With a little less than two weeks to go till the July Fourth holiday, swimsuit season is right around the corner. If you're still looking to tone up a bit before squeezing into that bikini fear not -- a new workout plan promises to get you trim in no time. It comes from a book called "The 2-Week Total Body Turnaround," and author Chris Fretag stopped by "GMA Health" to explain how it works.
Here is an excerpt from the book:
Do You Need A Turnaround?
We've all had times when we need a little push in the right direction. Maybe you're someone who has always been active, but got sick or injured and had to take a break. Perhaps you took a vacation and couldn't get motivated to start moving again, or became so swamped at work or busy with family obligations that even the idea of lacing up your shoes and squeezing in a workout seemed impossible. Or maybe you've just succumbed to one of any other dozens of distractions that have kept you from exercising regularly or eating right, and fell naturally into a pattern of inertia.
What if you've never been someone who's been very active? Former exercisers aren't the only ones who will benefit from this program. If you've been planted on the couch for so long that just getting off it seems like way too big of a barrier to get past, you've come to the right place. You won't stay sedentary for long after reading through this book, which is loaded with dozens of stay-motivated tips designed to get you moving and keep you moving.
And even frequent exercise enthusiasts need help: If you're stuck in a rut that you can't climb out of or are just plain bored with your current program, consider this your prescription for a mind/body makeover. Over the course of the next two weeks, you'll revitalize your routine, break through a plateau and jump-start your way to real, measurable results.
For more health tips, check out the latest issue of Prevention, on shelves now!
Two Weeks for Lasting Change
No matter what your situation, the "Two-Week Total Body Turnaround" is designed to help you feel revitalized, confident and stronger than ever. We all know the myriad benefits of working out, from combating diabetes, heart disease and cancer to building strong healthy bones, fighting stress and boosting your mood. I'm here to help you get started in achieving all of these benefits and more.
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