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It’s time to rev-up your exercise routine!

Rev Up Your Workout and Lose Weight Faster

Exercise, along with a healthy eating plan, is key to losing weight. Want to see faster results as you’re following the South Beach Diet lifestyle? Just take your workout up a notch! This program consists of two parts: Interval Walking and the Total Body Workout, which you will do on alternate days. Research has found that if you incorporate exercise into your daily routine you’ll not only rev up your metabolism and lose weight faster (getting off those frustrating weight-loss plateaus), you’ll also tone your body and take inches off your waistline.

The entire exercise program is designed so that you can tailor it to your own level of fitness. If you have never exercised before, you can work at a very easy pace until you feel confident moving ahead. If you’re very fit, we offer exercise variations that make the program more challenging. The really good news is that with this 20-minute-a-day program, you will definitely see better results in far less time than you would in a typical hour of exercise.

Here’s an overview of the two main components of the  Supercharged Fitness Program:

Interval Walking

  • Designed to give your heart and lungs a great workout, which is vital for cardiovascular health
  • Involves alternating periods of fast or very fast walking with periods of slower recovery walking
  • Boosts metabolism so you burn more calories and fat, which translates to faster weight loss
  • Results in increased fat and calorie burn even after you’re done exercising

Total Body Workout

  • Designed to work several muscle groups simultaneously
  • Focuses on exercises that strengthen your core — the vital muscles in your abdomen, back, pelvis, and hips
  • Promotes balance, stability, good posture, and coordination
  • Tones your arms and legs and increases your flexibility

A word of caution: Talk with your doctor before you make a sudden change in your level of activity, especially if you are age 50 or older, have been inactive, have difficulty keeping your balance, have periods of dizziness, or have known heart problems.

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When at that site click on the Products tab,then body, then weight-loss.

Thanks ,Alan Cinqmars