Let’s get this weight off once and for all!!!

Top new releases for work out DVD’s
Let’s get this weight off once and for all!!!

I loved doing this pre-view of the best DVD’s.
It was hard work losing100 pounds! I had to work out regularly. It is not only important for weight loss but important for diabetics to get plenty of exercise.

* Jillian Michael’s- 30 Day Shred
* The Biggest Loser Workout- Last Chance Workout
* Lisa Rinna-Dance Body Beautiful
* Denise Austin-3-Week Boot Camp
* Julianne Hough-Cardio Ballroom
* Amy Bento- 10 Minute Solutions


Jillian 30 Day Shred- star of The Biggest Loser US and one of the world’s top fitness experts – is committed to getting big results. Follow her lead through her unique 3-2-1 Interval System combining strength, cardio and abs and check out the six-packs on display.
This DVD has three complete 20 min workouts which you can progress at your own time when you are ready. The intensity in each one go up. No room to mess around Jillian is serious when it comes to weight loss.
Style: Safe, efficient and fad free
2 of my friends have this DVD and love it. They are losing weight pretty fast! To do that you will have to do your workout DVD 5 days a week!
Best bit: Easy to follow 20 minute workouts catering to every level
Avoid if: You’re scared to sweat
Get if: You want abs like Jillian
Click here to buy:Jillian Michaels – 30 Day Shred

Join trainers and contestants from the show The Biggest Loser as they demonstrate some of the work out routines that helped them drop the pounds.I have this workout and it’s great! I also love the biggest loser Cardio Max! Talk about getting a good workout!

Style:
Really Tough love
Best bit: The ability to make it your own routine
Avoid if: You prefer a more pampered approach
Get if: You’re fed up of fitness gimmicks

Click here to buy:The Biggest Loser: Last Chance Workout They are 50% off right now! Can’t beat that price!!

Lisa Rinnas Dance Body Beautiful the hip new workout method created and choreographed by “Dancing With The Stars” competitors and fan favorites Lisa Rinna and Louis Van Amstel is The Ultimate Fitness DVD series. Encompassing totally unique routines that are super fun and easy to follow, you can do these Dance Fitness Body Blasting workouts anywhere or anytime No Partner Needed! So get up! Get Moving! This is what everyone is talking about and the most fun you will ever have Losing Weight, Getting Fit and Dance- Dance DANCING your way to a Beautiful Dance Body! 20 min you got it a great body

Style: Great pace dance routines
Get if: You are looking for something new and exciting: YOU will love this! Click here to buy:Lisa Rinna: Dance Body Beautiful – Ballroom Body Blast

Jump on the fast track to weight loss and lose up to two dress sizes with DENISE AUSTIN’S 3-WEEK BOOT CAMP! This invigorating plan delivers two supercharged workouts that combine cardio and strength training to boost metabolism and accelerate fat loss. Then, finish strong with a 6-minute bonus Ab Fat-Blaster that will tone and trim a sexy midsection. In just three weeks, you will trim inches, get fit and feel great! CARDIO & STRENGTH INTERVALS (20 min.): Tune up your metabolism and your muscles with cardio and strength intervals specialized to blast maximum fat and calories. ATHLETIC TRAINING (20 min.): Trim inches with a kettlebell-inspired workout that uses controlled momentum, full-body moves and cardio bursts to shed weight fast. BONUS: AB FAT-BLASTER (6 min.): Sculpt rock-hard abs in an instant with three-dimensional exercises that target-tone the entire core to reveal a slim, strong, sexy center.

Style: Easy to follow but you will lose those inches for sure!
Get if: You want to work hard and break a sweat fast. Release endorphins and feel great.
Click here to buy :Denise Austin: 3-Week Boot Camp

CARDIO BALLROOM
Two-time “Dancing with the Stars” champion Julianne Hough is ready to share her best-kept secrets and techniques for getting a lean, toned dancer’s physique! Known for her standout choreography, contagious enthusiasm, and ability to teach anyone to dance, Julianne will motivate you to dance the Cha Cha, Jive and Paso Doble with her in this fun and effective workout—no partner needed! These fat burning moves are carefully choreographed to keep your heart rate up and help you dance your way into fabulous shape. “Dance is the best way to exercise.” Julianne says. “You’ll have so much fun, you won’t even realize you’re getting a great full-body workout.”
BONUS:
One-On-One Personal Dance Lesson With Julianne! This is your chance to learn from the best! In this bonus feature Julianne will break down key steps at a slower pace and refine those little details that will make your dance “ballroom beautiful!” Take this personal dance lesson before your first workout to make your dance flow smoother. Or do it any time you want some extra fine-tuning for your steps.
DVD FEATURES: Cardio Ballroom Workout Personal Dance Lesson with Julianne Behind-The-Scenes Interview
**Selected as Shape Magazine’s DVD of the Month for December 2009.

