If you want to build muscle, lose fat, and look great as quickly as possible without steroids, good genetics, or wasting ridiculous amounts of time in the gym and money on supplements ... regardless of your age ... then you want to read this book.
You don't need to: spend hundreds of dollars per month on the worthless supplements that steroid-fueled bodybuilders “swear by.”
You don't need to: constantly change up your weightlifting exercises to build muscle mass. Muscle building is much simpler than that.
You don't need to: spend a couple of hours every day doing tons of weight training sets, supersets, drop sets, etc. In fact, this is a great way to get nowhere.
You don't need to: grind out hours of boring cardio to shed ugly belly fat and get a six-pack. You don’t HAVE to do any cardio, actually.
You don't need to: obsess over "clean eating" and avoid "unhealthy" foods to get ripped. Flexible dieting is the real “secret” of effective bodybuilding nutrition.
Those are just a few of the harmful lies and myths that keep guys from ever achieving the lean, muscular, strong, and healthy bodies they truly desire.
And in this book you re going to learn something most guys will never know ...
Here are just a few of the things you're going to discover in this book:
How to build muscle, lose fat, and get healthy eating foods you love and never feeling starved, deprived, or like you're "on a diet."
An all-in-one training system that delivers MAXIMUM results for your efforts, helping you build a big, full chest, a wide, tapered back, thick, powerful legs, and bulging arms...spending no more than 3 to 6 hours in the gym every week...doing workouts that energize you, not wipe you out.
A no-BS guide to supplements that will teach you what works and what doesn't, and save you hundreds if not THOUSANDS of dollars each year.
How to master the "inner game of fitness" and develop the self-discipline and willpower it takes to build the body of your dreams (and actually enjoy the process!).
The 3 simple laws of muscle growth that, when applied, literally force your body to grow bigger and stronger.
How to get shredded while still indulging in the "cheat foods" that you love every week like pasta, pizza, and ice cream.
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 achieve that "Hollywood hunk" body without having your life revolve around it.
With this fitness book you'll also get a FREE 98-page bonus report with a year of Bigger Leaner Stronger bodybuilding workouts as well as the author's personal product and supplement recommendations and more!
What does it mean to be a man? Terry Crews, TV’s iconic “Old Spice Guy” and co-star of the hit Golden Globe Award–winning series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, has spent decades seeking the answer to that question. In Manhood, he shares what he’s learned, telling the amazing story of his rise to fame and offering straight-talking advice for men and the women who love them.
A self-described “super-driven superstar alpha male,” Terry Crews embodies the manly ideal for millions worldwide. But as he looks back on his difficult childhood and shares hard-learned lessons from the many humbling experiences he endured to get where he is today, he shows how his own conception of manhood is constantly evolving.
Crews offers up a lively, clear-eyed account of the ups and downs of his twenty-five-year marriage, revealing the relationship secrets that have kept it going—and the one dark secret that nearly tore it apart. Along the way, he shares his evolving appreciation for looking good, staying fit, and getting it done for the people you love.
Being a man is about more than keeping your core strong. It’s about keeping your core values stronger. With insightful observations on spirituality, work, and family, Terry Crews shows men how to face their inner demons, seek forgiveness from those they’ve wronged, and tear down the walls that prevent them from forging meaningful relationships with others.
From the NFL gridiron to the Hollywood backlot, Terry Crews has survived it all with his sense of humor—and his marriage—intact. In Manhood he shows men everywhere that real strength is not measured in muscle mass—unless that muscle is the heart.
From the Hardcover edition.
For men and women of all athletic abilities!
As the demand for Special Operations military forces has grown over the last decade, elite trainer Mark Lauren has been at the front lines of preparing nearly one thousand soldiers, getting them lean and strong in record time. Now, for regular Joes and Janes, he shares the secret to his amazingly effective regimen—simple exercises that require nothing more than the resistance of your own bodyweight to help you reach the pinnacle of fitness and look better than ever before.
