The Lean Muscle Diet
Author: Lou Schuler, Alan Aragon
Publisher: Rodale Books
Research shows that although people can lose 5 to 10 percent of their body weight on any given diet, dieting itself is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Why? At some point, everyone stops dieting. The Lean Muscle Diet solves the sustainability problem while offering immediate results. It's simple: act as if you already have the body you want. If a reader is, say, a 220-pound man who wants to become a muscular 180-pounder, he then uses The Lean Muscle Diet's formula to eat and train to sustain a 180-pound body. The transformation begins immediately, and the results last for life. Lou Schuler, who has sold more than one million copies of his fitness books worldwide, and Alan Aragon, nutrition advisor to Men's Health, have created an eating and "metabolically expensive" exercise plan designed to melt fat while building muscle. the best part? the plan allows readers to eat their favorite foods, no matter how decadent. with full support from Men's Health, The Lean Muscle Diet delivers a simple—and simply sustainable—body transformation plan anyone can use.
The Lean Muscle Diet
Author: Lou Schuler, Alan Aragon
Research shows that although people can lose 5 to 10 percent of their body weight on any given diet, dieting itself is a consistent predictor of future weight gain. Why? At some point, everyone stops dieting. The Lean Muscle Diet solves the sustainability problem while offering immediate results. It’s simple: act as if you already have the body you want. If a reader is, say, a 220-pound man who wants to become a muscular 180-pounder, he then uses The Lean Muscle Diet's formula to eat and train to sustain a 180-pound body. The transformation begins immediately, and the results last for life. Lou Schuler, who has sold more than one million copies of his fitness books worldwide, and Alan Aragon, nutrition advisor to Men's Health, have created an eating and "metabolically expensive" exercise plan designed to melt fat while building muscle. The best part? The plan allows readers to eat their favorite foods, no matter how decadent. With full support from Men's Health, The Lean Muscle Diet delivers a simple--and simply sustainable--body transformation plan anyone can use.
A no-nonsense plan that has been proven and tested by more than 300,000 people in 154 countries. Whether you want to shed 10 pounds or 100, whether you want to build muscle or just look more toned, this book is the original “bible of fitness” that shows you how to get permanent results the safe, healthy, and natural way. Do you want to shed fat and sculpt a new body shape at the same time? Do you want a program without gimmicks, hype, or quick fixes? Do you want a program guaranteed to work, no matter how old you are or what kind of shape you’re in now? For twenty-five years, industry veteran and bestselling author Tom Venuto has built a reputation as one of the world’s most respected fat-loss experts. In Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle—known by fans as “the bible of fat loss”—Tom reveals the body transformation secrets of the leanest people in the world. This is not a diet and it’s not just a weight-loss program; this is a breakthrough system to change your life and get you leaner, stronger, fitter, and healthier with the latest discoveries in exercise and nutrition science. Inside, you’ll discover: - The simple but powerful LEAN formula, revealing the four crucial elements of body transformation success. - The New Body 28 (TNB-28): a four-week training plan for sculpting lean muscle, plus a quick start primer workout perfect for beginners - A lifestyle program that’s more flexible and easier than ever to follow, even if you are busy, have dietary restrictions, or have never worked out before. - The motivation strategies it takes to stick with your plan. Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle is not about getting as ripped as a fitness model or becoming a bodybuilder like Tom did (unless you want to); it’s about using their secrets to achieve your own personal goals. You are sure to call it your fitness bible for many years to come. From the Hardcover edition.
