5 Effective Bikini Body Workouts

22nd Jun 2014 / By Guest Contributor


Reality check: it’s swimsuit season, everyone! You’re probably itching to hit the sand and start planning your pool parties (I am!), so I’m sharing 5 body-changing moves to help give you a boost of confidence before slipping into a swimsuit. Read below for my favorite effective bikini body workouts.

Squat + Side Leg Lift
Squats for a bikini body! | JustFab blog

What it works: Engages entire lower body, including your glutes, outer thighs, hamstrings and quadriceps
Steps: (1) Start with your feet shoulder-width apart. (2) Squat as low as possible, and when straigtening, lift your right leg. (3) Repeat on the same leg, 10 times. Switch sides.
Reps: 10 reps each side, alternating 3 times.

Side Plank Twists
Side plank exercise for a bikini body. | JustFab blog

What it works: Abs and obliques, but also trains your shoulders, glutes and quads
Steps: (1) Start on a side plank with your elbow on the floor. (2) Lift your free arm to the sky, and bring it down to the floor. (3) Lift your arm back up.
Reps: 10 reps each side, alternating 2 times.

Bridge Marches
Bridge Marches for a bikini-ready body. | JustFab blog

What it works: Targets your glutes and hamstrings. Core is also engaged.
Steps: (1) Start on your back with your knees bent at 90 degrees. Lift your hips to a bridge. (2) Lift your right leg, bring it down, and lift your left leg. (3) Alternate legs for 30 seconds. Keep your hips lifted as high as possible!
Reps: March for 30 seconds, rest, march again for 30 seconds

Bicycle Abs
Bicycle workout for a bikini body! | JustFab blog

What it works: ABS!
Steps: (1) Lie on your back with your arms behind your head and legs stretched. (2) Touch your right elbow to your left knee while lifting your straight opposite leg. (3) Switch leg/elbow. Try not to bring your knee past your hips.
Reps: Alternate 30 times, 15 each side. Do this 2 times.

Static One Arm, One Leg Plank
One-arm plank exercise | JustFab blog

What it works: Arms, chest, core, glutes
Steps: (1) Start in plank position with palms on the ground. (2) Lift 1 leg. Once you find your balance, lift the opposite arm. Hold for 10 seconds. (3) Switch sides.
Reps: Hold each side for 10 seconds, 2 times.

What are your favorite full-body workouts? Comment below!

Alyssa N.
Fabletics Influencer Relations Associate
[She’s wearing: Kumo Tank, Salar Capri]

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