Armed with Mark Lauren’s motivation techniques, expert training, and nutrition advice, you’ll see rapid results by working out just thirty minutes a day, four times a week—whether in your living room, yard, garage, hotel room, or office. Lauren’s exercises build more metabolism-enhancing muscle than weightlifting, burn more fat than aerobics, and are safer than both, since bodyweight exercises develop balance and stability and therefore help prevent injuries. Choose your workout level—Basic, 1st Class, Master Class,and Chief Class—and get started, following the clear instructions for 125 exercises that work every muscle from your neck to your ankles. Forget about gym memberships, free weights, and infomercial contraptions. They are all poor substitutes for the world’s most advanced fitness machine, the one thing you are never without: your own body.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
You were born to achieve greatness, to be a man. But somewhere along the way you started to live an ordinary life. Fitness experts John Romaniello and Adam Bornstein developed a system that targets hormone optimization; their approach is specifically designed to transform you into the Alpha you were always meant to be. Strong. Confident. Powerful.
Based on cutting-edge, scientifically validated methods known only to the fitness elite, Man 2.0 provides a step-by-step road map to regaining your health, looking your best, supercharging your sex life—even reversing the aging process. The systems in this book have changed the lives of countless men who've worked with Romaniello and Bornstein.
In this book, you will discover:Answers to all the questions you have about training and nutrition—and even ones you haven't thought of yet.An easy-to-understand plan designed to work with your body, not against it, to burn fat, and build dense, rock-hard muscle.A comprehensive nutrition program, fully customized for Alphas, complete with meal plans.
Harry is Henry S. Lodge, M.D., a specialist in internal medicine and preventive healthcare. Chris Crowley is Harry's 70-year-old patient who's stronger today (and skiing better) than when he was 40. Together, in alternating chapters that are lively, sometimes outspoken, and always utterly convincing, they spell out Harry's Rules and the science behind them. The rules are deceptively simple: Exercise Six Days a Week. Eat What You Know You Should. Connect to Other People and Commit to Feeling Passionate About Something. The science, simplified and demystified, ranges from the molecular biology of growth and decay to how our bodies and minds evolved (and why they fare so poorly in our sedentary, all-feast no-famine culture). The result is nothing less than a paradigm shift in our view of aging.
Welcome to the next third of your life--train for it, and you'll have a ball.
Developed by professional Natural Bodybuilding Champion Tyler English, this plan will show you how to pack on pounds of MUSCLE with the workouts that helped him take first place in competition. Get the best intense workouts for each muscle and the right form so you reap maximum results.
From the man responsible for the gym that trained the actors in the movie 300 comes cutting-edge fitness strategies, 100 workouts, and a training plan that has successfully transformed A-list actors and actresses, elite special-forces soldiers, all-star athletes, and everyday men and women. With Bobby Maximus’s guidance you too can become one of the most insanely fit people the world has ever seen.
The diets and workouts that promise easy results in minutes per day have tricked masses into wasting their money on false promises. Supplements, smoothies, and 4-minute workouts aren’t getting people any fitter. Getting that shredded body requires real commitment and real work—and Bobby can show you how.
Maximus Body features circuit-style workouts that will push you to your limits and work your whole body. With a plethora of exercises like “Don’t Ask Me About Your Abs,” that work your core with a combination of sit ups, push ups, pull ups, and even leg raises, you can develop an exercise routine that fits your needs. Whether you are overweight and trying to get back into shape, or a high-level athlete trying to gain that extra edge, Maximus Body offers up thousands of once-secret ways to burn fat, add lean muscle, reveal a shredded 8-pack, and build mind-bending physical fitness.
Metabolic training expert BJ Gaddour, CSCS, whom Men's Health magazine calls one of the 100 fittest men of all time, has created a remarkably efficient and effective body-transforming workout and nutrition program based on just a handful of simple moves, the Bodyweight Eight. These no-equipment-required exercises are all one needs to build a strikingly symmetrical, perfectly proportioned, and classically beautiful physique, just like BJ's.
Once readers master each legendary fitness feat with perfect form, they will use BJ's scalable, step-by-step progressions to go from ground zero to superhero. From these exercise variations, readers can construct hundreds of personalized workouts. Dozens of sample routines are already demonstrated through big, bold how-to photographs within the book and organized by goal, duration, intensity, and targeted body zone. This is the only book a man or woman needs to achieve the body he or she has always wanted anywhere—and without gear.
without ever leaving your home!
The body you want, in the space you have.
The strength you want, with the equipment you have.
The muscles you want, in the time you have.
You don't need to join a gym to get in shape. In fact, for a lot of guys, the gym is an impediment to getting in shape. The crowds, the inconvenience, the intimidation, the time, the commute-- by the time you add it all up, you could end up investing 2 hours to get 45 minutes of exercise.
