Thanks to Biggest Loser, Jillian Michaels is a house-hold name here in the U.S. and in many locations abroad. She has the strongest win record of her rival trainers, Bob Harper and the former Kim Lyons. Bob has even called her the best trainer in the world.
Her personality outweighs her petite 5’2″, 115 pound frame and she dominates her Biggest Loser contestants in the gym. Having experienced her own personal trials with being overweight, she knows exactly how to work with her team to help them overcome and successfully lose weight.
You might think a big celebrity trainer like Jillian is too far out of your reach- but she’s not. Jillian is also quite the business woman and has a suite of products and services that bring her expertise right into your home.
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A realistic and science-based plan, your subscription gives you access to Jillian’s brand of fitness and diet. You’ll learn how many calories you need each day, the best foods for your body type, access to recipes, tools like a fitness diary and workout schedules updated weekly. Additionally, you can connect with other Jillian fans in the message boards, monitor progress on the weight track, and submit questions via “Ask Jillian.” It’s also quite affordable, at about $4/week.
In her book, she offers a 30-day program to gain a stronger, sexier you. Using a method of oxidation, she’ll teach you how to use your metabolism to your advantage. Once you know what type of metabolism you have, she’ll guide you to eat appropriately for that, so that your body is using that energy and burning effectively. She also provides guidance to help you overcome hurdles like negative self-esteem and poor self-confidence. Using this book, you can get a personalized approach to healthy weight loss, straight from Jillian, for only $14.95!
Get one of her hard-hitting workouts right in your own home. Jillian’s workout DVD is designed to help you power through those last 10-20 or so pounds in just 30 days. There are three, 20-minute workouts that are progressively more intense. Each session includes Cardio, Strength Training and Ab Training in a circuit-style routine. You can get the DVD for about $15.
Ever imagine having Jillian cook for you? Well, this is probably as close as any of us are going to get- and it’s an ideal substitute. Jillian worked closely with the chefs at eDiet to create an impressive menu for her meal delivery program. Meals are delivered weekly in “chill fresh packs,” ensuring quality and freshness. For each day of the week you’ll receive three main meals and a snack. The meals stand-by Jillian’s rigid nutritional standards- using high quality lean meats and proteins, fresh fruits and vegetables, no preservatives and no trans-fats. Each meal is portioned appropriately and they allow customization for your order. The price is competitive at $140/week.
The newest addition to Jillian’s little fitness family is her upcoming Wii game, scheduled to release October 28, 2008. You’ll create a character, and then follow Jillian’s butt-kicking bootcamp via the Wii. Throughout you’ll hear Jillian’s voice instructing through each hill climb, strength training and other exercises, all the while having access to her trusted fitness and lifestyle advice. The Fitness Ultimatum for the Wii will allow you to track and monitor progress. The game will sell for $39.99.