Whether you want to change your body to improve your health, your looks, your athletic performance, or your sex appeal, The Abs Diet offers you a simple promise: If you follow this plan, you will transform your body so that you can accomplish each and every one of those goals.
The Abs Diet lets you enjoy the foods you crave. It’s not low-carb, low-fat, or low-anything els...more
Really though, what I liked about this book was that it sells itself after it has already been purchased. Th...more
The two main differences: Zinczenko says not to count calories, just make sure that you include at least 2 of his 12 power foods in each meal. His 12 power foods are goo...more
The book lays out a simple, yet somewhat challenging, plan on losing weight: high protein diet, coupled with strength training exercise. Not exactly revolutionary, but then again, losing weight is usually not as complicated as people make it out to be. It's...more
-- Incorporate strength training into your routine to raise your basal metabolic rate. Then, even during your resting periods, you will be burning more calories.
-- Eat more, but smaller and distributed, meals. For example, whatever you would eat for breakfast, split...more
It's a bit repetitive to read all the way through -- it could have been shortened by a third at least. And the focus on superfoods is a bit of a stretch, listing a slew of those studies that have maybe twenty subjects and suggest (but don't prove) that the ones that...more
1). The workout's are really good.
2). The tactical approach offered makes total sense and works.
3). The meal plans are pretty good and it let's you cheat. I didn't follow the meal plan 100% because I am a horrible cook and don...more
I have not yet incorporate the full diet and exerci...more
This book provides a...more
If you already have a healthy eating plan, this book will not add anything new. If you have unhealthy eating habits, but are afraid of a traditional diet, this book could be an excellent place to s...more
Disclaimer: I r...more
Thing is, I did not read The Abs Diet when I set out to lose weight. Instead, I read The Hacker's Diet by Autocad creator John Walker, who approached his weight loss regimen as an engineering problem, not a health problem.
(Side note: The Hacker's Diet...more
It's a good book, and quick read like I said. It took me 2 days to get through it. A few things about the food, the diet idea is the 6 meals / day. It has 12 "super...more
As a side note, the cookbook recipes rule.
The book has the feel of Men's Health, which is another refreshing aspect because most diet books (South Beach, You on a Diet) seem to be geared towards women or older people.