101 Things to Do Before You Diet: Because Looking Great Isn't Just about Losing Weight [NOOK Book]

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In this day and age, most women are well aware that dieting (and the accompanying deprivation) is no way to lose weight. But you can't blame a girl for trying-after all, who doesn't want to be thinner, feel happier, and look fabulous? Who doesn't want to fit into her skinny jeans and feel like a million bucks?Mimi Spencer has spent most of her life surrounded by catwalks and ultrathin celebrities-and she sick of dieting. So she created the anti-diet. In 101 Things to do Before You Diet, Spencer shares the tips, ...
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101 Things to Do Before You Diet: Because Looking Great Isn't Just about Losing Weight

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Overview


In this day and age, most women are well aware that dieting (and the accompanying deprivation) is no way to lose weight. But you can't blame a girl for trying-after all, who doesn't want to be thinner, feel happier, and look fabulous? Who doesn't want to fit into her skinny jeans and feel like a million bucks?Mimi Spencer has spent most of her life surrounded by catwalks and ultrathin celebrities-and she sick of dieting. So she created the anti-diet. In 101 Things to do Before You Diet, Spencer shares the tips, tricks, and solutions that finally helped her lose those last few pounds and shows women how to trim, flatter, and accept every inch of their bodies.With ample doses of empathy and irreverence, Spencer offers readers 101 figure-flattering tips, from choosing the right fashion to just saying no to fat traps and calorie pitfalls. Spencer's candid advice (drawn from years spent at the frontlines of fashion) and her uniquely relatable voice (drawn from decades of being a woman on a diet) will keep readers entertained as they knock off a few pounds and learn how to love the skin they're in.
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As a Harper's Bazaar and Marie Claire regular, magazine writer Mimi Spencer knows what it means to be surrounded by super-slender models and their imitators. She also realizes that significant weight loss doesn't miraculously happen overnight and cannot be sustained without habitual practice. In response to her own problems, she has constructed 101 Things to Do Before You Diet as an "anti-diet," a savvy gathering of tips, tricks, and entertaining edicts about how to keep you on wagon to belt-tightening beauty. Informative and good-spirited.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605293684
  • Publisher: Rodale Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 842,948
  • File size: 512 KB

Meet the Author


Mimi Spencer is a prizewinning UK-based fashion and beauty journalist. In addition to her column in You magazine (a supplement to the Sunday Daily Mail), she has written for the Evening Standard, Harper's Bazaar and Marie Claire. She lives in Brighton, England.
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