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Are you ready for a science-backed eating plan thatíll lead to permanent weight loss... an eating plan that includes plenty of real food, lots of really tasty recipes and guilt-free cheat days?
Then you're ready for Wendy Chant, MPT, SPN -- a likeable high-energy sort who holds not just a master of personal training degree but also a specialist in performance nutrition degree.
Chant, a former marathon runner and bodybuilder from Central Florida, first learned the science behind trimming down and powering up for competition, then put pen to paper to create her hot new book, Crack The Fat-Loss Code (McGraw-Hill).
Chant, whose book is subtitled "Outsmart Your Metabolism and Conquer the Diet Plateau," claims that if you follow her "scientific way to lose fat" you'll drop up to 25 pounds in eight weeks... and keep it off!
I have to admit that a "scientific" approach to weight loss sounded like something that would be dry and difficult to follow. I was wrong on both counts.
Chant has done the homework for us and she writes in such an easy to understand style that you'll quickly embrace her formula.
Once you understand that the human body evolved to resist starvation by holding on to fat you understand why it's so darn hard to lose weight!
Chant notes, "My plan is scientifically designed to help you outsmart your body's natural cycles for storing and burning calories. The plan teaches you to boost your metabolism through 'macro-patterning' -- a simple routine of alternating carb-up, carb-down, and baseline days. There are built-in cheat days so you can enjoy the foods you love. Once you get your eating habits on schedule, you'll find that you can lose weight... for good."
So what is the fat-loss code?
According to Chant, "The bodyís survival mode and adaptive ... Continue
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