The Abs Diet Get Fit Stay Fit Plan: The Exercise Program to Flatten Your Belly, Reshape Your Body, and Give You Abs for Life!
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The Abs Diet Get Fit Stay Fit Plan: The Exercise Program to Flatten Your Belly, Reshape Your Body, and Give You Abs for Life!

by David Zinczenko, Ted Spiker
     
 

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Tens of thousands of Americans have changed their bodies - and their lives - with the help of The Abs Diet, the New York Times bestseller from David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief of Men's Health magazine. Now, to meet the demand for more information about exercise, Zinczenko and coauthor Ted Spiker present readers with dozens of workouts and

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Tens of thousands of Americans have changed their bodies - and their lives - with the help of The Abs Diet, the New York Times bestseller from David Zinczenko, editor-in-chief of Men's Health magazine. Now, to meet the demand for more information about exercise, Zinczenko and coauthor Ted Spiker present readers with dozens of workouts and hundreds of exercises that they can do any time and any place for fabulous body-altering results.

The Abs Get Fit, Stay Fit Plan introduces a new workout system - ABS3 - based on simple, highly effective principles:
A: Abdominal exercises strengthen your core
B: Big muscle groups increase metabolism
S: Speed intervals, not slow cardiovascular exercise, burns fat faster
3: 3 days a week is all you need to see results

In The Abs Diet Get Fit Stay Fit Plan, workouts are flexible, varied, and quick - you can complete them in less than 20 minutes. Designed to strengthen your core, flatten your gut, and get you in the best shape of your life, this exercise guide demonstrates why David R. Pearson, director of the strength-research laboratory at Ball State University, has called the Abs Diet program "a must for anyone who is serious about building a healthy body."

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal - BookSmack!
This is ten kinds of good to make a dent in that ten kinds of nasty you got going on down there. Don't kid yourself—Barbara Walters would sooner call Jackie Stallone than you for a date. Consider this a baby step before you go all Zone if it makes you feel better, but, dude, do SOMETHING about the visceral fat. It's a literal killer, not as quick as Ted Bundy but just as sure. Your average 40-year-old dude trims a handy four years off his life with a body-mass index of 40. Mista Z., editor in chief of Men's Fitness magazine, encourages you to eat healthy (e.g., almonds) rather than crappy (just look in your fridge). Most of the book is devoted to strong-man abs-n-strength exercises. These are simple (almost Cross Fit) but hard and will amp up your metabolism, reduce body fat, and increase lean mass. The book also contains the basics of the approach's dietary and mealtime advice, which is also simple. The point is, it's going to help take fat off your belly, where we men store it for safekeeping and to gross out the ladies. You can work the little points system, you can remember the little acronyms, you can gawk at the pictures of the lycra-clad fitness model, whatever. The point is to start - today. You'll see result pretty damn quick. — Douglas Lord, "Books for Dudes," Booksmack! 1/6/11

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594864094
Publisher:
Rodale Press, Inc.
Publication date:
12/13/2005
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

DAVID ZINCZENKO, the editor-in-chief of Men's Health magazine, is one of America's leading experts on health and fitness. He has been a guest on Good Morning America, the Today Show, CBS's The Early Show, CNN, and Primetime Live, and has written Op-Ed pieces for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today. He divides his time between Allentown, Pennsylvania and New York City.

TED SPIKER, an assistant professor of journalism at the University of Florida, is a contributing editor to Men's Health. His work has appeared in Fortune; O, The Oprah Magazine; Instyle; Sports Illustrated Women; and Adventure Sports. He lives in Gainesville, Florida.

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