Never Say Diet: Make Five Decisions and Break the Fat Habit for Good (Hardcover)
Chantel Hobbs lost two hundred pounds without the help of surgery, pills, point systems, or a trendy diet. And just as important, she "kept the weight off."
Her dramatic turnaround began with five decisions personal, no-excuses commitments that kept her from losing sight of her goals. It worked for Chantel and it will work for you. Once you unconditionally change your mind your body will follow, and your life will never be the same.
In this book you will discover:
.How to move beyond past failures and get over your old excuses
.How changing your eating patterns can break food's hold over you
.Why winning the weight-loss battle must come from the inside out
.The simple workouts that deliver lasting results and are fun to do
.How to overcome the naysayers, the diet police, and your own nagging doubts
.How to prioritize your health, juggle family and career, and stay motivated when life takes unexpected turns
.Why the diet industry wants you to keep coming back
.And much more
You will find straight talk on developing the determination, commitment, and personal responsibility it takes to achieve weight loss that lasts. It's time to stop getting ready for the event and start getting ready for life
About the Author
Chantel Hobbs was twenty-nine years old and weighed three hundred forty-nine pounds when she reached a point of desperation. Her decision to change her life led to the development of a nutrition, exercise, and motivation program that resulted in the loss of two hundred pounds. Her inspiring story has been featured on "Oprah, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, Entertainment Tonight, "the Bravo Network, and as a cover story in "People,"
Chantel ran her first marathon in 2005 and has run several more since. She is a certified spinning instructor, a personal trainer, and a running coach. A frequent motivational speaker, Chantel's no-nonsense approach to weight loss and fitness has won her a grateful following nationwide, and she keeps her fans committed to healthy living through her newsletters and Web advice. Chantel lives in Coral Springs, Florida, with her husband and their four children.
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Rowan Jacobsen is the James Beard Award- winning author of A Geography of Oysters and Fruitless Fall. Jacobsen's writings on food, the environment, and their interconnected nature have appeared in the New York Times, Wild Earth, Harper's, Eating Well, and Newsweek. He lives in rural Vermont with his wife and son.