Bigger Leaner Stronger
Author: Michael Matthews
Publisher: Oculus Publishers
If you want to be muscular, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without steroids, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements...then you want to read this book. Here's the deal: Getting into awesome shape isn't nearly as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. You don't need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on the worthless supplements that steroid freaks shill in advertisements. You don't need to constantly change up your exercise routines to "confuse" your muscles. I'm pretty sure muscles lack cognitive abilities, but this approach is a good way to just confuse you instead. You don't need to burn through buckets of protein powder every month, stuffing down enough protein each day to feed a third world village. You don't need to toil away in the gym for a couple of hours per day, doing tons of sets, supersets, drop sets, giant sets, etc. (As a matter of fact, this is a great way to stunt gains and get nowhere.) You don't need to grind out hours and hours of boring cardio to shed ugly belly fat and love handles and get a shredded six-pack. (How many flabby treadmillers have you come across over the years?) You don't need to completely abstain from "cheat" foods while getting down to single-digit body fat percentages. If you plan cheat meals correctly, you can actually speed your metabolism up and accelerate fat loss. In this book you're going to learn something most guys will never know: The exact formula of exercise and eating that makes putting on 10 to 15 pounds of quality lean mass a breeze...and it only takes 8-12 weeks. This book reveals secrets like... The 6 biggest myths and mistakes of building muscle that stunt 99% of guys' muscle gains. (These BS lies are pushed by all the big magazines and even by many trainers.) How to get a lean, cut physique that you love (and that girls drool over) by spending no more than 5 percent of your time each day. The 4 laws of muscle growth that, when applied, turn your body into an anabolic, muscle-building machine. You'll be shocked at how easy it really is to get big once you know what you're doing... How to develop a lightning-fast metabolism that burns up fat quickly and leaves you feeling full of energy all day long. The carefully-selected exercises that deliver MAXIMUM results for your efforts, helping you build a big, full chest, a wide, tapered back, and bulging biceps. A no-BS guide to supplements that will save you hundreds if not THOUSANDS of dollars each year that you would've wasted on products that are nothing more than bunk science and marketing hype. How to get shredded while still indulging in the "cheat" foods that you love every week like pasta, pizza, and ice cream. And a whole lot more! The bottom line is you CAN achieve that "Hollywood hunk" body without having your life revolve around it--no long hours in the gym, no starving yourself, no grueling cardio that turns your stomach. Imagine, just 12 weeks from now, being constantly complimented on how you look and asked what the heck you're doing to make such startling gains. Imagine enjoying the added benefits of high energy levels, no aches and pains, better spirits, and knowing that you're getting healthier every day. SPECIAL BONUS FOR READERS! With this book you'll also get a free 75-page bonus report from the author called "The Year One Challenge." In this bonus report, you'll learn exactly how to train, eat, and supplement to make maximum gains in your first year of training. By applying what you learn in the book and in this report, you can make more progress in one year than most guys make in three, four, or even five (seriously!). Scroll up, click the "Buy" button now, and begin your journey to a bigger, leaner, and stronger you!
The Lean Belly Prescription
Author: Travis Stork, Peter Moore, The Editors of Men's Health
Publisher: Rodale Books
ThisNew York Times bestseller from one of the hosts of The Doctors, presents a simple, enjoyable, supereffective cure for belly fat--one of America's greatest health risks. Dr. Travis Stork, cohost of the popular, nationally syndicated television show The Doctors, teams up with Men's Health editor Peter Moore to deliver a personalized prescription for readers looking to shrink their bellies and their health risks. Among the slimming strategies they offer: The PICK 3 TO LEAN plan lets readers design their own diet around their favorite meals and snacks! 10-Second Slim Down tips guide readers through key weight-loss tipping points and help them navigate their way to the lighter side of the scale! The Laws of Leanness boil down confusing and often contradictory fitness, health and nutrition information into 20 words or less giving the reader a quick and simple take away! "When it comes to having the firm, lean belly you've always wanted, this book might just be the final word." --David Zinczenko, author of the Eat This, Not That! series and The New Abs Diet
Men's Health TNT Diet
Author: Jeff Volek, Adam Campbell
Publisher: Rodale Books
The Men's Health TNT Diet is a revolutionary program for burning fat and building muscle. Utilizing Targeted Nutrition Tactics (TNT), the authors move beyond "good carbs" and "bad carbs" to focus instead on "well-timed carbs" that will allow readers to eat the foods they want as long as they are eating them at the right time. By controlling the levels of glycogen (carbs stored in our muscles) through this unique diet, and learning to exercise in the carb-burning zone (the secret to making workouts shorter and more effective) anyone can shed fat and build muscle--and it takes only 90 minutes of exercise a week.
A groundbreaking workout and diet plan that replenishes a man's testosterone levels, rebuilds his body, and remakes his life Testosterone is the most crucial hormone in the male body--and every man's T levels begin a slow, steady decline as he ages. The result? Loss of strength and muscle mass. Poor sugar metabolism. Increased body fat, especially around the waist. Loss of T also affects red blood cell production, vitality, bone density, mental acuity, and sex drive. In short: It slowly chops a man down. Testosterone Transformation helps a man produce higher levels of T and reverse the downward spiral. By eating the right foods and adopting a new exercise approach, any man at any age can transform his life by starting a positive chain reaction: Raise T levels through the strategies in this book, improve workouts, get stronger, improve workouts even more, get even stronger, and enable the body to use muscle to process sugar--instead of storing it as fat. Testosterone Transformation is a life-changer: a serious exercise and strategic diet plan that uses the science of a man's own body to help him recharge his sex drive, increase vitality, and reduce health risks across the board.
