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5 Fast Tips For A Sexy Hourglass Figure

22 Aug

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Is Your Hourglass Too Empty or Spilling Out Over the Edges?

Hourglass Figure

Did you know that this year has been declared the beginning of a new era of
The Hourglass Body?

YES! It is Hot in Fashion and Health!

sexy pink waist cincher

Victoria’s Sexy Pink Skinny

Waist Training Cincher

CORSETS and Waist Trainers and Cinchers are Spanx on steroids!

They are designed to help reshape the body also known as Body Modification and has ben around since women.  The use to be made with real animal bones, that’s why even today the technology that is more advanced still call the shaping inserts “bones”.  Thank goodness they refined the technique and made it more comfortable.

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Get Up and Dance! April 29 World Dance Day

15 Aug

Tribal Dance

I was hanging out at the barge with a group of friends resting after a tough day of rehearsals.  There were tribal drummers, homemade flute players and a chanter. It was an inspired session of percussive hypnotic rhythm.  As the evening progressed, people of  every size, shape, gender and culture started dancing like one global tribe.

Brazilian Dancer

Then, this stunning Brazilian Princess stole the show. She ripped off her shirt, tied it around her tiny tight waist and performed for us all. After she performed, she proceeded to teach us all some of her competition moves. It was sheer exhilaration.

I have always loved dance for fitness but that night my understanding of dance went to a deeper level.   But after our tribal groove, now I really understood how important dance is a universal form of expression and communication.

History & Dance

Throughout the history of the world, dance has played a vital role in important life rite passages, celebrations, and ceremonies. Battles have been fought and won immediately following weapons dances.  Kingdoms have been won and lost and then celebrated with dance. Kings and Monarchs have been crowned then celebrated with dance, and marriages have been consummated with ritual dances.

Dance has always been at the center of important events until recent history when it seems that dance and the importance of creative dance for morale got lost somewhere in the process. Dance these days seems to be limited to certain people in certain circumstances or only to those who engage in the art of dance for the entertainment of others rather than the simple joy of dancing for the sake of just having fun and the enjoyment of creative movement.

Dance Making a Comeback

The importance of dance in schools and social bars seems to have been misplaced in the last century or so, fortunately with the popularity of competitive star dance shows around the world, we are seeing a rebirth for the love of dance.  It is on the rise is so that it isn’t something meant to entertain us a mere spectator.  Now, as the days of old, we are beginning to entertain ourselves with dance again!

In addition to the entertainment aspect of dance is the physical activity it creates that have so many positive health and mental benefits.

We live in a world where the expected lifespan of our children, is shorter than the lifespan of those who are already adults. The primary reason for this is a lack of physical fitness and rise in obesity in youth. We need to lead by example and show our children that it is important to do little things that get us off our seats and onto our feet. Dance is a great way to do that.

Dancing also increases muscle tone and circulation and gives the body a longer and leaner look over time and with consistent, disciplined training.  This gives a renewed sense of grace and self-confidence.

Dancing relieves stress and releases feel-good endorphins if you’re working hard enough to work up a good sweat. This reduces depression and makes you feel happy!

I was recently in Costa Rica and let me tell you, dancing is a family affair! Everyone would just dance and play for hours every weekend.  What a blast.

It’s your turn. You can put on some music at home and dance with your kids.  Go to a dance class or take a dance lesson.  Going to dance classes is a blast. There are so many fun workout dance classes now, that you can dance every day.

Your assignment this weekend is to do like the Costa Ricans, to just …

Get Up and Dance!
Thank You For Hookin Us Up!

VJ


3 Moves For Sexy Sleek Arms Fast!

8 Aug

QUICK IDEAS TO SHAPE UP and TIGHTEN & FIRM SKIN

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Question:  Victoria,

I love to wear sleeveless dresses but I have embarrassingly flabby arms. I just bought the most adorable tube dress and I am too self-conscious to wear it yet. 

I like the idea that you were actually overweight yourself and you have been able to tone and firm your arms.

I feel more comfortable trusting your suggestions.

What are your favorite exercises to tone and sculpt my arms so that I won’t feel like I have chicken wings when I wear it?
- Alena


Answer: Alena,

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Let’s Get Rid of Chicken Wings!

How hilarious…”chicken wings”. I suppose that you mean that the skin and flabby muscles on the backside of your arms are loose and flop when you move your arm. UUGGGHHH!! I can totally understand what you mean.

I love training my arms. Whenever I am having a fat day, I like to put on some comfortable tights and then immediately do some arm toning exercises. It makes me feel sleek and firm. 

I have found that I and my clients have to use a good moisturizing body toning lotion when training to help restructure the skin as we lose weight. You don’t want to lose weight only to be left with stretch marks or loose skin.

