Crack the Fat-Loss Code: Outsmart Your Metabolism and Conquer the Diet Plateau

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February 25, 2008


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The New York Times Bestseller!


The human body evolved to resist starvation by holding on to fat. No wonder it's so difficult to lose weight! Now a revolutionary lifestyle plan finally cracks the code for efficient fat loss. Developed by leading nutrition specialist Wendy Chant, the plan is scientifically designed to help you "outsmart" your body's natural cycles for storing and burning calories.

Crack the Fat Loss Code teaches you how to boost your metabolism through "macro-patterning"--a simple routine of alternating carb-up, carb-down, and baseline days. There are even 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.

In just eight short weeks, you'll be able to:

  • REPROGRAM YOUR BODY--to burn the fat and keep it off.
  • FEEL HEALTHY, NOT HUNGRY--with limitless food options.
  • CONQUER THAT DIET PLATEAU--once and for all.

"Crack the Fat-Loss Code brings you the most sensible solution to permanent weight management I have seen."
--Frederick C. Hatfield, Ph.D., bestselling author of Bodybuilding: A Scientific Approach, Hardcore Bodybuilding, and Ultimate Sports Nutrition

Table of contents

Part 1: Why Your Body Won't Lose Fat
Chapter 1- Your Body: The Ultimate Survivor
Chapter 2- Not All Foods Are Created Equal: How Your Body Uses Fuel
Part 2: Crack the Fat-Loss Code
Chapter 3- Keys for Efficient Fat Loss and Optimal Health
Chapter 4- 8 Weeks to Cracking the Code and Breaking Your Plateau
Chapter 5- Cycle 1, Carb Deplete Cycle, Week 1
Chapter 6- Cycle 2, Macro-Patterning Cycle, Weeks 2-4
Chapter 7- Cycle 3, Accelerated Fat Loss Cycle, Weeks 5-6
Chapter 8- Cycle 4, Maintenance Cycle, Weeks 7-8
Part 3: Living the Forever Fit Lifestyle
Chapter 9- Forever Fit: Restarting the Cycle
Chapter 10- Sample Cycle Meal Plans
Chapter 11- Charting Your Success: Sample Sheet Logs
Chapter 12- More of Wendy's Mmm Good Recipes

Author comments

Wendy Chant, MPT, SPN, is a certified personal trainer and a specialist in performance nutrition. She holds a bachelor of science in medical sciences and nutrition science. A champion body builder, she opened her own training center, ForeverFit®, in 1998.

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