Take It Off, Keep It Off: How I Went from Fat to Fit . . . and You Can Too--Safely, Effectively, and Permanently

Take It Off, Keep It Off: How I Went from Fat to Fit . . . and You Can Too--Safely, Effectively, and Permanently

by Paul James
     
 

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On December 31, 2008, personal chef, trainer, and former model Paul “PJ” James set out to add nearly 100 pounds to his ripped 176-pound physique. This “anti-New Year’s resolution” was driven by a yearning to empathize with his overweight clients and to demonstrate that with dedication and the right tools, weight loss success is possible.

Overview

On December 31, 2008, personal chef, trainer, and former model Paul “PJ” James set out to add nearly 100 pounds to his ripped 176-pound physique. This “anti-New Year’s resolution” was driven by a yearning to empathize with his overweight clients and to demonstrate that with dedication and the right tools, weight loss success is possible. In six months, PJ packed on 50 percent of his body weight; when he attempted to lose it, he realized the true challenges of overweight people everywhere. Working through addiction to sweets and carbs, injuries, and embarrassment, PJ discovered a plan that really works. No b.s., no empty promises, just real tools and strategies from someone who “walked the talk” to figure out how to best help those who need it most.

With a targeted fitness program, “clean eating” recipes, and success stories, Take It Off, Keep It Off is a guide to changing your life—for good.

 

Editorial Reviews

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Examiner.com, 5/20/12
“It's a fascinating, insightful look at what it's like to pile on almost 100 pounds, and then take it off, similar to AJ Jacobs”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738215747
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
05/22/2012
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Paul James’s entire life has revolved around eating clean, training hard, and helping others achieve their fitness goals. Prior to his career as a personal trainer, he was a runway model for Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Prada, and other designers. 

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