The Body Fat Breakthrough: Tap the Muscle-Building Power of Negative Training and Lose Up to 30 Pounds in 30 Days! [NOOK Book]

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Anyone who desperately wants to lose 10 to 50 or more pounds but just can't find the time to exercise three or four times a week will love The Body Fat Breakthrough. It requires just one or two 20-minute resistance-training workouts using negative (or eccentric) training, the little-known weight-lifting technique that shrinks fat cells and triggers fast muscle growth. Legendary fitness researcher Ellington Darden, PhD, put 115 overweight men and women on this workout program and achieved remarkable results, which...
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The Body Fat Breakthrough: Tap the Muscle-Building Power of Negative Training and Lose Up to 30 Pounds in 30 Days!

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Overview

Anyone who desperately wants to lose 10 to 50 or more pounds but just can't find the time to exercise three or four times a week will love The Body Fat Breakthrough. It requires just one or two 20-minute resistance-training workouts using negative (or eccentric) training, the little-known weight-lifting technique that shrinks fat cells and triggers fast muscle growth. Legendary fitness researcher Ellington Darden, PhD, put 115 overweight men and women on this workout program and achieved remarkable results, which are illustrated in the book through 20 inspiring before and after photographs. Some test subjects lost 30, 40, or even more than 50 pounds in as many days and transformed their bodies and their health.

Negative training is just one of 10 Fat Bombs demonstrated in the book. Others include:
  • A unique meal plan in which the bulk of calories come from carbohydrates (50% carbs; 25% protein; 25% fat), offering readers an appealing new way to lose weight without sacrifice
  • Drinking a gallon of cold water a day to stay full and hydrated, and to boost calorie burn through thermogenesis
  • Evening after-dinner walks to accelerate body heat, triggering increased fat loss
Dr. Darden's Breakthrough program sheds pounds fast while building and toning muscle in just 6 weeks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781623361044
  • Publisher: Rodale
  • Publication date: 4/1/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 13,791
  • File size: 14 MB
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Meet the Author

ELLINGTON DARDEN, PhD, an exercise researcher, was recently named one of the top 10 health leaders by the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. A pioneer of the Nautilus training system, he is the author of more than 40 books, including The New High-Intensity Training and A Flat Stomach ASAP. He lives in Orlando, FL.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2014

    Good program that works if you stick with it.

    I am 3 weeks into the program and I have lost 13 pounds. I like the simple, easy to follow meal plan. I am busy and do not have time to prepare 6 special meals a day. And my family does not alway want eat to what I am suppose to eat.

    I like the workout plan and the negative resistance. My body is getting harder and toning up. It is a common sense plan to nutrition and exercise. I am having the best success on this program compared to others. I would recommend

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 15, 2014

    Really more for men

    Although the book has pictures of women, and lists their success stories, I had trouble with the upper body exercises because I'm not strong enough, and there were no alternatives given for those of us who can't do them. I am a very athletic older woman, playing both singles and doubles tennis up to 5 times per week, and doing gardening, which means hauling my own topsoil, but still couldn't do the initial exercises Fortunately my husband, a fitness freak, helped me figure out alternatives. Still, the book gave me some goals to push for.

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  • Posted June 21, 2014

    more from this reviewer

    I received ARC to provide an honest review of this book. Well

    I received ARC to provide an honest review of this book.

    Well I am sorry to report that I did not lose 30 pounds in the 30 days, but I did lose some weight. I also feel like my muscle tone has improved. Nevertheless, feeling and looking better mean much more than any number to me. However, I have passed along this book title to a few friends and hope that they see the difference in the number since that is important to them.

    The book was easy to follow and I am sure that I could have lost more if my family would have stuck to the meal plan…and maybe my willpower was greater. I will incorporate several of the exercise suggestions into my routine to keep everything fresh.

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