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Body media band or body revolution

From: accarpenter
Posted: Sep-03 09:57 AM via the Mobile app (1 of 5)

I need something to really rev up he weight loss. Currently I am 5 ft 6 in and 170 and was a size 6 when I started this venture. I work our six days a week with different cardio and high intensity intervals. 4 days a week I do weights and work with a trainer. I also do Jillian's daily workout. I consume 1000-1200 calories per day and about 60-70g total carbs. I haven't lost any weight but am gaining inches. I do not want to bulk up but rather want lean muscles. My trainer is no help. Which of these products, the body media armband or body revolution would be most beneficial?
I need something to really rev up he weight loss. Currently I am 5 ft 6 in and 170 and was a size 6 when I started this venture. I work our six days a week with different cardio and high intensity intervals. 4 days a week I do weights and work with a trainer. I also do Jillian's daily workout. I consume 1000-1200 calories per day and about 60-70g total carbs. I haven't lost any weight but am gaining inches. I do not want to bulk up but rather want lean muscles. My trainer is no help. Which of these products, the body media armband or body revolution would be most beneficial?

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From: campbek26
To: accarpenter
Posted: Sep-07 10:01 PM (2 of 5)

Hi accarpenter!  I too am 5'6" 170 and used to be a size 6.  I am now pushing at the size 12 door.  I have the JM BodyMedia and I love it.  I also have the JM Body Revolution and I love it as well.  I've figured out both systems and I'm going to start out using both on the plan this Monday the 10th.  I highly recommend them.  If you have any questions, let me know as I'm happy to help!  Have a great weekend!  :)
Hi accarpenter!  I too am 5'6" 170 and used to be a size 6.  I am now pushing at the size 12 door.  I have the JM BodyMedia and I love it.  I also have the JM Body Revolution and I love it as well.  I've figured out both systems and I'm going to start out using both on the plan this Monday the 10th.  I highly recommend them.  If you have any questions, let me know as I'm happy to help!  Have a great weekend!  :)

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From: MountainQueen
To: accarpenter
Posted: Sep-10 08:50 AM (3 of 5)

I recommend double checking your BMR (Google BMR calculator). You are not eating enough, and your body has most likely gone into "starvation mode".

From the Ask Jillian archive:
Q: I've tried every diet under the sun in my life, and I'm really afraid I've ruined my metabolism. I seem to gain weight no matter what I eat now! Is there any way to fix this?

JILLIAN SAYS: This is such a good question — I'm so glad you asked! Many people suffer from the backlash that can result from years of yo-yo diets. What happens is this: When people let their calorie levels drop too low, their body's survival mechanism kicks in, lowering their metabolic set point (or basal metabolic rate). When they go off that crash diet and begin to eat normally again, they gain back any weight lost — plus. And what follows that? Yup, another crash diet.

The cycle is often very frustrating, but it CAN be reversed with time, consistency, and patience. What you'll need to do is the exact opposite of what we call shocking the metabolism;you have to allow your body time to adapt to a new metabolic set point — by being consistent, you'll force your body to adapt.

Okay, here's the game plan: First, set your daily caloric intake at 12 calories per pound of body weight. (For example, my weight is 117; 117 x 12 = 1,404 calories a day.) Then stick like glue to that calorie allowance for at least one to two months, depending on your metabolism. This will allow your body time to readjust your metabolic set point accordingly.

Now, here's the other part of the equation: The absolute best way to pump up your metabolism is to EXERCISE. You'll be burning calories not only during your workout but also up to 48 hours after — all the while increasing lean muscle tissue, which speeds the metabolism over the long term. Aim for five hours of exercise a week if possible, but no fewer than three hours a week.

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Q: I'm trying to learn to listen to my body and eat only when I am hungry, and sometimes I just don't really want anything to eat. Is it okay to skip meals or to eat fewer than the recommended calories?

JILLIAN SAYS: You should NOT skip meals. There are so many adverse effects to skipping meals. Not only does it slow your metabolism but it can also lead to overeating, because when you do eat, you're overly hungry.

As for cutting your calories below your recommended allowance, remember this golden rule: Never allow your daily calorie allowance to fall below 1,200 if you are a woman and 1,500 if you are a man. Falling below these daily allowances can do real damage to your metabolism and result in excessive loss of lean muscle tissue. When you dramatically reduce your calories on a consistent basis, it can slow your metabolism or trigger a plateau. Consistent exercise — plus the occasional high-calorie day — will help ward off a plateau.
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Hope this helps!

I recommend double checking your BMR (Google BMR calculator). You are not eating enough, and your body has most likely gone into "starvation mode".

From the Ask Jillian archive:
Q: I've tried every diet under the sun in my life, and I'm really afraid I've ruined my metabolism. I seem to gain weight no matter what I eat now! Is there any way to fix this?

JILLIAN SAYS: This is such a good question — I'm so glad you asked! Many people suffer from the backlash that can result from years of yo-yo diets. What happens is this: When people let their calorie levels drop too low, their body's survival mechanism kicks in, lowering their metabolic set point (or basal metabolic rate). When they go off that crash diet and begin to eat normally again, they gain back any weight lost — plus. And what follows that? Yup, another crash diet.

The cycle is often very frustrating, but it CAN be reversed with time, consistency, and patience. What you'll need to do is the exact opposite of what we call shocking the metabolism;you have to allow your body time to adapt to a new metabolic set point — by being consistent, you'll force your body to adapt.

Okay, here's the game plan: First, set your daily caloric intake at 12 calories per pound of body weight. (For example, my weight is 117; 117 x 12 = 1,404 calories a day.) Then stick like glue to that calorie allowance for at least one to two months, depending on your metabolism. This will allow your body time to readjust your metabolic set point accordingly.

Now, here's the other part of the equation: The absolute best way to pump up your metabolism is to EXERCISE. You'll be burning calories not only during your workout but also up to 48 hours after — all the while increasing lean muscle tissue, which speeds the metabolism over the long term. Aim for five hours of exercise a week if possible, but no fewer than three hours a week.

*****
Q: I'm trying to learn to listen to my body and eat only when I am hungry, and sometimes I just don't really want anything to eat. Is it okay to skip meals or to eat fewer than the recommended calories?

JILLIAN SAYS: You should NOT skip meals. There are so many adverse effects to skipping meals. Not only does it slow your metabolism but it can also lead to overeating, because when you do eat, you're overly hungry.

As for cutting your calories below your recommended allowance, remember this golden rule: Never allow your daily calorie allowance to fall below 1,200 if you are a woman and 1,500 if you are a man. Falling below these daily allowances can do real damage to your metabolism and result in excessive loss of lean muscle tissue. When you dramatically reduce your calories on a consistent basis, it can slow your metabolism or trigger a plateau. Consistent exercise — plus the occasional high-calorie day — will help ward off a plateau.
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Hope this helps!

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Kim
From: jorie15
To: MountainQueen
Posted: Sep-14 06:12 PM (4 of 5)

Thank you MountainQuenn, that was very informative :)
Thank you MountainQuenn, that was very informative :)

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From: MountainQueen
To: jorie15
Posted: Oct-04 11:09 AM (5 of 5)

You're welcome, glad to help! Knowing the numbers gives ya power ;)
You're welcome, glad to help! Knowing the numbers gives ya power ;)

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Kim
 


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