Fitter Faster: The Smart Way to Get in Shape in Just Minutes a Day
A lifetime of fitness in just minutes a day
I don't have time . . . I'm too tired . . . I hate gyms . . . These are among the most common excuses for not exercising. But the truth is that getting in shape requires less time and effort than you might think.
Examining everything from pre-workout stretches to post-workout protein shakes, this science-backed book slices throug...more
In the first part, the book breaks down all of the benefits of exercise as well as some myths. After you have read the first part and determined that exercise in any form even walking is good for you; you are ready to move onto the second part of this book. For example, I was happ ...more
The four sections of the book deal with motivation, knowledge, eating, and the actual workouts. The book never talks "over my head" and offe ...more
More reviews (and no fluff) on the blog http://surrealtalvi.wordpress.com/I'm giving this a 5 star rating because I feel the author did an excellent job of conveying everything needed to getting fit/fitter. The book is thorough, carefully researched with the latest studies/info, exercises,etc., and ensures that you don't have any questions about any aspect of exercise and fitness. Although I feel the focus is more on male fitness than female (e.g., testosterone shots are discussed but not mens ...more
Health journalist, Dr. Robert J. Davis, and personal trainer, Brad Kolowich, have developed a plan for overcoming barriers to fitness that have defined many people's life experiences. Their goal was to redefine exercise so that it's less time-consuming and intimidating and more convenient and enjoyable. Their plan includes an easy-to-follow workout plan that requires as little as 15 minutes a day, including aerobic, muscle-buildin ...more
I really liked the layout of the book. The author concentrates on motivation from the beginning and then discusses the categories of Aerobic Exercise, Strength Training and Stretching. The following sections cover what you should eat, how to prevent pain and exercise (in 3 levels based on your current fitness level).
Some of the greatest parts are the ones in which the author asks and then answers a multitude of questions; For example, 'Is w ...more
Yet this appealed.
You can easily see why the premise got me. I'm busy. I don't have time to exercise. Yet, because I'm busy, I need to. More than if I weren't, actually.
And the irony that when I get exceedingly busy, exercise is the one thing that goes. I don't have time, you see.
The first few chapters of this book explain why. Why cardio, why strength ...more
Get this book and just start doing a quarter hour a day!
This is a great book for those starting to exercise or those who are looking at changing up their current exercise plan.
This is not a diet book, it does go somewhat into what you should eat, but this is an exercise book. You do not need to spend hours in the gym, you just need to work out correctly and this book lays out step by step plans on how to do that.
What I really liked about this book is that it gives ...more