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FEELINGFITERIN
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11/14/11 10:32 A

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I think that you might lose some muscle going from ChaLEAN Extreme to Jillian Michaels... Try the Lean for Life, then switch it up (or start all over with heavier weights!)

Here's what I do:
Week 1: Burn Phase
Week 2: Push Phase
Week 3: Lean Phase
Week 4: Burn Phase, etc, etc!
Keeps your body guessing. And, for the burn phase, go heavy! Even though she's using 5-7.5 #'s, I up it to 10 since I've already been through the program and am stronger now... Turbo Fire is a great workout to combine with ChaLEAN Extreme, as well, and it does have some strength training!

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11/6/11 6:57 P

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I wouldn't go from Chalean Extreme to 30 Day Shred. I do 30 Day Shred to help get me in better shape to do Chalean Extreme. If you don't want to do more Chalean Extreme I would do P90X or Insanity...or Brazilian Buttlift, lol. I haven't made it through a program yet (lots of reasons, lol) but I had really good results from just a month of P90X and that's what I plan on doing after finishing a round of Chalean Extreme.

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-LISS-
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11/1/11 11:06 P

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Thanks for the advice everyone. It really helped me make a decision. I'll try the Lean for Life month. I really love Chalene and find her really motivating. I took a glance at the JM video and it does look challenging but she looks a little less motivational to me. As well, I am concerned that I wouldn't continue to challenge my muscles in the way that I have been with Chalean Extreme.


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SPMOM2
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11/1/11 2:47 P

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I love Jillian Workouts it is what got me started on my weight loss journey it totally slim me down, then I did chalean for some weight lifting and love that too. I alternate between the two. I am on my third round of Chalean. each time I increase my weight to challenge my muscle. I would give myself a couple weeks of break by doing some cardio then start again.


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LEN_VERSION32
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11/1/11 11:57 A

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Len for Life Phase and then you can do Jillian. I found her to be a welcome change. She is no Chalene but I have learned to appreciate her. Despite what persons say about her, I find her workouts to be effective.

Leneisha



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MARIAX2MARIA
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11/1/11 10:46 A

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I say the Lean for Life, then move on too. Although I am NOT fond of Jillian. . .so I will never recommend that program to anyone. She has good workouts, but I can't stay motivated listening to and looking at her. . .so I would go with something else along the lines of Chalean EX + TurboFire Hybrid. . .

Marie


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11/1/11 8:09 A

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I did Lean for Life phase too. It's another month. I really liked that month too. Then maybe in December you can try the 30 Day Shred? Good luck with your decision.

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11/1/11 2:22 A

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All of those options sound O.K. to me, but I would consider doing at least one month of Chalene's "lean for life" phase. I saw good results that month, and others here reported that calendar month being great too. Then move on to something else, or start from Burn again with heavier weights and/or try adding in more cardio etc.

~~Dvora~~


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11/1/11 1:02 A

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Hey all!

I am one LEAN 3 workout away from completing the 90 program. I really love Chalean Extreme and I'm excited to post my results after my last workout. I know in they recommend continuing on with the Lean month for eternity, but I have also been considering doing Jillian Michael's 30 Day Shred program (no experience using her DVDs). I also wondered if anyone has started the Chalean Extreme program over again, but ramped up the weights at the beginning?

So, continue on with LEAN, do a 30 day shred for a change of pace, or restart the 90 program? Any ideas or advice?
Thanks!
Liss


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