Next, browse through the books listed below. Read one
every 2 o 3 weeks. Digest them and apply them and let them
motivate you to use "skill
power" instead of will power to change your body and your life. Most
people think they need will power and already know what they need to do
(just eat less and exercise more). But how much less do you eat and
how do you do it without going hungry and which exercise and how much more
do you do and how do you work it into your schedule? Most people
actually have all the will power they need but don't have the skills,
habits, and knowledge that's needed to maintain a normal weight. Start
with the following books to increase your skills (and see me for coaching if
Buy this one and keep it with you. Start with the chapter on
smoothies and make them in the morning for breakfast and at night for a
bed-time snack. This book easily fits in your purse or brief case.
Most of the meals can be prepared in less than 5 minutes.
Now, read two chapters in this book. Chapter one will motivate you to learn the things you really
need to know to lose weight and chapter 9 will motivate you with the real
truth about exercise:
For a periodic tune-up, it's hard to beat fasting and it's hard to explain
some of the benefits (you have to find them for yourself). This classic by
Paul Bragg (the health guru who inspired Jack Lalanne) is the place I recommend
that anyone start who wants to explore how to get the most benefit with the
This one's gone out of print...buy a used copy or buy the book by the same
title that was revised by his daughter, Patricia Bragg.
Try this plan for super performance. Would start here for learning the
Zone way of eating for weight loss and maintenance. For more rapid weight
loss, very low carb works well for many but for maintenance I've found most
people do better with this plan or something similar.
These recipes work very well for convenience with the above book.