No matter how little space you have, no matter how little equipment you have, no matter how little time you have, you can get the results you want without stepping inside a gym.
The Men's Health Home Workout Bible by Lou Schuler and Michael Mejia, M.S., C.S.C.S. gives you...
* Four full-body muscle plans:
The Body Weight Plan
The Dumbbell Plan
The Barbell Plan
The Multistation-Machine Plan
* Custom training plans for strength, fat loss, aerobic fitness, and sports performance
* Buying advice for weights, benches, machines, cardio equipment, and exercise videos
* Complete guidelines for turning your home into a state-of-the-art fitness center
With beginner, intermediate, and advanced full-body workouts for each type of equipment, The Men's Health Home Workout Bible gives you more than 400 exercises altogether, photographed and fully described. From pushups to power cleans, from crunches to jump squats, we show you how to get more muscle and strength at home, whether you're a complete beginner or a competitive athlete.
The Men's Health Home Workout Bible is a personal trainer, on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
It's body sculpting at its best--the best exercises and the best training schedule out there, anywhere. Also includes a complete nutrition guide and diet plan for maximum results.
The Body Sculpting Bible for Men, Third Edition is now bigger and better than ever! Now with updated and revised material, it contains all the original detailed exercises that made it a best-selling phenomenon, plus:
• New Rapid Body Sculpting Workouts and Bodyweight Workouts
• Six new diet plans, including milk-free and ovo-lacto-vegetarian diets
• Even more tips and helpful information to keep you motivated and help you reach your fitness goals
This comprehensive guide includes not only exercises but also nutritional tips, psychological tricks, meal charts, workout graphs, different fitness plans, the inside scoop on bodybuilding supplements, advice on keeping fit while traveling, and weightlifting information for teens and seniors.
The 14-Day Body Sculpting Workout for Men drives your body hard in two-week increments so the workout never stays the same for long and the results—washboard abs, a chiseled chest, big guns, broad shoulders, and tight buns—just keep on coming.
The Body Sculpting Bible for Men, Third Edition is the gold standard for body sculpting. It’s everything you’ve ever wanted in a fitness book and everything you’ve ever wanted in a training regimen—and it will give you everything you’ve ever wanted in a body.
For video channel, online support and much more, visit www.getfitnow.com.
Testosterone is the most crucial hormone in the male body--and every man's T levels begin a slow, steady decline as he ages. The result? Loss of strength and muscle mass. Poor sugar metabolism. Increased body fat, especially around the waist. Loss of T also affects red blood cell production, vitality, bone density, mental acuity, and sex drive. In short: It slowly chops a man down.
Testosterone Transformation helps a man produce higher levels of T and reverse the downward spiral. By eating the right foods and adopting a new exercise approach, any man at any age can transform his life by starting a positive chain reaction: Raise T levels through the strategies in this book, improve workouts, get stronger, improve workouts even more, get even stronger, and enable the body to use muscle to process sugar--instead of storing it as fat.
Testosterone Transformation is a life-changer: a serious exercise and strategic diet plan that uses the science of a man's own body to help him recharge his sex drive, increase vitality, and reduce health risks across the board.
The Men's Health Big Book of 15-Minute Workouts contains fast-paced circuit training and interval workouts that boost calorie burn, build muscle, and fry belly fat in half the time of regular workouts. Readers can choose from at-home, body-weight-only workouts and total-body barbell programs to exercises that target major muscle groups—the chest, arms, legs, and back—and sport-specific workouts. Other highlights include:
- a special section of 15-minute core workouts to build a rock-hard six-pack
- an eating plan with delicious meals that take 15 minutes or less to prepare
- workouts for the office or when you're traveling and can't make it to the gym
- hundreds of tips from America's best trainers, nutritionists, and exercise scientists
If a reader is, say, a 220-pound man who wants to become a muscular 180-pounder, he then uses The Lean Muscle Diet's formula to eat and train to sustain a 180-pound body. The transformation begins immediately, and the results last for life.
Lou Schuler, who has sold more than one million copies of his fitness books worldwide, and Alan Aragon, nutrition advisor to Men's Health, have created an eating and "metabolically expensive" exercise plan designed to melt fat while building muscle. the best part? the plan allows readers to eat their favorite foods, no matter how decadent. with full support from Men's Health, The Lean Muscle Diet delivers a simple—and simply sustainable—body transformation plan anyone can use.
