Actually, motherhood has made it easier for her to relate to women's slim-down woes: "The only time I put on weight recently was with the kids," she says. "I was so exhausted I was like, 'How am I supposed to figure this out?'" The trick is real-life, simple tactics: "I've become the master of shortcuts! It's still about eating less and moving more, but there's a way to do it so you don't feel miserable." This way, the weight stays off.
Forget fad diets. Jillian's proven weight-loss tricks will help you slim down for good without feeling deprived. Whether you're ordering dinner in a restaurant or trying to burn calories at the office, she has easy, everyday shortcuts that will leave you looking and feeling your best.
This circuit combines strength-training and cardio so you torch major calories while you tone. Jillian's key rule: "Don't rest! You shouldn't do a move and then wait to do another one. Go from one move to the next to the next. Keep it moving!"
"I need at least 160 beats a minute—I need energy in my workouts," Jillian says. Here, she shares the up-tempo tunes that get her moving during her workouts.