Make the Connection: Ten Steps to a Better Body and a Better Life

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You don't have to wonder how often to exercise, how much time is enough, or what to eat and drink as you're losing the pounds - Bob and Oprah tell you in direct, easy-to-follow steps. You're shown exactly how to work out, and which particular forms of exercise will work the best for you. You'll be amazed at how the pounds disappear, and how this new method of eating, exercising, and daily renewal affirms your growing self-confidence the same way it did Oprah's. The authors also show you how to keep a journal to express your innermost feelings about your body, your emotions, and the things that have happened in your life that have shaped your issues around weight and self-image. Oprah shares her own journal with you, too, revealing her innermost thoughts and concerns. Throughout the book, Bob and Oprah are there for you, every step of the way. It's all within your reach - and you'll be inspired to achieve a better body and a better life.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780786862566
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • Publication date: 9/28/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Lexile: 950L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Greene
Bob Greene

Bob Greene is an exercise physiologist and certified personal trainer specializing in fitness, metabolism, and weight loss. He holds a master's degree from the University of Arizona and is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise. For the past seventeen years he has worked with clients and consulted on the design and management of fitness, spa, and sports medicine programs. Bob has been a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
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Table of Contents

Oprah's Story 1
Introduction 33
Why We Eat 39
Becoming Self-Aware 55
The Purpose of Body Fat 65
The Physics of Body Weight 71
The Ten Steps 85
Step 1 Exercise Aerobically, Five to Seven Days Each Week (Preferably in the Morning) 95
Step 2 Exercise in the Zone (at a Level Seven or Eight) 129
Step 3 Exercise for 20 to 60 Minutes Each Exercise Session 145
Step 4 Eat a Low-Fat, Balanced Diet Each Day 153
Step 5 Eat Three Meals and Two Snacks Each Day 177
Step 6 Limit or Eliminate Alcohol 185
Step 7 Stop Eating Two to Three Hours Before Bedtime 195
Step 8 Drink Six to Eight Glasses of Water Each Day 203
Step 9 Have at Least Two Servings of Fruit and Three Servings of Vegetables Each Day 213
Step 10 Renew Your Commitment to Healthy Living Each Day (Daily Renewal) 221
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