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Four Hour Body By Timothy Ferriss Book Review
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Following up to his awesome book, The Four Hour Work Week, Timothy Ferriss has come up with another book along the same lines but this one as the title suggests is working on your body fitness wise.

The Four Hour Body, covers just about any aspect of health and fitness you could imagine. From weight loss and cutting fat, building muscle and gaining strength without adding bulk to aerobics, improving your sleep as well as your sex life.

One of the most important chapters in it is the "Pre habbing" chapter. In other words how to prevent injuries. Makes perfect sense obviously as an injury can derail any fitness progress by up to several months. Whereas starting out with the "pre hab" exercises should only take up to four weeks.

As a fromer CEO of BodyQuick sports supplement company he knows the ins and outs of the fitness industry and he is able to give advice on the best sports supplements to take. And also what got aerobics its name, they had to call it something and they wouldn't be able to make oney by calling Aerobics classes by calling it jumping up and down.

Ferriss' take on the fitness follows witht he same philosophy he espoused in The Four Hour Work Week which in turn follows the Pareto principle. That is 80/20 principle or 20% of your actvivites yields 80% of your results.

Focusing on anything more will bring diminshing returns and could lead to over training and/or injuries keeping you out of the gym for longer periods of time.

In writing The Four Hour Body, Ferriss used himself in his experiments. In particular when he followed the muscle building program he gained approximately 30 pounds of lean mass in about a month. Total time in the gym was 4 hours and 38 minutes - literally a four body.

This along with all the other chapters in the book leaves the couch potato with no more excuses to whip themselves into shape. No one is so busy that they can't take four hours a month to improve their fitness level.

Other aspects of the book include telling how you can design your own fitness nutritiion bars and provides a link to do that.

With exact calculations on how you can determine the amount of calories you need to cut or add to your daily diet depending on your fitness goals. Reminding you also that fitness goals, like others, need to be measurable.

It's not enough to say I want to feel better, look better or be healthy as those things are not entirely measurable.

So if you think you're short on time to get to the gym, this book will blow that myth out of the water. So go out and make it a great day.


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