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.
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“Making the Cut by fitness trainer Jillian Michaels is the perfect book to get you in the best shape of your life.”
her attitude is great but her idea of cooking is not for the average person. I like to cook but this was way too involved for me.Published 6 days ago by Terrill
This book has some excellent information, especially for those who are new to exercising. Jillian does a great job of clearly explaining how the body functions and why certain... Read morePublished 18 days ago by AK
Easy to read, excellent videos, achievable exercise plan. I followed the exercise plan and have seen great results. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Elannie D.
I really live what Jullian teaches and grab all her books when Im able. My favorite go to sellers for used books cleanearthbooks! Another good book Im getting a lot of use out of.Published 5 months ago by Nancy
I didn't find what I was looking for....I don't need to know how to chante muy life, I wanted to know how to loose weight.... Periodo.Published 5 months ago by Juan
I want to no wwhat shw eats. thats it. i already bo about the exersizing. Not buying this when it seems from the samples that there is not much on what kind of foods she eatsPublished 7 months ago by davena