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Thinner this year : a younger next year book

Author: Chris Crowley; Jen Sacheck
Publisher: New York : Workman Publishing, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide to weight loss that challenges today's "quick-fix" methods draws on up-to-date science to outline strategic methods that explain specifically how to eat and exercise for permanent results.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Crowley; Jen Sacheck
ISBN: 0761177469 9780761177463 0761168001 9780761168003
OCLC Number: 842884517
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 353 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The third act --
The mountain of slop and despair --
Where I'm coming from and where you're going --
Going deep --
The good stuff: what happens inside when you eat the right "mix" --
A day in the life: bash bish falls --
The bad stuff: what happens when you eat junk --
A day in the life: a new relationship with vegetables --
The thinner this year eating plan --
What do you say we drop a couple of pounds? --
Nutrients: they make the body work --
A day in the life: in the land of dreamy dreams --
Exercise: the magic bullet --
A day in the life: intervals, "periodization," and kedges --
Sports nutrition --
Aerobic exercise: the secret of the good life --
The how-to of aerobic exercise --
Muscle as the grand negotiator of body signals --
The astonishing importance of strength training --
Train movements, not muscles: whole-body movement and the three little pigs --
The warm-up, or "preparation for movement" --
A day in the life: a cold day in hell --
The twenty-five sacred exercises --
The third element in the third act: General Grant, Scott Fitzgerald, and the need to "care, connect, and commit" --
A day in the life: victory lap.
Responsibility: Chris Crowley & Jen Sacheck, Ph. D. ; Bill Fabrocini, P.T., C.S.C.S., strength training ; Riggs Klika, Ph. D., aerobic training.

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Features a game-changing weight-loss and exercise plan: eat decently and exercise seriously. Outlining a diet to follow (and explaining why "dead" food with few nutrients can make us dead, too!),  Read more...

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"Sensible guidance about food and fitness served with a side of humor."</p> --<em>USA Today</em></p>

 
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