Style: fad free and fun
Best bit: A personal dance lesson
Avoid if: If your not into working hard
Get if: You want a great bod like Julianne
Click here to buy”Dance with Julianne: Cardio Ballroom

No time to exercise? We have the solution for you—the 10 Minute Solution! Everyone can find at least ten minutes in their day, and we’ve developed a well-rounded plan that is made up of 5, highly effective 10-minute workouts that will train your ENTIRE body—without spending hours in the gym! You can do one workout per day and get 5 days worth of amazing cross training. You can also use the mix and match feature to create your own favorite combination of the workouts. Or you can choose to do the routines all together and really kick your workout into high gear!

Cardio Kickboxing
In this cardio kickboxing segment, you will burn up the calories, knockout the fat, and achieve a sleek looking physique.
Fat Blasting Intervals
This workout gives you the best of both worlds with intervals of cardio and strength training. These intervals are one of the fastest ways to transform your body and see results quickly.
Power Yoga
It’s important to take time to connect with your body and keep your body balanced with flexibility training. Using this yoga flow you will become more agile and more flexible.
Belly Fat Burner This series of belly blasting exercises will work the 6-pack, strengthen the lower back and zap away any love handles. Consider it a short-cut to the best abs you’ve ever had!
Lean Body Sculpt
Make the most of every minute with compound moves that work your upper and lower body at the same time. This type of sculpting leads to leaner bodies because it increases muscle mass which can raise your metabolic rate and melt away unwanted fat.
About The Instructor: Amy Bento (www.nrgfitness.net) is a NASM Certified Personal Trainer from Norwalk, Connecticut and has been a fitness professional for almost 20 years.
Style: Fun fast and great pace
Best bit: Sculpt your body fast
Avoid if: You don’t want that great body
Get if: You want fast results
Click here to buy: 10 Minute Solution: 5 Day Get Fit Mix

Make sure you get your exercise 5 days a week if possible.

Enjoy!!

Jill’s Spinach Raspberry Flaxseed Oil Shake~ As seen on Dr. OZ

I have had about 20 emails in the past few days asking for my shake recipe so I said I would post it at the top! :-) To good health!

Jill’s Spinach Raspberry Flaxseed Oil Shake~As seen on Dr. OZ ~ Click Here to Watch

Ingredients

Serves 4

2 cups fresh or frozen Raspberry’s
1 container of strawberry low fat yogurt.
1/4 cup orange juice
1 handful of fresh spinach. You and your kids wont even taste the spinach. It’s the only way I can get my 5 yr old to get his veggies.
8 baby carrots
2 scoops of vanilla or strawberry protein powder of your choice.
For a healthy twist add 2 teaspoons of flaxseed oil. You wont even taste it. There is also a beauty tip using flaxseed oil. It is great for making beautiful hair, skin and nails.
1/4 cup of dry oatmeal
2 teaspoon of wheat germ

Combine all ingredients in blender with a small amount of ice until smooth and serve. :-)

* Amount Per Serving / 10- oz
* Calories: 203.1
* Dietary Fiber: 12g
* Total Fat: 4.0 g
* Sodium: 52.2mg
* Total Carbs: 23.1 g
* Protein: 20g

Jill’s Fit Tip Tuesday!!

For every hour you sit you need to get up and walk ride a bike or go up and down stairs for 15 min.Sitting Disease by the Numbers

 

Learning to Read Lables With your Kids!!

With the kids home all summer we really should know what they are eating.  Reading the labels of what we buy is the best way to know how much Sugar and other things they are getting.  It’s know fun dealing with kids that have sugar highs due to eating to much sugar.  So take some time when you shop and read the label.

