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See below for a selection of the latest books from Fitness & diet category. Presented with a red border are the Fitness & diet books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Fitness & diet books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Macro Method

The Macro Method

Author: Helen Foster, Angela Dowden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2021

Say goodbye to calorie counting with this revolutionary weight-loss method. Macronutrients or 'macros' are the three main nutrient groups your body can't live without: carbohydrates, fats and protein. So many diets focus on calorie counting, but all calories are not created equal: your body doesn't process 20 calories of kale and 20 calories of chocolate in the same way because of their different macro breakdowns. Macro counting is all about balance. By eating the right ratio of carbohydrates, fats and protein, you can lose weight and build muscle in a healthy, sustainable way without avoiding the foods you love. This flexible approach to dieting encourages you to make smart food choices that guarantee results. The Macro Method will tell you everything you need to know about counting macros, including the latest research about how the diet works and its nutritional benefits. The 21-day plan will help you ditch the calorie counting for good, with more than 40 simple recipes to tempt you.

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook 4th edition

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook 4th edition

Author: Morc Coulson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2021

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook, 4th edition, is the ultimate resource for students and qualified fitness professionals alike. This edition includes new advice on how to avoid poor exercise technique that can increase injury risk as well as a brand new section on field protocols for typical health and fitness tests with guidance on how instructors can standardise them. Other essential updates are also included that reflect changes to the National Occupational Standards for both Level 2 and 3 qualifications. At the end of each chapter you will find revision questions to sharpen your knowledge and help with exam prep. Chapters include: The skeletal system Muscles and tendons The energy system Circulation and respiration Components of fitness Safety issues Customer service Screening clients Planning and programme design Exercise evaluation Offering the perfect blend of theory and practice for every aspect of health and fitness, this is the resource you will refer to time and again.

Happy Healthy Strong

Happy Healthy Strong

Author: Krissy Cela Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

Intermittent Fasting Basics for Women

Intermittent Fasting Basics for Women

Author: Lindsay Boyers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2021

Simplify intermittent fasting to create lasting weight loss and health benefits with this practical, easy-to-follow guide to fasting for women. Intermittent fasting is taking the world by storm with its health and weight loss benefits. But questions about whether delaying when you eat is safe has made some question its efficiency. But when done correctly, intermittent fasting can be an excellent, easy tool for women to lose weight and boost their metabolism in no time. Intermittent Fasting for Women includes information on the benefits of fasting, crescendo fasting, how to enhance your fast with the right foods, how to tell if fasting works for you, and how to get your body ready to reap the rewards from this simpler lifestyle. With over 25 sample meal plans with vegan, vegetarian, and keto options, you will always have the tips and tricks you need for success. Make the most of your fast and start living the healthier life you've always wanted today.

Get Fit, Get Healthy, Get Happy

Get Fit, Get Healthy, Get Happy

Author: Mark Wright Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Feel great, look good and live well with this simple home fitness and healthy eating plan! In GET FIT, GET HEALTHY. GET HAPPY, TV presenter, footballer and fitness coach Mark Wright introduces the Train Wright philosophy - a simple formula for a healthy lifestyle: live well, eat healthily and train smart. Mark is a big fan of the home workout and firmly believes you can lose weight, keep fit and build strength without going to the gym. Healthy habits for life can begin with small changes - getting enough sleep, eating nutritious but tasty meals at home, developing a positive attitude to wellness and building in short blasts of regular exercise. And the good news is, while it really will change your life, you won't have to make any drastic changes and you'll still be able to enjoy the things you love. The secret of the Train Wright lifestyle is balance. Train smart - a simple six-week exercise plan you can do at home Eat healthily - delicious meals you can prepare easily Live well - simple positive changes that will make you love life This book is the gateway to feeling fantastic, with Mark as your cheerleader you can achieve the body you have always wanted. Using positive affirmations, he will help you to change your mindset, eat better and get fit too. With weekly exercise plans and fresh and delicious recipes, this book is a complete programme for anyone who wants to get back in shape and on the road to a healthy lifestyle.