Twenty years of experience treating men and their families has convinced psychotherapist Terrence Real that depression is a silent epidemic in men—that men hide their condition from family, friends, and themselves to avoid the stigma of depression’s “un-manliness.” Problems that we think of as typically male—difficulty with intimacy, workaholism, alcoholism, abusive behavior, and rage—are really attempts to escape depression. And these escape attempts only hurt the people men love and pass their condition on to their children.
This groundbreaking book is the “pathway out of darkness” that these men and their families seek. Real reveals how men can unearth their pain, heal themselves, restore relationships, and break the legacy of abuse. He mixes penetrating analysis with compelling tales of his patients and even his own experiences with depression as the son of a violent, depressed father and the father of two young sons.
This unique program is built around 7 supersimple Rules of the Ripped-scientifically proven, breakthrough strategies that often run counter to standard "diet" advice (like Rule #7: Eat whatever you want at least 20 percent of the time!). Built around eight "Fast & Lean" superfood groups, The Men's Health Diet is so easy, so effective, readers can't help but turn fat into muscle and stay strong and lean for life!
Features include: 101 Tips That Will Change Your Life in 10 Seconds or Less; The Men's Health Muscle System exercise plan; and the 250 Best Foods for Men. Packed with easy-to-prepare recipes, hundreds of helpful tips, and weekly workout plans, this is the ultimate secret weapon for a stronger, leaner, more muscular body.
From Adina Steiman, the food and nutrition editor of Men's Health, and Paul Kita, who oversees the Guy Gourmet blog on MensHealth.com, comes Guy Gourmet, the ultimate guide to crafting easy, delicious meals at home.
Guy Gourmet, the first-ever cookbook from Men's Health magazine, features more than 150 healthy, delicious recipes, many from the best chefs in the nation--including Thomas Keller, Rick Bayless, Kenny Callaghan, Tyler Florence, Adam Perry Lang, Chris Lilly, Anita Lo, Masaharu Morimoto, Seamus Mullen, Eric Ripert, John Stage, and Marcus Samuelsson.
Written for seasoned cooks and beginners alike, Guy Gourmet satisfies readers' hunger with nutrient-packed, soul-satisfying dishes like Steak au Poivre with Roast Potatoes, Crab Cakes, Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle Crema, Backyard Baby Back Ribs and more.
Highlights of Guy Gourmet include:
- Fast Weeknight Meals: Instead of takeout, try these fast, protein-packed, delicious dinners
- Cooking for a Crowd: Round up the crew for big-batch meals designed to feed the masses
- Celebration Meals: Craft holiday meals that won't wipe out or weigh down readers (or their guests)
- A Guide to Imbibing: Pair the right beers and wines with food; make cocktails a breeze and more
- Date Night Meals: Impress her with failsafe recipes and chef-worthy tricks
- How to Master the Grill: Learn all the skills you need to become a backyard grilling champ
In addition to tons of great recipes and cooking techniques, the 320-page manual packs in all the basics on essential cooking equipment and tools, tips on stocking a pantry, organizing a fridge, and more. And throughout, quick kitchen tricks on how to flip a flapjack, roll dough with a wine bottle, and zest a lime will transform any hungry guy into a confident home cook.
Americans are hungrier than ever for clear-cut answers to their most perplexing food questions, but a private nutritionist or a membership in a diet club are expensive luxuries. What you really need is an authoritative, encyclopedic source at your fingertips. The Men's Health Big Book of Nutrition is the ultimate guide to shopping, dining, and cooking for bigger flavor-and a leaner body. It answers the ongoing demand for definitive information about the food we eat and taps into a readership hungry for final-word answers.
Filled with easy-to-swallow eating strategies--and backed by groundbreaking studies and interviews with the world's most authoritative nutrition researchers--The Men's Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition will help you discover just how easy it is to unlock the power of food and stay healthy for life.
- Add Mass and size. Gain as much as 16 pounds of muscle in 16 weeks--and add 1 full inch of upper arm circumference in half that time!
- Get stronger...fast! Even seasoned lifters can realize a 5 percent increase in strength in the first few weeks. And in 12 weeks, you can boost your overall strength by up to 38 percent.
- Build power and stamina. Increase your one-rep max in your core lifts by as much as 30 percent.
- Shed fat fast. Burn off up to 10 pounds of body fat, losing up to 2 pounds of fat per week.
