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Making the Cut: The 30-Day Diet and Fitness Plan for the Strongest, Sexiest You

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Are you in good shape but struggling with those last ten to twenty pounds that stand between looking perfectly okay and looking knock-their-eyes-out great? Do you have an event on the calendar where youd love to make jaws drop? Or do you just want to see for yourself what it would be like to have the best body youve ever had in your life? Then you need this book.

Making the Cut is a unique, intense thirty-day program from TVs toughest fitness guru, Jillian Michaels. It has one purpose: to maximize your diet and fitness potential so youll get dramatic results at an accelerated pace. The program trains you in three essential ways—mentally, nutritionally, and physically. Making the Cut enables you to:

• identify your unique body type and metabolic makeup (are you a fast, slow, or balanced oxidizer?) and customize a diet plan that is perfect for you

• learn mental techniques that greatly enhance your self-confidence and sharpen your focus on success

• develop your strength, flexibility, coordination, and endurance to levels that exceed anything you ever previously attained—or would have thought possible

Making the Cut takes you further faster than any other fitness program. Ever wonder what secret techniques models and celebrities learn from their high-priced personal trainers when they need to look their absolute best for a shoot or a scene? Jillian shares invaluable info about “peaking”—temporary short cuts you can employ when you have just a few days to get ready for your close-up. And she gets you hip to safe but effective supplements (break out the white willow bark and green tea extract) and tells you how to shed the last drops of excess water weight to put the ultimate finishing touch on the new you.

Other plans get you in shape; this one delivers ripped-up perfection. You supply the commitment and determination . . . Jillian Michaels supplies the astonishing results. Visit www.JillianMichaels.com for more.

Review:

"Michaels, who gained recognition as a trainer on NBC's The Biggest Loser, pushes to get you in 'the best shape of your life.' Assuming you are already in fairly decent shape, if you have 20 or less pounds to shed and are willing to make the commitment, Michaels promises to have readers 'feeling comfortable running in a bikini.' Determining body fat percentage and taking a 'fit test' is par for the course in this sort of book. What separates Michaels' program is that she bases the diet on whether a person is a 'slow oxidizer, balanced oxidizer, or fast oxidizer.' The idea is that slow oxidizers require more carbs, while fast oxidizers need higher percentages of protein. Michaels provides three different sets of menus and recipes (she claims that there is sound science behind this, but don't expect to see helpful footnotes quoting clinical studies). The majority of the book is list-like and not invigorating to read. A glut of trainer-driven fitness books seem to be hitting stands lately; this one only stands out if you accept her notion of oxidizing." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

The strength trainer and coach for the Red Team on NBCUs hit show "The Biggest Loser" provides a 30-day diet and fitness plan for women that will whip them into shape while giving them tools to deal with self-defeating behaviors and thought patterns. 75 black-and-white photos.

About the Author

Jillian Michaels is best known as the former strength trainer and life coach for the Red Team from the NBC hit series The Biggest Loser. She shared her teams losing secrets in her debut fitness book, Winning by Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life. Jillian holds two personal training certificates from the leading certification programs in the country and is a regular contributor to Cosmo Girl, a columnist for Redbook, and a media favorite. She lives in Los Angeles with her dog, Baxter.

Visit www.jillianmichaels.com for more of her best fitness and nutrition tips.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307382504
Author:
Michaels, Jillian
Publisher:
Crown Publishers
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Diets - Weight Loss
Subject:
Weight Loss
Subject:
Physical fitness
Subject:
Reducing diets
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Diet and Nutrition
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
75 BandW PHOTOS
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.55x7.63x1.06 in. 1.91 lbs.

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Michaels, who gained recognition as a trainer on NBC's The Biggest Loser, pushes to get you in 'the best shape of your life.' Assuming you are already in fairly decent shape, if you have 20 or less pounds to shed and are willing to make the commitment, Michaels promises to have readers 'feeling comfortable running in a bikini.' Determining body fat percentage and taking a 'fit test' is par for the course in this sort of book. What separates Michaels' program is that she bases the diet on whether a person is a 'slow oxidizer, balanced oxidizer, or fast oxidizer.' The idea is that slow oxidizers require more carbs, while fast oxidizers need higher percentages of protein. Michaels provides three different sets of menus and recipes (she claims that there is sound science behind this, but don't expect to see helpful footnotes quoting clinical studies). The majority of the book is list-like and not invigorating to read. A glut of trainer-driven fitness books seem to be hitting stands lately; this one only stands out if you accept her notion of oxidizing." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , The strength trainer and coach for the Red Team on NBCUs hit show "The Biggest Loser" provides a 30-day diet and fitness plan for women that will whip them into shape while giving them tools to deal with self-defeating behaviors and thought patterns. 75 black-and-white photos.
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