6 Weeks to a Hollywood Body: Look Fit and Feel Fabulous with the Secrets of the Stars

6 Weeks to a Hollywood Body: Look Fit and Feel Fabulous with the Secrets of the Stars

by Steve Zim

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470098226
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/16/2007
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 187,908
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Steve Zim, a top Hollywood trainer, is the regular fitness expert on the Weekend Today show as well as the author of Hot Point Fitness (0738206032). He has many celebrity clients and has trained Jessica Biel, Ashley Judd, and Layla Ali, among others. Zim has appeared on Extra, Access Hollywood, and VH1 and is frequently featured in print media.

Mark Laska is a professional writer.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: What Is the Hollywood Body?     1
Hollywood Body Goals and Motivation     7
Secrets of the Stars     17
Hollywood Nutrition Principles     27
Hollywood Heart Principles     43
Hollywood Sculpt Principles     57
Your Hollywood Body Initiation-the First Two Weeks     71
What's Your Hollywood Body Type?     153
Four Weeks to an Ectomorph Hollywood Body     159
Four Weeks to a Mesomorph Hollywood Body     167
Four Weeks to an Endomorph Hollywood Body     177
The Final Cut: The Hollywood Body Lifestyle     187
What Next?     211
Index     217

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6 Weeks to a Hollywood Body: Look Fit and Feel Fabulous with the Secrets of the Stars 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bought this from B&N years ago but only really committed to the program about six months ago. Don't let the cheesy name and cover fool you, this is actually some really good, fundamental exercise and diet information. After some research I decided upon this program because it emphasizes stretching, moderation, and healthy eating habits instead of supplements and focusing on only a few exercises / muscle groups at a time. This isn't one of those fad diet and exercise things they put in the tabloids.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book is OK. BUT it is a scientific FACT all you can do to lose weight is take in fewer calories than you burn, then you will lose weight. There is NO other way, no magic fat burning pill or diet. Just eat less(and healthy),work out hard and you will lose weight. You must chage your basic eating habits to have long term weight loss. Fad diets just take you money and promise quick cures which are totally bogus.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The author outlines 3 areas of focus to achieve the Hollywood body: diet, aerobic conditioning, and weight lifting. It is obvious that his expertise is in the physical work-outs, because the nutritional part is not well defined. Most books of this type would give the reader sample menus. For example, he gives Tier 1 and Tier 2 protiens, vegetables, etc. However, the choices are slim indeed for breakfast (egg whites or tofu?), the most important meal of the day. His recommendations for food selections also appear to be conflicting at times (no sugar and avoid sugar substitutes but include yogurt once a day..when was the last time you saw yogurt without sugar or substitute?). And to say the portion size of a Tier 1 protein equals the palm of the hand and a Tier 1 vegetable is equal to the size of the protein...does that mean a single layer, a pile, or what??? I am well read in nutritional materials, and I found it all confusing. How would a newbie translate this nebulous information?? On the other hand, I have started his workouts, and I believe they will give results.