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"This is an important book for women. Every doctor should have a copy in his or her waiting room."—Marianne J.Legato, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia University, New York If you're looking for the latest information on weight loss and maintenance, Weight Watchers Coach Approach is for you. Packed with the most up-to-the-minute thinking in the fields of weight loss, nutrition, fitness and behavior, this intelligent guide provides you with the goods you need to take charge of your weight and succeed in creating a healthy, fitter body. Inside you'll find:
Everyone knows that regular exercise and sensible eating are the key to long-term weight loss, but getting started and staying motivated to do both can be a challenge. If hiring a personal trainer isn't an option, Weight Watchers Coach Approach can help provide the guidance, support and information you need to succeed.
Coach Approach provides the latest information on nutrition basics, weight-loss drugs, strength training, and aerobic exercise. It also provides up-to-the-minute tactics and advice for changing and rearranging your eating and exercise habits. It includes questions to help you determine your fitness level, as well as whether you're mentally ready to lose, and more importantly, control your weight.
In addition to the physiological aspects of weight loss, Coach Approach addresses the emotional and psychological issues as well, including body image, maintaining motivation, setting realistic goals and rethinking food attitudes. One section even features solid advice and how-to's on how to develop a sense of style when the body is a work in progress. You will learn how to navigate the supermarket and give your kitchen a makeover. As a bonus, there are 75 easy recipes for favorite dishes — think of them as the only recipes you'll ever need. With Weight Watchers to back you up, motivation and staying power are sure bets. Coach Approach will give you the tools you need to devise a weight loss strategy that works for you.
Table of Contents
A Word About Weight Watchers.
PART 1: Are You Really Ready to Lose Weight?
Chapter 1: Ready to Live a Healthy Life?
Chapter 2: Knowing Your Body.
Chapter 3: Overweight in the '90s.
PART 2: The Weight Loss Equation.
Chapter 4: Nutritional Basics.
Chapter 5: A User's Guide to Carbohydrates.
Chapter 6: The Facts on Fat.
Chapter 7: In Search of the Quick Fix.
PART 3: One Body, One Mind.
Chapter 8: Becoming Fit.
Chapter 9: Who's Afraid of Exercise?
Chapter 10: Thinking Like a Fit Person.
Chapter 11: Loving Your Body.
Chapter 12: The Style Factor.
PART 4: The Clever Cook.
Chapter 13: Cook, Know Thyself.
Chapter 14: The Lean, Mean Kitchen.
Chapter 15: At the Market.
PART 5: The Goods.
Chapter 16: Energy-Boosting Breakfasts.
Chapter 17: Lunches.
Chapter 18: Afternoon-Slump Savers.
Chapter 19: Family Dinners.
Chapter 20: Chicken.
Chapter 21: Fish.
Chapter 22: Pasta.
Chapter 23: Sides.
Chapter 24: Weekend Make-Aheads.
Chapter 25: Nighttime Nibbles.
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