From Denise Austin comes the perfect health book for anyone who wants to live better but just can’t seem to find the time. Much more than just another excercise book, Denise’s Daily Dozen covers a whole range of health and diet related concepts yet manages it all in a no-stress, time-conscious program of 12’s. At it’s core, this book contains the minimum daily requirements to keep the reader flexible, strong and trim. Organized simply into seven chapters, which equal the seven days of the week, it covers a full week in daily allotments. Each day will have it’s own focus from Monday being “fat burning day” to Sunday’s “recharge and rejuvenate.”
Denise has created a total body program, including a 7-day balanced meal plan that includes healthy recipes, and a workout that encompasses 12 exercises done in 12 minutes each day. Everyone can take just 12 minutes, at whatever time of the day works for them, and turn it over to these simple and fun exercises. Cardio, toning, yoga and breathing exercises…they’re all here but in a way the maximizes effect while minimizing time.
Beyond a dozen exercises for each day of the week this book will include many other of Denises dozens for each day.
“Denise Austin practices what she preaches. Follow her positive approach for a better life.”―Jack LaLanne, fitness pioneer on “Pilates for Every Body””Denise Austin probably could motivate a statue. Her nonstop encouragement and exercise expertise form the perfect combination.”―Chicago Tribune on “Jumpstart””Denise Austin makes the Energizer Bunny look lethargic.”―People magazine on “Jumpstart”
About the Author
A native of San Pedro, California, Denise started gymnastics at the age of 12 and earned an athletic scholarship to the University of Arizona, graduating in 1979 with an exercise physiology degree. She began her career teaching aerobic exercise classes in the Los Angeles area and went on to cohost the The Jack LaLanne Show, in 1981. (Denise considers Jack LaLanne one of her role models, and she is delighted to still speak regularly with the 95-year-old fitness legend.) During more than 25 years promoting health and fitness, Denise has created 82 workout videos or DVDs. Her enormous number of sales led to her 2003 induction into the Video Hall of Fame. Denise has been married for 25 years to Jeff Austin, a sports attorney and brother of tennis champ Tracy Austin. They share a home with their two teenage daughters, Kelly and Katie.
Love this book — it is one of the best diet/lifestyle books ever written. The program is easy…so simple to follow and is very balanced so that you do not feel deprived of good foods. One of my favorite lunches in the book is a PBJ…it feels like you are cheating but you’re not! By the end of the week, I lost 4 lbs and I felt terrific. I love Denise’s inspirational tips throughout the book to keep going and stay motivated. This is all you need to get and stay on track. I am a big fan of Denise’s workouts…they are challenging but not over the top crazy…(like Turbofire or Insanity which are unnecessarily strenuous on the body)…I love all of them…even the oldies!! I highly recommend this book and Denise’s workouts…you’ll lose weight and feel great…b/c as Denise says “You are worth it”!
Food and exercises really good. Since I’ve not the time to do all that cooking continually – I did the 3 weeks HOWEVER did not do the extra 2 miles of running, etc and as stated in the book – you wouldn’t see the 12 pound weight loss. I still do the 12 minute exercises daily though — it good for AM prep for the world 🙂 Good writings also about calories and the body — If I were a runner — I guess I’d seen more positive results. I later found out that I have been lacking in calories for the exercise I do so now have to try to balance my eating and exercise to avoid putting my body into starvation mode which holds the calories/fat versus burning off. This fact — I learned from a Dietician. Yet this book is a good resource!
I bought this book for my Kindle first, but the pictures of the exercises were too small to see clearly, so I bought a paper version. I have several of Denise Austin’s videos, so I have been a fan of hers for a long time. Basically this book just teaches us to use common sense in our every day life. We all can find a few minutes to exercise in our day, even if it is while waiting on the toast to pop up or something to cook on the stove. She has some great ideas and pointers. She also has some good recipes included. I would recommend this book.
- Title: Denise’s Daily Dozen: The Easy, Every Day Program to Lose Up to 12 Pounds in 2 Weeks
- Autor: Denise Austin
- Publisher (Publication Date): Center Street (January 5, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: | 1599952440
- ISBN-13: | 978-1599952444
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