Can a health and fitness book help you lose weight?

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Re: Can a health and fitness book help you lose weight?

Post by sicx24 » 02 Mar 2014, 14:12

I think they are great for tips and ways to change up workout and diet. Just need motivation and perseverance and you will do just fine! :)

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Post by Loveabull » 02 Mar 2014, 14:27

I have a problem with the celebrity books in particular. A female celebrity who has a personal chef and trainer even someone in charge of air brushing them chiseled for the book pictures, is just trying to make a buck writing an exercise book.
People will buy the book because they like the celebrity and have the natural fantasy that following the book will somehow transform them to some resemblance of the star in question. But realistically I could do boot camp cross training for the next year and I will still not look like Heidi Klum...and that's okay
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Post by Spontaneo » 07 Sep 2017, 22:42

Recently, I heard about The Peanut Butter Diet. Have any of you read it? Is it worth buying?

My whole life, I have followed the Mediterranean. Sure, I have attempted every new diet out there, but always return to my roots.

Some of us cannot afford to go to Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Nutrisystem, etc. So, sure a fitness and health book is super!

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Post by Elle Howard » 19 Sep 2017, 18:54

I think they can be a great guidance on what to eat and recipes to try. They can definitely motivate you and get you in the right mindset. Unfortunately, where I run into trouble is the dedication to the change in eating and exercise. But a fitness book can be a great companion during weight loss.
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Post by Booklover11 » 05 Oct 2017, 12:24

I think it could definitely help. However, everyone has a different body type so I feel like it is often impossible for one uniform diet plan/workout to work. You could probably find most of the tips in the book in articles online. Your diet/work out plan should be suited to you specifically and not be a generalized plan. I have religiously followed health & fitness books and some of helped and some have not. It really just depends.

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Post by Gifty Naa Akushia » 06 Oct 2017, 13:14

Yes health and fitness book can help one to loose weight, all you need to do is to be disciplined and self controlled. Am currently following the tips in some health book and honestly it works.

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