Description : 'Thinner' - the old gypsy man barely whispers the word. Billy feels the touch of a withered hand on his cheek. 'Thinner' - the word, the old man's curse, has lodged in Billy's mind like a fattening worm, eating at his flesh, at his reason. And with his despair, comes violence
Description : A weight loss treatment that considers overweight people as normal people with a biochemical disorder offers a combination of two safe drugs that act on the brain's appetite control center
Description : The “extraordinary” (Booklist) novel of one man’s quest to find the source of his nightmare and to reverse it before he becomes…nothing at all. This #1 national bestseller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, “pulsates with evil…it will have you on the edge of your seat” (Publishers Weekly). “You can’t do anything…It’s gone too far. You understand, Halleck? Too…far.” Attorney Billy Halleck seriously enjoys living his life of upper-class excess. He’s got it all—an expensive home in Connecticut, a loving family…and fifty extra pounds that his doctor repeatedly warns will be the death of him. Then, in a moment of carelessness, Halleck commits vehicular manslaughter when he strikes a jaywalking old woman crossing the street. But Halleck has some powerful local connections, and gets off with a slap on the wrist…much to the fury of the woman’s mysterious and ancient father, who exacts revenge with a single word: “Thinner.” Now a terrified Halleck finds the weight once so difficult to shed dropping effortlessly—and rapidly—by the week. Soon there will be nothing left of Billy Halleck…unless he can somehow locate the source of his living nightmare and reverse what’s happened to him before he utterly wastes away…
Description : Ten Years Thinner presents Yale-educated medical doctor Christine Lydon's highly innovative diet and exercise program, every element of which Dr. Lydon has designed to fundamentally change how the body deals with food—all with the goal of developing a body chemistry that favors a youthful, toned, flab-free physique. To simplify the dietary transition to a higher metabolism, Ten Years Thinner includes a meal plan and dozens of quick, easy recipes that take the guesswork out of eating for a fabulous physique. Ten Years Thinner's fully illustrated work-out component, also specifically designed for sustainability, focuses on exercises that both maximize fat burning and combat the aging process—in less than 25 minutes a day.
Description : Now in paperback, the latest book in the New York Times bestselling, one-million-copy-plus Younger Next Year franchise. The book that tells every reader how to lose weight, discover new vitality, and get in the best shape of your life. The book with the no-nonsense, no-BS, no-shortcuts approach. The book that shows that there’s a revolution in aging going on. The book that is the how-to of that revolution. Chris Crowley, the memorable patient and coauthor of Younger Next Year, partners with Jen Sacheck, a nutritionist and fitness expert from Tufts University, and in lively, alternating chapters they spell out a weight-loss plan that will have readers losing up to 25 pounds in the first six months—and, much more significantly, keeping it off next year, and the year after, and so on, for life. The message is straightforward and based on the most up-to-date nutritional science: resist the added-fat, added-sugar concoctions created by the food industry; skip the supplements; pile on fruits and vegetables to your heart’s content, but it’s OK to eat lean meats, too; and don’t drink your calories. And exercise! With its simple, fully illustrated program of 25 “sacred exercises,” here is everything the reader needs to build muscle, protect joints, add mobility, and put off 70% of the normal problems associated with aging and eliminate 50% of serious illness and injury. “Clear, concise, well-balanced nutritious diet plan. Realistic exercise . . . [and] the combo of the authors—nutrition scientist and witty writer—makes this an easy-to-read volume with loads of timely, science-based information.” —Madelyn Fernstrom, Diet and Nutrition Editor, TODAY and NBCNews.com “Chock-full of easy recipes, meal plans, and exercise diagrams.” —The Wall Street Journal
