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Youve heard it all before: Calorie counting is the most effective way to lose weight. Youve heard it because its true, and youre still fat because you ignored it. Lucky for you, Martin Cizmar has come up with the least awful diet plan of all time. If youre going to make a change, you might as well do it his way. The cool way. The Chubster way. The Chubster plan revolves around calorie counting and enjoyable "undercover" exercise (urban hiking and gum chewing: solid calorie burning potential on their own; even better together). Martin gives readers the tools to become self-sufficient weight-loss machines capable of functioning in any environment. From frozen dinners and drive-thru menus to ethnic eating and microbrews, he offers suggestions for the responsible choice, steers readers clear of the real diet-killers and dispels some long-held untruths. That Stella youre holding? Its more caloric than Guinness. Dieting is never fun, but with Chubster, losing weight can be. Youre welcome.

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"Author Cizmar was 29 and 'happily fat' when he realized he didn't want to be overweight for an upcoming trip to New Zealand to meet his girlfriend's parents. Nor did he want to suffer the possible consequences of obesity, including high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, high cholesterol, arthritis, sleep apnea, or premature death. Not a joiner, Cizmar rejected the billion weight-loss industry (Weight Watchers, etc.), which he deems ineffective and high-priced. Instead, the author, who lost l00 pounds in eight months, presents a simple solution: counting calories. Wisecracking along the way, Cizmar walks readers through his plan, focusing on the premise that when it comes to losing weight, calories are what matters (not what you eat) though the ideal is combining low calorie foods with higher calorie but flavorful and nutritious choices. Cizmar, who loves his microwave, diet drinks, and the convenience of frozen dinners, includes mini reviews of the most 'awesome' and most 'awful' frozen entrees, with the intent to spare readers from wasting money on miserable meals. In addition to exercising (i.e., biking or hiking), he suggests a few unconventional ways to cut calories, including chewing gum, fidgeting, and standing in line at a concert. Science-based and infused with 'snarky jokes,' Cizmar's plan will particularly appeal to 'hipsters' seeking a nongimmicky, foolproof way to slim down while enjoying some laughs." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.

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A humorous and appropriately snarky weight-loss and lifestyle guide for hipsters looking to shed pounds and stay cool.

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ARE YOUR SKINNY JEANS STARTING TO FEEL A LITTLE SNUG?

You dont have the right clothes for the gym. You dont do protein powders, wonder berries, or green tea. The idea of going without beer makes you weak in the knees.

But theres no denying you are one. fat. hipster.

Lucky for you, Martin Cizmar has come up with the least awful diet plan of all time. The Chubster way. It revolves around calorie counting (deal with it) and enjoyable undercover exercise (urban hiking and gum chewing). Martin gives you the tools to become a self-sufficient weight-loss machine capable of functioning in any environment. From frozen dinners and drive-through menus, ethnic eating to microbrews, hell point you to the responsible choice, steer you clear of the real diet killers, and dispel some of the myths giving you that tire around your waist. Like: That Stella youre holding? It has more calories than Guinness.

Dieting is never fun, but with Chubster, weight loss doesnt have to cramp your style.

About the Author

Martin Cizmar is the popular music critic at the Phoenix New Times. In eight months, he lost 100 pounds on the Chubster plan. This is his first book.

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seashellestes, January 9, 2012 (view all comments by seashellestes)
Who doesn't want to lose weight? Ever read a "normal" diet book that TELLS you what you can and can't do? Oh, then to follow the plan, it is almost like going to school to be a NASA scientist! Well not this book. I was happily surprised at the suggestions Martin makes that a normal HIP person could follow, everyday things that we all do, that can actually TAKE OFF the weight? Sign me up Martin!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780547559346
Author:
Cizmar, Martin
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Subject:
Weight Loss
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Diet and Nutrition
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20120131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in

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"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Author Cizmar was 29 and 'happily fat' when he realized he didn't want to be overweight for an upcoming trip to New Zealand to meet his girlfriend's parents. Nor did he want to suffer the possible consequences of obesity, including high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, high cholesterol, arthritis, sleep apnea, or premature death. Not a joiner, Cizmar rejected the billion weight-loss industry (Weight Watchers, etc.), which he deems ineffective and high-priced. Instead, the author, who lost l00 pounds in eight months, presents a simple solution: counting calories. Wisecracking along the way, Cizmar walks readers through his plan, focusing on the premise that when it comes to losing weight, calories are what matters (not what you eat) though the ideal is combining low calorie foods with higher calorie but flavorful and nutritious choices. Cizmar, who loves his microwave, diet drinks, and the convenience of frozen dinners, includes mini reviews of the most 'awesome' and most 'awful' frozen entrees, with the intent to spare readers from wasting money on miserable meals. In addition to exercising (i.e., biking or hiking), he suggests a few unconventional ways to cut calories, including chewing gum, fidgeting, and standing in line at a concert. Science-based and infused with 'snarky jokes,' Cizmar's plan will particularly appeal to 'hipsters' seeking a nongimmicky, foolproof way to slim down while enjoying some laughs." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
"Synopsis" by ,
A humorous and appropriately snarky weight-loss and lifestyle guide for hipsters looking to shed pounds and stay cool.
"Synopsis" by , ARE YOUR SKINNY JEANS STARTING TO FEEL A LITTLE SNUG?

You dont have the right clothes for the gym. You dont do protein powders, wonder berries, or green tea. The idea of going without beer makes you weak in the knees.

But theres no denying you are one. fat. hipster.

Lucky for you, Martin Cizmar has come up with the least awful diet plan of all time. The Chubster way. It revolves around calorie counting (deal with it) and enjoyable undercover exercise (urban hiking and gum chewing). Martin gives you the tools to become a self-sufficient weight-loss machine capable of functioning in any environment. From frozen dinners and drive-through menus, ethnic eating to microbrews, hell point you to the responsible choice, steer you clear of the real diet killers, and dispel some of the myths giving you that tire around your waist. Like: That Stella youre holding? It has more calories than Guinness.

Dieting is never fun, but with Chubster, weight loss doesnt have to cramp your style.

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