In This Issue

“Spring” into Fat Loss Special!

In This Issue
With spring just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to amp up your fat loss. After all, summer will be here before we know it, so now is the time to start achieving that hot summer body by blasting fat and toning up in time for bikini season. Wondering where to begin? Look no further than the April issue of FitnessRx— we’ve got all the tools you need to burn fat this spring!

In “21 Lifts for the Perfect Body: Get a Tight Butt, Shapely Legs, Flat Abs, Sexy Arms” Jaime Baird talks with our cover model— Bikini Pro and BSN athlete India Paulino— about the 21 best exercises for toning up from head to toe. The Best Lifts Program is a scientifically backed workout that can transform your body in just four weeks. Plus, this issue comes with a free poster of the workout— so just pull out the workout and you’re on your way! From legs and glutes, to arms and back, it’s all covered here. Incorporate these exercises into your current program, or give your training an overhaul with this science-based workout!

From Atkins to Weight Watchers, there are so many diet plans out there. So how do you know which one will work the best? In “The Best Weight-Loss Diets: Which One is Right for You?” Susan M. Kleiner, Ph.D, RD, FACN, CNS, FISSN, breaks down the long list of popular weight-loss diets so that you can determine which plan is best for you. It’s all based on research— for example, several studies have shown that during the first three to six months of low carbohydrate dieting, subjects lose more weight compared to their counterparts on other diet strategies. For much more, be sure to check out this informative read!

Many of us are under the assumption that longer exercise sessions mean more calories burned, better health and more fat loss. But many of us don’t have time for hours-long cardio sessions. So what if you could burn more… in less time? In “Burn, Baby… Burn! Sprint Your Way to Fat Loss! Boost Your Metabolism for 24 Hours!” Lisa Steuer sorts through all the research that suggests sprinting and interval training may be more beneficial for fat loss than continuous moderate exercise— and for maintaining a lean and toned physique. And if you want to try out this method, we’ve provided two fat-burning workouts that will help you tone up and blast fat in less time!

Everyone knows that it takes hard work to achieve a small waist and a flat tummy, but if you want to sculpt a six-pack you have to get hardcore. So how do you do it? In “The Sculpted Abs Workout and Diet: Incinerate Fat! Lose 3 Inches in 3 Weeks!” with Ava Cowan, Jaime Baird shares the workout and diet plan that will get you the sexy definition that you desire. The 45-minute circuit can be added to your training week or can be substituted for one or more of your current cardio programs. In addition, the carefully designed nutrition plan will help you burn fat and build lean muscle. Are you ready to get sculpted? Pick up the April issue and start our sculpted abs program today!

This month we’re also excited to introduce a new “Fitness Expert Q+A” column with fitness icon and previous FitnessRx cover model Jamie Eason Middleton! She’s here to answer all your fitness and nutrition questions, so send your queries for Jamie to

As usual, the rest of the issue is packed with the latest cutting-edge research and studies to help you blast fat, and tone and sculpt your perfect body— all in time for you to look your best this summer! So don’t wait; pick up the April issue of FitnessRx for Women and “spring” into fat loss!