The Beach Body Workout

Credit: Laura Doss

You can do it

Wouldn’t it be terrific to peel off your beach cover-up this summer and feel slimmer, stronger, and more confident than ever? We’ve got just the person to whip you into that kind of amazing shape: personal trainer—and former top boxer!—Cara Castronuova, who’s just finishing up her first season shaping bodies and minds on NBC’s hit show The Biggest Loser.

The key to getting a rocking body may come as a surprise, Castronuova says: "Above all, the secret is believing you have what it takes to be the best you can be." Once you believe you’re capable of anything, she adds, you’re on your way.

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