Eight Weeks to a New You!
up your weight-loss success!
The message this week is: "Get active!"
By now the great benefits of Cellular
Nutrition® are really starting to have
an impact, and you're feeling energized
and excited about your progress on the
program. You're experiencing the kind
of well-being and motivation you need
to take your program to the next level.
That means incorporating physical activity
into your routine.
Forget the excuses
People complain "I don't have enough
time" or "I'm too busy to exercise,"
but keeping your body active is one of
the most important things you can do for
your health-especially as you get older.
Regular cardiovascular activity helps
maintain muscle mass, promotes bone integrity,
improves balance and mood, increases energy
levels, reduces stress and helps you feel
great. Of course, it can also speed up
your weight-loss results.
Step into better health
No matter what your level of fitness,
you can start to incorporate a little
more exercise into your program. If you
have not exercised in a while, begin with
a simple activity such as walking for
10 to 15 minutes, three to four times
a week. Gradually pick up the pace as
you get stronger. See if you can extend
the duration of your walk to half an hour
or longer. When activity is sustained
for 20 minutes or more, the body switches
from primarily burning carbohydrates for
fuel to burning stored fat. That's great
news for weight loss! Other good physical
activities include jogging, bicycle riding,
rollerblading and swimming. Choose an
activity that you like to do-that will
help keep you interested and motivated
to be active on a regular basis!
Muscle is an important asset-protect
Unless you stay active, your muscle tissue
can start to atrophy as you age-a condition
known as sarcopenia. To prevent this from
happening, it's important to stay physically
active and ensure you get enough protein
in your diet. Herbalife's Thermojetics®
Weight-Management Programs are designed
to include plenty of high-quality soy
protein to protect your muscle mass and
support your overall health. Use the formula
below to calculate the amount of protein
your body requires daily. Then, if necessary,
add some Thermojetics® Performance Protein
Powder to your daily shakes to boost your
protein intake. (Each serving of Performance
Protein Powder supplies approximately
five grams of protein per tablespoon.)
How much protein do you
For maintenance of lean muscle mass, the
average person requires one gram of protein
per kilogram of body weight. (To calculate
your weight in kilograms, divide your
weight in pounds by 2.2.) This is especially
important during weight loss as your muscle
mass helps determine your metabolic rate-the
more muscle, the higher your metabolic
Example: If you weigh 60
kilograms (or 132 pounds) your daily protein
requirement will be approximately 60 grams.
(An athlete requires between
1.25 and 1.5 grams of protein per kilogram
of body weight, depending on the number
of hours of daily physical exertion.)
Ease your joints
If physical activity tends to cause aches
and pains for you, try Herbalife's popular
Joint Support-Glucosamine with Herbs.
It contains glucosamine sulfate to help
cushion the cartilage between joints and
MSM (methylsufonylmethane) to promote
flexibility.* Taken regularly, it can
help ease joint pain and support your
A small commitment makes
a big difference
In addition to cardiovascular activity,
add some stretching and abdominal crunches
to your daily routine. Try to do three
sets of 20 crunches each day. By the end
of the eight-week program, you'll not
only have created a positive habit, but
you'll also see and feel the difference.
There's no better way to
understand the impact of physical activity
on your health and weight loss than to
experience it. So get moving this week
and have fun!
*These statements have not
been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose,
treat, cure or prevent any disease.