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The Cardio-Free Diet

by Jim Karas

Are you constantly pounding away on the treadmill but never losing a pound? Does every step on the StairMaster become more and more painful? Are you tired of endless workouts that only make you want to eat more? Cardiovascular workouts do burn a few calories, but far fewer than you think. And the more cardio you do, the hungrier you feel. Not only does cardio fail to help you lose weight, but it kills -- it kills your time, your energy, your joints, and your motivation. You burn a few measly calories but then eat twice as many afterward. The result? Weight gain -- and lots of it. The Cardio-Free Diet is a revolutionary four-phase program that emphasizes strength training to boost your metabolism; build lean, sexy muscles; and achieve all the same heart-healthy benefits of cardio. With just twenty minutes a day, three days a week, you can look and feel noticeably leaner, stronger, and younger than ever before. Weight loss expert Jim Karas has shaped the bodies of Diane Sawyer, Paula Zahn, Hugh Jackman, and even Oprah's best pal, Gayle King. With easy-to-follow instructions, Jim shows you how to exercise the right way in order to see incredible results. You won't just lose weight -- you'll sculpt a whole new physique. Watch the pounds disappear as you prepare delicious dishes such as apple balsamic chicken, Dijon turkey, feta vegetable omelets, and grilled tomato tuna. You can even enjoy a daily glass of wine! With detailed shopping lists, a variety of daily menus, and helpful tips on how to maintain your diet when eating out or ordering in, you'll never have to worry about what to eat. The Cardio-Free Diet offers maximum results in minimal time -- so break free from the mindless, ineffective cycle of cardio and get the body you've always wanted!

The Petite Advantage Diet

by Jim Karas

They make clothes for "Petites" so why not a specialized diet plan? You're smaller, you're more delicate, you're 5'4" or under, yet you're expected to follow a diet plan for the taller girls. What's wrong with that? "A lot," says Jim Karas, author of the number one New York Times bestseller The Business Plan for the Body. For over twenty years, Karas has helped the Petites. He makes them longer (without the rack). He makes them leaner (without starving) and he makes them feel more confident and sexier than they have ever felt before. Why? Because he knows how to get results specifically for you . . . a "Petite". . . and get them fast. "I understand you," says Karas. "I know you are watching your taller friends and colleagues eat more than you do but stay slim." Fact: you do have to eat less, because a Petite needs only about 1,600 calories a day (compared to 2,500 calories for a taller woman) and is therefore naturally more prone to gain weight. But you are looking at the glass only as half empty. Thee glass, according to Karas, is really half full. Being a Petite has huge advantages such as: You can work out more effectively than a taller woman because your muscle-to-height ratio is greater; translation-better opportunity to boost your metabolism Your center of gravity is lower, and therefore you are less likely to injure yourself when you're working out, and You can create that sexy hour-glass figure that taller women can't achieve. Think Penelope Cruz (5'4") and Dolly Parton (5'0"). Both are gorgeous members of "The Petites," whose bodies rock. Karas has worked with women of all heights and sizes for more than twenty years, and has perfected strategies that bring effective and lasting fat loss for Petites. Based on solid, recent research, coupled with his passion for creating concrete solutions, Karas has crafted a program specially designed to help you create a longer, leaner, sexier body. Petites, you're gonna love it!

The Ultimate Diet REVolution

by Jim Karas

REVVED is all about helping you achieve optimal metabolism, quickly & permanently.In The Ultimate Diet REVolution, celebrity trainer Jim Karas transforms metabolism--the foundation of your ability to lose weight--with his uniquely designed program that blasts through your stored fat, burning it each and every minute whether you are awake or asleep, sitting at your desk or on the move. Jim's proven eating plan is the perfect ingredient to fuel your metabolic furnace. The REVVED exercise program features moves that create long, lean muscles--essential elements needed to shift your metabolism into high gear. REVVED provides the ultimate internal environment for accelerated weight loss and an explosion of energy.The REVVED program is a comprehensive, life-changing plan that features a delicious and satisfying diet coupled with a unique exercise program. You will lose weight--no doubt about it. But you will also get other powerful benefits, such as: more energy a reduced level of stress increased oxygen flow through the body and directly to the brainREVVED is a radically different weight-loss program, tailor-made for people looking for real and rapid results who are serious about making lasting changes in their bodies and their lives.

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