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

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

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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.

 

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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”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738215747
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publication date: 5/22/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 587,124
  • 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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Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part 1 From Fit To Fat and Back 1

My Story of Gaining-and Losing-Half My Body Weight (and How That's Helped Me to Help You)

Part 2 Getting Started 11

The KO-90 Game Plan

Part 3 Take Charge 31

Psyching Yourself Up for a New Life

Part 4 Get the Junk Out 47

Fuel Your Body

Part 5 Get the Lead Out 99

Move Your Body

Part 6 Get Motivated 179

The Secrets of Their-and Your-Success

Acknowledgments 189

My Ko-90 Plan Journal 191

Notes 195

Index 201

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