8 Minutes in the Morning to Lean Hips and Thin Thighs: Lose Up to 4 Inches in Less Than 4 Weeks-- Guaranteed! Paperback – Jan 1 2004
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“Workout revolution!” ―The New York Times (on Jorge Cruise and his 8-minute weight-loss plan)
“Very inviting.” ―The Washington Post (on Jorge Cruise and his 8-minute weight-loss plan)
“Lose 2 pounds a week.” ―USA Weekend (on Jorge Cruise and his 8-minute weight-loss plan)
From the Back Cover
Lose up to 4 inches from your hips and thighs in less than 4 weeks-- guaranteed!
Have you had a hard time shedding the fat and cellulite from your hips and thighs? Now, whether you're new to the Jorge Cruise weight-control plan or not, 8 Minutes in the Morning to Lean Hips and Thighs will help you lose up to 4 inches in less than 4 weeks-- guaranteed! The Jorge Cruise secret is to restore your metabolism by creating new lean muscles that burn fat and shrink the size of your hips and thighs.
Each day you'll do a simple Cruise Move routine that sculpts your hips and thighs and takes just 8 minutes. You'll also get a delicious meal plan with the essential muscle-making materials you'll need to create your new body. All with NO counting of calories or banning of foods. Empowering visualizations will help you conquer the emotional eating that may be sabotaging your efforts.
Success stories from Jorge Cruise clients will help keep you inspired. You have nothing to lose except inches from your hips and thighs!
"When I was a kid, I was called 'Thunder Thighs.' NOW, I'm working to have Thinner Thighs!"
--Eleanor Talbot (lost 14 inches from her thighs!)
"I've truly changed my lifestyle for the better."
--Cheryl McCowan (shrunk 3 1/2 inches off her thighs!)
"My thighs have always been a trouble zone for me, and now I have the tools to zap them!"
--Bonnie Barrett (lost 4 inches from her thighs!)
JORGE CRUISE struggled with his weight as a child and young man. Today he has over 3 million online clients at JorgeCruise.com, is the "weight-loss coach" columnist for Prevention magazine with 11 million readers, and is the New York Times best-selling author of the 8 Minutes in the Morning book series. He has been featured in USA Today, Woman's World, First for Women, Self, Shape, Cosmo, and Fit, and has appeared on Oprah, CNN, Good Morning America, Dateline NBC, and The View.See all Product Description
Top Customer Reviews
- 8 min. flat belly had a lot of repeat information from the original 8 minutes, which is to be expected because they both market to others, but if you have already read and followed the original 8 minutes book, I doubt you'll appreciate this one.
- I FELT a lot thinner in all areas while doing the original 8 minutes routine than I ever did while doing the flat belly program. It reccommends mixing hip and thigh spot training with all over body moves, I just didn't feel a difference.
- The original has a few paragraphs of motivation before every routine, lean hips doesn't. The motivation was a big factor for me.
- The original has different routines every day for 4 weeks!! Lean hips has only 1 week of each level (easy, intermediate, hard).
I know every body is different and perhaps if you begin with this book you would like it, but my overall opinion is that the original is #1!!
As a single mother working full time, I have (until now) found it nearly impossible to incorporate regular exercise into my life. Hours in the gym, bulky and expensive equipment, and time constraints are restrictive. This book changed that for me.
The exercises are easy to do, take little time or equipment, and are actually very effective! I have lost pounds and inches (in the right places!), and everyone at work compliments me on my progress. I have more energy too!
Jorge's exercise plan involves two strength-training exercises daily, and you do each exercise for four minutes. The only equpiment you need is a chair and a mat. The total morning routine takes from 8 to 15 minutes, including the brief warmup and stretches afterwards. You roll out of bed, do your exercises for the day, and you're done before you're even fully awake. That's about as easy as it could possibly get---but it works! There are three levels of difficulty, and you progress at your own pace. If level one is too easy, you can start on level two, then after a few weeks move on to level three.
Jorge's diet plan is basically a low-fat, low-calorie diet. He also stresses the benefits of flax oil. I have used the exercises in his book in conjunction with a low to moderate carbohydrate diet, and that has worked well for me. Your mileage may vary.
The book also provides great information about dieting and exercise in general, and gives many good sources to utilize as well. It's easy to read, and well-organized. The personal stories he uses as examples are real people, not supermodels, and I liked that.
I highly recommend this book for busy people like me, who aren't fitness junkies but want to incorporate some exercise into their lives.
Similar like M. Tombak in his book "Can We Live 150 Year?" Jorge Cruise makes sure that you have a balanced diet. Dr. Tombak, however, focused more at one's health and longevity rather than good looks. But surprisingly, when you follow Tombak's advice good looks just come about as a natural outcome of good physical and psychological health. If you add to this your "8 minutes in the morning" plan, you are set for success...
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