2. Don't drink your calories. I know you've heard it before, but if a beach trip is on the horizon, now is not the time to consume a full day's worth of calories in liquid form. A 500-calorie coffee in the morning and a 500-calorie margarita at night, bookending your well-meaning juices, full-fat dairy, and (gasp!) soft drinks sprinkled throughout the day, do not a happy body make. Liquid calories don't fill you up, which means you're still going to end up with the munchies. Stick to water (see tip #1), black coffee, and plain tea.
Of course there are lots of other ways you can adjust your diet to maximize results leading up to a beach trip, but if you've waited this long, there's certainly no sense in starving yourself now. And frankly, who wants to be hangry when heading to the beach? Keep eating, focus on lots of fruits and veggies, and think of all the fun you'll have playing in the water.
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