Descriere: For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, like white flour, easily digested starches, and sugars, and that the key to good health is the kind of calories we take in, not the number. Called "a very important book," by Andrew Weil and ..." destined to change the way we think about food," by Michael Pollan, this groundbreaking book by award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong. Don't miss Gary Taubes's latest book, The Case Against Sugar, available now.
Mildred Carter, Tammy Weber
The body reflexology techniques have helped close to a million people live happy, healthy lives, gloriously free of pain and discomfort. Simple, safe, and effective, these time-tested methods of rubbing, pressing, stroking, and massaging away illness provide relief from more than 50 distressful health problems. Now Mildred Carter and her daughter Tammy Weber have updated and expanded this landmark book of do-it-yourself healing. New chapters have been added that describe easy massage and healing reflex therapies that you can do in your own home to relieve the pain of ailments from carpel tunnel syndrome to premenstrual syndrome. You'll even learn how to improve sports performance, lose weight quickly, and more
TAKE YOUR WORKOUT TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH KETTLEBELLS Whether you're looking to get in better shape, enhance your strength training or challenge yourself with the ultimate high-intensity workout, kettlebells are the perfect tool to get the body you want with less time in the gym. With over 300 step-by-step photos, this book illustrates over 100 kettlebell exercises that produce unmatched results for: - burning fat and building muscle - enhancing balance and coordination - increasing hand and foot speed - improving sports performance - boosting endurance and core strength The Ultimate Kettlebell Workbook teaches the proper way to do primary lifts as well as variations so you can use kettlebells safely and effectively to transform your current workout into a dynamic program for developing strength and power.
The female fitness guru on NBCs hit show "The Biggest Loser" presents a unique and comprehensive health and fitness program that claims to keep the pounds off for good. 50 photos.