The Action Hero Body: The Complete Workout Secrets from Hollywood's Top Trainer

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Rodale, Jun 4, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 304 pages
Trainer to the stars Jørgen de Mey reveals the unique program he has used to transform the bodies of action-hero film stars Angelina Jolie, Ben Affleck, and many other superstars

When movie producer Jerry Bruckheimer needs an actor to get physically prepared for a role in one of his adventure films (Black Hawk Down, Armageddon, Pearl Harbor) the first thing he does is call Jørgen de Mey. The results de Mey produces in a short amount of time are astonishing. Now this legendary trainer--convinced that his "action-reaction" method of nutrition and physical training can help any healthy person reach his or her personal best--details a three-stage workout that in just 3 weeks will start to show positive changes: more endurance, increased strength, weight loss, signs of a more muscular body, and better cardiovascular output. De Mey's unique sequencing of workouts combined with his focus on "clean" foods and a special, protein-rich diet will have readers action hero fit with a blockbuster body in no time.
 

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On p. 22 de Mey explains "the cart" -- using the treadmill for fat loss. This is worth the price of the book. It's why this book gets 5 stars. I've lost 70 pounds so far. Thanks, de Mey! Read full review

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS XI
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lTS A WONDERFUL LlFE
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ABOUT THE PROGRAM
20
PART
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FUEL FOR THE BODY 35
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MEALS DESlGNED FOR AN ACTlON HERO
75
SUPER SPORTS SUPPLEMENTS
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JØRGEN DE MEY is a sought-after personal trainer who has worked with, among others, movie stars Ben Affleck, Faye Dunaway, Jeremy Irons, Josh Hartnett, and Angelina Jolie; director and screenwriter Robert Towne; film and TV producer Jerry Bruckheimer; supermodel Estella Warren; and comedy writer Bill Lawrence. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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