'Louise Parker, AKA the figure magician, has worked her magic on actors, athletes, pop stars, politicians and princesses and believes absolutely anyone can have a sensational body.' Glamour 'Louise Parker is one of the very few weight-loss experts worth the title. A genius method, an unbelievable client list and years of experience.' Good Housekeeping 'Clever, kind and committed to getting you the best body possible. Louise Parker really does think of everything.' Tatler 'Quite simply the most intelligent weight-loss programme out there.' Independent It is not a diet - it is an inspiring, easy-to-follow programme for life, consisting of two phases: TRANSFORM - taking the direct route to your best body LIFESTYLE - protecting your results for life The method is the best-kept secret of A-list celebrities, royals, global CEOs, entrepreneurs and London society - the quickest, most do-able approach of total body and lifestyle transformation. It contains over 80 effortless recipes to help you 'Eat Beautifully' and avoid being 'Organically Overweight'. Many of the recipes call for fewer than 8 ingredients and take just 8 minutes to prepare. For the first time, Louise shares her unique four-pronged approach to lasting success that has made her method the mecca for worldwide clients demanding the most intelligent, focused and practical solution to permanent weight loss and habit change. The book details four simple pillars that promise you can drop two dress sizes in six weeks without a chia seed in sight. Think Successfully - positivity, keeping inspiring company and making time for simple pleasures every single day Live Well - de-cluttering your surroundings, a Digital Detox after 9pm every night, sleeping 7-8 hours a night and taking 20 minutes a day to 'brain nap' Eat Beautifully - eating 3 meals and 2 snacks daily from any of the 80 delicious recipes in the book Exercise Intelligently - achievable goals of walk a minimum of 10,000 steps, exercise for 30 minutes, following Louise's workouts or other exercises you enjoy
The Shredded Chef
Author: Michael Matthews
Publisher: Oculus Publishers
If you want to know how to build muscle and burn fat by eating healthy, delicious meals that are easy to cook and easy on your wallet, then you want to read this book.Do you lack confidence in the kitchen and think that you just can't cook great food?Are you not sure of how to prepare food that is not only delicious and healthy but also effective in helping you build muscle and lose fat?Are you afraid that cooking nutritious, restaurant-quality meals is too time-consuming and expensive?If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, don't worry--you're not alone. And this book is the answer: With it, you can cook fast, healthy, and tasty meals every day (and on a reasonable budget) that will help you build muscle or lose weight, regardless of your current skills.The Shredded Chef is more than just a bunch of recipes, though. It's going to teach you the true scientific basics of gaining muscle and losing fat, because bad diet advice is an epidemic these days.In this book, you're going to learn how to eat right without having to obsess over every calorie. These 9 scientifically proven rules for eating are the foundation of every great physique, and they have nothing to do with following weird diets or depriving yourself of everything that tastes good.And the recipes themselves? In this book you'll find 114 healthy, flavorful recipes specifically designed for athletes that want to build muscle or lose fat. Regardless of your fitness goals, this book has got you covered.Here's a "sneak peek" of the recipes you'll find inside:18 fast, delicious breakfast recipes like Peanut Butter Power Oatmeal, French Muscle Toast, High-Protein Banana Oatcakes, Lean and Mean Zucchini Hash Brown, Macho Mexican Scramble and more. Whether you're trying to burn fat or build muscle, you'll find recipes that will help you get there. 18 mouthwatering chicken dishes like Chicken Stroganoff, Tasty Thai Chicken, Jerk Chicken Stir Fry, Honey-Garlic Chicken, and more. Forget boring chicken dishes, even when cutting!14 tasty beef recipes like Low-Fat Russian Beef Stroganoff, Lean Bison Burgers, Vietnamese Beef Noodles, Meathead Meatballs, and more. Enjoy beef like never before with these creative recipes and you'll even find low-calorie beef dishes designed for losing weight!10 savory fish and seafood recipes like Turkey Bacon Wrapped Scallops, Provencal Baked Halibut, Salmon Burgers, Tasty Tuna Melt, and more. Never again settle for flavorless, unappetizing fish and seafood--these recipes will have you singing praises for the sea!7 hearty, healthy pasta recipes like Chicken Pesto Pasta, Asparagus & Goat Cheese Pasta, Classic Pasta Bolognese, Beef Lasagna, Chicken Fettuccine with Mushrooms, and more. Each of the pasta dishes are high in protein, making them great muscle-building treats. 14 awesome side dishes like Wasabi Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potato Fries, Hot 'n Healthy Brown Rice, Zucchini Risotto, Couscous Salad, and more. You're going to love mixing and matching these side dishes with the entrees and discovering your favorite combinations! 5 delectable desserts like Key Lime Pie, Peach Cobbler, Chocolate Protein Mousse, Banana Cream Pie, and more. These sugar-free desserts will satisfy your sweet tooth without the calorie overload!And more! (I haven't even mentioned the recipes for pork, salads, protein shakes, protein bars, and snacks...)SPECIAL BONUS FOR READERS!With this book you'll also get a free 31-page bonus report from the author called "Muscle Meals: How to Use Nutrition to Maximize Your Muscle and Torch Your Fat." In this bonus report, you'll learn the truth about "good" and "bad" carbs and exactly which you should eat and which you should avoid, and 5 snacks that are delicious, easy to make, and that can help you build muscle and lose fat.Scroll up and click the "Buy" button now to learn how to cook nutritious, delicious meals that make building muscle and burning fat easy!
