'Ban The Word Diet ' Says Nell McAndrew Thursday 27 December 2007 PDF Print “The Word ‘Diet’ Should Be Banned” Says Nell McAndrew in Women’s Fitness If you want to lose weight, tone up and get fit then you should just “get stuck in” and “don’t diet” according to Nell McAndrew. She adds that putting off exercise means putting on weight. The super fit celebrity offers this advice and much more as Guest Editor of Women’s Fitness magazine which hits the shops in the New Year – just when most people are considering going on ‘a diet’ and/or wondering just where to start with a fitness programme. “I think the word ‘diet’ should be banned as it usually makes people feel depressed and miserable,” says Nell. “A diet just makes women feel like they have to control their whole life around it. It immediately makes you crave everything you are not allowed! My advice is to eat lots of proper meals and healthy foods and exercise: then you’ll feel good and look good.” Nell jumped at the chance to guest edit Women’s Fitness for its new year issue so she could share her enthusiasm and motivational skills with the many women who aspire to her figure and fitness. But the beauty of Nell is that her workout techniques and favourite foods are very accessible – very high street. Yes, she’s a celebrity. But her lifestyle is pretty ordinary and, as such, anyone can follow her advice and start to turn their own fitness and figure around. Guaranteed Results with Nell’s Exclusive Workout Nell shares her own favourite workout moves for a complete body transformation in Women’s Fitness in her exclusive workout. She also reveals her thoughts on fitness and New Year campaigns in the magazine through writing the Editor’s Note and a candid interview. “My advice is to just get stuck in!” says Nell in the magazine. “If you’re not feeling energetic just go for a power walk for ten minutes then come back and before you know it you’ll be doing more than 10 minutes the next time. Build it up gradually – but don’t wait. It’s so easy to put it off but in that time you’ll end up putting on another half a stone and make it even harder for yourself!” One of the best aspects of the issue is that Nell demonstrates six key exercises to help tone and trim the body. These are her personal favourites and are explained clearly and show her at the start and mid-point of each exercise. “These exercises are easy to follow – and they really work,” says Nell. “Honestly, I don’t follow new-fangled celebrity programmes – this is what I do because this is what works!” Nell’s New Year Resolutions Like the rest of us, Nell will kick off 2008 with some goals to aim for and resolutions to keep. Here are her top five that will keep you motivated too • Just get stuck in – don’t put it off • Set yourself a goal (Nell is participating in The Jane Tomlinson Run For All in June 2008 – sign up at www.runforall.com) • Never diet • Be flexible – if your fitness plans go wrong don’t give up • Subscribe to a magazine like Women’s Fitness for invaluable information and monthly motivation. For more information, images of Nell’s workout or to speak to Nell or Women’s Fitness contact: Katherine Selby, PR Workshop, 07787 533143, Katherine@prworkshop.co.uk Note to editors: Women’s Fitness is published every four weeks (13 issues per year). It focuses on women’s fitness programmes, sport, nutrition, athlete interviews, exercise, beauty and wellbeing. It is available from Tesco, Co-Op, Asda, Somerfield, Waitrose, WH Smith, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Martins, Forbuoys and high street newsagents priced £3.25 or £22.75 for a year’s subscription. Find out more at www.womensfitnessmag.co.uk This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of PR Workshop in the following categories: Health, Women's Interest & Beauty, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.