Becoming lean and fit is not a matter of training for a few weeks, like Rocky, to become a world champion. That only happens in Hollywood movies that portray professional athletes exercising for hours every day until they are exhausted. Real athletes never do that. They train only to the point that they can recover for the next day s training. Their progress comes in small increments, not heroic triumphs. Unfortunately, movies have persuaded people that they can become lean and fit virtually overnight. Even the weight loss and fitness industry bought into this distortion and began pushing people to become like Rocky. When that approach failed, because people were injuring themselves or burning out or jumping from one program to another, trainers began to entertain their clients instead of finding solutions to their problems. If you want to become truly lean and fit, you must work at it like an athlete, following a structured routine and that is easier and more pleasant than you may expect. The principles that work for athletes also work for ordinary people of all ages. Athletes, of course, have coaches. The Happy Body program, on the other hand, will teach you everything you need to know to be your own coach. This innovative program establishes, for the first time, exact scientific and testable methods and goals to engineer your own weight loss and fitness within precise time periods. That empowers you to self-correct your progress at every step. The Happy Body is a total health program, not just an exercise or diet plan. It will teach you to safely lose 1.0 to 2.5 pounds every week, and keep them off, without getting stuck at plateaus. You will have full control over the process, right down to the ounce. In addition to teaching you how to lose weight, the program will also help you to restore the flexibility and posture you had as a young child, and to be leaner, stronger, and faster than you have ever been. In essence, The Happy Body program will not only make you as youthful as you were at twenty, but twenty as you would have been if you had followed the program at that age.
We All Need Mentors. Here Are More than 100 of the World's Best. When facing life's questions, who do you turn to for advice? We all need mentors, particularly when the odds seem stacked against us. To find his own, four-time #1 best-selling author Tim Ferriss tracked down more than 100 eclectic experts to help him, and you, navigate life. Through short, action-packed profiles, he shares their secrets for success, happiness, meaning, and more. No matter the challenge or opportunity, something in these pages can help. You will learn: * The three books legendary investor Ray Dalio recommends most often * Lessons and tips from elite athletes like Maria Sharapova, Kelly Slater, Dara Torres, Tony Hawk, Dan Gable, and more * How and why Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz says no to most incoming requests * The mental models of poker phenoms Daniel Negreanu, Annie Duke, Fedor Holz, and Liv Boeree * The meditation and mindfulness practices of David Lynch, Jimmy Fallon, Sharon Salzberg, Rick Rubin, Richa Chadha, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, and others * The high-school loss that motivated actor Terry Crews for life . . . and how you can use the lesson * Why TED curator Chris Anderson thinks "pursue your passion" is terrible advice * Why renowned designer Debbie Millman believes in therapy but not in work-life balance * How Yuval Noah Harari's Sapiens went from repeated rejections to global mega-bestseller * The new beliefs, behaviors, and habits that have most helped cryptocurrency icons (founders of Ethereum, Zcash, etc.) in the last five years * Why Arianna Huffington recommends that you regularly scramble apps on your phone * The "bar complex" exercise that keeps country star Tim McGraw young * Why bestselling author Steven Pressfield believes college students should drive trucks and become cowboys * Why comedian Patton Oswalt wishes at least one catastrophic failure on anyone in the arts * Astrophysicist Janna Levin's unique reframe that helps her see obstacles as opportunities * Why actor Ben Stiller likes to dunk his head in a bucket of ice in the morning * Why Dropbox co-founder Drew Houston's cheat sheet for his younger self would include a tennis ball, a circle, and the number 30,000. Other mentors include Neil Gaiman, Ashton Kutcher, Dita Von Teese, Marc Benioff, Evan Williams, Brandon Stanton, Esther Perel, Darren Aronofsky, Steve Aoki, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Stephanie McMahon, Craig Newmark, Gretchen Rubin, Bear Grylls, Laura Walker, Mr. Money Mustache (Pete Adeney), Linda Rottenberg, Jesse Williams, and many more.
Author: Audrey Pavia
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-02-04
Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!
Author: Michael EJ Lean
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: 2006-03-31
The seventh edition of this classic book has been entirely revised and updated by one of the leading professors of human nutrition in the UK. Written in a clear and easy-to-read style, the book deals with a wide range of topics, from food microbiology and technology to healthy eating and clinical nutrition. It also tackles the more difficult area of biochemistry and makes the chemical nature of all the important food groups accessible.
