Thursday, January 21, 2010

Totally Toned Arms Book Review & Giveaway

About The Book:

Once Barack Obama joined the presidential race and attended events with wife at his side, the media, bloggers, and people everywhere started buzzing about Michelle's toned arms--and asking how on earth she does it. Even at the Presidential Inauguration, much of the talk was about Michelle's amazing arms. Media outlets from GMA to CNN to MSNBC have covered the story, inspiring women across the country to call their personal trainers and say, "I want Obama arms!"

Certified personal trainer Rylan Duggan, creator of the successful (and pricey, at $70 each!) e-book series Go Sleeveless!, constantly gets calls from clients and reporters asking for the training secrets behind Michelle's arms. Duggan is the expert quoted in much of this coverage, and in FIGHT ARM FLAB, he offers his 21-day program to get those sleek and sexy arms.

In this low-priced paperback, Duggan reveals the program (combining strength training and cardio) including a 7-day jumpstart maintenance plan, and essential diet secrets designed to shed fat and reveal toned muscle, plus 50-60 black and white photos throughout to illustrate. This is a simple program that anyone can do, no matter what their fitness level, at home and with little equipment. With this series of 25 easy exercises, anyone can have Obama arms--in a matter of weeks!




About The Author:

Rylan Duggan RK, BHK, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, is the creator of the Go Sleeveless! blog and e-book series, and creator of Adonis Fitness, the health and fitness consulting company specializing in women's body sculpting. Duggan is widely quoted in the "Obama arms" press. He lives in British Columbia.

Visit RylanDuggan.com
Or check out GoSleevelessBlog.com



My Review:

One of my New Year's resolutions was to be healthier this year. One of the ways I had planned to help me get health was to work out more regularly!!!! Well, I started on my Wii Fit Plus just after Christmas and have lost 5lb already!!! I am always looking for new ways to add to my exercise plan, so I will not get bored and decided to scrap it. That is why when I became aware of Totally Toned Arms, I jumped at the chance to review it.

Though this book focuses on exercising your arms, it really takes a look at your whole person. Not only is this book full of great cardio and strength training exercises, but there is a great nurtritional plan, and meal plan to help you as you lose wait and build strong arms, but also to maintain yourself after you have lost your desired weight.

The photos in the book are fantastic, showing you clearly how to perform exercises in a proper manner. You can do all these exercises with minimal equipment, or do them in a gym, and I love that Duggan gives the option.

The one section of the book that I concentrated on reading was the Nutritional Program. Duggan states in his book, the 10 Nutritional Commandments, including eating six small meals, eating vegetables with every meal, and eating fruit with the first three meals of the day. I don't want to give too much of the book away but I love that Duggan also points out what foods to eat and avoid as you plan your meals. He also does list a number of meal plans too.

If you have the goal to be a "healthier you" in 2010, I HIGHLY recommend Totally Toned Arms! Yes, you can get Michelle Obama arms using this book, but you will also become an overall healthy person by using the points made by Duggan!

Disclaimer: As with any wieghtloss program, please speak with your physician before starting this program to ensure it is right for you.


BUY IT: Totally Toned Arms can be purchased at your local bookseller, as well as online through Amazon.com and Amazon.ca


WIN IT: 5 Readers will win a copy of Totally Toned Arms: Get Michelle Obama Arms in 21 Days


TO WIN: Tell me one exercise or healthy lifestyle tip that you love.


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GIVEAWAY ENDS FEBRUARY 10, 2010


GOOD LUCK TO YOU ALL!

***Thank you to Anna at Hachette Book Group and Product Review Place for sending me a complimentary copy of this book for the purpose of review****

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