The New Abs Diet: The 6-Week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach and Keep You Lean for Life

The New Abs Diet: The 6-Week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach and Keep You Lean for Life

by David Zinczenko, Ted Spiker

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Overview

The latest research shows that starting an exercise program from scratch, even in middle age, can quickly make a man as healthy as one who has been exercising religiously for years. Regardless of age, size, or number of failed diets in the past, any man with the desire to can find his abs and more importantly—improve his health dramatically.

Since its publication in 2004, The Abs Diet has endured as a proven plan grounded in sound principles of nutrition and the latest clinical science. Now this New York Times bestseller has been turbocharged with new weight-loss research, interval workouts, a bonus chapter of new core exercises, and delicious new recipes using the Abs Diet Power 12 Foods, which are scientifically proven to burn fat and build muscle.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609613839
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 04/10/2012
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 266,490
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.52(h) x 0.88(d)

About the Author

David Zinczenko is editor-in-chief of Men's Health magazine and editorial director Women's Health. He is a regular health and nutrition contributor to NBC's Today show.


Ted Spiker, a journalism professor at the University of Florida, is a contributing editor of Men's Health.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction

Your Abs May Save Your Life: You Have Abs. Yes, you. And This Plan Will Help You Find Them xi

The New Abs Diet Cheat Sheet And Portion-Distortion Decoder 1

Chapter 1 The Next Step in Weight Loss: Cutting-Edge Research Blazes New Paths to a Flat Belly and Healthier Body 3

The New Abs Diet Start-Up Kit 26

Chapter 2 Eat This, Weigh Less: Why the New Abs Diet Works When Others Fail 29

Chapter 3 Burn Fat Day and Night: How Metabolism Shapes Your Body-And How You Can Change Yours 35

Chapter 4 How The New Abs Diet Works: What Your Last Meal Is Doing to Your Body Right Now 49

Chapter 5 A Six-Pack in 6 Weeks: A Week-by-Week Guide to How Your Body Will Change 67

Chapter 6 Shocker: How Low-Carb Diets Make You Fat: The Truth about the Trend That's Threatening America's Health 77

Chapter 7 The New Abs Diet Nutrition Plan: The Powerfoods and System That Will Change Your Body 87

Chapter 8 The Abs Diet Power 12: Meet the Powerfoods That Will Shrink Your Gut and Keep You Healthy for Life 99

Special Report Your Weight is Not Your Fault: The Sneaky Ways Food Manufacturers Are Scheming to Make You Fat 119

Chapter 9 The New Abs Diet Meal Plan: Using Powerfoods in Quick and Easy Recipes 127

Chapter 10 Fitting the New Abs Diet into Your Life: How This Simple Eating Plan Makes Your Life Simpler, Too 159

Chapter 11 Turbocharging The New Abs Diet: How Exercise Can Strip Away Fat and Add Muscle 167

Chapter 12 The New Abs Diet Workout: The Easiest, Most Effective Workout Plan Ever 177

Chapter 13 Targeting Your Abs: A 50-"Six-Pack" of Exercises 211

Special Section The Ultimate Eight-Pack Workout: New Exercises to Upgrade Your Abs 271

The New Abs Diet Maintenance Plan 283

Nutritional Values of Common Foods 285

Glycemic Loads for Selected Foods 298

Index 300

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