With Men's Health Huge in a Hurry, you'll not only get bigger faster, you'll do it with less time wasted in the gym and with less post workout pain and a much lower injury risk.
You probably know a lot about building muscle. You know which curl is the best for your biceps, you do every possible exercise for your abdominals, and your 20-set bench-press routine is the envy of everyone in the gym. So why haven't you gotten the results you want?
This book has the answer. In fact, it probably answers every question you've ever asked about how your muscles work: What makes them grow? What makes them show? Why didn't that champion bodybuilder's routine work for you?
But The Book of Muscle does more than just explain how your muscles work. It also gives you comprehensive muscle-building programs from a world-class trainer.
Ian King has spent 2 decades as strength coach to world-champion and Olympic athletes. He is in wide demand as a lecturer on athletic preparation and physique development, and he is a popular contributor to Men's Health magazine and T-mag.com, the most popular bodybuilding Web site on the planet. Now, for the first time, he brings his extraordinary knowledge and unique muscle-building systems to a book meant for regular guys who like to work out and want to see better results than they've gotten from conventional programs.
Here's what you get from The Book of Muscle that you can't get from any other book:
• Three complete 6-month, progressive workout programs created by Ian King to optimize muscle growth by juxtaposing opposing muscle actions
• Ian King's revolutionary training-age system to help you determine which program is right for you
• Complete abdominal training that ensures you'll not only get that coveted six-pack but also develop the muscles that prevent injuries and produce better performance on the field--any field
• Vital advice on warming up, stretching, and recovering between workouts
• The latest and best information on how you need to eat to make your muscles grow
If you've never before bought a workout book, this should be your first. And if you've tried all the others, this is the one that finally delivers everything you have ever wanted to know but couldn't find in one place.
Let’s face it: You’re tired. Tired of filling your body with bogus supplements that only give you the most expensive pee in town. Tired of busting your ass in the gym six days a week, only to find you’re the same size you were last month and the other guys are twice as big. Tired of all the conflicting and mind-numbingly complex advice floating around in cyberspace.
Before professional fitness model Vince Del Monte became The Skinny Guy Savior, he was known as Skinny Vinny—scrawny and weak. As a “hardgainer,” he experienced firsthand the challenges of bulking up and had a difficult time putting on muscle. But with his success in developing an enviably ripped physique—and helping many others do the same with his No-Nonsense Muscle Building and Maximize Your Muscle programs—Del Monte has proved even “hardgainers” can build an awe-inspiring body. You too can have the body of your dreams when you stop listening to false advice and learn the truth about gaining weight and building lean muscle mass—the smarter way!
In Living Large, Del Monte shares his foolproof, no-nonsense plan for insane muscle gain. His revolutionary program primes your body and mind to pack on your first 30 pounds of muscle in only 30 weeks, with minimal gym time. He even includes customized, easy-to-follow meal plans to optimally fuel your specific body type, whether you’re ultra-skinny or starting off a little chubby.
In Living Large, you’ll find:
- 5 essential training principles to gain your first 30 pounds of pure muscle
- 5 muscle-building enemies you must avoid
- Mass and shred meal plans at every calorie level
- 14 simple, no-nonsense nutrition principles
- The ultimate exercise execution demonstration guide
- 4 supplements that actually work
Don’t waste hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars with no results. Stop limiting yourself and start Living Large.
An indispensable, hands-on guide dedicated to the lost art of being a man, The Illustrated Art of Manliness distills more than 100 practical skills every modern man needs to know into an entertaining, easy-to-follow visual format.
Founder of The Art of Manliness Brett McKay and bestselling illustrator Ted Slampyak write brilliantly illustrated articles to help men be the best fathers, brothers, sons, and men they can be. This book features their most essential work alongside dozens of never-before seen guides on subjects ranging from chivalry and self-defense to courage and car repair, including: How to disarm an attacker How to fell a tree and start a fire anywhere How a car engine works, and how to fix it How to use every tool in your toolbox What to wear on a first date and to a job interview How to lead a meeting and command the attention of a room How to dance, fight, shave, shake a hand, pick a lock, and fire a gun And other advice for when you're lost, in danger, or merely confronting a shirt that needs to be ironed. The Illustrated Art of Manliness features a classic, timeless package, including full-color illustrations, and will be a perfect gift for you or the man in your life.
