Brigitte Bardot - The Cannes Film Festival has good reason to thank bardot. Photos of the unknown bikini bombshell attending the event were published all over the globe
Sandra Dee - It's impossible to think of beach movies and bikini's without thinking of "Gidget." Sandra Dee is perfect as Gidget (Girl + Midget), the lovable tomboy who learns to surf while all the other girls are learning how to snare boys.
When Swiss bombshell Ursula Andress emerges from the sea in Dr. No (1962) in the famed white bikini, she's living proof that what's truly unique about the movies is their unsurpassed visual power.
Farrah Fawcett - The famous poster of her in a red one piece sold over 7 million copies and the charlies angel star was immortalized as one of the greatest ever beach babes.
Bo Derek - Jogging her way to instant stardom in the 1979 Blake Edwards film 10. The cornrows and tan swimsuit look became a source of many future parodies and cemented her place as a swimsuit icon of her time.
Elle MacPherson The Aussie supermodel appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated a record five times, (1986, 1987, 1988, 1994 and 2006). Rising in fame, her stunning body measurements (36-25-35) were the reasons for her nickname "The Body"-a tag that was to become her brand.
Giselle Bundchen - Discovered in a shopping mall and 14 this Brazilian glamazon put an end to the heroin chic model look that dominated the 90's and bought back the bikini bombshell.
Jessica Alba The Californian native has regained her famous bikini bod only three months after giving birth to baby Honor Marie. The actress revealed her smoking hot bikini body while vacationing in Mexico. Her trainer Ramona Braganza says the rapid results are the result of consistent workouts.
Many women with weight problems often find it hard to lose weight. It's really not because of the lack of fitness programs. Sometimes it's the attitude. At other times, some women simply don't have the time and money to spend hours at the gym.
Aspiring to have a hot bikini body or wanting to be on the cover of a fitness magazine can become reality. You are not the only woman with these goals. Bikini weight loss programs are becoming increasingly popular with women everywhere.
The reasons for this are pretty simple. Firstly, if you can look fantastic in your bikini you are going to look equally fabulous in tight jeans, slinky dresses, or La Perla lingerie. Secondly, you could find yourself on the cover of a swimsuit or fitness magazine once you have shed those love handles. You could end up getting paid to be a bikini or fitness model. Lastly, you won't be signing on and paying for costly diet food that no one else in the house will eat.
Bikini fitness model programs are popular because they do not involve the taking of steroid drugs, or building up great hulking muscles which tend to not look so feminine. Only a few workout items are generally required. Better yet, the workouts can be done at home. Costly gym memberships and personal trainers are not needed. Best of all, the workouts only have to be managed 4 times a week.