• A free food is one with less than 20 calories and 5 grams carbohydrate per serving. Examples
include diet soft drinks, sugar-free gelatin dessert, sugar-free ice pops, sugarless gum, and sugar-free

syrup.
• Sugar-free does not mean carbohydrate-free. Compare the total carbohydrate content of a sugar-free

food with that of the standard product. If there is a big difference in carbohydrate content
between the two foods, you may want to buy the sugar-free food. If there is little difference in the
total grams of carbohydrate between the two foods, choose the one you want based on price and
taste. Make sure to read the label carefully to make the best choice.
• “No sugar added” foods do not have any form of sugar added during processing or packaging, and
do not contain high-sugar ingredients. Remember, they may still be high in carbohydrate, so you
have to check the label.
• Fat-free foods can be higher in carbohydrate and contain almost the same calories as the foods
they replace. One good example of this are fat-free cookies. Fat-free foods are not necessarily a
better choice than the standard product, so take the time to read your labels carefully.

Taking a Closer Look at the Label
The information on the left side of the label provides total amounts of different nutrients per serving.

To make wise food choices, check the total amounts for:
• calories
• total fat
• saturated fat
• cholesterol
• sodium
• fiber
• total carbohydrate


Using the information found in total amounts

Total amounts are shown in grams, abbreviated as g. or in milligrams, shown as mg. A gram is a very small amount and a milligram is on-thousandth of that. For example, a nickle weighs about 5 grams. So does a teaspoonful of margarine. Compare labels of similar foods. For example,choose the product with a smaller amount of saturated fat, cholesterol,and  try to select foods with more fiber.

Calories
If youare trying to lose or maintain your weight, the number of calories you eat counts. To lose weight you need to eat fewer calories than your body burns. You can use the label to compare similar products and determine which contains fewer calories.

Sodium
Sodium doesnot affect blood glucose levels.  However, many people eat much more sodium than they need. Table salt is very high in sodium.  You might hear people sue “sodium” in lieu of “table salt,” or vice versa.With many foods, you can taste how salty they are, such as pickles. But there is also hidden salt in many foods, like salad dressings,canned soups and other packaged foods.  Reading labels can help you compare the sodium in different foods. You can also try using herbs andspices in your cooking instead of adding salt.  Adults should aim forless than 2400 mg per day.  If you have high blood pressure it may be helpful to to eat less.

Total Carbohydrate;
If youare carbohydrate counting, the food label can provide you with the information you need for meal planning. Look at the grams of total carbohydrate, rather than the grams of sugar. Total carbohydrate on the label includes sugar, complex carbohydrate, and fiber. If you look only at the sugar number, you may end up excluding nutritious foods such as fruits and milks thinking they are too high in sugar. You might also overeat foods such as cereals and grains that have no natural or added sugar, but do contain a lot of carbohydrate. The grams of sugar and fiber are counted as part of the grams of total carbohydrate. If a food has 5 grams or more fiber in a serving, subtract the fiber grams from the total grams of carbohydrate for a more accurate estimate of the carbohydrate content.

Fiber
Fibers part of plant foods that is not digested. Dried beans such as kidney or pinto beans, fruits, vegetables and grains are all good sources of fiber. The recommendation is to eat 25-30 grams of fiber per day.People with diabetes need the same amount of fiber as everyone else.

Sugar alcohols
Sugar alcohols (also known as polyols) include  xylitol and mannitol,and have fewer calories than sugars and starches. Use of sugar alcohols-in a product does not necessarily mean the product is low incarbohydrate or calories. Eating to much of these products can cause diarrhea.  I just don’t do well with sugar alcohols.  I also get a very bad stomach ache when I use splenda so I use stevia instead.

List of Ingredients
Ingredients are listed in descending order by weight, meaning the first ingredient makes up the largest proportion of the food. Check the ingredient list to spot things you’d like to avoid, such as coconut oil or palm oil,which are high in saturated fat. Also try to avoid hydrogenated oils that are high in trans fat. They are not listed by total amount on the label, but you can choose foods that don’t list  hydrogenated oil in the ingredient list. The ingredient lists also a good place to look for heart-healthy ingredients such as soy;monounsaturated fats such as olive or canola oils; or whole grains,like whole wheat flour and oats.  My kids can not tell I am using wheat flour.

Click Here For Tips if You have Diabetes

A few tips for mom’s.  Instead of otter pops which are 100% Sugar opt for GoGurt  and put them in the freezer.  They are much healthier and still can be refreshing during the summer.

Save Soda for a special night.   Soda is bad for everyone so we all need to watch it but letting our kids have soda on a daily basis is just wrong!I buy a new water bottle for my family each spring so we are
set for summer. No one leaves the house without it so then no one needs to say I am thirsty and we have to stop and have to make a choice on what to get.

575-Pound Spokesman For Heart Attack Grill Dies Aged 29

This is sooooo SAD!! :-( 

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