Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Review: Moms Into Fitness 60 Day SlimDown System (& Giveaway)

2011 Resolution #2 (right after reading the Bible in 90 days) is running a marathon.  Quite the challenge considering I only re-started running a week before the year began.

One eensy weensy problem to dampen my motivation – I don’t always have someone at home to watch Esmé when I want to run, and I certainly am not up to pushing her on the run!  Solution:  keep on the fitness track with DVDs.

imageAnd that’s where Lindsay Brin’s 60 Day SlimDown System comes in.  I haven’t had it long enough to evaluate the slimming down features of it – though I’m hoping to see them soon enough.  But I have been enjoying the four DVDs already.

Synopsis: 
This Cutting Edge System will boost your metabolism and have the pounds melting off within the first 10 days. Get started today with the 3-phase Nutrition Plan any mom can follow, a detailed Fitness Calendar and Progress Tracker. Check your fitness level on Day 1 & Day 60 with the Fitness Test to see the stronger, leaner, new you.
In Phase 1 all workouts can be done in 30 minutes or less. Then in Phase 2 you will challenge your body even more so you continue to shred your core - and lose even more fat! All in 45 minutes or less. Also included, a bonus Phase 3 so you learn how to see results after the initial 60 Days.
In 60 days you will Super Charge your body for the Ultimate Slim Down. All you need is 1-2 sets of weights!

imageWhat I Like:

There is a whole lot I like, so we’ll get that bullet thing going:
  • The plan is simple – no long books to read, just a 12-page outline that covers your food plan and your daily workout schedule.  I love the ease of the food plan.
  • There is a maintenance or ongoing plan – Phase 3 – so you can keep going with the program after 60 days.
  • Lindsay is friendly, informative, and real.  You can track her own postnatal fitness journey (2 babies, 4 IVFs) at www.lindsaybrin.com/.  Actually, right now you’ll be tracking her pregnancy with #3!
  • There is lots of variety.  The Core Metabolic Jumpstart DVD is a 23-minute workout meant to boost metabolism.  The Core Firing Sequence Method DVD is just a short 7-8 minute workout (actually, three, one for each phase).  My personal favorite, the Shed Fast 5 DVD, has two half-hour routines with 3-minute intervals that keep things lively and interesting.  And the last, the Post Natal Boot Camp DVD, has tons of options that you can mix & match, or just pick a Quickstart workout.
  • It fits in YOUR schedule.  While there is a recommended workout plan for the first 60 days, the DVDs are segmented so you can do several short workouts instead of one long one or mix things up.
  • There are workout partners for different fitness levels.  Most of the DVDs have a beginning, intermediate, and advance workout partner you can follow.
  • I love the kickboxing segments, of which there are many.  I just find them fun, energizing, and confidence-building.
  • You don’t need a lot of equipmentI have one set of light weights, and that is serving just fine.  And of course, there are no expensive foods to buy with the plan – you eat everyday, ordinary stuff.

What I Don’t Like:

Uh – exercise?  Seriously, I’m not terribly motivated when it comes to exercise, but I’m finding that this is working well – and by this time next year, I’m expecting to have that marathon (and a few less pounds) under my belt.


Thanks to Moms Into Fitness/Lindsay Brin for the review copy of this system, and to MamaBuzz for coordinating this tour.

You can connect with Lindsay Brin on:

Want to Buy This SystemWhether you want to lose your baby belly, just plain lose weight, or strengthen your core, I can highly recommend this system.  The list price is $49.99.  Lindsay is offering 30% off this 4-dvd set.  Just use the coupon code “60daydvd30” that expires January 31st.  And you can find all of her DVDs at www.momsintofitness.com.


Want to Win This?  MamaBuzz is hosting a giveaway of the entire package, and Mel will be drawing a winner on February 1st, so head over to MamaBuzz to enter the 60 Day SlimDown System giveaway.


When we received this system for review, it meant we now have a second copy of the Shed 5 Fast DVD, which is my favorite of all the DVDs!  So we are giving away our unopened DVD.


To win the Shed 5 Fast DVD:
  • Comment on this post.  Be sure I have a way to contact you.
  • If you are a follower or subscriber, leave a second comment for a second entry.
  • Open internationally.
  • Winner will be randomly selected after January 25, 2011.

40 comments:

Damla (Sweepstake Lover) said...

Oh, I need such a thing! Thanks for the giveaway.

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Damla (Sweepstake Lover) said...

I follow via GFC.

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debbie said...

I need to lose some weight, this would help me do it.
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debbie said...

I am a email subscriber.
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Healthy & Happy said...

how soon can you get it here? !

Ashley said...

I would love to try this!

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Ashley said...

I'm a gfc follower.

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Tj and Amy said...

trying to lose the rest of the baby weight. I would love this. amypugmire@live.com

Tj and Amy said...

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LeGrand, Alicia, Wesley and Fredrick said...

I did p90x before I got pregnant the last time, until I got sick and had to stop, but it was such a huge time commitment (and strenuous) that I have been afraid to try it again. But I have been wanting to get back in shape. I'd love to try this one!

LeGrand, Alicia, Wesley and Fredrick said...

I follow via google reader.

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Anonymous said...

need to move it and lose it! thank you!
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PREETHI said...

Ooh. This would really help with our New Year's resolutions to get in shape.

Thanks.
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Anonymous said...

Looks wonderful - like Ann said, How soon can I get it and use it! :) The girls and I are trying to exercise here at home as not many other options. Have fun with your program!
Susan
Malawi

slb3334 said...

I would really like to try this.

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Jenn S. said...

Sounds like something I could really use - thanks for the giveaway!

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Erica C. said...

New routines is what keeps me motivated to exercise so this would be great to try out.

Hotsnotty2 said...

I would love to try these workouts, thanks for the chance!

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Tiffany said...

I need to loose about 15 lbs. this would be great

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Melissa B. said...

I would love to try this workout.

kroch said...

I love working out and would love to try this workout.

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Anonymous said...

Omg I need this so bad! I know this will help me lose weight.
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wallindeb said...

I could really use this! I always put weight on over the winter, because I quit walking outside.

wallindeb said...

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Anonymous said...

I would love to give this a try.
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Mamushi Love said...

I like her energy in the trailer. I'd love to give this a try~

kerri69 said...

I am really trying hard to lose weight this would help mix it up



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kerri69 said...

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chazvgo said...

Id love to try this out, I still have baby weight Im trying to lose :)

Amie said...

wow... could REALLY use this! Thanks for the chance! ard1977 at gmail dot com

Gintare said...

love working out at home

great giveaway

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Giant Sis said...

I'm an exercise-hater too, but I'd love to try this! It sounds like a great DVD.
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Nicole C. said...

I would love to try this.

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Laura said...

This would be great for shedding the pounds I put on this year.
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Laura said...

I follow on GFC.
Thank you,
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susansmoaks said...

i am working on shedding some pounds and i would love to use this program
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Atreau said...

I could use this kit!

Atreau said...

I'm a GFC follower.

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