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This review is from: Body Confidence: Venice Nutrition's 3-Step System That Unlocks Your Body's Full Potential (Hardcover)
I have read the majority of the reviews that have been posted about Body Confidence and I am here to set the record straight on a few. As you may be able to deduce from my pen name, I am a "success story" in the book and I'm not afraid to let everyone know. A couple folks have alluded to the idea that the posted reviews might be "canned." First let me say, if that were the case, wouldn't I, being a feature in the book, have written a "canned" review long before now?! Secondly, my story in the book is 10,000% real so I promote the book and Venice Nutrition for all the right reasons....BECAUSE IT WORKS!!!! I grew up competing in gymnastics, softball, and track but stopped when I got to college. During college, and the few years following, my body changed slightly as I wasn't getting the same intensity of exercise but also wasn't eating balanced; I was always a healthy eater, but not balanced. As a personal trainer my clients want nutrition advice but having struggled through Atkins, South Beach, and the like, I didn't want to point them in those directions. Systems like these will drop weight quickly but you'll crash within 4 or 5 weeks due to lack of proper calorie intake or carbohydrates which are essential to the proper functioning of the body. You won't last on them long and you'll end up gaining back more weight than you started with. I met Mark MacDonald in Atlanta, GA and started living the Venice Nutrition Way. It changed my body almost immediately. I've never needed to lose more than 10 pounds or so, and most people wouldn't even have noticed that on me, but I was able to fine tune shall we say. I have loved the way I feel on Venice for over 3 years and have been coaching clients for over 2. All of my clients that follow through with their plan have seen results - I mean it, ALL that follow through see results!! In fact, I was coaching at a local plastic surgery center and countless clients approached the surgeons to thank them for introducing them to me and to Venice Nutrition. I have clients email or call me over a year later to thank me and let me know how much they love the way they look and feel on Venice. I believe that everyone is entitled to their opinion and to write a review and I am not condemning anyone for that. However, please do not let the few negative reviews deter you from a life of happiness and confidence with your body.