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Fire Up Your Metabolism: 9 Proven Principles for Burning Fat and Losing Weight Forever Paperback – February 3, 2004
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Laura Allen actress The Lakatoses have convinced me that with very small, simple changes, I can transform my body....This book alone was enough to jump-start my metabolism!
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The book is subdivided as follows:
1. Get Ready, Get Set, Get Fired Up
2. Mixing Nutrients to Maximize Metabolism
3. Choosing Carbohydrates Carefully
4. Power Proteins versus Problem Proteins
5. Favoring Fabulous Fats
6. Banishing Breakfast, Beware
7. Missing Meals: Misdemeanor or Manslaughter
8. Where there is a Will there is Water
9. Sleep Satiated versus Sleep Starved
10. Fidgeting, Frolicking and Keeping Fit
11. Muscles Make Magic
12. Sample Daily Menus
The authors provide sound nutritional and exercise advice for those that are motivated to get themselves into better shape. I do not find the authors advice to be overly difficult to follow, but I might be in the minority. I recently switched to a mostly vegan lifestyle for health reasons. It is amazing what all of us can do or accomplish when we are properly motivated.
I have summarized my observations regarding the books content below.
1. Sound recommendations that all of us have read before backed up by personal experience
2. Easy to read and understand
3. Detail adequate for the general audience
4. Provides exercises for both the home and the gym
5. Specific recommendations in terms of food consumption
6. Target Heart rate given for optimum exercise efficiency
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Let me say that I am extremelly impressed by the Latakos twins thorough relation of increasing my metabolism to shed the weight that has been so hard to lose. This book is incredible and I feel that it has set me up to finally succeed. It explains the way the body works to fully capitalize on increasing the amount of calories I burn throughout the day.
I totally recommend this book to only people that are serious not only about losing weight, but to educate themselves so they can participate in a healthy lifestyle forever. This is the best twelve dollars I have spent in 2004. My appreciation and thanks go out to the authors.
Throughout the book there are tips on certain food groups and/or individual brands of food. It also includes Myth busters which reviews certain myths about food with updated info. Chapter 5 Favoring Fabulous Fats provides plenty of information that will help manage fat intake and power up metabolism. Additionally, I like the self dietary experiments that the two presented ie What happens to your body when you skip breakfast? Lack of sleep? Not enough water?
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I picked up this book several years ago when I first decided I wanted to start losing weight. For what it's worth, following the authors' advice really did help me lose weight! Read morePublished 4 days ago by J. R. Norton
Love this book would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants to lose weight or manage it.Published 9 months ago by Luvchocolat00
I received this product fast. I have purchased a few for my mother and daughters. I will purchase again from this user.Published 24 months ago by Nadine Hernandez
Great book with real results. After reading this book I followed the rules and started losing weight immediately from the first day. It's remarkable how fast my body responded. Read morePublished on March 8, 2014 by Terrill
I ran across a review for this book and had to buy it. The information (and humor) the gals provide makes an interesting read. Read morePublished on February 11, 2011 by K Levang
I lost 20 lbs and reduced my blood sugar following the simple but very effective principles of this book. Read morePublished on November 24, 2010 by anarod
I can honestly say that this book has finally given me an END to the search for the correct diet and exercise and metabolism information. Read morePublished on September 4, 2005 by Mary S. Folse
A really disliked this book. I only lost 5 pounds in a month! Yes, I was following the procedure. Just keep this in mind when looking for this book.Published on October 21, 2004