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Slash Your Workout Time

Fitter Faster slices through fads and misconceptions to reveal how you can exercise quickly and effectively. The book’s illustrated, easy-to-follow workout plans for all levels require as little as 15 minutes a day, providing aerobic, muscle-building, and fat-burning benefits that are similar to—or even greater than—what you’d get from much longer regimens.

Boost Your Exercise IQ

Examining everything from pre-workout stretches to post-workout protein shakes, Fitter Faster is packed with practical tips such as how to get and stay motivated, what clothing and equipment to buy, which dietary supplements really help (and which don’t), and how to combat muscle soreness.

It also dispels common fitness myths, revealing why walking 10,000 steps a day may be overrated; why taking pain killers before exercise could be counterproductive; why jogging may actually be good for your knees; and why you may need less water during exercise than you’ve heard.

This accessible guide to exercise will inspire you to get going, help keep you moving, and forever change the way you work out.

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About the Authors

Robert J. Davis

Robert J. Davis, Ph.D., is an award-winning health journalist whose work has appeared on CNN, PBS, WebMD, and in The Wall Street Journal. The president of Everwell, he hosts its popular myth-busting “Healthy Skeptic” videos and is the author of two other consumer health books, Coffee Is Good for You and The Healthy Skeptic. A graduate of Princeton University, he holds a master’s degree in public health from Emory and a PhD in health policy from Brandeis University, where he was a Pew Foundation Fellow. Having grown up hating exercise, he today enjoys running, hiking, and working out.

Brad Kolowich, Jr.

Brad Kolowich, Jr. is an Atlanta-based certified personal trainer whose celebrity-packed client list includes actors, athletes, and TV personalities. A graduate of the University of Georgia, he has received fitness certifications from several respected organizations including the American Council on Exercise (A.C.E.) and the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). Recognized as one of the “Best Bodies of Atlanta” and featured in fitness magazines, Brad enjoys a number of sports and other outdoor activities including tennis, wake surfing, kayaking, skydiving, and snowboarding.

What People Are Saying

“These workouts by Brad Kolowich are effective!”

— Hines Ward, former NFL wide receiver and “Dancing with the Stars” winner

“What separates this guide from others is its commitment to facts and plans backed by science and research…”

— Publishers Weekly

“This book eliminates all the excuses and obstacles to getting in shape.”

— Joe Decker, “World’s Fittest Man” Guinness World Record Holder

“Fitter Faster will be of use to anyone beginning, or needing to refresh, their exercise routine. It is sensible and practical with answers to many common questions…”

— Foreward Reviews

“The easy-to-do workout routines will change the way you think about exercise.”

— Lisa “Hungry Girl” Lillien
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