Slim for Life: My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast, and Lasting Weight Loss

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Slim for Life: My Insider Secrets to Simple, Fast, and Lasting Weight Loss

Format:  Hardcover,

265 pages

Publisher: Random House Inc

Publish Date: Feb 2013

ISBN-13: 9780385349222

ISBN-10: 038534922X

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Stop battling your weight and slim down for life with this no-nonsense, insider's plan from America's health, wellness, and weight-loss guru: Jillian Michaels. She has helped millions lose weight and feel great, and now she can help you, too.
Bestselling author and "Biggest Loser" trainer Jillian Michaels swore she'd never write another diet book. But she realized that with all of the conflicting, overly complicated information being thrown at you each day, what you need is a clear, simple plan that cuts through all the confusion to deliver amazing results, fast. This book distills all she's learned about diet, fitness, and a healthy lifestyle to provide anyone seeking to be slim, strong, and healthy with an easier path to achieving dramatic body transformation.
You'll learn to:
* Utilize Jillian's insider secrets for optimizing your fat-burning potential
* Dispel myths and avoid diet trends that will damage your metabolism and make it harder for you to lose weight
* Banish self-sabotage, build support, and cultivate lasting motivation
* Navigate and circumvent every possible pitfall presented by any situation or circumstance you could come up against--from weight-loss plateaus to travel, budget, and time constraints
* Eat, move, and live in manageable, and even enjoyable, ways that facilitate a slim, sexy physique
* Supplement strategically, manage stress, and even purchase the proper home and beauty products--all to help ignite your metabolism
No nonsense, no gimmicks, just actionable advice that gets incredible results fast


Publisher: Random House Inc
Publish Date: Feb 2013
ISBN-13: 9780385349222
ISBN-10: 038534922X
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 265
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.16
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.5 x 1.0

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Biography of Michaels, Jillian

Jillian Michaels was born in Los Angeles, California on February 18, 1974. She has over 15 years of martial arts practice in Muay Thai and Akarui-Do. Since 1993, she has held 2 personal training certificates from the leading certification programs in the country: the National Endurance and Strength Training Association and the American Fitness Association of America. She is best known as a strength trainer and life coach for the NBC series The Biggest Loser.

She has written several books including The Master Your Metabolism Cookbook, Master Your Metabolism, Making the Cut, Winning by Losing, and Unlimited: How to Build an Exceptional Life. She also has several DVDs including Yoga Meltdown, 30-Day Shred, No More Trouble Zones, and Banish Fat Boost Metabolism. She launched Empowered Media, LLC, which focuses on the goal of creating total life solutions for people that involve all aspects of living well, including health, wellness, weight loss, and overall lifestyle.

Chapter outline

Introductionp. xi
User's Guidep. xv
Eatingp. 1
Cracking the Diet Codep. 2
Slim Calorie Habitsp. 2
Eat Realp. 10
Maximize Your Nutrientsp. 21
Manage Your Mealsp. 24
Beverage Basicsp. 29
Movingp. 37
Cracking the Exercise Codep. 38
The Foundationp. 38
Maximize Your Musclep. 54
Amp Up Your Cardiop. 65
Optimize Outdoor Spacesp. 67
At Homep. 70
Grocery Shoppingp. 71
Shopping Slimp. 71
Slimming Foodsp. 73
Don't Be Tricked by Food Marketersp. 80
Food Labels 101p. 81
Get Cookingp. 86
Slim Cheffingp. 86
Stock Up Slimlyp. 92
Get Your Bum Onp. 95
Calorie Crushersp. 95
Clean Productsp. 100
The Green Homep. 100
Be Naturally Beautifulp. 102
Top Picksp. 104
Drugs That Sabotage Your Slimp. 106
On the Gop. 110
Party Timep. 111
Slim Celebratingp. 111
Restaurant Survivalp. 113
Slim Diningp. 114
At Workp. 121
Eats at the Officep. 121
Getting Exercise in on the Jobp. 125
Travel Secretsp. 128
Eats on the Roadp. 128
Fitness on the Flyp. 130
Staying Motivatedp. 136
Motivate, Inspire, and Incentivizep. 137
Attitude Adjustmentp. 137
Building Supportp. 145
Eat Right, Move Morep. 151
Evading Pitfallsp. 160
Handling Hungerp. 161
Crushing Cravingsp. 170
Bypassing the Bingep. 171
Managing Stressp. 176
Chill Outp. 176
It's Not in My Budgetp. 186
Be Food Frugalp. 186
Be Fitness Frugalp. 192
Fitting Workouts in with Kidsp. 193
With 'Emp. 193
Without 'Emp. 194
Tick-tock: Overcoming Time Constraintsp. 196
Catch a Burn on the Runp. 196
Eat Healthy in a Hurryp. 197
Access Denied?p. 197
Fitnessp. 198
Foodp. 199
Busting Through Plateausp. 200
Fine-Tune Your Progressp. 200
Supercharge Your Slimp. 205
The Slim Lifep. 206
Slim Savvy Secretsp. 206
Weird Food and Fitness Tips That Workp. 210
Slim Trickeryp. 222
Cheat Your Way Slimp. 223
Fashion Statementsp. 232
Dress Slimp. 232
The Final Countdownp. 237
Point Score Totalp. 238
Total Tips Checkedp. 240
Your Final Resultsp. 241
What Your Point Total Saysp. 242
No Tip Left Behindp. 247
See Ya, Slimp. 247
Selected Referencesp. 249
Acknowledgmentsp. 255
Indexp. 257

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