get that summer body fast! There is no BS here; these are science-backed ways to lose body fat fast and holistically to make you feel great on the beach this summer.


Get More Sleep

Your body needs sleep for recovery

Getting a summer body fast actually starts with better sleep. Sleep is when the magic happens regarding weight loss. If you follow a strict diet and workout plan but neglect your sleep, your results will suffer or even stall.

When you sleep, your body clears out damaged cells through apoptosis and autophagy. These metabolic processes prime the body for recovery and optimise metabolism.

Poor sleep, on the other hand, does the opposite. Poor-quality REM and deep sleep can make you more insulin-resistant and elevate blood glucose levels. When this happens, it becomes harder to lose weight, and cravings will intensify.

Poor sleep also makes you tired the next day, decreasing your motivation and hindering your gym performance. Lower performance in the gym means lesser results and slower results.

By focusing on sleep quality, you can get your beach body ready quickly.

While experts suggest 8 hours of sleep is optimal, it depends on each person individually. Focussing on quality sleep rather than quantity is always the best strategy.

To improve sleep quality, you can wear Blue Light Blocking Glasses. These glasses are designed to be worn 2-3 hours before your bedtime to mimic darkness. Optimal Blue Light Blocking Glasses will be amber/red tinted and block 100% of blue light and green light.

These wavelengths of artificial light (between 400nm and 550nm) have been shown in academic studies to suppress melatonin production and decrease sleep quality.

Wearing science-backed Blue Light-Blocking Glasses a few hours before sleep can boost melatonin production and lead to higher REM and Deep Sleep.


High Intensity Interval Training

High intensity interval training is good to stay in shape

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a surefire way to lose weight fast and burn body fat. This gruelling workout requires you to perform high-intensity cardio-style workouts followed by short periods of rest or active rest. Think sprinting on a treadmill for 60 seconds followed by 30 seconds walking and repeat.

HIIT workouts are not for the faint of heart, and HIIT sessions can be hard to do if you have sore joints or muscles.

A great alternative to HIIT training for weight loss is Infrared Sauna Blankets. These devices emit FAR Infrared light, which heats the body. When the body is heated, two incredible things happen. 

Firstly, you sweat more. By sweating more, you can lose weight in the form of water. This can help temporarily shed between 2-10lb of water weight in a single session! This is great for that final last-minute session before hitting the beach to look more toned and shredded.

Secondly, using an Infrared Sauna 3-4 times a week can elevate your heart rate to mimic cardio exercise. Elevated heart rates burn more calories, pumping blood around your body; this is great when you want to lose weight faster.

Infrared Sauna Blankets also improve resting heart rates, which means that even when you aren't using your Infrared Sauna Blanket, you are still burning more calories than someone with a lower resting heart rate. To burn fat, opt for an Infrared Sauna Blanket as part of your summer body-ready routine.


Build Muscle

Somebody building muscle

Muscle mass is not easy to build, but it gives you the ultimate summer body. Adding muscle to your frame is a must for both men and women. Muscles look good and burn more calories at rest, which is linked to increased longevity.

You can start with simple body weight experiences focussing on a two-day split between upper body and lower body. Women often do better with full-body workouts.

Listening to your body when building muscle is essential to ensure you don't overtrain. Overtraining can lead to poor sleep and injury, which you don't want if you are looking for the perfect summer body.

When building muscle and training in the gym, focusing on quick recovery is essential. Speeding up recovery post-workout will help you lose body fat and gain muscle quicker. Using a Hot and Cold Massage Gun post-gym session can help sore, aching muscles and sore joints.

Red Light Therapy Devices are also shown to accelerate recovery and speed up weight loss when tested under lab conditions.


Eat Healthy Food

A plate showing healthy food

It doesn't matter how hard you work in the gym to get your summer body if you eat a poor diet. Everyone knows you cannot outtrain a poor diet. While everyone is different regarding weight loss, choosing healthy food is essential.

If you focus on weight loss goals but only count calories, you may be damaging your health—the quality of food matters. Opt for organic meat and vegetables and avoid processed foods and rancid seed oils; you won't go wrong.

Whether you are vegan, carnivore, keto, or somewhere in between, you will do well getting your summer body ready by eating whole foods.

Strength Training

A picture of somebody strength training in a gym

Building muscle and strength training are two different things. Strength training focuses on getting stronger, which leads to lifting heavier weights across various core muscle groups.

When you get stronger, you burn more calories, improving endurance. With enhanced endurance comes more weight lifting and cardio, which means faster weight loss.

Strength training can be started at any age and should focus on various muscle groups per lift. For example, the deadlift focuses on legs, back and arms in one incredible lift.

Strength training can take its toll on joints and muscles, so recovery is essential. By using an Infrared PEMF Mat post-exercise, you can use the power of red light therapy and FAR infrared light to accelerate your recovery and get you back in the gym working out in no time at all.


Final Thoughts

A picture of a lean-looking man climbing out of a swimming pool

Getting a summer body isn't easy; it can take years of proper diet and training. It isn't always about physical appearance, but if that makes you feel more confident, we say go for it!

Away from the gym, you can also work on your skin appearance. By using a Red Light Face Mask, you can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. A Red Light Face Wand helps to give you a youthful glow, and an Ice Roller can help depuff and contour, giving you a radiant complexion for those long days on the beach or at a BBQ with friends and family.


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