For decades, the conventional measure of an individual's strength was the amount of weight he could bench press. Now, that measure is being challenged by expert trainers like Robert dos Remedios who argue that the variety of movement patterns used in functional training is the real key to getting bigger, stronger, and more powerful. In Men's Health Power Training, this acclaimed collegiate strength and conditioning coach describes in detail the methods he has used to develop hundreds of Division I scholarship athletes, including several current NFL players.
The key features that make this book a standout in the fitness field include:
• exercises geared toward functional strength that can be utilized in real-world situations, from playing sports to lifting furniture
• training sessions that are short, intense, and highly effective
• compound, multijoint exercises that replace the less-effective isolation exercises found in many fitness books
• no-nonsense dietary information utilizing a new and innovative food pyramid developed by the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition that will optimize strength gains, recovery, and physical progress
How do I move up without selling out?
How do I help my friends (and crush my enemies)?
How do I feed and care for my boss?
What kind of suit should I wear?
What kind of shoes do I wear with the suit? Socks?
Do I really need to take my vitamins?
Is this impotence or lack of interest?
How much sleep do I need?
How can I bluff my way through a wine list?
What is Cubism?
How much should I tip?
What CDs should I have to relax? To seduce?
Do I like her? Do I really, really like her?
What does she mean I don't listen?
How do I propose (or ask for the ring back)?
Am I the best man I can possibly be?
From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Men’s Health Gym Bible is for anyone trying to get the most out of your fitness goals, no matter what your fitness level is. Gym novices will find helpful information such as the ins and outs of gym memberships, contract negotiation tips, and how to safely use a piece of equipment for the first time. This is the ultimate resource for the total gym experience and a book that no fitness enthusiast should be without.
By controlling the levels of glycogen (carbs stored in our muscles) through this unique diet, and learning to exercise in the carb-burning zone (the secret to making workouts shorter and more effective) anyone can shed fat and build muscle—and it takes only 90 minutes of exercise a week.
Lose the Belly Fat, Become Heart-Healthy, and Look and Feel Years Younger
For most men, having six-pack abs seems like an impossible goal. But look no further than Dr. Jeffry Life, who transformed himself from an overweight fifty-nine-year-old with low sex drive, sky-high cholesterol levels, and borderline diabetes into the picture of health. Best of all, he’s been able to maintain his physique for more than fifteen years. His journey has inspired thousands of men across the country. Now it’s your turn to follow his path toward total wellness.
The bestselling author of The Life Plan and the popular face of anti-aging medicine has one simple message: Any man can lose significant amounts of weight and keep those pounds off permanently. Well-defined abs are the hallmark of good health, and The Life Plan Diet will show you how to lose the belly fat so that you can not only find your six-pack, but more important, lower your risk of heart disease, step off the blood-sugar roller coaster, and ignite your sex life.
This groundbreaking diet book offers a four-tiered approach to losing weight without strenuous exercise. It features:
• a jump-start diet that puts men on the right track with quick results
• a basic health diet that optimizes blood sugar levels by eating plenty of the right foods all day long
• a fat-burning diet that powers through weight loss plateaus to let you continue to lose weight week after week
• a heart-health diet for men who want to lose weight and reverse heart disease
This simple program doesn’t require expensive equipment or difficult recipes with hard-to-find ingredients. Instead, it focuses on teaching men over fifty how to increase metabolism and shed real pounds. Packed with easy everyday menus and rules for eating out, tips for enhancing muscle mass and bone strength, foods that naturally increase testosterone levels and growth hormone, and good food habits for optimizing brain function, The Life Plan Diet is a proven and wildly successful method to help men over fifty lose weight and remain vital.
--Irwin Goldstein, M.D., Director of Sexual Medicine, Alvarado Hospital, San Diego, and Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Sexual Medicine
"A highly valuable resource. Finally debunks many of the myths about testosterone's safety, which has been an impediment to its appropriate usage for far too long."
--David E. Greenberg, M.D., President, Canadian Society for the Study of the Aging Male
From a Harvard doctor and a leading expert on testosterone--the groundbreaking book that shows you how to raise your testosterone levels--and live your life to the fullest
Better sex. Increased vitality. More muscle. Improved health. Greater mental agility. These are just a few of the life-enhancing benefits that men with low levels of testosterone can experience when they increase their testosterone level. If you've noticed a decrease in your sex drive; experienced erectile dysfunction; or felt tired, depressed, and unmotivated, this authoritative, up-to-date guide from an expert at Harvard Medical School will help you determine if you have low testosterone--a surprisingly common but frequently undiagnosed condition among middle-aged men. Learn how to:Recognize the symptoms of low testosterone Diagnose the problem with simple tests Find the treatment that's right for you Explore options your doctor might not know about Reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and obesity
Based on one of the toughest workouts in his book Bring It!, Horton created Crush It!, a fast-paced explanation of the Warrior's Workout. The e-book includes 26 videos of Tony demonstrating how to perform the moves and motivating viewers, as well as rich step-by-step photographs of the exercises.
