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The Handbook for Total Body Reconditioning

Jun 30

Written by: Del Meyer
06/30/2018 1:53 AM 

APHORISMS

Attributing overweight to overeating is hardly more illuminating than ascribing alcoholism to alcohol. —Jean Mayer

All that running and exercise can do for you is make you healthy. —Denny McClain

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world. —Paul Dudley White

Not less than two hours a day should be devoted to exercise. —Thomas Jefferson 

Read The Handbook . . .

Drink a glass of wine after your soup, and you steal a ruble from the doctor. —Russian proverb

The longer I live the less confidence I have in drugs and the greater is my confidence in the regulation and administration of diet and regimen. —John Redman Coxe

We sit at breakfast, we sit on the train on the way to work, we sit at work, we sit at lunch, we sit all afternoon . . . a hodge-podge of sagging livers, sinking gallbladders, drooping stomachs, compressed intestines and squashed pelvic organs. —John Button, Jr.

We can now prove that large numbers of Americans are dying from sitting on their behinds. —Bruce B. Dan

We are under-exercised as a nation. We look instead of play. We ride instead of walk. Our existence deprives us of the minimum of physical activity essential for healthy living. —John F. Kennedy.

HANDBOOK

FOR TOTAL BODY

RE-CONDITIONING

Scientific Weight-Loss

Joint-Ligament-Muscle Conditioning

Aerobics-Balance-Strengthening Exercise

Mental Health-Memory Stimulation

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword:        The Diet—Weight—Loss Challenge

*A Different Emphasis

Preface:           The Diet—Weight—Loss Conundrum

*Why is there a Weight Problem?

Introduction:    The Weight—Loss—Exercise—Dilemma

*Why both are necessary?

*Why this handbook is your answer for total body reconditioning?

 

In Calories and Corsets: A History of Dieting Over Two Thousand Years, Louise Foxcroft writes that Hippocrates understood the importance of self-discipline and a balanced lifestyle: “‘Man,’ he wrote, ‘cannot live healthily on food without a certain amount of exercise.’” For his heaviest patients, he recommended that they exercise to exhaustion, and then eat while out of breath.

This is not a diet book. They have not solved the obesity problem. Obesity is increasing in epidemic fashion despite the deluge of more than 10,000 diet books being published. Diet books are tanking.

If you follow the methods outline in this Handbook, avoid all sweet desserts, avoid all between meals snacks and all bedtime and nighttime snacks, in our experience over 45 years of medical practice that men will lose approximately 50 pounds within one year and women will lose approximately 25 pounds in one year with little or no other dietary measures. This will give you a lifetime of eating understanding and return you to a normal Mass Body Index or Normal Weight.

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