The world-renowned fitness coach on the hit TV show "The Biggest Loser "presents his winning approach to lasting weight loss by showing how to get at the root of your overeating problem, followed by a nutritionally savvy diet and unique exercise plan. On "The Biggest Loser," Bob Harper gives contestants the practical tools and psychological insights they need to get into the best shape of their lives. The key to his success is the emotional connection he makes with each participant, and he brings that same spirit to "Are You Ready " Harper starts with a four-step strategy for getting at the root of negative thought patterns and destructive behaviors, replacing both with a clear way to build self-worth and confidence. With these tools in place, people are empowered to make real, lasting changes in their lives. In an easy-to-follow eating plan, he provides lists of foods that are nutrient-dense and naturally low in calories, more than twenty sample menus, and tips on eating on the run, in restaurants, and on vacation. His fitness plan is geared to making exercise an integral part of daily life with workouts (ranging from 20 to 60 minutes) based on training techniques that tone and strengthen, burn calories, and reshape the body. Woven throughout "Are You Ready " are true-life success stories that will keep readers engaged and motivated; bulleted tips, tools, and coping strategies; and sidebars debunking common myths about food and fitness. Whether your goal is losing ten pounds or a hundred, you will find Harper's message inspiring and his methods a proven path to finally achieving your dream of weight loss and fitness.
About the Author
Bob Harper, trainer on The Biggest Loser, has traveled the world, empowering millions and sharing his successful holistic approach to fitness and weight loss. He is working on a program entitled Diabetes & You: Step It Up to Get It Down 6.5 Steps Toward Better Blood Sugar Control to help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar levels. His favorite activities include yoga, running, photography, and reading. According to Bob, the key to life is to realize that today is the first day of the rest of your life and that you have the power to change anything you put your mind to. He lives in Los Angeles.