Kirstie Alley’s diet plan has been turning heads around the nation as American’s watched Kirstie transform her imagine on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” Going from a size 14 to a size 4 is not an easy task. With organic eating and a lot of dancing, Alley was able to prove that aging gracefully is very much possible.
Kirstie Alley is well-known for yo-yo or fad dieting. While these diets had proven to give her temporary success when it came to weight loss, within months of completing diet Alley would only gain the weight back and then some more.
Until recently, Alley has found a diet that works. Kirstie Alley’s diet plan is an organic diet plan that allowed her to lose 100 pounds. Alley reports feeling great having dropped from a size down to a size 4.
Since coming in second place on last year’s “Dancing With the Stars,” this 60-year-old actress is more committed than ever to staying fit as she moves forward with her life.
About two years ago, Alley hit a weight of 230 pounds and knew that something needed to change. Her body was weak and she was not feeling like herself. In about two years, Alley had turned her life around drastically and is now weighing in at about 130 pounds. By making the transition to an organic diet and following a wellness program known as Organic Liaison (actually designed by Kirstie Alley with the help of top doctors and scientists), Alley’s weigh loss secrets were quickly turning heads.
Alley has been an avid Tweeter during her weight loss process. She even tweeted,
“NO surgery, NO flippin lasers, NO barfing, NO starting….Jeez….my products, organic food, dance. End.”
Organic Liaison Program
The Organic Liaison program played a very, large role in the Kirstie Alley diet success. This diet follows a daily plan that allows participants to eat healthy, track their meals and calorie intake and exercise daily. This plan is a complete weigh loss solution that include a book, organic products and a cleansing drink, known as Rescue Me. The Organic Liaison program includes a daily outline of what participants should be doing in order to achieve their weight loss goals.
The program includes:
- Weighing yourself each morning
- Using a meal planner and blog to get ideas for healthy, organic recipes
- Drinking Rescue Me daily
- Consuming a breakfast that is high in fiber, carbs and protein
- Keeping track of calories using an online journal, this can help to ensure accuracy of calories counted
- Eating organic snacks; including snacks to help rev-up your metabolism
- Drinking Nightingale before bed; just a spoonful can help you to enjoy a good night’s sleep
- Fitting in one hour of exercise on a daily basis
- Using the Pagoda green tea supplement to help boost energy and increase your metabolism
Using the Relieve Me colon cleanser to help clean out the digestive system Friends of Alley, including Kelly Preston, have even jumped on the Organic Liaison method of weight loss. Preston used the program to drop the weight after giving birth to her son in November of 2010.
Exercising with Kirstie Alley
Eating healthy wasn’t the only tool that Kirstie Alley used to shed unwanted pounds. As with any individual looking to lose a considerable about of weight, exercise is a crucial component of any weight loss plan.
For Kirstie Alley, dancing played a large role in helping her to shed weight. Her appearance on the twelfth season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” caused Alley to become very active and stay active as she made a run for the mirror ball trophy. While Alley finished second behind past Superbowl winner and MVP Hines Ward, Kirstie came away with a lot more than just a second place title.
Throughout the show, viewers were drawn to her upbeat attitude and sense of humor. At age 60, Alley managed to compete with individuals, who were less than half of her age. Alley captivated viewers with her weight loss story. Alley had lost so much weight during the show that some of her costumes had to be drastically altered in order for her to wear them later on in the season.
You don’t have to be Kirstie Alley or any of the “Dancing with the Stars” celebrities to enjoy all of the benefits of dancing. Dance workouts burn just as many (if not more) calories than more conventional workouts according to Shape Magazine.
According to Elizabeth Larkin, a spokesperson for the American Council on Exercise, the social nature of dancing helps to keep participants motivated, the music helps to engage your brain and elevate your mood and the intimacy that dancing brings with a partner can be a source of pleasure. Dancing also helps to improve your balance and tone your muscles. Perhaps, one of the best parts about dancing, is that anyone can do it.
You don’t need to be a celebrity or have a ton of money to lose weight. Kirstie Alley’s 100 pounds weight loss is living proof that dancing coupled with good organic dieting works!