Hardwired for Fitness: The Evolutionary Way to Lose Weight, Have More Energy, and Improve Body Composition Naturally

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Why?

Why does dieting make you fatter?

Why does dieting make you less fit?

Why do you lose weight slowly and gain it back rapidly?

Why is fidgeting better than exercise?

Why does eating a big breakfast help you lose weight?

Why does ...

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Overview

Why?

Why does dieting make you fatter?

Why does dieting make you less fit?

Why do you lose weight slowly and gain it back rapidly?

Why is fidgeting better than exercise?

Why does eating a big breakfast help you lose weight?

Why does eating smaller meals more frequently make you hungrier and fatter?

Why We Are Hardwired for Fitness

Written by two eminent scientists, Hardwired for Fitness not only tells you the reasons why but gives you the how, over the short span of 50 years, through eating and lifestyle changes, we have managed to disconnect key circuits within our DNA that keep us fit and at an optimal weight. Using the latest science, Drs. Portman and Ivy demolish the myths that serve as a barrier to getting fit. They show you how by resynchronizing your body's natural biological rhythms you unleash a powerful arsenal of metabolic weapons to help you get and stay in shape. Based on hundreds of studies, Hardwired for Fitness gives you the program to break the frustrating weight loss/weight gain cycle once and for all.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591202769
  • Publisher: Basic Health Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/28/2011
  • Pages: 226
  • Sales rank: 945,705
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Preface vii

Introduction 1

Part 1 Born to be Fit

1 Survival of the Fittest, Not the Thinnest C. Darwin) 15

2 Circuits and Rhythms 27

3 High-Speed Communication Network 41

4 Disconnected and Overloaded Circuits 51

5 Resynchronizing and Resetting the Circuits 79

6 The Functional Day 91

7 Resolutions for Success 101

Part 2 The Hardwired Fitness Program

8 Phase One: Restore Your Natural Metabolic Rhythm 111

9 Phase Two: Switch Your Body into Fitness Mode 139

10 Phase Three: Get into the Red Zone 155

11 Hardwired Fitness Tool Kit 169

Conclusion 203

References 205

Index 219

About the Authors 225

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