2 Weeks to Feeling Great

2 Weeks to Feeling Great

Author: Gabriela Peacock Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/05/2021

'The game-changing nutritionist ripping up the weight-loss rule book.' - You Magazine 'Gabriela's tips on how to achieve a great relationship with your body are all in this book!' - EVA HERZIGOVA 'The cool-girl, real-world guide to nutrition and more. Sane, smart and funny.' - LAURA BAILEY 'I had no idea feeling great was going to be this easy.' - JODIE KIDD 2 Weeks to Feeling Great is nutritionist Gabriela Peacock's comprehensive guide to health and wellbeing aimed at busy people who may not have the time - or inclination - to commit to strict rules that are not compatible with real life and instead focuses on what is achievable. It includes two detailed 14-day programmes on intermittent fasting, scientifically proven to be the most effective method of safely reaching a healthy weight. Covering everything from improving sleep to rebalancing hormones and increasing energy, the easy-to-remember tips and recommendations require minimal effort but deliver significant results. Gabriela also looks at other lifestyle factors, in addition to diet, that affect health - from household and beauty products to reducing the use of plastics. The bottom line is, you don't have to be perfect in order to feel and look better.

It's Not A Diet

It's Not A Diet

Author: Davinia Taylor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/05/2021

Why stress causes weight gain How fasting makes you less hungry Why sunflower oil is unhealthy How cold showers can cut your carb cravings 'If I could give you one bit of advice right now, it would be to take all the energy you're putting into fad diets and put it into becoming the most genuinely healthy version of you. If you've got a plan, you're already halfway there. And now you've got this book, you've got one.' Davinia Taylor was overweight, depressed and unmotivated. She couldn't walk around the block, let alone go for a run or do an exercise class, and she struggled to keep up with her four young sons. In desperation she turned to biohacking to sort her head out - the unexpected bonus was that she lost nearly three stone and has kept it off for years through a series of health tricks from cold showers, to MCT oil, to ancestral eating. She spent tens of thousands of pounds on specialists and Harley Street doctors, trying the most cutting-edge therapies available, only to discover that the true secrets of feeling amazing are very easy and affordable. Start with eating for your mental health, and weight loss is an effortless side effect. Divided into four sections: Mood, Food, Movement and Rest, the book takes a holistic approach to weight loss, reminding you that true health is not just about what you eat. It's Not a Diet concludes with a two-week reset programme to put Davinia's advice into action easily and achievably.

This Book Could Save Your Life

This Book Could Save Your Life

Author: New Scientist, Graham Lawton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/05/2021

We all want to be healthier, stronger and live longer, but what really works? From stress to saturated fats, HIIT to HRT, veganism to vitamins, This Book Could Save Your Life debunks the fads and explores the real science of better health. What's the best way to lose weight (and keep it off)? How can you ensure a good night's sleep? What are the real superfoods? How can you minimise the risks of getting diabetes, cancer or Alzheimer's? And how can you slow the ageing process? Cutting through confusing statistics and terrifying headlines, here is the truth about dieting, drugs, 10,000 steps a day, bacon, calorie-counting, coffee, dairy, sleep, fibre, hangovers, salt, sugar, cardio, sunscreen, statins, vitamins, and much more. Full of the latest research and ground-breaking evidence, packed with useful advice, this book really could save your life.

Your Mind Builds Your Body

Your Mind Builds Your Body

Author: Roger Snipes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/05/2021

This is bodybuilder Roger Snipes' compelling story of his route to physical perfection without performance enhancing drugs - showing you how you can do the same. A sustainable plan for men to naturally get into the best shape of their life and change their mindset about fitness, for life. This is an exercise and lifestyle book for men who want a definitive and sustainable plan to transform their body and mindset forever, naturally. This is a progressive programme. taking into account the requirements of different age groups. Providing specialized workouts to sculpt your arms, back, chest, delts and legs. Includes nutritional advice and meal-planning guidance to maximize muscle building and fat loss. Roger Snipes shares practical advice on effective biohacking tool to optimize your health and strength, whatever your age. He has shown the bodybuilding world what can be achieved when goals are made with a passion to succeed- and crucially that if the mind isn't on board, the body doesn't follow.

By Any Greens Necessary

By Any Greens Necessary

Author: Tracye Lynn McQuirter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/05/2021

The Wisdom of Menopause

The Wisdom of Menopause

Author: Christiane Northrup, M.D. Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/05/2021

Keto Tricks For Hangry Chicks

Keto Tricks For Hangry Chicks

Author: Centennial Books Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/05/2021