By Morris Chestnut, Obi Obadike
When Morris Chestnut hit the media circuit to promote his latest blockbuster movie The Best Man Holiday, hosts and producers didn't want to hear about the movie as much as they wanted to talk about his incredible transformation into a buff, Hollywood sex symbol. The truth is that not long before shooting that film, Morris was in the worst shape of his life--30 pounds heavier than he should have been, avoiding the gym, and frequenting the drive-through. He turned to celebrity trainer Obi Obadike to help him turn things around in time for the movie, and the results were astounding. Morris went from 220-pounds to a ripped 187-pounds in just 12 weeks, and audiences haven't stopped raving about his new look--or asking how he achieved it!Now Morris and Obi are teaming up to share this groundbreaking and accessible program with fans nationwide. Backed by the latest cutting-edge nutrition science and featuring Obi's trademark fat-burning exercise program, THE CUT is designed to help readers drop pounds quickly - up to 10 pounds in 10 days and 40 pounds in 12 weeks- without stalling on the scale. Featuring Morris's personal exercise and diet plan as well as success stories from dozens of everyday people who have lost weight and kept it off, this book is a life-changer that will help readers reclaim their bodies and their lives, for good.
By Kristin McGee
Everyone knows that sitting down for long periods of time increases the risk of disability, diabetes and heart disease. Now you can do something about it with the help of Chair Yoga!With over 100 seated yoga poses Chair Yoga is the perfect handbook for office workers and older people who want to practice yoga. These simple exercises will help to strengthen and stretch your body whilst relaxing your mind and regulating your breathing.Divided into chapters organised by body part, celebrity yoga instructor Kristin McGee will guide you through each pose with step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow photosFeel the mental and physical effects of chair yoga every day and embrace the calmer, healthier, happier you.
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: Revised and Expanded Edition
By Daniel G. Amen
Revised and Expanded Edition.In this completely revised and updated edition of the breakthrough bestseller that's sold nearly a million copies worldwide, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures work in your brain. You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Renowned neuropsychiatrist Dr Daniel Amen includes new, cutting-edge research gleaned from more than 100,000 SPECT brain scans over the last 25 years and the latest, surprising, effective 'brain prescriptions' that can help heal your brain and change your life. This book offers simple techniques which will help you to: Quell anxiety and panic; fight depression; boost memory; conquer impulsiveness and learn to focus; and stop obsessive worrying.
Cut the Crap
By Ruth Field
The Grit Doctor is one tough task-mistress . . .First she instructed us to lace up our trainers in RUN FAT B!TCH RUNThen she told us to clear the clutter in GET YOUR SH!T TOGETHER Now she is ordering us to CUT THE CRAP and get real with our eating habitsShould you go gluten free? Does detoxing work? What exactly is a superfood? Does healthy eating have to involve obscure ingredients and complex recipes? If you're confused by increasingly complicated - and contradictory - nutritional advice, it's time to call in Ruth Field and her formidable alter-ago, The Grit Doctor. With her familiar tough-love style and wicked sense of humour, The Grit Doctor will demystify and simplify healthy eating, enabling readers to see past the bullsh!t and make practical and tasty choices for themselves and their families. Cutting the crap is just as much about eliminating unhelpful and unhealthy pseudo-science as it is about reducing your waistline. In CUT THE CRAP, Ruth Field will empower readers to ditch faddy diets for good and instead embrace a realistic, sustainable and enjoyable healthy eating plan. This isn't a diet, it's a way of life.
The Cancer Survivor's Companion
By Lucy Atkins, Frances Goodhart
WINNER OF THE BEST HEALTH BOOK CATEGORY IN THE GUILD OF HEALTH WRITERS HEALTH WRITING AWARDS 2012HIGHLY COMMENDED IN THE POPULAR MEDICINE CATEGORY AT THE BMA MEDICAL BOOK AWARDS 2012Coping with life after cancer can be tough. The idea that the end of successful treatment brings relief and peace just isn't true for countless survivors. Many feel unexpectedly alone, worried and adrift. You're supposed to be getting your life 'back on track' but your life has changed. You have changed.With reassurance and understanding, Dr Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins help readers deal with the emotional fallout of cancer whether it's days, months or years since the treatment ended. Drawing on Dr Goodhart's extensive experience working in the NHS with cancer survivors, this guide is packed with practical and simple self-help tools to tackle issues such as worry and anxiety, depression and low mood, anger, low self-esteem and body image, relationships and sex, fatigue, sleep and relaxation. If you are a cancer survivor, this book will support you every step of the way. If you are supporting a loved one, friend, colleague or your patient, this is a vital read.