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Beyonce’s Rockin Super Bowl 50 FORMATION Ab Workout

25 Jul

Beyonce Superbowl 50 Half TIme Queen Ab Workout

Check Out Beyonce’s FORMATION Ab Workout In True Bey Style!

Beyonce’s The Queen of Entertainment and Was Voted to Have the Sexiest Abs in the Country

Beyonce is slaying the Super Bowl 50 Stage and she is looking amazing as always.  In true Bey style, She’s stirring up the controversy with her new song, titled “FORMATION”.

It’s awesome to see more women working their craft, training their body and still living their version of an authentic life.  She’s living her dream and being a mom,  a wife and an outspoken advocate for her cause.

I think her ab workout is tough and I also  put together a total plan in my “How Do I Get Abs?” Book on Amazon.com.

Beyonce’s Ab Workout

To get you started with Beyonce’s workout, here’s the link to a quick program from one of her Trainers.

From GL’s Magazine: Ever wish you could get abs like a celeb? Now ya can. A-list trainer Marco Borges whipped up this tummy-flattening routine for us. Yay!

Beyonce’s trainer gifts Girl’s Life readers with an awesome ab workout! http://www.girlslife.com/fitness/workouts/13385/beyonces-trainer-shares-an-ab-workout

To My Loyal Readers, clients and followers, 

THANK YOU!!! WE DID IT AGAIN!!!

#1 AB BOOK ON AMAZON.COM And Top Ten Fitness!

PLEASE SEND THIS BLOG POST TO YOUR FRIENDS! IT IS THE TOP OF THE RANKS RIGHT NOW AND GETTING MORE VIRAL BY THE MINUTE!

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Detox…Beat Bloating & Flatten Your Stomach!

20 Jun

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7  Tips To Beat Bloating, Flatten Your Stomach & Tighten Your Thighs So You Can Rock Your Party Dress

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Hello Dear Friends!

This is a question from a loving fan that I am answering for all of us who seem to suffer from this issue too sometimes. We have to get ready for the holidays!

 

Question:

Dearest Victoria,

You are so special to me.

I live in Russia. I have learned so much about myself from reading your newspapers you send to me in email every week and your DVD’s have taught me how to have rhythm, how to dance and how to laugh at myself instead of criticizing.

I did not know all these tings about what to eat and how to train as a woman. I am forever grateful to you. I have totally changed my body and as you teach “attitude”.

I have reduced 2 dress sizes and my legs don’t wiggle any more when I walk in a skirt.

I have so many new dreams and ideas now. I think I am going to start modeling part time along with my full time job. I like what your blogs have taught me about abundance. There is no reason to limit my future. SO thank you.

Here is my question; I have totally changed my diet and all you advice in diet has worked like miracles. In Russia, that is very hard, but now I have it all organized and budgeted so it is much easier now.   I suffer from puffiness and retain water. What can I do when I am starting to get puffy and bloated? It feels awful and I don’t want to lose modeling jobs because of it.   Liliyana

THANK YOU Liliyana!

I am so touched that you find life changing ideas in my newsletters and blogs. I write from the heart. I stop everything I am doing to write to you and my other adorable readers. Life is so short and we don’t have time for negative limiting beliefs of others poisoning our thoughts and actions.

What You Do Is What Counts

I try never to let anyone get to me so much that I get down on myself. I don’t need anyone dogging me out because they had a bad day or they are disappointed with their life.   Our life is what we make it. That is why I sign off with a positive action to take each week. Words are just the beginning, what we do; counts, what we do matters and what we create is what we will have.

I am also very proud of you for organizing your eating and training schedule so much so that you are going to use your physical gift to increase your income which will increase your standard or living and stimulate the economy where you live!   Now Let’s get to your problem.

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Metabolic Madness? You Need To Do This NOW!

21 Mar

Metabolic Madness – You Must Do This!

This week, I am going to answer an e-mail that explains the benefits of increasing muscle mass which will help you burn more calories.

The more calories you burn, the more fat you will be able to lose. This is why working out is so powerful in a good weight loss program. You can starve your body by restricting your calories to less that 1,000, but that will only slow down your metabolic system causing Metabolic Madness!

Your body will perceive it is going into a famine and will enter into a “self preservation” state to conserve itself. When you break the famine and increase your calories, your body suddenly begins to store extra calories to prepare for the next famine.You can only starve for so long before you lose it and begin to binge on your favorite foods. When it comes to stopping the cycle of Metabolic gain and lose yo-yo dieting Madness, you have to move it to lose it and weight training is one of the best ways to consistently increase your metabolism.

Here’s the question from Margaret, one of our newsletter subscribers.

