Do you want to rekindle your relationship with skinny jeans? There are five steps to revive, renew, and reinvigorate a sexy you! If you commit to them, your high school body does not have
to remain a photo in the yearbook.
- Eat your way beautiful! The supermarket is the ultimate five star beauty destination. Good nutrition stimulates, detoxifies, and slims the body. Rev up your energy with high- complex carbohydrates such as whole-grain cereal and beans. Stroll down the water aisle to cleanse the liver and kidneys while nurturing a radiant complexion. Spice up your shopping cart! A dash of cinnamon controls post-meal insulin spikes that cause hunger; thus, slenderizing the waistline. Go nuts! Walnuts contain vitamin E, biotin, and copper all of which will keep the luster in your locks. Natural beauty is only a bite away!
- Physical fitness does a body good! Cardiovascular exercise
(running, treadmill, elliptical) and strength training can unleash that dynamic body lurking beneath months of inactivity. Choose workouts that are enjoyable. Zumba, Pure Barre, cycle, rollerblade, walk – it’s all good. To see the maximum results, participate in150 minutes of cardio per week and two days of weights. Need more motivation? Exercise can improve your sex life! Still sitting?
- Exhale! Stress increases cortisol production resulting in excess belly. Add a personal daily retreat in your iPhone or Blackberry. Fifteen minutes of solitude each day can be healing and improve your mood as well as your overall health. Om!
- Become a sleeping beauty. As you dream, your body shifts to repair mode. Good sleep habits refresh the mind, body, and spirit. They also decrease the dark circles and bags around the eyes. Go to sleep and awake at the same time everyday to set your body’s clock which is key for peak performance. Not in bed yet, research has shown that good sleep hygiene helps with fat loss. Good night, sleep tight!
- It’s your secret: a little nip-tuck. Cosmetic surgery can add to a sense of well-being. It is important to set realistic expectations and be comfortable with the surgeon who will sculpt and reshape your body. Hypothetically, as a physician, if I were having a procedure, I would select a preeminent plastic surgeon like Dr. Brian Dorner of Capital City Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Health Center in Columbus, Ohio. If Columbus, Ohio is an option, Dr. Dorner offers a warm environment, friendly staff, thorough preparation, and amazing support during the recovery process. Moreover, his surgical skills are impeccable. Won’t tell you how I know.
Hang the skinny jeans on the door and pull out the high school yearbook. With these five steps, you are sure to rediscover and appreciate a beautiful you!