Change Your Brain, Change Your Body
By Daniel G. Amen
The key to a better body is a healthy brain. CHANGE YOUR BRAIN, CHANGE YOUR BODY shows you how to take the very best care of your brain. With fifteen practical, easy-to-implement solutions involving nutritious foods, natural supplements and vitamins, positive-thinking habits, and, when necessary, highly targeted medications, Dr. Amen shows you how to:* Reach and maintain your ideal weight * Soothe and smooth your skin at any age * Reduce the stress that can impair your immune system* Sharpen your memory* Increase willpower and eliminate cravings * Enhance sexual desire and performance* Lower your blood pressure without medication * Avoid depression and elevate the enjoyment you take in life's pleasures.Whether you're just coming to realize that it's time to get your body into shape, or are already fit and want to take it to the next level, CHANGE YOUR BRAIN, CHANGE YOUR BODY is all you need to start putting the power of the brain-body connection to work for you today.
The Complete Guide To Ivf
By Kate Brian
The most recent studies show that 40,000 cycles of IVF are carried out in the UK each year - and approximately a million are carried out worldwide. It is estimated that at least 200,000 IVF babies are born annually - and this figure is constantly rising. With assisted conception increasing year on year, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO IVF offers an invaluable and insightful approach to the process. Packed with first-hand accounts of patients who have been through it, and Kate Brian's own experience of IVF, this book will de-mystify the treatment and give a 'behind-the-scenes' account of what really happens. Addressing the entire experience, right from the initial clinic visit through to the assisted conception cycle, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO IVF provides an accessible, down-to-earth and reassuring account of using IVF to conceive.
By Sanjay Gupta
A 12-week old unborn baby with a fatal heart defect; a skier drowned for an hour in a frozen Norwegian lake; a comatose brain surgery victim; a teenager with 4 rapidly expanding brain tumors. Prognosis? 20 years ago all would have been left for dead, with no hope for survival. However, incredible new advances in human survival have now changed that and each of these would-be fatalities is not only alive but leading a healthy, productive life today. This book chronicles the emerging science behind these medical miracles, made possible by a new breed of doctors who refuse to accept that any life is "lost" and the almost daily scientific breakthroughs in the field. Drawing on the case files in the rapidly evolving science of survival and his unprecedented access to breaking news in this field from around the globe, Dr. Gupta explains the latest technological developments that are changing our understanding of the human body's own survival capabilities and our definition of the very boundaries of the beginning and end of human life. Dr. Gupta not only shares these deeply personal stories of triumph but insights into the remarkable discoveries that are making them possible.
The Complete Guide To Female Fertility
By Kate Brian
With warnings about rising infertility rates and the dangers of leaving motherhood too late, many women are concerned about when or whether they will manage to have a baby. Written by an international expert on fertility, THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO FEMALE FERTILITY deals with the medical facts, the emotional and social aspects of female fertility, and includes the real-life experiences and insights of dozens of women. It includes information on:* How your repoductive system works* When you are at your most fertile* How you age affects your chances of conceiving* How you can boost your fertility naturally* What may stop you getting pregnant* What reproductive technology can do to help.
The Change Before The Change
By Laura E. Corio, Linda G. Kahn
The Change Before The Change outlines the symptoms of the perimenopause, the change that precedes the menopause by up to ten years, and often remains undiagnosed by doctors. Characterised by irregular periods, mood swings, irritability, stubborn extra pounds you can't shift, hot flushes and insomnia, this change may be causing millions of women in the prime of life to worry, simply because they do not understand what is happening to their bodies. Dr Laura Corio explains why this subtle hormonal shift occurs, how to get your symptoms under control and the impact of stress and diet. This accessible and sympathetic book: Offers advice on safe and natural hormonal treatment before menopause. Outlines effective available alternative therapies including herbs and soy and what supplements you should be taking. Explains how perimenopause affects fertility - and what to do if you want to get pregnant. Describes what to do now to protect your breasts, uterus, bones and heart in the years to come. Shows ways to combat cancer fears - and which tests you absolutely must have. Draws on numerous case studies of women undergoing this change
The Complete Book Of Food Combining
By Kathryn Marsden
Food combining enhances the quality of your diet, increases your intake of vitamins and minerals and improves the way the body digests and absorbs nourishment. It is one of the safest and most successful ways to lose weight as well as being an invaluable, natural remedy for a variety of health problems. In her new definitive book Kathryn Marsden explains everything you'll ever need to know about food combining in one easy-to-follow volume. The book is divided into 4 parts: Part 1 Essential basics including principles, short cuts, food charts etc; Part 2 Food combining for specific reasons ie. weight loss, food allergies, fluid retention, low blood sugar, stress etc; Part 3 Four weeks of food combining recipes and menu plans; Part 4 Alphabetical check list for specific foods
For more information on Kathryn Marsden please visit www.kathrynmarsden.com