The No More Excuses Diet: 3 Days to Bust Any Excuse, 3 Weeks to Easy New Eating Habits, 3 Months to Total Transformation

The No More Excuses Diet: 3 Days to Bust Any Excuse, 3 Weeks to Easy New Eating Habits, 3 Months to Total Transformation

Maria Kang

Language: English

Pages: 304

ISBN: 0553419676

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Don’t let excuses stop you from having a body and a life that you love!   
            We all know that we should exercise and eat right, so why is it so hard to follow through? We make excuses for why we aren't taking better care of ourselves, saying things like, "I'm too tired," "I don't have time," or "I'm just not built to look that way." But Maria Kang, the mother of three behind the viral "What's Your Excuse?" mom photos, is here to say that the excuses stop now.
      The No More Excuses Diet combines short term goals with healthy habit-forming behaviors to create permanent lifestyle changes. Using a specially designed transformation calendar, readers set clear, personal goals and make an easy-to-follow plan for each day.  The program uses a balanced diet of 30% carbs, 30% protein, 30% fats, and includes a 10% flexible portion that can be customized depending on your goals— whether it’s extra protein for building muscles, or a sugary treat at the end of the day. The No More Excuses Diet also provides a completely customizable workout guide, with over 50 illustrated exercises designed to build strength, flexibility, endurance, and to shed fat. The program also includes 7 weeks of worth of exercise programs that can be done at home with no extra equipment. Packed with meal plans, grocery lists, lots of encouragement and a clear plan of action, The No More Excuses Diet is a must-read book for anyone who is ready to bust through the excuses the hold them back and take their health and fitness to the next level.














routine (no weight on legs) and swim laps for 30 minutes. ENVISION: I will pack my swimsuit and towel, and go to the gym after dropping my child off at school. I envision the locker room, the cold water, the people around me. I know I’ll be limping, probably nervous about being in a swimsuit, and likely fatigued from this new exercise as a result, but I envision pushing myself to finish in 30 minutes. EXECUTE: I schedule my meals for 9 AM/12 PM/3 PM/5 PM/8 PM, and I take action! I start with my

fast-food menu lately (and yes, I sometimes find myself at a drive-through!). Trust me, I get it: Purchasing fresh vegetables and fruits seems more expensive than buying a box of fruit snacks on clearance. But don’t lose hope. If you start recognizing what defines real food, you will begin shopping wisely, and I promise you that you will actually reduce the amount of money you’re spending on food. You have to understand that your health is an investment worth making. When you exercise and eat

strength to keep moving forward. Eventually, people within your circle will see your progress and seek guidance when they are ready to make changes. HOW TO BUST THE EXCUSE Talk to your family and close friends first. Explain what you’re trying to do, and tell them how they can help you. Initiate the conversation by telling them how excited you are about choosing a healthier lifestyle. Tell them you appreciate their important role in your life and hope they can be supportive of you on this

that will strengthen your weaknesses and challenge your strengths. A common ailment preventing people from exercise is fibromyalgia, which is characterized by widespread pain throughout the body, causing stiffness and aches. For many people suffering from this condition, it is hard to move, let alone exercise. However, professionals have strongly recommended exercise as part of a patient’s therapy. Encouraging circulation, challenging the heart, and strengthening the muscles is great therapy for

changing your habits slowly. Work in increments of three days, three weeks, and three months and give yourself time to transform. There is no greater gift than realizing your power to change your destiny simply by changing the way you see the world. You can either live passively behind your past failures and present excuses, or you can live aggressively by speeding, striving, and scoring toward a meaningful goal! It’s not easy, but I promise you, it is worth it. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This book could

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