Jillian Michaels Banish Fat Boost Metabolism-has anyone used it?

previous topic · next topic
Sasha-Anne

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 87

      quote  
Posted: 24 Jan 2013, 09:02
I'm thinking of starting this workout but when I looked up reviews on it I've come across a few that says there's no way you will lose weight using this DVD (not that I expected to lose the advertised 5lbs a week) and that it's a waste of time.. I would like to know if anybody here has used it and seen results or should I leave it?
shmiller

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 504

      quote  
Posted: 24 Jan 2013, 09:10
Unless it's a sit-on-your-couch-and-eat-bonbons workout, I would think you would lose weight using any exercise DVD that helps you burn more calories than you consume. Why do the reviewers think it's so ineffective?
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead
Sasha-Anne

Joined: Jun 12
Posts: 87

      quote  
Posted: 24 Jan 2013, 09:28
The reviews say they'd recommend it to anyone wanting to improve their cardiovascular fitness but not for anyone who wants to lose weight..it seemed a bit strange to me that jillian michaels could ever come up with a DVD that didn't work but the reviews made me want the opinions of anyone here who might have the DVD themselves and to know whether they found it effective or not
Ingria

Joined: Oct 11
Posts: 532

      quote  
Posted: 24 Jan 2013, 10:34
Though I am not familiar with the DVD, I would think that the comments are related to "fat burning zone" or "fat burning zone myth". You can google both and decide for yourself. As with diet, there is no best exercise that fits all. Unless your body needs are very specific (traumas, illnesses), or you are training for a competition, choose the program you enjoy and can follow, and just do it.
~~~~~~~~~~
The first thing you lose on a diet is your sense of humor. ~ Author Unknown
It doesn’t matter what diet you follow… What matters is what makes you follow your diet. ~ Tom Venuto
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
Posts: 1,286

      quote  
Posted: 24 Jan 2013, 10:44
The concept of "fat burning exercise" is deceptive. Regardless of what your exercise program, you need to strictly control your calorie intake to turn a few hundred calories burned a day into weight loss. The fact is that burning more calories will also make you hungrier. So people who just do the exercise will get in shape but probably not lose weight. When they get hungry after their workout, they eat a snack, and there goes the calorie deficit.



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

GOAL !!!
Congratulations! So happy for you! Enjoy your birthday celebration with family. :)
by Deb_N on 25 Oct 14 02:02 PM
From phen to ideal protein diet
Has anyone been on phen and transitioned to the ideal protein diet?
by Werfam on 25 Oct 14 02:00 PM
Staying on Track
You do what is best for you, just be smart about it. As long as you are eating healthy and not starving yourself you'll be fine. It doesn't sound like your friends are encouraging you at all. ...
by Sassy shelby on 25 Oct 14 06:59 AM
Work Potluck
I like the dip! That's pretty cool. I also like the deviled eggs idea, but someone else is already bringing those.
by mars2kids on 24 Oct 14 12:06 PM
Vegan Diet
Hi. I'm trying to eat a vegan diet. Does anyone follow this type of eating plan? What types of food do you eat to get full?
by Hrgirl9 on 24 Oct 14 11:42 AM