Good Morning Victoria,  When I do my workouts, which should do toning or  cardio? Or does it matter which one I do. Everyone has opinions and suggestions, but they don’t have a fit body like yours, so I want your opinion. Thanks..Margaret

Hi Margaret,

Thank you for participating in creating your best body ever program and taking the time to write me. You asked a very good question. Here’s my answer.

Don’t Wait to Do Weights!

I went to a party this weekend and everyone looked fabulous. It was a fine display of the concept that when you like the way you look, you feel better about yourself.

Looking good is a matter of personal preference of course. As I observe people I observe how they carry themselves, their facial expressions, their tone of voice, their body language, how they stand, walk and if they move with grace and confidence.

Strong and Beautiful

The strongest looking individuals at this party had good posture and wonderful physiques that displayed various degrees of muscle definition. Even the hostess, who was six months pregnant, looking very beautiful and glowing with life, had toned upper arms, a sculpted back and amazing legs demonstrating the benefit of consistent resistance training.  Here is a photo taken at The Ritz Carlton Training Gym in South Beach, Florida USA. It was at a shoot prep training two weeks ago for a video game charachter. I wish I had permission to show you ALL the peeps that were training that day. When you look at this photo, consider that I was over 180 pounds and shaped like an apple! I had no waist, no lats and no shoulders. This is what weight training has done for my body.

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In the beginning of my training career I used heavy weights and even competed in body building contests. I won many contests and I loved the feel of lifting weights.

Unfortunately I built big legs of steel that were thicker than I wanted. Then one day I went to a seminar to hear a beautifully sculpted former body builder, Diana Dennis, and I was immediately sold on her ideas of high repetition training using light weights. Now she was a professional body builder several years ago and magazines loved photographing her because she would strike these beautiful artistic poses. This is an artistic piece taken by Photographer Tom Clark of Hollywood, California. Don’t send me any hater mail about how she is so big. YES, she was big!  She was a professional bodybuilder. Her job was to know how to build muscle. I would not ask a broke person how to make money. So I went to a professional to learn how to build muscle.  I am not advocating that you get big like this photo, I only wanted to demonstrate that she knew the art of muscle building! 🙂

Diana Dennis

I had been lifting at the gym and training my clients, but I had never done the high rep training.  I ran out the doors of the auditorium and went to a sporting good store and bought a set of hand weights that came on a small weight tree and that was the beginning of my new leaner, tighter, smaller body.

I was so excited by this new training philosophy that I created a workout using light weights for sculpting with motivating music and moves that increased the heart rate so that I could burn fat while I was reshaping my body. The result was a workout and a movement that has become a market mainstay, Vertical Training, the Art of Sculpting. One of the specialized Vertical Training programs I designed is the foundation for my Skinny Thighs Workout, in my “HOW DO I GET SKINNY THIGHS” KINDLE and Paperback book. Here is an explanation and benefits.

Resistance Training

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Resistance training increases muscle strength by overloading the muscles using a weight, such as a dumbbell or barbell. The muscle cells adapt to the extra workload by enlarging (hypertrophy) and recruiting greater numbers of nerve cells to aid contraction. Understanding the principles of muscle contraction can help you reach your fitness goals faster. Resistance training is one of the greatest anti-aging weapons available to you today.

The benefits of regular resistance training include:

  • Increased muscle strength, power, endurance and conditioning
  • Improved body shape and decreases cellulite
  • Increased bone density and strength to prevent osteoporosis
  • Reduced body fat by increasing muscle mass which is your body’s engine
  • Boosted metabolism (burning more calories when at rest) muscles are your engine  – Volkswagon verses a bus..
  • Lowered resting heart rate (a sign of fitness)
  • Reduce blood pressure (helps to reduce the risk of heart disease)
  • Improved balance and stability – more stable base
  • Enhanced performance of daily activities, walking up stairs, shopping, carrying kids, rock climbing, hiking, shoulder bag,
  • Reduced risk of development and improvement of medical conditions; diabetes, high blood pressure and arthritis.

You have to go to the radio show and here my explanation of each exercise and how they transform your body!

Metabolic Madness Radio Show

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In conclusion, make sure you include resistance training in your program so that you can keep your metabolism up and maintain your youthful physique.

Start a lifting program 2-3 times a week.  Along with your cardio and stretching.

To help you get started, I have listed my Secret Seven Top Exercises. I do these exercises with my clients.  You can try them at home or at your gym. You can get a personal trainer to help you get started.

My Secret Seven:

1. Squats or Seated Leg Press

2. Lunges up the stairs at home

3. Bent-Over Dumbbell Row

4. Overhead Press

5. Tricep Kickbacks

6. Bicep Curls

7. Lat pull downs with tube or the pull down machine at gym

NOW GET OUT THERE AND START LIFTING! 

