Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Expert Talks Fit Moms for Life Review

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Expert Talks Fit Moms for Life

Description: Fit Moms for Life: How to Have Endless Energy to Outplay your Kids ~ ( chronicles the successes of 31 mothers who used Dustin’s fitness and weight loss program with stellar successes. Armed with personal stories with before and after photos, Dustin takes the reader through the five pillars of fitness: Mindset, Nutrition, Strength Training, Burst Training, and Environment. Ultimately leading to the end goal: Staying Fit for Life.

Fit Moms for Life is perfect for Mothers (and women in general) who want a fitness program that works. Dustin Maher says:

  • Traditional Cardio Doesn’t Lose Fat
  • You Can’t Work Out to Compensate for Poor Eating
  • See Results 9 Times Faster With Burst Training
  • Learn ONE Exercise That Shrinks a Waistline WITHOUT diet changes
  • Burn Fat While You Sleep
  • A Healthy Environment Equals A More Fit Family

About the Author: Dustin’s inspiration to help moms comes from his nurturing upbringing and continued close relationship with his own mom. Dustin has helped thousands of women get in amazing shape all over the US and the world. He has been on TV close to 100 times and has been in many magazines, newspapers, radio shows, has over 250 YouTube videos, and over 450 articles and videos on his website. His website Alexa ranking around 300K and he has an email list of 7000K. Dustin is also hosting his own Fit Moms for Life talk radio show at To learn more, please checkout Dustin’s website at www.DustinMaherFit

Review: Alright. I am the first to say that I need to change. I really do. I love to eat. I especially love sweets. Lots of people tell me that I look fine and I shouldn't worry, but they used to tell me that I looked great. It's a big step down in my opinion. Great to fine. I want to look great again. This is why I signed up to do this review. I got the book about two weeks ago, but I have not yet started anything in it. There are 5 areas that Fit Moms For Life says you have to change in order to change yourself. The first is changing your mindset. In other words, THINK POSITIVE. This is perhaps the hardest part for me. You have to believe that you not only deserve to take the time to lose weight and get healthy, but that you CAN actually do it. I have spent a lot of time telling myself that it is useless. I have come to believe that there really is nothing to be done to change how I am right now. I don't have the time to exercise and change. This is my first challenge and what I am currently working on. Dustin talks about things you can do to try to change your mindset and I am really thinking bout trying some of them. It's hard to undo something you've done to yourself for years.

The second change to take place has to do with nutrition. This I don't think is something i am going to adopt. I understand his logic in thinking that 5-6 meals a day is better for you. I agree with that. I understand incorporating more nuts, fruits, and vegetables, but I don't do organic. Don't think that I have a problem with that. Organic is healthy, but it also costs at least twice as much as non-organic. We buy groceries weekly and I can't buy the food we need for under $100 going organic. It just can't be done in my budget. Dustin says that you do not HAVE to incorporate every part of his book in order to see change. However, he believes that you will get the best results and more long lasting ones. I just can't adopt this one.

Third is strength training. I LOVE this. My husband and I both have always felt that strength training is the way to go in order to get long term weight loss. My husband has been able to go lift twice at least twice a week for the last couple of years, but I can honestly say he needs to do more. He isn't gaining weight even with our poor eating habits. If he could do it it more often, he would lose weight. I, on the other hand, have no way to lift weights. We can't afford a second gym membership since I would have to go to a different gym than he does and I have no baby sitter. So I have to get some dumbbells to do it at home. I have to wait until we can afford the dumbbells or find a suitable alternative before I can start the strength training. This is something that I intend to start as soon I have the weights. Dustin provides a handful of exercises in the book to help you get started, but you will need a set of weights (not a whole bench press set) and a stress ball in order to do them. That will start as soon as possible though.

Fourth is burst training. This is like cardio on steroids for a minute at a time. I have an elliptical machine that I intend to try to do this on. My son lets me do cardio occasionally, so I plan to get this started soon. You are probably thinking I am full of excuses for not doing it yet, but I really want to start all the exercise at once. That way I can just get in a routine and not break from it. I am not one of those people that eases into exercising. I just need to jump in.

Finally, you have to change your environment. This can be really hard for some people. It won't be for me. This requires you to be around people who support your efforts and reduce your time with people who will deter you from your goals. The only people I am really around consistently is my parents and my mother-in-law. My mom struggles with weight like I do, so she will support me. My mother-in-law is fanatical about getting in her exercises and not eating much of anything ever. There will be no problems with my environment out side of home. The only issue I have is getting all the exercise in while still getting a good night of sleep and taking care of my son. It's something that I just have to deal with though no matter what program I am taking part in.

What does all this mean? I think that Fit Moms For Life can work. It especially will for someone who can afford to pay the money to change their diets and to get a gym membership. Many of the amazing stories of people it worked for are people who could go to the Boot Camp classes recommended. If you can do that, then I think in the 6 weeks they want you to test out the program, you will see results. I need to get the right tools to do this at home and then I plan to write a post on how my results are going.

Buy It: You can buy the book, Fit Moms For Life at amazon or Dustin's Website

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