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Links to Online Fitness Programs

Updated on March 28, 2011

Do you have weight problems? Or do you just want to live a healthier life and be happier? Are you too busy to join a local gym? Do you want to lose weight? Do you want to improve your health? These are just few questions you have to ask yourself when you decide to join a fitness program. Unfortunately, looking for the right program that will work well with your preferences and schedule is not that easy. Joining an online fitness program may have more advantages than joining your neighborhood fitness gym.


Joining an online fitness program enables you to do your workout anytime it’s convenient for you. Furthermore, a good fitness program should be able to guide you through your meal plans so you’ll be able to include a healthy diet with your workout. So, here are a few links to get you started.


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Denise Austin has been in this business for a long time. So, when it comes to fitness, she must be an expert and know exactly what you need. Through this program, she’ll design a customized plan for you according to your preferences, needs, limitations, and schedule. This program includes diet plan and exercise routines. The exercise routine will be different for you and other members. Her plan will include your problem area and your target zones. Your problem areas may be different from other members therefore your exercise program will not be the same. You’ll also receive encouragements to boost your confidence and get you motivated to workout. Encouragements may come from Denise Austin herself or other members of her fitness program. Other benefits you can get from her program are your weight tracker, calorie calculator, weight calculator, online journal, and a variety of recipes customized for you.


You can receive newsletters whether you’re a member of her program or not. Just leave your email address on her site to receive daily newsletters.


You may have heard of the Jenny Craig program before, most likely from famous celebrities who endorse this program. This program consists of having just the right exercise, the right diet, and incorporating physical activity into your everyday tasks. Jenny Craig program is not about suppressing your favorite foods; this program is about portion control. By having your favorite foods in your menu, you wouldn’t have a hard time following the right diet. If you join this program, they’ll prepare and plan your meals but you have the option to plan your own meals through their available menu. They will also include your favorite foods on their menu. This program takes into consideration the balance, variety, and moderation that you’ll need whether you’re trying to lose weight or maintain your current weight. The foods in this program are about low in fat and cholesterol, high in fiber, and without sacrificing your calorie needs. You’ll also have these tools if you join Jenny Craig program; progress tracker, activity planner, healthy recipes, and online journal to help you with your weight loss. This program will help you not only in losing weight but also in maintaining your weight even after you leave this program.


Jillian Michaels Online Program

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A fitness trainer with a celebrity status, thanks a lot to The Biggest Loser TV show. Jillian Michaels has proven that she can be an effective fitness trainer to anyone who needs and wants to lose weight. Through this program, you’ll be introduced to the right types of food for your body type and metabolism. You’ll also receive recipes and learn how to prepare them. You’ll be able to receive advice on nutrition, health, and self-care. You’ll get customized workouts based on your fitness level. You’ll also receive variations for each exercise. She’ll inform you which muscles are working whenever you do a certain exercise and tells you exactly which types of exercises you should be doing and why. In her program, you’ll receive a weekly fitness planner and a fitness diary, both of which should be able to guide you through your program. There are many tools that you can use when you join. Some of them are weight tracker, calorie calculator, meal plans and menus, and about 120 printable exercises. You can get health information and boost your motivation through other members of her program.


You can receive newsletters whether you’re a member of her program or not. Just leave your email address on her site to receive daily newsletters.


Weight Watchers program lets you do their program at your own pace, at your own time.  Sounds very convenient and lenient, surely, it’ll be easier to sustain and maintain your discipline with this program.  It’s ideal for busy people.  This could either work for you or against you, though.  You’ll still need to impose some rules for yourself if you want to see positive results once you join this program.  They give you customized meal plans and nutritional guidelines.  Once you become a member, you’ll have access to fitness video demos, exercises and workout finder, and advices from their fitness trainers.  This plan also includes progress charts, weight tracker, food tracker, hunger tracker, recipe builder, and activity planner.  They have points calculator where it’ll keep track and monitor your daily food intake.



I hope that all these links would help you find the right online fitness program if you need one.  All of them give positive advices, correct diet plan, and encourages physical activity.  You need to choose which program will work best for you.  The differences in activities and meal plans may affect your motivation and long term success. 


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      BeatsMe 6 years ago

      Lucky you, Quicksand, when most people's problem is the opposite. You probably can eat and eat without gaining weight. But, in the future, if ever you gain weight and it becomes problematic, you know which hubs to read. B-)

      Thanks for reading and hopefully it becomes your solution in the future. :P

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      quicksand 6 years ago

      When I was a teenager I did have weight problems! I was as thin as a beanstalk and was trying to put on weight! However I discovered a solution to my weight problem eventually ... "eat your heart out!"

      Great way to put on weight! Simply stop when you've had enough! Works well on humans. :)