Winning by Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life
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Drop the weight and change your life with Jillian Michaels’ Winning by Losing. The fitness expert on the smash hit NBC TV show “The Biggest Loser” and “Losing It,” Jillian offers her unique, comprehensive, no-nonsense health and fitness program that can help anyone lose unwanted pounds and keep them off. Losing never felt so good!
Few things in life are simple and straightforward, and losing weight is no different—it's not easy, and anyone who says otherwise is trying to pull a fast one. Winning by Losing is a comprehensive, inspirational, and real solution to your weight problems. Taking a triple-threat approach, Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels identifies and illuminates the three keys to health and lasting weight loss so that you can become a winner in mind, body, spirit, and life. Focusing on both the psychological aspects of being overweight as well as nutrition and fitness, Jillian's program is designed to help you safely shed weight fast.
So, are you ready to chuck the excuses and the quick-fix fantasies and get real about what it takes to change your life for the better? If so, this is the book for you. Come on. Losing has never felt so good!
of portion control. 1. If you’re at home, use smaller plates to create the illusion of a bigger serving. 2. If you’re at a restaurant and you know the portions are huge, ask the server to put half of your meal in a doggy bag before it’s even brought to you. This saves you money as well as unnecessary calorie overload. 3. Try sharing an entrée with your dining partner. 4. Make a new rule for yourself that there always has to be something left on your plate. Leaving something on your plate
calories. I know measuring everything can be tedious, but it won’t take long for you to know by heart what a cup of milk looks like or how many ounces of chicken are in a small breast. Before you know it, you’ll be eyeballing your portions like a pro. If you find yourself in a situation where you don’t have the luxury of using your measuring equipment, here are some useful tips for assessing portion sizes using your hand. The size of your fist is roughly equal to a cup-size serving of cereal,
sugars and processed grains; in fact, the reason that they break down so quickly in our bodies is that they have undergone chemical procedures during factory processing that are similar to the ones in our digestive system, so they are partially digested when we eat them. Pretty gross, huh? They are found in packaged foods such as white bread, pasta, crackers, baked goods, and other foods that are made with white flour and contain little or no fiber. As if the sugar crash and fat storage
press through your heels as you extend your legs. Keep your abs tight and relax your neck and shoulders. In order to target different back muscles, alternate an overhand grip with an underhand one every 5 minutes. Jump Rope and Jumping Jacks This is an excellent form of cardio that you can perform anywhere. No matter where you are or what the weather, you can always jump. It will take you a little time to build up an endurance for this form of cardio, so try it in intervals at first: jump one
better at it every time I do it. I am going to eat well today, and I will feel good about myself as a result.” Your self-talk can make the difference between self-assurance and self-doubt, happiness and despair, success and failure. I can promise you that if you start making your self-talk more positive and affirming, and less defeatist and self-deprecating, your whole life will change for the better. There is more to this idea than the way you talk to yourself. I also want you to think about