The Better Man Project
Author: Bill Phillips
Publisher: Rodale Books
The Definitive Owner's Manual to the Male Body--One That's as Fun as It Is Useful! The Better Man Project is the ultimate handbook for any man who wants to live longer and, just as importantly, better. Written by Bill Phillips, editor-in-chief of Men's Health-the world's largest and most respected men's magazine-this 352-page manual is packed with thousands of useful tips and action items to upgrade your diet, fitness, health, relationships, career, and more (as quickly as possible), plus specific do-it-yourself plans to make you the best man you can be. The Better Man Project isn't just a reference guide to life. It's a great read too, with every health and fitness tip served with a side of Men's Health's trademark authority and humor. You'll feel stronger and healthier. You'll be stoked about waking up and attacking your day. You'll be more impressed than ever, no matter your age, by the guy staring back at you in the mirror. And, let's just say it: Your wife or girlfriend will probably be 20 to 25 percent more into you. Features include: * Health and fitness self-tests so you can see how you stack up against other guys your age. * The 70 powerfoods than all men should be eating * A decade-by-decade cheat sheet of all the diagnostic tests you should have, and when. * A troubleshooter's guide to common ailments and quick home remedies. * Simple workouts that will help you pack on total-body muscle, find your abs, build big arms, or lose your belly fat. * Special features on protecting your telomeres, reversing diabetes, preventing heart disease, and staving off dementia. * 35 do-it-yourself projects that will make you more interesting, improve your posture, fix your diet, earn you a promotion, fill your wallet, and much more! Flat belly. Strong muscles. Career success. More respect. Greater happiness. Boatloads of fun. Good health for life! The Better Man Project shows you the way. You deserve better. Start today.
Thinner Leaner Stronger
Author: Michael Matthews
Publisher: Oculus Publishers
THE #1 BESTSELLING WOMEN’S FITNESS BOOK WITH OVER 100,000 COPIES SOLD! If you want to build muscle, lose fat, and look great as quickly as possible without crash dieting, “good genetics,” or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on pills and powders...regardless of your age... then you want to read this book. Here’s the deal: Building muscle and losing fat isn’t nearly as complicated as the female bodybuilding industry wants you to believe. You don’t need to starve yourself with “extreme fat loss diets” or give up all the foods you actually like to lose weight quick. You don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars per month on worthless fat loss supplements that female bodybuilders shill in advertisements. You don’t need to toil away in the gym for a couple of hours per day to lose fat, build muscle, and have the bikini body you really want. You don’t need to do special exercises to lose weight or constantly change up your workout routine to make startling progress in the mirror. You don't need to grind out hours of boring cardio to lose belly fat and get rid of that fat stomach for good. Those are just a few of the harmful myths that keep women like you from ever achieving the lean, toned, strong, and healthy body you truly desire. And in this book you’re going to learn something most people, even women bodybuilders, will never know... The exact formula of exercise and eating that makes losing 10 to 15 pounds of fat while building lean, sexy muscle a breeze…and it only takes 8 to 12 weeks. This book reveals things like… Why most advice on what to eat to lose weight fails, and how to build meal plans that help you lose weight fast without ever feeling starved, deprived, or like you’re on a “fat loss diet.” The simple science of how to burn belly fat fast and keep it off for the rest of your life. The biggest female muscle building lies women are told about how to “tone” and “shape” their bodies...and what you REALLY need to do to have sexy, lean curves. (Hint: Using the Barbie weights to “tone your muscles” is a waste of time.) How to master the “inner game” of fitness and develop the self-discipline and willpower it takes to build the body of your dreams (and actually enjoy the process!). An all-in-one weight training program for women that will give you a toned upper body, flat stomach, sexy legs, and killer butt…in just 3 to 6 hours of exercise per week...doing workouts that you actually enjoy. A no-BS guide to women’s bodybuilding supplements that will save you from wasting THOUSANDS of dollars each year on bunk science and marketing hype. How to burn fat and build lean muscle while still indulging in the "cheat" foods that you love every week like pasta, pizza, and ice cream. What to eat before and after your workouts to build muscle fast. It’s the “little” things like this that make female bodybuilding diet plans maximally effective. And a whole lot more! Imagine...just 12 weeks from now...being constantly complimented on how great you look and asked what the heck you’re doing to transform your body… Imagine enjoying the added benefits of high energy levels, no aches and pains, better spirits, and knowing that you’re getting healthier every day... The bottom line is you CAN have that bikini body without having your life revolve around it. SPECIAL BONUS FOR READERS! With this weight lifting book for women you'll also get a free 98-page bonus report that contains a year's worth of Thinner Leaner Stronger female fitness workouts as well as Mike’s personal product and supplement recommendations and more! Scroll up, click the "Buy" button now, and begin your journey to a thinner, leaner, and stronger you!
