Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout Review

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Can a television personality provide enough information to assist dieters achieve weight loss goals? Joy Bauer, health and nutrition correspondent for the TODAY Show, offers Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout. The DVD is 60 minutes and features two strength training and cardio routines as well as personal weight loss tips, healthy snack advice and meal suggestions. The DVD is not available on the official website, only third-party websites for $9.

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DVD featuring 2-20 minute cardio and strength training workouts.

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The Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout is a DVD marketed by health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer. The workout consists of two 20 minute cardio and strength training exercises performed with international trainer Lisa Wheeler. We found the exercises to be low-impact and designed for a novice dieter looking to improve movement within their weight loss regimen. .

A low-impact workout can present a challenge for a dieter looking to maximize their weight loss regimen. The heart rate could potentially not fall into the required zone, thus preventing weight loss. Another challenge of Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout is the overall engagement. Joy Bauer tends to focus on the trainer and not address the targeted audience.

An added bonus of the Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout is 20 minutes of Joy Bauer offering her personal weight loss tips, advice on healthy snacks and diet-friendly meals suggestions. We found the information beneficial, but concluded the suggestions are not designed for a dieter not currently involved in a low-calorie diet. The Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout does not address a diet that is not low-calorie such s a low-card diet. Additionally, Joy Bauer does not address alternative diets such as a diabetic or vegan diet.

The Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout is not available on the official website, but available through third-party websites such as for $9.

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  • Exercises are low impact workout.
  • Includes information regarding diet and healthy eating.
  • Joy Bauer is a known nutritional expert.


  • Additional exercise equipment is required to perform the strength training exercises.
  • The dieter must be dedicated to a workout plan.
  • The dieter must consume a reduced calorie diet to lose weight.
  • Detailed information regarding the meal plan is not included.


Although is Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout is marketed by a nutrition expert, she is not a fitness expert. The workout plan does not address the dieter of extreme weight. The low-impact nature of the Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout can possibly bore a dieter looking for a challenge in their exercise regimen. We found the included diet tips to be positive, but again found the recommendations not suited for all dieters. The meals did not address different diets such as gluten-free, diabetic or vegan diets. A negative of Joy Bauer’s Slimdown Workout is the needed to purchase additional equipment in order to maximize the effectiveness of the plan.

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