Wednesday, October 13, 2010

30 Day Method: Review and Giveaway

About The Book:

Did you know muscles get bored, just like people do? And did you also know that there's a 9 out of 10 chance that you're working the wrong muscles when you exercise? With TRACY ANDERSON'S 30-DAY METHOD you don't have to worry--her unique workout will help you drop the weight and shrink your body in just 30 days.

Based on ten years of scientific research and experience getting not just herself, but A-list stars and everyday people, red carpet ready, Anderson has developed a unique 30-day diet and workout routine that reshapes the body and defies genetics to tone the muscles and drop the pounds. While most people incorrectly target their major muscle groups, like the bicep or hamstring, the focus should be on the smaller accessory muscles that can create a long, lean, balanced look--instead of bulked up look. 


Anderson's program is composed of a groundbreaking three-tiered approach, including a mat workout and cardio routine targeting the all-important accessory muscles, and an exclusive 30-day meal plan, complete with dozens of delicious recipes. 

This comprehensive kick-start program is unlike any other workout on the market and it leaves no chance for anything but terrific, fast results!






About The Author:


Tracy Anderson began dancing as a child and at age 18 traveled to New York to realize her dream of becoming a professional dancer. After experiencing a considerable amount of weight gain, she began to experiment and research her own workout methods to transform her body--and those of others. After ten years of extensive research she developed the Tracy Anderson Method. Anderson has trained stars like Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Courteney Cox, Molly Sims and Naomi Watts, among others. She also owns the Tracy Anderson Method Stuido located in NY and LA and shares her unique workouts through her successful DVDs and webinars.


My Review:


Disclaimer: Before beginning any new weight loss/exercise program, please consult with your primary Physician to ensure its appropriateness for you.


As many of you know, I have been on a weight loss journey this year and so far, so good - 25lb lost since January. I admit though, lately I have been in a rut - almost a plateau of sorts, bored of my workouts and looking for something to step it up a notch.


The 30 Day Method by Tracy Anderson definitely has the potential to be that for me. The book is loaded with great ideas, the meal plan seems very easy to follow, and having tried a few of the recipes included, I can say they are very good. The recipes include:


**Soup
**Salad
**Eggs
**Entrees
**Vegetables
**Fruit
**Sweets
**Juice


I recently discovered the wonderful rice alternative, Quinoa, and was very excited to find this recipe in The 30 Day Method:


Quinoa Porridge With Apple Compote


1/2 cup Wuinoa
1/2 cup Apple Juice
1/2 cup Orange Juice
1 Sweet Apple (such as Gala or Fuji)
1/4 cup Blueberries


In a saucepan, slowly cook the quinoa with the juices, stirring occasionally. This should take about 10-12 minutes. Meanwhile, steam the apple. Peel the apple and blend it in a food processor. Add blueberries and puree lightly.


Serve porridge as soon as it is ready, topping it with the fruit compote


Portion size: 4 ounces


This recipe was really yummy, even my girls loved it! Most of the recipes seem very easy to follow, and use everyday ingredients for the most part.


The book also comes with an exclusive 30 Day Method DVD full of awesome Cardio sequences that will jump start your 30 day program! I personally am not a huge fan of cardio workouts but have really enjoyed the workouts I have done!


If you are looking for a way to step up your weight loss journey, check out The 30 Day Method today! You won't regret it!


BUY IT: Head over to Amazon.com and Amazon.ca to purchase The 30 Day Method by Tracy Anderson - it is also available through your favorite local bookseller


GIVEAWAY TIME!!!!

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***I received a complimentary copy of The 30-Day Method, courtesy of Hachette Book Group. All opinions expressed are my own, and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

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