Jumpstart to Skinny: The Simple 3-Week Plan for Supercharged Weight Loss (Hardcover)

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In"The Skinny Rules, "celebrity trainer and coach of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" Bob Harper delivers the ultimate strategy for healthy, long-term weight loss and thin maintenance. But what if you have a big event looming a reunion, wedding, beach vacation, or other special occasion and need a fast-acting plan to meet your short-term goals?
"Jumpstart to Skinny" features thirteen short-term Rules (no one gets thin on mere suggestions) that will supercharge your weight loss. Taking any confusion or decision making out of the equation, Harper also provides a day-by-day plan for success, including his body-toning Jumpstart Moves and deliciously slimming recipes specially designed for your get-skinny needs.
"Jumpstart to Skinny" lets you in on the secrets Bob shares with his red-carpet celebrity clients. This is not a marathon diet; it's a quick sprint to the finish line. And the victory lap comes when you slip into that sexy dress or swimsuit and feel fantastic. Get started today
Your Jumpstart Rules: Thirteen must-follow principles to get you ready for your own big reveal, including Rule #1, a precise breakdown of the proper protein/carbohydrate/fat proportions for every meal, and Rule #3, which explains why you need to just say no to complex carbs after breakfast during this three-week plan. These are the Rules that Bob Harper and his celebrity clients use to get ready for their big events and now you re in on the secrets, too.
Your Jumpstart Day-by-Day: No decisions, no confusion Here is the simple, three-week game plan: the food to buy and prepare ahead each week, when and how much to eat each day, and the when and how of your exercise schedule.
Your Jumpstart Moves: Bob's unique, twenty-minute, at-home exercise routines. From sit-ups, push-ups, and squats to jumping rope, lateral jumps, and simple chair dips, choose one of the seven packages of body-toning moves when your day calls for Bob's metabolic conditioning.
Jumpstart Recipes: Cleansing or juice fasting? No way You need to eat to lose weight, so here are twenty-one days of slimmingly delicious recipes including Peanut Butter and Jelly Oatmeal, Sweet Potato Hash, Spaghetti Squash Bolognese, Buffalo Chicken Salad, and Bob's signature Shrimp Skimpy formulated with your Jumpstart protein/carb/fat proportions (see Rule #1 ) and calorie maximums in mind.

About the Author

Bob Harper, trainer on The Biggest Loser, has traveled the world, empowering millions and sharing his successful holistic approach to fitness and weight loss. He is working on a program entitled Diabetes & You: Step It Up to Get It Down 6.5 Steps Toward Better Blood Sugar Control to help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar levels. His favorite activities include yoga, running, photography, and reading. According to Bob, the key to life is to realize that today is the first day of the rest of your life and that you have the power to change anything you put your mind to. He lives in Los Angeles.

GREG CRITSER is a longtime chronicler of the modern pharmaceutical industry and the politics of medicine. His columns and essays on the subject have appeared in Harper s Magazine, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, the L.A. Times, and elsewhere. Critser is the author of Fat Land: How Americans Became the Fattest People in the World (Houghton Mifflin), which the American Diabetes Association called the definitive journalistic account of the modern obesity epidemic. He lives in Pasadena, California, with his wife, Antoinette Mongelli.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780345545107
ISBN-10: 0345545109
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2013
Pages: 214
Language: English