Fit at Last

Fit at Last

Look and Feel Better Once and for All

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
"Megaselling author Ken Blanchard shares his own story of how--after countless failed attempts--he finally was able to break his cycle of weight gain at age 73, losing over 30 pounds and shedding five inches from his waistline. Ken and his trainer Tim Kearin share techniques that any person can use to get started, overcome obstacles, establish new habits, and enjoy lasting success in becoming healthy and fit in middle age or older age"--

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If you’re like a lot of us, for years you’ve been making resolutions and promises about becoming physically fit. Despite all your good intentions, though, somehow it never quite goes according to plan. But you can break that cycle.

In Fit at Last, bestselling business author Ken Blanchard and fitness authority Tim Kearin show how Ken, at age seventy-three, finally was able to make lasting improvements in his health and fitness, including dropping over thirty pounds in a year. In each chapter, Ken shares the very personal story of his ups and downs—involving, among other things, a puppy, a Hawaiian tour bus full of widows, and a fifty-year college reunion—while Tim offers expert advice and wisdom gained from over forty years in the fitness industry.

Following through on your efforts to get fit requires leadership—personal leadership. Early on, Ken realized the same concepts he’d been using for years to help people lead organizations also could help him stick to his program. Here, you’ll learn how Ken and Tim applied the Situational Leadership II approach to set SMART goals, diagnose Ken’s progress in each of the six core areas of fitness, and match them with the leadership styles necessary to get Ken to the next level in each area.

Certainly there is a wealth of excellent fitness advice here—but ultimately, this is a book about commitment. People don’t fail because they don’t know what to do—they fail because they just don’t do it. Using the tools in this book, you’ll be able to move from simply being interested in fitness to making a lasting commitment—one that will add a spring to your step, a smile to your face, and years to your life.


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"When it comes to health and fitness, there's a big difference between commitment and interest. When interested exercisers who like to run wake up and find it is raining outside, they lie back down and say to themselves, "I think I'll exercise tomorrow."Committed exercisers get out of bed and say to themselves, "I think I'll exercise inside today." They keep their commitment to their commitment. In this book, bestselling author Ken Blanchard, teams up with successful health and fitness coach Tim Kearinto inspire others to move from an interest in fitness to a commitment to fitness. Ken shares the very personal story of his own ups and downs as he struggled to commit to a fitness program, while Tim gives professional health advice and training wisdom. They emphasize that you can't do it alone--if you can't hire a trainer they explain how you can create an informal team to keep yourself on track. And Ken shows that you can apply the same techniques he has used to strengthen leadership in organizations to lead yourself to establishing new positive habits and lasting, improved health"--
Share techniques for people of any age on beginning a fitness program, overcoming obstacles, establishing new habits, and enjoying lasting success in becoming healthy and fit.

Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, c2014
ISBN: 9781626560604
Branch Call Number: 613.7 BLA
Characteristics: ix, 201 p. :,il. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Kearin, Timothy

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