When she first stepped on stage in her starring role on "The X-Factor," Kourtney Kardashian won attention for her fabulously fit figure. Showing off her weight loss in sleek attire, Kourtney obviously felt proud of her slim-down success, even sitting on Simon Cowell's lap at one point (you go, girl!). So how did Kourtney lose an amazing 44 pounds in just six months? Get her secrets here.
"It was harder to lose weight the second time around," Kourtney told Us Weekly on Jan. 2. The reason: During her pregnancy with six-month-old daughter Penelope, the now-slim star gained 45 pounds. So how did she lose almost all that weight so quickly?
- High-powered workouts: Kourtney worked out with celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson, who guided her through intense 90-minute dance-focused workouts. Try it yourself with "Tracy Anderson Method: Post-Pregnancy Workout" and "Tracy Anderson Method: Dance Cardio Workout."
- Small portion sizes: Telling Us Weekly on Jan. 2 that she's focused on "being present, knowing my priorities," Kourtney noted that she limited herself to small portion sizes to shed the pounds quickly. Make it work for you with Meal Measure - Manage Your Weight, One Portion At a Time products and "The Portion Teller Plan: The No Diet Reality Guide to Eating, Cheating, and Losing Weight Permanently."