Synopses & Reviews
Strong Women Stay Young was an instant national bestseller, a book C. Everett Koop, M.D., called "an essential tool for women of all ages." Now the authors who brought you a powerful weapon to combat aging are back--with an exciting, medically sound program to help you boost your metabolism and melt away fat.Fully illustrated exercises especially designed for weight loss
Strong Women Stay Slim is the first book to combine the extraordinary fat-fighting power of strength training with a safe, medically proven weight-loss program. Scientific research has shown that strength training increases metabolism--a key to permanent weight loss--by as much as 15 percent. What is more, Tufts University research comparing women who followed identical diet plans found that the strength-training group lost 44 percent more fat than the diet-only group.
No matter what your age or fitness level, you can start tomorrow with six simple, no-sweat exercises you can do at home or in the office. You'll feel stronger, more energetic and vital almost immediately. And after just ten weeks of easy, painless changes, you'll be astonished at how far you've come.
Whether you're fighting a few stubborn pounds, struggling with postpregnancy weight gain, or battling a lifelong weight problem, Strong Women Stay Slim has everything you need:
Up-to-the-minute information about weight, appetite, nutrition, and fitness--explaining why this program works
A hunger-free food plan, including menus and delicious recipes from an award-winning cookbook author
Motivational secrets from sports psychology that boost self-esteem
Progress logs and extra guidance for the first ten weeks
Filled with inspiring stories from women who became trim and fit through strength training, Strong Women Stay Slim is your key to shaping up and feeling great--for life.
The bestselling authors of Strong Women Stay Young present the first book to combine the extraordinary fat-fighting power of strength training with a safe, medically-proven weight-loss program. Includes important new scientific information about metabolism, appetite, nutrition, and fitness; fully-illustrated strength training exercises; a healthy, hunger-free food plan; motivational secrets from sports psychology; inspiring stories from women who became trim and fit, and more.
About the Author
Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., is Associate Chief of the Human Physiology Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and Assistant Professor at the School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College.
Steven Raichlen is the author of thirteen cookbooks and the winner of a Julia Child/IACP Award and two James Beard Awards for his High-Flavor, Low-Fat series.
Sarah Wernick, Ph.D., is an award-winning freelance health writer.