Elle Glam Fitness - Complete Cardio: The Dance-Inspired Workout to a Leaner Body

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Filipacchi Publishing, Jan 3, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages
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Lets face it; exercise is the hardest part of a diet. Why cant it be fun and produce fast results at the same time? Well, now it can. The fitness experts at ELLE deliver an innovative, total-body workout that is enjoyable and yet will help you tone your body. ELLE Glam Fitness Complete Cardio is a highly-effective dance program that focuses on fat-burning moves. Based on the DVD of the same name, this user-friendly book guides you through a variety of entertaining and cardio-pumping dance routines like Funky Feet, Cowgirl Circle Around the World, and the Cha Cha Cha. All are guaranteed to replace flab with muscle, burn fat and build up strength. Even if you have two left feet, dont worry! You can set your own pace, and all the dance moves are described in depth and illustrated with step-by-step photos so its easy to follow. A bonus 30-minute DVD is also included that demonstrates many of these moves, as well as correct and incorrect postures and positions. Losing weight is not only about the training; what you eat is just as important. This book incorporates a 14-day meal plan (that consists of 3 meals and 2 snacks each day) into your diet and features a section on healthy eating complete with delicious recipes, and valuable nutritional information and tips. Whether youre just getting started or looking for a new routine, all of the incredible moves will have your heart rate pumping, increasing flexibility, and slimming down your figure. Youll be shedding off the pounds, achieving a lean, sexy body and sliding into that little black dress before you know it.

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Cardio Dance Basics
Getting Started
The WarmUp Routine
The Moves
The Cool Down
14Day Jump Start Meal Plan
Putting It All Together

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Melyssa St. Michael: Melyssa St. Michael is a certified personal trainer and certified nutrition consultant. She was named one of the top 40 entrepreneurs under age 40 by "Baltimore Magazine" in 2001. Setting out to "raise the bar" in the personal-training industry, Melyssa founded her first personaltraining company in February 1995. She rapidly expanded her business into a thriving entity with over 2,000 clients, a 3,000-square-foot state-of-the-art personal-training/nutrition facility, and a staff of ten full-time trainers. Currently, Melyssa consults within the fitness industry and is a renowned fitness expert appearing on national news channels, including CNN, CBS, NBC, and ABC. She has been interviewed by such publications as the "Los Angeles Times, U.S. News & World Report, SHAPE, Muscle & Fitness," and the "Sunday Times" (London).

Linda Formichelli: Linda Formichelli is a freelance health and fitness writer who lives in Massachusetts with her writer husband and two cats. She is the co-author of "The Renegade Writer: A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success." She's a karate enthusiast (okay, she's a karate freak) who enjoys sipping port and reading weighty tomes (okay, it's lemonade and Archie comics). Linda has an M.A. from U.C. Berkeley in a subject completely unrelated to writing.

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