Online Diet Programs
Denise Austin Fit Forver
Weight Loss Review
Of all the online diet programs reviewed, this
is one that really focuses on exercise.
And with Denise Austin at the
helm, this is no surprise.
Austin, creator of the Fit Forever weight loss
program, is a veteran at exercise fitness.
her exercise DVD’s for several years now.
The Fit Forever
is an online program that incorporates her exercise fitness and
provides specific meal plans.
Read the complete weight loss review below to see what they offer.
The meal plan is based on the calorie plan you select.
Options are 1,400, 1,600 or 1,800 meal plan.
This appears to
for both females and males. Based on the calorie plan you
you will be presented with a meal plan each week.
The meal plan incorporates all the major food groups, so is a well
balanced and healthy meal plan.
Here’s a sample daily meal plan.
Banana smoothie (217 calories)
2 slices Whole Wheat Toast (210 calories)
Soup (125 calories)
Cheese and tomato sandwich (97 calories)
1/2 tomato (16 calories)
1 tbsp Almonds (53 calories)
Fat free milk (86 calories)
serving of fruit of milk/yogurt
Calories will depend on snack selected
Chicken (161 calories)
2 side dishes - squash and green beans (195 calories)
meal plan total calories take into account things like margarine,
etc. so everything’s included. You are also allowed two
treats at approximately 200 calories.
You can modify your
plan by selecting meal plan for any of the meals (breakfast, lunch,
You will be presented with alternative meals for you
select. You can view these meal replacements before you make
The best feature of the meal plan with this online diet program is the
list. Once you have reviewed and modified the weekly meal
you can select “shopping list”. You can select which days you
want to shop for (the whole week or specific days), and the see the
The next step is what I really liked. You can
to remove items from your shopping list. You would use this
feature if you already have a particular item at home. Once
you’ve made your updates, just print and head to the grocery store.
Forever has a high emphasis on exercise, which is no surprise coming
from Denise Austin.
When you first sign up, you will complete
short questionnaire. One of the questions it asks is what
the body you want to focus on. This will determine your
plan that is presented to you as a member.
The weekly exercise
plan however does cover all areas of the body, which is the right way
to build and strengthen the muscles.
exercises seem to be geared towards walking, but you can do whatever
works for you, just do it for the full duration she recommends for the
fitness level you selected.
With the online diet programs, she also has Fitness Rejuvenators
for you to view which will help you alter your routine and keep it
fun. My all time favorite on the Fitness section on Fit
is the “Lifestages: 40’s and 50’s”.
Of course this would be a
favorite of mine since I’m now in my 40’s. If you are also in
this age range, then you know how it can play havoc on your
metabolism. So any extra tips we can get is great.
The Fit Forever online diet program offers support online via the
boards where you can meet other members online. There is also
success story section where you can read other’s successes and submit
your own story.
There’s a section to “ask Denise” where
can read some commonly asked and answered questions or submit your own
The online diet programs "toolbox” includes a
journal which you can
update online and
share with others or keep private.
There is a weight
track your weight loss progress, a printable log to log your foods,
exercise and thoughts and a couple of useful guides for eating
When tracking your exercises, you mark each day as
complete. The only thing I don’t seem to find on her tools
is tracking how many calories you burned during exercise or a
shows your exercise progress.
Price and Freebies
At the time of writing this review, the Fit Forever online diet program
running a special for $19.95 (plus shipping and handling) to join for 4
You also receive a starter kit that includes 4 body
shaping workouts on DVD, a stability ball and pump plus a money back
One thing to note however, your membership
will be automatically renewed unless you contact them to
If you cancel before the 4 weeks you will have to return the starter
Membership works out to be about $3.00 per week which is
billed at 13 weeks at a time. You can cancel at anytime and
receive a refund of unused weeks.
To get access to everything mentioned above, you will need to
become a member of her online diet program. There are a
handful of freebies on the
The freebies include some sample exercise routines with
illustration and text explanation, sample meal plans and some
tips. Of course you can browse her store by selecting the
shopping link, but this would not be considered a freebie.
Overall, this is a good weight loss plan that incorporates a
healthy meal plan, exercising, tools and support.
see a bit more tools like calculating your Basal Metabolic Rate or Body
Mass Index. I would also like to see a search capability on
site to drill down to what I’m looking for.
reasonable compared to the others, but I think they could also offer
discounts (like Dietwatch.com) if joining for a longer
do think that Denise Austin does offer some of the best workout videos
out in the market today, so it’s at least worth a look to shop her
To find out more about Fit Forever, click here
to visit her website.
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