Author: Michael Matthews
Publisher: Waterbury Publishers
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Health & Fitness
Forget “losing weight”—you want to lose fat…and if you want to know how to do it as quickly as possible without losing muscle…and without doing hours and hours of grueling cardio every week…then you want to read this book. Here's the deal: If your goal is to get or stay lean and maintain your cardiovascular health, you don’t have to “pound the pavement” or grind out long, boring cardio sessions. Ever. That’s right… · No tedious jogging… · No droning away on one of the hamster wheels in the gym… · And no sacrificing hours and hours every week just to get a “six pack.” You also don’t have to subject yourself to restrictive “diets” that feel more like punishment than self-improvement. What if I told you that you could dramatically transform your body eating foods you actually like…every day…7 days per week? What if all you had to do to lose fat and not muscle was follow a handful of flexible dietary guidelines…not starve and deprive yourself? And what if I promised you could forever break free of the anxieties most people associate with “dieting” and make it something you can enjoy as a lifestyle instead? Well, by the end of this book, you’ll know exactly what you need to do to get a lot more out of a lot less exercise…and a lot more delicious food…than you ever thought possible. Here’s a “sneak peek” of some of the things this book will teach you… · The biggest diet lie you’ve been told (and probably believe) that makes losing fat way harder than it has to be. · How the four “tiers” of dieting ultimately determine your results: energy balance, macronutrient balance, food choices, and nutrient timing. · Why “clean eating” is overrated and guarantees nothing in the way of losing fat and building muscle…and what you should do instead. · How to create flexible dieting plans that allow you to get the body you want eating the foods you love. · How much cardio you should do to lose weight and how much is too much and why. · 5 simple eating eating habits that keep you lean, healthy, and happy…without having to obsess over every calorie you eat. · The ultimate guide to high-intensity interval cardio—the absolute best type of cardio for burning fat as quickly as possible. · How to use “fasted cardio” to lose fat…and stubborn fat in particular…even faster. · 7 powerful cardio workouts that will help you burn fat and not muscle in less than 30 minutes per day (and you don’t even have to do them every day!). · And a whole lot more! Imagine...just 12 weeks from now...being constantly complimented on how you look and asked what the heck you're doing to make such startling progress... Imagine enjoying the added benefits of high energy levels, no aches and pains, better spirits, and knowing that you're getting healthier every day... The bottom line is you CAN achieve that "Hollywood body” without having your life revolve around it. SPECIAL BONUSES FOR READERS! With this book you'll also get two free eBooks (one for men and one for women) that teach you the fundamentals of strength training and muscle building as well as give you tried-and-true weightlifting programs that will change your body in the first 8 weeks. You’ll also get 10 weight loss meal plans that show you how to put flexible dieting principles into practice and make them work for you. Scroll up, click the "Buy" button now, and begin your journey to a leaner, sexier, healthier you!
Outlines a simple eating and workout program for postpartum moms, in a guide that offers meal plans, a range of short-duration workouts that can be performed with a baby, and more than one hundred recipes.
Author: Mike Mcinnes
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2014-01-02
'A revolutionary new, scientifically backed way to stay slim.' Daily Mail Just a spoon full of honey is all it takes to lose weight according to the sweetest, easiest diet - fall asleep and the weight will fall off. Honey has always been regarded as a food with almost magical, health-giving and healing properties. Now the latest scientific research backs it up. We are always being told that sugar is bad for us, and that is true of most types of sugar - but science shows that honey is good sugar. Just a tablespoon of honey every night before you go to bed will: · Give your body exactly the right type and quantity of food it needs to burn off excess weight during the night · Reduce your craving for other - bad - sugars during the day · Give golden slumbers, deep long-lasting, dream-filled sleep that will help you wake up happy and refreshed · Help restore your immune system and your body's natural balances Nutrition expert and former Boots chemist Mike McInnes here reveals the secrets of his revolutionary diet, giving a step by step guide to complementary meals and simple, easy resistance exercises, suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels.
Author: William Sears, MD
Publisher: BenBella Books
Release Date: 2017-12-26
Genre: Health & Fitness
The best of today’s science-based nutrition and lifestyle research is finally available in one crystal-clear plan. All you need is five steps and five weeks. Maybe you’ve just received a wake-up call: your own health crisis, or a sick parent or friend. Or maybe you’re just tired of feeling tired and sick of feeling sick. You don’t need a diet plan. You need a health transformation—from the inside out. For more than 20 years, The Baby Book author William Sears’s advice has been trusted by millions of parents across the country, and around the world. Now, along with his daughter Erin, a health coach and fitness instructor who went through her own transformation, losing 70 pounds and radically improving her health, Sears turns his science-based guidance to creating better health for everyone. The Dr. Sears T5 Wellness Plan is a book for all ages and all ailments. Decrease inflammation, protect your brain and heart, strengthen your gut, balance your hormones, and even make your own medicine. The Dr. Sears T5 Wellness Plan’s five-step, five-week mind and body makeover—field-tested by the authors in their medical and health-coaching practices—changes your body’s biochemistry to help you feel better, look better, and enjoy the New You! From its lively illustrations to motivating transformer testimonies, T5 is fun to read and fun to do—which means it’s the program you’ll stick with. Your mind and body will thank you. You Will Thrive on T5!
New from the author of Anti-inflammatory Eating Made Easy, this cookbook shows how to use diet to improve your state of mind. The latest research shows the connection between a healthy gut and a healthy mind. Inflammation markers are frequently found in the blood of people with anxiety and depression, proving a food-mood connection. In this book nutritionist Michelle Babb shows how reducing that inflammation and balancing the flora in the gut results in a healthy mind. Based on the success of her clients, Babb first explains the science behind this eating plan, then delivers 75 tasty recipes that range from simple to easy gourmet that will satisfy your taste buds, your microbiome, and your mood.