Strong Women Stay Slim

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Bantam Books, Jun 1, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 336 pages
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From the bestselling authors ofStrong Women Stay Young, an exciting, medically sound program to help you boost your metabolism and melt away fat! Scientific research has shown that strength training increases metabolism--a key to permanent weight loss--by as much as 15 percent. In fact, a Tufts University study comparing women on identical diet plans found that the strength-training group lost 44 percent more fat than the diet-only group. Strong Women Stay Slimhas everything you need to shape up and feel great--no matter what your age or fitness level: Fully illustrated exercises especially designed for weight loss Up-to-the-minute information about weight, appetite, nutrition, and fitness--explaining why this program works A hunger-free food plan, including menus and delicious recipes from award-winning cookbook author Steven Raichlen Progress logs and extra guidance for the first ten weeks Motivational secrets...and more From the Trade Paperback edition.

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User Review  - pamaroo - Overstock.com

This book is very helpful for me. I like to work out at home, not at the gym. Nice illustrations, that are easy to follow. Also alot of nutritional information. Read full review

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User Review  - Scottsdale Public Library - Goodreads

It has been said that the more muscle you have the easier it is for your body to burn fat. This is why “Strong Women Stay Slim” is a great book. It teaches women the basics of weight lifting and why ... Read full review

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Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., is Associate Chief of the Human Physiology Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and Assistant Professor at the School of Nutrition Science and Policy. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College.

Steven Raichlen is the author of fifteen cookbooks and the winner of a Julia Child/IACP Award and two James Beard Awards for his High-Flavor, Low-Fat series.

Sarah Wernick, Ph.D., is an award-winning freelance health writer.

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