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Man v Fat

Man v Fat

Author: Andrew Shanahan Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Men fare badly when they come to look for a diet book, they don’t all want to look like muscle man and many mainstream diets often don’t take a male perpective so Andrew Shanahan (who used to be fat) started ManvFat to help men lose weight. There’s inspiration and perspiration, diet plans and exercise challenges, recipes to enjoy making part of your routine and help with motivation. There’s an element of fun too in the book, a we’re all in this together feel that acts as a great motivator.   Like for Like Reading The Harcombe Diet for Men: No More Mr Fat Guy!, Zoe Harcombe Waist Disposal: The Ultimate Fat Loss Manual for Men, John Briffa

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The Men's Health Little Book of Exercises

The Men's Health Little Book of Exercises

Author: Adam Campbell Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

The Men's Health Little Book of Exercises is a handy instruction manual to more than 250 of the best exercises and workouts for torching fat and losing weight, shredding abs, and sculpting massive biceps, pecs, delts, glutes and more! With detailed step-by-step photos, the book will instruct you how to execute each move with perfect form to challenge every muscle fibre for better, faster results. Special advice includes 'how to add 50 pounds to your bench press', '10 ways to add inches to your arms', 'the best abs exercises you're not doing but should' and '4 surprising foods that burn fat and build muscle'. Based on the best-selling Men's Health Big Book of Exercises, the Little Book is even more useful because it's compact and rugged enough for you to take right into the gym with you - so you'll never wonder if you're doing an exercise wrong again. Workout log included.

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Good Food Eat Well: 14-Day Healthy Eating Diet

Good Food Eat Well: 14-Day Healthy Eating Diet

Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Cooking to improve your health and wellbeing but stuck for ideas? Good Food: 14-day Healthy Eating Diet is your simple guide to a healthier, happier and more energetic lifestyle. Within two weeks you can detox your body and provide it with all the nutrients and vitamins it needs for a happier you. Divided into breakfast, lunches, dinners and desserts and including daily recipe plans, Good Food: 14-day Healthy Eating Diet will provide you with delicious recipe ideas for a sustained healthy lifestyle. All recipes have been carefully selected and triple-tested by the trusted team at Good Food, and with full nutritional breakdown and colour photograph to accompany each dish, this is your foolproof guide to the ultimate healthy you.

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Good Food Eat Well: Fasting Day Recipes

Good Food Eat Well: Fasting Day Recipes

Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Reducing your calorie intake for a few days of a week has proven a simple and effective means of losing weight and maintaining a healthier lifestyle. Good Food: Fasting Day Recipes is packed full of easy and delicious recipes to make your fasting days fuss-free and flavourful. Divided into calorie content, from 100 calories to 350 calories, you can mix and match the incredible variety of dishes to create your perfect fasting day. From hot broths to sensational salads and hearty hotpots, Good Food: Fasting Day Recipes is guaranteed to have your taste buds watering. All recipes have been carefully selected and triple-tested by the trusted team at Good Food, and with full nutritional breakdown and colour photograph to accompany each dish, this is your perfect companion to a healthy, simple and satisfied fasting day.

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A Great Day at the Office Maximise Your Energy and Get More Done More Easily

A Great Day at the Office Maximise Your Energy and Get More Done More Easily

Author: John Briffa Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Dreading work? Tired of a 9 to 5 that's more like an 8 to 10? Feeling overwhelmed by your job? A Great Day at the Office offers practical solutions to the challenges of modern-day business life for a healthier, happier and more productive time at the office and away. For almost two decades, Dr John Briffa has worked with a wide range of organisations, both in the UK and abroad, to inspire literally thousands of people to live and work more healthily, effectively and sustainably. His techniques have proven, time and again, that small changes to your lifestyle will recharge your batteries and boost your performance and productivity. Areas he will cover include: diet, hydration, the amount of alcohol you drink, and the relation these bear to your quantity and quality of sleep. Many of his solutions go against conventional wisdom, but are based on the most recent and cutting-edge studies.

Happiness A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill

Happiness A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill

Author: Matthieu Ricard Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Although we are materially better off than ever before, surveys show that we are depressed and listless. In his revolutionary book, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard shows that happiness is not just an emotion, but a skill that can be developed. Free of jargon, Happiness contains simple exercises that will train the mind to recognize and pursue happiness by concentrating on the fundamental things in life, and in doing so change the way we view the world.