Make it an awesome week!

Love & Hugs!

Victoria

“HOW DO IT GET SKINNY THIGHS?”  Kindle Book – Lower Body Weight Lifting Exercises All Demonstrated With A Complete Program for Beginners to Advanced!

Skinny Thighs

 

4 Jan

HOW DO I GET SKINNY THIGHS?                                                                                                       

Sexy Is The New Skinny  Global Campaign

New Skinny Paradigm   – Skinny ain’t what it use to be..

 I would like to usher in a new paradigm of what it means to be skinny.  I am redefining skinny. Women have come into their power since the sixties and it’s time for a New Skinny to emerge.

REVIEWS:“Went down one size already and now able to wear those skinny jeans in bright colors.

I am always looking for better ways to improve myself.

It’s a good book for anyone of any age, shape or size who wants to improve their legs.

What is The New Skinny? As you stroll though history you can see that each era had female figures that  were the envy of women and the preferred “hottie shape” of that time period.

In the renaissance period, round curvaceous women were admired for their shape.  A voluptuous hourglass was the desired shape.  Women even wore waist corsets under their dresses to make their waist narrow, accentuated their hips and that made their thighs look more pronounced.

When you look at the art of that period, you see how being round with an hourglass Shape was prominent.

Glam Hams, Sexy & Curvaceous

Move through time and you see that two generations ago Marilyn Monroe, actress, model and entertainer, the most famous sex symbol of the last century.  She most definitely had an hourglass figure. Her public measurements according to her seamstress were 35-23-35.  She was 5’5 120-140 pounds.  That is remarkable when you consider today’s average runway model is rail thin and has no muscle mass on her legs, arms or butt.

Thanks to the love of sports, music, films and popular TV shows, and kazillions of photos, videos and celebrity web sites, we have an entire collection of a variety of women who have set the bar for what is the new skinny.  It’s totally awesome to see all statures, heights, ages and cultures showing us the way to dress up, step out and shine with confidence and style in our beautifully designed bodies.

There is a New Sexy Size That is the New Skinny! Get the book now and be a part of this global movement. 

Popularity has been the benchmark for who is in style and who is the desired role Model in everything from consumer fashion to high school cheerleading routines. Consider the hourglass shape and sexy size of these current beauties.

Rihanna , Penelope Cruz, Halle Berry, Nikki Minaj, Eva Larue, Beyonce Salma Hayek, Kim Kardashian, Serena WiIliams  and Scarlett Johansson.

The New Sexy Skinny – Size Matters!!  

THIS IS A GLOBAL CAMPAIGN! IT’S TIME FOR WOMEN TO LOVE THEIR BODIES IN A DIFFERENT WAY! CURVES ARE IN!

The new skinny is calculated based on the statistics and female body types that dominate the media and our eye gate. What we see is what we want to be. And thank goodness we have a new skinny to be

Maybe You Are Closer To Skinny Than You Think

There are new statistics that show women are larger in size and have bigger frames than they did twenty years ago.  Get my new book to find out more..

Skinny Thighs

HOW DO I GET SKINNY THIGHS? 

A 5 Step Curve Creating Program To Help You Trim, Tone & Tighten Your Way To Sexy Thighs Fast!  by Victoria Johnson

Your tight and toned new thighs will carry you with grace and style. You will strut in the mall, skip on the beach, work your mini skirt and slink in your booty shorts. Program includes

Step 1 – Your Mental Game – Confidence is Sexy – A guide to help you get your head in the game!Vertical Training Program – This is so revolutionary, you will begin to feel the tightening effect immediately.

 Step 2  –  Sexy Skinny Elongating Muscle Stretching Program Super sculpting and surprisingly easy

Step 3 –  Sexy Skinny Thigh Moves and Exercises – There are the most effective moves in the world all in one place!

 Step 4  –  Sexy Skinny Cardio Fast Fat Loss- Learn how to get your groove on and burn fat fast!

 Step 5 – Sexy Skinny Anti-Cellulite Diet Plan – Kiss your lumps, bumps and dimples good-bye baby!

CLICK AND GET YOUR FREE COPY – MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

WOOHOO!!! COMPLIMENTARY FREE COPY ON Wednesday May 29, Thursday May 30  and  Friday May 31~~

Send the link to this blog to friends, relatives, associates, anyone you know who is into sports, cheer, dance, fashion or wanting to get in better shape and support women loving themselves and improving their body image. Please help me spread the word.

I AM ASKING FOR YOUR HELP! THIS IS A GLOBAL CAMPAIGN!   IT’S TIME FOR WOMEN TO LOVE THEIR BODIES IN A DIFFERENT WAY! LET’S EMBRACE CURVES! 

With Love & Hugs

Victoria

 

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