Maximize Your Body Potential: Lifetime Skills for Successful Weight Management

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Bull Publishing Company, Jan 1, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 519 pages
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Winner of the American Medical Writers Association Award. Here in one book are all of the tools that anyone can use to develop ways to be successful in managing body weight. Using self-tests, checklists, and fill-in forms, "Maximize Your Body Potential" shows the reader how to make a commitment, how to set realistic goals, and how to design an individualised exercise and eating program. With the unique information that is developed by the reader and the basic material drawn from so many resources by Joyce Nash, it is possible for anyone to create a program that is unique and individual. The book goes beyond diet and exercise to address behaviour patterns and the psychological components that all have a role to play in successful weight loss and long-term weight management. Additional features include: The latest nutrition information and guidelines for eating a healthy diet; Behaviour change techniques for improving eating and exercise habits; Positive self-talk and thinking skills for achieving success; Coping skills for managing stress and overcoming emotional and binge eating; How to maintain success as a thinner person.

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Joyce Nash, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and the author of five health-related books. She won an American Medical Writers Association Award for Maximize Your Body Potential. Nash divides her time between writing and working at her clinical practice in San Francisco and Menlo Park, California.

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