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9/16/10

GIVEAWAY & REVIEW Tracy Anderson's 30 Day Method

Product Description

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.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style (September 20, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0446562041
  • ISBN-13: 978-0446562041
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MY THOUGHTS:

LOVED IT -- so far

I have had this book almost a week now and read it completely through before I opened the DVD.  My first impression was that this looks exactly like a toning and shaping class I took in college some--well, let's just say it was a loooong time ago.  I loved that class.  It combined many of the same methods that Tracy uses in her class.  The class that I took was half stretching and half dance.  I have never had to much fun in my life while getting into shape.  One note, the DVD is in black and white which is really nice for a change.

I am starting out very slowly with the exercise since I do have a bad back.  This book is not for everyone.  You really do need to devote the time and energy.  To be honest, it took me an hour and half to get through the first set of movements, but each day it does get easier and quicker.  I have not followed the diet at all, but have lost two pounds and can already see a massive improvement in my arms and legs.  Seriously, the bingo wings are fading!

The recipes in the book look exceptionally well and it looks like I can get most of the ingredients at my local Trader Joe's.  There are quite a few chicken dishes that I really want to try, especially the one with mango. 

I will post a few updates as I progress through the program. 
 
WANT TO WIN A COPY OF THIS BOOK?


Contest is open to anyone with a US or Canadian mailing address (no PO Boxes)
Winner will be chosen by Random.org on 10.3.10
Winner will have 48 hours to respond to email or a new winner will be chosen.
This giveaway is sponsored by Hatchette Book Group and 2 books will be available.
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54 comments:

  1. Thanks for hosting - this giveaway is perfectly timed - I was just having a weight conversation with a friend this morning - - you know the one, "Crap, all my clothes are getting too small! Maybe I should go shopping, or maybe I should lose that 10 pounds I put on since last year...."

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  2. I am interested since she has a dance background. Fluid moves vs. the sometimes jarring aerobic moves kind of appeal to me.

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  3. Thanks for having this contest. Good luck to everyone.

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  4. Would love to read this! I have the original videos and they really are fun :)

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  36. I am really excited about Tracey Anderson's book! I am a former dancer and can relate to having the weight being packed on. I really desire to loose those extra pounds I gained since my wedding three years ago and know that I need a little something extra. My birthday is this next month and I have a desire to "make it happen". Good luck to us all as we strive to be the best us possible!
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