How do people like DailyBurn Balance?
What's the big difference in your life after Ignite? Is balance good?by: paulc
I love balance. It's the perfect 'balance' (no pun intended) between staying true to eating healthy and also cheating a little bit. I can't imagine doing Ignite forever, but I understand why it's important to eat healthy--this is a perfect framework for that mindset.
I didn't lose a single pound on ignite. I did inferno at the same time, so definitely am seeing some changes, but am really disappointed in ignite. I was ravenous all the time, my cravings never went away, just got worse. I don't really know what to do about losing weight. I feel like I've tried everything and none of it works.
I lost 11 pounds on Ignite, but found it difficult and had to Reignite a couple of times. I'm very excited to switch to Balance -- I think that Ignite was helpful for breaking bad habits, but Balance seems less draconian and easier to sustain.
Ignite was super tough for at first. It was a very big lifestyle change. However, I actually made it through the 21 days without cheating! Yay! I have been really enjoying my diet, and I impressed myself with my willpower. Now that I am on the balance stage, I have decided to continue with it the strict ignite stage during the week, but allow myself to use my cheat points only on friday and saturday nights. That way I don't have to keep up with points or get tempted on weekdays. But I still get to allow myself to catch a couple of beers with friends and eat a burger with my husband on the weekend. In the month I've been using the daily burn, I have lost weight, seen dramatic changes in my body, and feel healthier and happier.
I just changed over from the Ignite to Balance stage. Since it was a weekend I was able to enjoy some of my missed foods while out at the movies with friends. I have to admit I have been really looking forward to having some cheese back in my life.
I did lose 7 lbs during the Ignite phase and combined with my DailyBurn workout program (Cardio Sculpt) I'm feeling pretty good. I think I'll save my points for weekends or special occasions. My boss buys the office lunch once a week and I have to say I'm looking forward to having a more choices.
I'm loving it! I lost 6 pounds on the first week with no workout. I was a big drinker and cut alcohol was the best thing I could ever done. If you are not a big drinker your numbers will be probably lower than that. I'm having some cravings but I'm not hungry at all. I like my options and I'm looking forward to the results!
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