Top Tips from "America's Toughest Trainer"

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on February 25, 2013

We get so many DVDs and books in particular that it’s hard to keep up. I’m thinking I should launch a project where I try a different DVD every day, just to see if I can stand it (stay tuned for that one). But I did make it a point to get to Biggest Loser trainer Jillian Michaels’ new book, Slim for Life: My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast, and Lasting Weight Loss, and I have to say I was impressed. I found Jillian’s combination of mostly sensible tips for eating healthfully and cutting calories, maximizing your workout time, and staying motivated really practical, and while some of the advice is tried-and-true (when it comes to weight loss and fitness, it’s hard to get too creative), Jillian manages to keep it fresh for the most part.

And since I have Jillian on the brain (spoiler alert: She’ll be featured on the cover of our April issue!), I thought I’d cherry pick some of the best tips in Slim for Life for this post. Here goes…