Category Archives: Slim in 6

Fit Club Announcement

It’s official. We will be holding a fitness class every Wednesday at 4 pm in Lake County Florida. Contact me for details.

Our workouts are designed to get you moving and feeling good. Come for a jolt of endorphins and simple, healthy fun. Best of all, it’s FREE. From the makers of P90X®, INSANITY®, and TurboFire®.

Slim in 6 is our first scheduled workout on February 2nd and we will be giving out free samples of Shakeology.

Hope to see you there!

Handy Portion Control Guide

Handy Portion-Control Guide
By Debbie Siebers, creator of Slim in 6®

To achieve weight loss—and maintain that healthy weight once you’ve achieved it—it’s crucial to really understand what a portion is. Here’s what may prove to be an indispensable tip: use your hand as a guideline for portion sizes. (If your hands happen to be extra-large or extra-small for your size, adjust accordingly.)

Palm = Proteins: Make protein portions the size of your palm. Protein is found in animal products, like fish, meats, and cottage cheese. Some veggie protein sources include legumes (beans, etc.), tofu, tempeh, and wheat glutens.

Thumb = Fats: Fats are important, but they’re also very dense, so match fat portions to the size of your thumb. Good fat sources are avocados, olive oil, nuts, and seeds.

Fist = Fruits, Grains, etc.: Your bread, fruit, cereal, rice, and grain portions should be about equal to the size of your closed fist. Remember that it’s always preferable to consume whole grains.

Hand = Veggies: Open your hand and spread your fingers as wide as you can. That’s a good vegetable portion. Raw vegetables are loaded with fiber and nutrients, and they contain very few calories.

Slim in 6 – Day 8

Just finished day 8 of Slim in 6 and I love it.  I just pop in the DVD and I’m doing my body good.  I’ll do one more week of Start It Up! and then I’ll begin Ramp It Up!  And then on to Burn It Up!

As I said previously, I’m looking to tone my abs.  The Slim & 6-Pack that is included in the program is doing just that.  It’s only 15 minutes, so it’s very doable.  I’m feeling great!  There is also nutrition guidelines that go along with the workout.  Plan 1, 2 and 3.  Plan 1 gets my stamp of approval.  It’s 1200 calories, 120 grams of carb, 90 grams of protein and 40 grams of fat.  Which is 40% carbohydrate, 30% protein and 30% fat.  If you’re an MyFitnessPal member you can easily keep track using your food journal.  Another meal plan that caught my attention was Michi’s Ladder and I highly recommend using it.  Focus on Tier 1 and Tier 2 and you will be eating clean foods that properly fuel your body.

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Keep it healthy,

Diana Young, RD, LD/N, CDE

Before Slim in 6

I’m 51 years young with 52 fast approaching on October 7th.   My Body Mass Index is 24 which is considered normal.

I’m very comfortable in my own skin but I’ve let my abs go.  So, I’ve decided to begin Slim in 6 for the next 6 weeks.  I plan to keep a journal of my progress.   Anyone else up for the challenge?  If so, leave a comment and we’ll do this together.   I became a Beachbody coach because I was impressed with my friend Jenn’s transformation:

Doesn’t Jenn look fabulous?  You can keep up with Jenn here.

I’ve also created a Slim in 6 group to keep things rolling.

So here goes:

Weight: 133

Measurements:

Chest   40

Waist  30

Hips  37

R Upper Thigh  19

R Arm  10.5

I’m ok with losing about 10 pounds but I don’t want to lose any more than that.   A few weeks after I delivered my daughter, I weighed 110 and my family complained fiercely that I was too thin.  I do have a large frame size and therefore I looked “bony”.   Let’s see how it goes.  One day at a time and I can adjust my eating habits as the days go by.

So, who’s with me?  Leave a comment.

Update:  Body Mass Index:  21

Weight: 113

Measurements:

Chest   37

Waist  27

Hips  36

R Upper Thigh  17

R Arm  9.5

Well, I lost more weight than I had planned.  Not going to complain.

Do you have an update you would like to share?  Leave a comment below ↓