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Newly updated for the 1990s, Covert Bailey's book revolutionizes America's thinking about diet, exercise, and weight loss. The latest scientific discoveries about fat metabolism and exercise are made accessible for daily use.

Best-selling guide to maintaining fitness through diet & exercise.

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Overview

Newly updated for the 1990s, Covert Bailey's book revolutionizes America's thinking about diet, exercise, and weight loss. The latest scientific discoveries about fat metabolism and exercise are made accessible for daily use.

Best-selling guide to maintaining fitness through diet & exercise.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780395585641
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 8/12/1991
  • Edition description: Enlarged and Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 167
  • Product dimensions: 5.54 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

Covert Bailey is a popular PBS personality and best-selling author on fitness and nutrition, whose Fit or Fat series of books has sold nearly 6 million copies. One of the first to emphasize body fat and body fat testing, he has taught millions of people about low-fat eating and adopting flexible exercise programs that are both fun and healthy. Covert Bailey earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard and received a M.S. degree in biochemistry from MIT. He likes to say that his training in graduate school was spent with fit rats and fat rats.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 1999

    Pure Genius

    I wanted to start an exercise program in a safe way that would achieve results. This book not only showed me how to do that, it cleared up a lot of confusions I had on the subject of how people get fat. It made sense and was refreshing to read, especially after being bombarded with misinformation from other sources. The author connects with the reader and it is quite an experience to read this book - it's almost like attending his heartwarming lectures.

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