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Are You Ready!: Take Charge, Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Change Your Life Foreverby Bob Harper
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The world-renowned fitness coach on the hit TV show The Biggest Loser presents his winning approach to lasting weight loss by showing how to get at the root of your overeating problem, followed by a nutritionally savvy diet and unique exercise plan.
On The Biggest Loser, Bob Harper gives contestants the practical tools and psychological insights they need to get into the best shape of their lives. The key to his success is the emotional connection he makes with each participant, and he brings that same spirit to Are You Ready!
Harper starts with a four-step strategy for getting at the root of negative thought patterns and destructive behaviors, replacing both with a clear way to build self-worth and confidence. With these tools in place, people are empowered to make real, lasting changes in their lives. In an easy-to-follow eating plan, he provides lists of foods that are nutrient-dense and naturally low in calories, more than twenty sample menus, and tips on eating on the run, in restaurants, and on vacation. His fitness plan is geared to making exercise an integral part of daily life with workouts (ranging from 20 to 60 minutes) based on training techniques that tone and strengthen, burn calories, and reshape the body.
Woven throughout Are You Ready! are true-life success stories that will keep readers engaged and motivated; bulleted tips, tools, and coping strategies; and sidebars debunking common myths about food and fitness. Whether your goal is losing ten pounds or a hundred, you will find Harper’s message inspiring and his methods a proven path to finally achieving your dream of weight loss and fitness.
The fitness coach from TV's The Biggest Loser introduces an effective approach to lasting weight loss and lifelong fitness by showing how to eliminate negative thought patterns and destructive behaviors that cause overeating, how to build one's self-esteem, and how to use a nutrient-dense, low-calorie eating plan and exercise to reshape one's body. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
BOB HARPER is a world-renowned fitness trainer and one of the stars of the TV reality series The Biggest Loser, which is ending its fifth season this spring. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
Table of Contents
Pt. 1. Your inner compass — Are you really ready? step one — Accept where you are and forgive: step two — Love yourself: step three — Change your internal tape recorder, change yourself: step four — Pt. 2. Stepping up to the plate — It's an eating plan, not a diet — Your food journal — Stress busters — Pt. 3. My workout — Getting started: phase one — My master list — The workout: phase two.
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