The Abs Diet
Author: David Zinczenko
Explains how to lose up to twenty pounds and create the washboard abdomen that every man wants, offering a meal plan, a workout program with a focus on lower-body exercises, twelve "superfoods," and a simple maintenance plan.
Author: Katherine Tallmadge
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
The secret to losing weight and keeping it off for good is simple. It’s the small, easy changes you make in eating that have the most dramatic and lasting results. Diet Simple is the only program that shows you exactly which changes to make and how much weight you can expect to lose. Learn how to replace fat-laden habits you’ll never miss, make substitutions you’ll relish, and retool your mind to view eating in a whole new way. All in a style that’s fresh, entertaining, and fun. Here’s just a taste of what you’ll discover inside: How singing in the shower can help you lose 26 pounds. How visiting “Old MacDonald” can help your kids lose 10 pounds. How your alarm clock can help you lose 14 pounds. How “Batch” Recipes can help you lose 40 pounds.
In The New Rules of Lifting for Women, authors Lou Schuler, Cassandra Forsythe and Alwyn Cosgrove present a comprehensive strength, conditioning and nutrition plan destined to revolutionize the way women work out. All the latest studies prove that strength training, not aerobics, provides the key to losing fat and building a fit, strong body. This book refutes the misconception that women will "bulk up" if they lift heavy weights. Nonsense! It's tough enough for men to pack on muscle, and they have much more of the hormone necessary to build muscle: natural testosterone. Muscles need to be strengthened to achieve a lean, healthy look. Properly conditioned muscles increase metabolism and promote weight loss -- it's that simple. The program demands that women put down the "Barbie" weights, step away from the treadmill and begin a strength and conditioning regime for the natural athlete in every woman. The New Rules of Lifting for Women will change the way women see fitness, nutrition and their own bodies.
The World's Most AUTHORITATIVE Guide to Building Your Body You probably know a lot about building muscle. You know which curl is the best for your biceps, you do every possible exercise for your abdominals, and your 20-set bench-press routine is the envy of everyone in the gym. So why haven't you gotten the results you want? This book has the answer. In fact, it probably answers every question you've ever asked about how your muscles work: What makes them grow? What makes them show? Why didn't that champion bodybuilder's routine work for you? But The Book of Muscle does more than just explain how your muscles work. It also gives you comprehensive muscle-building programs from a world-class trainer. Ian King has spent 2 decades as strength coach to world-champion and Olympic athletes. He is in wide demand as a lecturer on athletic preparation and physique development, and he is a popular contributor to Men's Health magazine and T-mag.com, the most popular bodybuilding Web site on the planet. Now, for the first time, he brings his extraordinary knowledge and unique muscle-building systems to a book meant for regular guys who like to work out and want to see better results than they've gotten from conventional programs. Here's what you get from The Book of Muscle that you can't get from any other book: • Three complete 6-month, progressive workout programs created by Ian King to optimize muscle growth by juxtaposing opposing muscle actions • Ian King's revolutionary training-age system to help you determine which program is right for you • Complete abdominal training that ensures you'll not only get that coveted six-pack but also develop the muscles that prevent injuries and produce better performance on the field--any field • Vital advice on warming up, stretching, and recovering between workouts • The latest and best information on how you need to eat to make your muscles grow If you've never before bought a workout book, this should be your first. And if you've tried all the others, this is the one that finally delivers everything you have ever wanted to know but couldn't find in one place.