Description : TV says it. Magazines say it. American society commands it. You must be thin. You must be young. Fad diets. Fat-purging pills. Fitness clubs. Liposuction. Breast implants. Steroids. In the tomorrow of Thinner Than Thou, the cult of the body has become the one true religion. The Dedicated Sisters are a religious order sworn to help anorexic, bulimic, and morbidly obese youth. Throughout the land, houses of worship have been replaced by the health clubs of the Crossed Triceps. And through hypnotically powerful evangelical infomercials, the Reverend Earl preaches the heaven of the Afterfat, where you will look like a Greek god and eat anything you want. Just sign over your life savings and come to Sylphania, the most luxurious weight-loss spa in the world, where the Reverend himself will personally supervise your attainment of physical perfection. But the glory of youth and thinness that America worships conceals a hidden world where teens train for the competitive eating circuit, where fat porn and obese strippers feed people's dark desires, and where an underground railroad of rebellious religions remember when people worshipped God instead of the Afterfat. As Annie, an anorexic, and her friend Kelly, who is so massive she can barely walk, find out, the tender promises of the Dedicated Sisters are fulfilled by forced feedings and enforced starvation in hidden prisons. As middle-aged Jeremy discovers, Sylphania is a concentration camp where failure to lose weight and tone up leads to brutal punishment. The Rev. Earl's public sympathy for the overweight conceals a private contempt . . . and, beneath that, a terrible longing known only to a select few. The inevitable decay of old age is the only thing keeping mankind from reaching perfection. Luckily, Reverend Earl has a plan that will take care of that . . . . At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Description : "I didn't always want to be a police officer, but what a life so far." This short story is a true, and sometimes shocking account of Matthew's past decade as a female officer in London's Metropolitan Police Service. Matthews describes the ups and downs, obstacles and challenges faced on the frontline of the streets of London, and also later on in her career as a detective in the hectic and often harsh world of crime.
Description : This book has helped thousands of women build their best bodies ever. Will YOU be next? If you want to be muscular, lean, and strong as quickly as possible without crash dieting, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym . . . you want to read this book Here’s the deal: Building lean muscle and burning fat isn't as complicated as the fitness industry wants you to believe. This book is the shortcut. You don't need to: Spend hundreds of dollars per month on the worthless supplements, “detoxes,” or “skinny teas.” Most pills and powders do absolutely nothing. You don't need to: Constantly change up your workout routine to get lean, defined muscles. It’s much simpler than that. You don't need to: Waste a couple of hours in the gym every day grinding through grueling workouts. In fact, this is a great way to get nowhere. You don't need to: Slog away at boring cardio to shed ugly belly, hip, and thigh fat. In fact, you probably don't have to do any cardio to get the body you really want. You don't need to: Obsess over "clean eating" and avoiding "unhealthy" foods to get fit. Instead, you can get the body you want eating the foods you love. Those are just a few of the harmful lies and myths that keep gals from ever achieving the lean, toned, sexy, and healthy bodies they truly desire. And in this book you re going to learn something most guys will never know . . . The exact formula of exercise and eating that makes losing 10 to 15 pounds of fat while building lean, sexy muscle a breeze . . . and it only takes 8 to 12 weeks. Here are just a few of the things you're going to discover in this book: The 10 biggest fat loss and muscle-building myths and mistakes that keep women overweight, weak, and frustrated. The 3 scientific laws of lean muscle growth and fat loss that literally force your body to get fitter, leaner, and stronger. You’ll be shocked at how easy it really is to build lean muscle and lose fat once you know what you’re doing. How to create flexible diet plans that help you transform your body composition eating the foods you love—without ever feeling starved, deprived, or like you’re “on a diet.” A paint-by-numbers training system that will help you add lean muscle to all the right places and get sexy, athletic curves . . . spending no more than three to six hours in the gym every week . . . doing challenging, fun workouts you enjoy. A no-BS guide to supplements that will show you what works and what doesn’t, saving you hundreds if not THOUSANDS of dollars each year. And a whole lot more! Imagine . . . just 12 weeks from now . . . being constantly complimented on how great you look and asked how the heck you're doing it . . . Imagine enjoying the added benefits of high energy levels, no aches and pains, better spirits, and knowing that you're getting healthier every day . . . The bottom line is you CAN get that “Hollywood babe” body without following boring, bland “bodybuilder” diets or living in the gym. This book shows you how. SPECIAL BONUSES FOR READERS With this fitness book, you'll also get a FREE 56-page reference guide with all of the book’s key takeaways, a year’s worth of Bigger Leaner Stronger workouts, 10 premade meal plans for cutting and lean bulking, and more! So, scroll up, click the "Buy" button now, and begin your journey to a bigger, leaner, and stronger you!