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James Smith - Author

About the Author

James Smith is the world's fastest-growing online personal trainer. Honest, unapologetic and outspoken, yet erudite, authentic and endlessly passionate about exposing the toxic myths within diet culture, and committed to helping people to reach their goals and make positive change for good. Not a Diet Book is his first book.

Featured books by James Smith

Not a Life Coach

Not a Life Coach

Author: James Smith Format: Audiobook Release Date: 05/11/2020

The follow up to James Smith’s international number one bestseller, Not a Diet Book. • Do you love your job? • Does your future excite you? • Are your relationships working for you? James Smith is back to challenge everything you thought you knew about the path to fulfilment and happiness. With hard-hitting home truths and a helping of tough love, be prepared to re-set your outlook, redefine your goals and truly consider: What does SUCCESS truly mean to you? Now, more than ever, is the time to take back control. Time to stop sleep-walking through your life; to challenge the status quo; and to truly ask yourself if you’re on the right path to success, happiness and fulfilment.  Only you can take the reins of your own life and choose to make a change, but with invaluable experience, a hunger for genuine happiness, and a drive to be the kind of coach he needed when his life was broken, James can give you the tools to do it.

Not a Diet Book

Not a Diet Book

Author: James Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/01/2020

Are you ready to change your life? Are you sick of always wearing black and getting undressed in the dark? Are you fixated with a number on the scales? Are you afraid to step into the gym and commit to a routine? Is your confidence at an all-time low? Is all of this having a negative impact on your life, relationships and happiness? James Smith is armed with every tool you'll ever need to achieve incredible results - from dieting, training and staying in shape to identifying the fads, cons and nonsense that get in the way of genuine lasting progress. Learn to reset your current mindset and attitude towards your diet and training, with chapters covering: Fat loss versus muscle gain Metabolism and 'body types' Protein targets and calorie tracking Common fitness fallacies Female fat loss Supplements Training versus exercising The importance of sleep Forming habits This book will put you back in control. It is not a fad diet or a short-term training plan. It will empower you to adopt better habits that will allow you to take charge of your life.

Other books by James Smith

Deism Refuted, and Revelation Vindicated

Deism Refuted, and Revelation Vindicated

Author: James Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/05/2010

The Art of Living in London

The Art of Living in London

Author: James Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/05/2010

The Art of Living in London. a Poem. the Second Edition.

The Art of Living in London. a Poem. the Second Edition.

Author: James Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 30/05/2010

Twelve Sermons, Upon the Following Subjects

Twelve Sermons, Upon the Following Subjects

Author: James Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/05/2010

Shakespearian and Other Essays

Shakespearian and Other Essays

Author: James Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/03/2010

The late James Smith was a polymath scholar and critic, known to a large circle of readers for one or two critical articles of great weight and acuteness. As a busy professor in the University of Fribourg, he published very little more, but was working all his life on two uncompleted books, one on Shakespeare, one on the tradition of English literature. At his death, a good deal was in draft. Originally published in 1974, this volume, edited by Professor E. M. Wilson, presents a coherent body of essays on Shakespeare's comedies, and adds at the end five of the essays for which Smith was already well known. This is more than a literary memorial to a highly self-critical scholar who published little. It is a body of studies which was welcomed and prized by those familiar with Smith's name. New readers meanwhile will find in this principal critical work the expression of a vigorous and sensitive critical mind.

The Eucharistic Doctrine of The Later Nonjurors

The Eucharistic Doctrine of The Later Nonjurors

Author: James Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/10/2009

The division between the 'Usagers' and the 'Non-Usagers' is fairly well known, but is here clarified and charted in detail but within a view of the overall non-juring situation.

Daily Bible Readings for the Lord's Household

Daily Bible Readings for the Lord's Household

Author: James Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/02/2009

Terry Eagleton

Terry Eagleton

Author: James Smith Format: Paperback Release Date: 23/05/2008

Terry Eagleton is one of the most influential contemporary literary theorists and critics. His diverse body of work has been crucial to developments in cultural theory and literary critical practice in modern times, and for a generation of humanities students his writing has been a source of both provocation and enjoyment. This book undertakes a lucid and detailed analysis of Eagletons oeuvre. It gives close attention to the full range of Eagletons major publications, examining their arguments and implications, as well as how they have intervened in wider debates in cultural theory. It also investigates his less familiar works, such as his early writing on the Catholic left, as well as other as yet unpublished material, showing how these works can be understood alongside the more prominent areas of his thought. Through this, this book offers a cohesive overview of Eagletons career to date, tracing the development of his theoretical positions, and an assessment of Eagletons wider contributions to fields such as Marxist literary criticism and cultural theory. It will be essential reading for students of literary criticism, cultural theory, and intellectual history.

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