Picks and Pans Review: How to...Shape Up for Summer

updated 06/07/2010 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 06/07/2010 AT 01:00 AM EDT

New books to help trim and tone.


If your excuse for skipping workouts is "I forget how to do those triceps kickbacks," here's a handy manual slim enough to carry everywhere.

THIS IS WHY YOU'RE FAT by Jackie Warner. Tip for making the gym more fun: Change your playlist weekly. Diet and exercise plans you can stick to from the star of Bravo's Work Out.

EXTRA LEAN by Mario Lopez. The Extra host's book won't get you his abs, but it does offer appealing recipes and sane advice.

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