The All-Day Fat-Burning Diet: The 5-Day Food-Cycling Formula That Resets Your Metabolism To Lose Up to 5 Pounds a Week

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Author: Elkaim, Yuri

Brand: Rodale Books

Color: White

Edition: Illustrated

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 336

Release Date: 22-12-2015

Details: Product Description Renowned fitness expert and New York Times bestselling author Yuri Elkaim provides the key to continuous fat burning with his unique 5-Day Food-Cycling Formula, which resets your metabolism to lose up to 5 pounds a week. Elkaim reveals rarely discussed “fat triggers” and an easy, innovative way to double your weight loss in 3 weeks. Based on a powerhouse blend of nutritional expertise, fitness experience, and cutting-edge research, his 4-part approach features the strategic cycling of calories and carbohydrates; a “clean and lean” food plan that reduces fat triggers in your body; a unique way to exercise smarter, not harder; and the method to improve your body’s ability to repair and avoid burnout. The book also includes encouraging testimonials and remarkable photos of people who have successfully accelerated their metabolisms for life. This proven program will reset your body to your desired factory settings and supercharge your metabolism to burn fat on autopilot—no matter what your age, fitness level, or health status. About the Author Yuri Elkaim is a registered holistic nutritionist, renowned fitness expert, and the author of New York Times  bestseller  The All-Day Energy Diet and  The All-Day Fat-Burning Diet Cookbook. A former professional soccer player who was also the strength-and-conditioning and nutrition coach for seven seasons at the University of Toronto, Elkaim has helped hundreds of thousands of clients enjoy more energy, lose weight, get in shape, and have a greater understanding of their health. Yuri Elkaim lives in Toronto, Canada. Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved. CHAPTER 1 IS YOUR BODY STOPPING YOU FROM LOSING WEIGHT? I'd like you to do something for me: Dust off an old photo album that contains those treasured photos of your parents when they were young. Flip through those pages, paying particular attention to any photos of large family gatherings. Notice anything? (Aside from the retro fashions, that is.) If you can't get your hands on an old family album, just do a Google search for group photos from the 1960s or even earlier. Anything jump out at you? If you look around today, whether while walking down the street or watching one of the many reality shows on TV, I guarantee that you'll see a much different picture. If you take public transit or live in a big city, you have plenty of opportunities to spot what I'm talking about: Most people nowadays are so much heavier than people were 50 years ago! They are easily 20 to 30 £ds heavier, on average. It's not an exaggeration, no matter how much I wish it was. The proof is literally frozen in time for everyone to see. Faded photographs aside, figures back up this observation. In the 1960s, the average American man between the ages of 40 and 45 weighed 169 £ds. By the year 2000, that average weight was 196 £ds!1 According to 2012 stats from the Journal of the American Medical Association, 16.9 percent of 2- to 19-year-olds and 34.9 percent of the 78.6 million American adults who were 20 years or older were obese.2 What's scary is that those numbers didn't even include another 35 percent or so of adults who didn't qualify as obese but were still overweight and also at risk of weight-related problems like heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. And this isn't just happening in North America, either. On a recent trip to Barbados, I decided to take a tour of the island. (It took a whopping 2 hours, as it's less than half the size of New York City.) During the excursion, the tour guide mentioned that even though this tiny Caribbean island was sheltered from the weight-gain epidemic for most of its existence, everything changed about 20 years ago. He revealed weight- gain numbers almost identical to the ones I mentioned above. What's going on? What changed? What's happening in our modern world that's making people around the globe--even on distant islands--so much heavier? Y

EAN: 9781623366056

Languages: English

Binding: Hardcover

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