Honestly Healthy Cleanse

Honestly Healthy Cleanse

Author: Natasha Corrett Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2015

A guide to eating for health that provides a range of vegetarian cleansing diets presenting everything from a weekend cleanse to a 30-day plan to overhaul your eating habits. Natasha Corrett is a chef who wanting to address her own health and yo-yo weight problems devised a new way to lose those pounds and restore health – now her methods are available to all.   Like for Like Reading Honestly Healthy: Eat with Your body in Mind, the Alkaline Way, Natasha Corrett & Vicki Edgson The 100 Foods You Should be Eating, Glen Malten

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Thrive The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Happier Life

Thrive The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Happier Life

Author: Arianna Huffington Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

In Thrive, Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post and one of the most influential women in the world, has written a passionate call to arms, looking to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world. She likens our drive for money and power to two legs of a three-legged stool. It may hold us up temporarily, but sooner or later we're going to topple over. We need a third leg - a Third Metric for defining success - in order to live a healthy, productive, and meaningful life. In this deeply personal book, Arianna talks candidly about her own challenges with managing time and prioritising the demands of a career and two daughters. Drawing on the latest groundbreaking research and scientific findings in the fields of psychology, sports, sleep and physiology that show the profound and transformative effects of meditation, mindfulness, unplugging and giving, Arianna shows us the way to a revolution in our culture, our thinking, our workplaces, and our lives.

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Hunger Type Diet

Hunger Type Diet

Author: Lowri Turner Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

What do most diets tell you do to? Eat only when you’re hungry. Simple, right? NO! The trouble for many of us is that hunger comes in many forms, not just physical hunger, but driven by boredom, our emotions and habit. The result: you gain weight. The Hunger Type Diet draws on the latest scientific research to help you identify exactly what is driving your over-eating. Then, by using cutting-edge nutrition based around the role of hormones, it shows you how to lose weight by eating the right food to correct any hormone imbalances. To begin, there is a questionnaire that will help you to identify which Hunger Type you are. Once you have identified your weak spots, the 48-hour Hunger Rehab Plan puts you on track and highlights unhealthy eating patterns. This is followed by a 14-day Hunger Rehab Diet that will help you to kick those bad habits and may also see you losing up to 5 kilos in the process. After this, a maintenance stage offers delicious recipes that will help you to keep your hormones in balance – and keep the weight off for good.

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The 3 Things That Will Change Your Destiny Today

The 3 Things That Will Change Your Destiny Today

Author: Paul McKenna Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/01/2015

Can your entire life change for the better in just a few hours? Paul McKenna Ph.D. has helped people from all walks of life and helped them to change their lives for the better. He has investigated nearly every method of therapy, coaching and personal change available, and as a result has recently created an amazing new system that could help you breakthrough in the areas of your life you truly want to! If you're ready to...Have infinitely more power over the direction of your life? Uncover the secrets of luck, confidence and motivation? Feel like you are the master of your own destiny? Release your true potential? Become the person you were born to be? Then let Paul McKenna help you! He has discovered and crafted a simple set of processes that you can be guided through in a matter of hours. Paul McKenna wants to help you to clear the past of blocks or negative experiences and get in touch with the the very best of who you truly are so you can live more happily in the present. The let Paul McKenna help you get in touch with what you really want and focus your mind and body with an unstoppable passion to fulfil your destiny!

The Fast Diet The Secret of Intermittent Fasting - Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer

The Fast Diet The Secret of Intermittent Fasting - Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer

Author: Mimi Spencer, Michael Mosley Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/12/2014

The science is indisputable: intermittent fasting takes your body out of 'go-go' mode and puts it into survival mode. This causes the body to slow production of new cells and instead repair old ones. You not only lose weight, you reduce your risk of a range of diseases, from diabetes, asthma and arthritis to cardiovascular disease and even cancer. You also slow the ageing process and boost your brain. This book brings together the results of recent revolutionary research to create a dietary programme that anyone can incorporate into their normal working life. It also includes more than 40 'Fast 500' & '600' recipes by The Times nutritionist Sarah Marber. Far from being just another 'fad', The Fast Diet is a lifestyle choice which doctors are actually recommending for general health. This is your indispensible guide to making the pounds fly off, while eating all the foods you love.

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The Slim Solution

The Slim Solution

Author: Karl Henry Format: Paperback Release Date: 18/12/2014

By following THE SLIM SOLUTION 30-day plan you will: Seize the day! Realise that now is the time to make changes that will last for LIFE Lose weight and gain health without shakes, fad diets or supplements Implement a fitness routine that builds in intensity along with your strength, showing you just how easy it is Motivate yourself to look, feel and be the best you can, while reducing stress levels. Recent scientific studies that have now conclusively proven the principles at the heart of THE SLIM SOLUTION: that better diet, exercise and stress reduction are more powerful agents in reversing ageing at cellular level than any drug or supplement. So take the 30-day challenge and find out just what a difference a month can make to a lasting new you. 'Health is so much more than what we eat and how much activity we get. It means taking care of yourself, body, mind and spirit. That is striking the right balance between exercise, healthy eating, good sleep, spending time with those you love, feeling purposeful, staying positive and chocolate!' Karl Henry

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