With this convenient - and free - workout method, you can say goodbye to unwanted pounds and hello to definition as you work through more than 100 bodyweight exercises and 40 routines that blast every muscle in the body.
Full-color photos guide you step-by-step through all the favorites: squats, planks, pull-ups, push-ups, leg raises, dips, and horizontal pulls. Regressions and progressions are outlined, allowing you to adjust the exercises to match your skill level and move on to the next level when you are ready. Guidelines on stretching, form, rep frequency and holding time, resting, and structuring a program are all featured to ensure the exercises in Bodyweight Workouts for Men are done correctly and without risk of injury.
More than just another fitness book, this three-part exercise, diet, and mind-set overhaul features: the revolutionary MaleScale assessment questionnaire that measures the physical and mental traits that define the true Alpha Male; a step-by-step regimen to develop the Four C's of Alpha Attitude: commitment, confidence, courage, and conscience; the Alpha Wave Basic Training program to build muscle, burn fat, and produce testosterone; the Work Heart/ Play Heart cardio system; and the Alpha Fuel Solution, a convenient approach to food and supplements with simple Fuel Rules based on what the human body was designed to eat over the past 2.5 million years, tweaked with cutting edge innovations.
This is a straightforward instruction manual to build the kind of man these hard times demand: ruggedly powerful and supremely confident. It will help guys become more successful in their workouts, in their careers, and even in their relationships, as they learn to embody the everyday heroism of the true Alpha Male.
If the answer to any of those is yes, because you have man boobs, then this is the book for you. Learn why diet and exercise alone have not gotten rid of your man boobs and learn what you can do about it. We know that man boobs are embarrassing and we also know how and why you have them and why they are so persistent.
You can get rid of your man boobs by making a few changes around the house and to your diet. With a combination eating the right foods to reduce and get rid of your man boobs and the right exercises, you will soon be able to show your chest in public proudly!
It’s very likely that you have seen Dr. Jeffry Life before. And if you have, you might have thought, How can this seventy-two-year-old doctor have the body of a thirty-year-old? But his photos are very real, and you can look just as good as he does when you take control of your health.
Back in 1998, Dr. Life was sixty years old and a stereotype of the aging man: he was overweight with a noticeable gut and little muscle tone. Even though his own medical practice was thriving, and he thought he knew everything about men’s health, the facts proved differently. His libido was low, which was ruining his self-esteem. He felt tired all the time, yet no amount of sleep made him feel well rested. It wasn’t until a cardiologist read him the riot act that he even considered that change was possible. He then decided to make critical adjustments to his diet and lifestyle, and the results have been nothing short of astounding.
More than a decade later, Dr. Life continues to look and feel younger than ever. He knows that if he can make these changes to his body, his sex life, and his health, any man can. In this revolutionary book, he’ll show how you can turn around yourhealth by using the very same program he success-fully created and follows to this day.
The Life Plan introduces a healthy aging lifestyle that any man can master, no matter what shape he may be in. It offers:
• An action-packed exercise program designed to make working out entertaining as well as improve heart health and increase muscle mass. His program taps into various disciplines—cardio workouts, resistance training, balance and core conditioning, martial arts, and Pilates.
• An easy diet, featuring delicious choices, that any man can follow, along with rules for eating out and sample recipes for the single or married guy.
• A simple nutrient supplement regimen highlighting the top supplements men may need to halt, and even reverse, the aging process.
• A prudent guide to male hormone replacement therapies based on the most up-to-date research.
• Lessons on how to get your doctor to provide the care you deserve.
• How to sidestep America’s disease-based approach to medicine and fuel optimal health.
• And much more.
By following this program you can once again enjoy an active, clear-headed, sexually satisfying, vigorous, and health-filled life, while avoiding late-onset diabetes, heart disease, and other common illnesses and complaints of aging. For men seeking to make over their bodies and turn back the clock, The Life Plan delivers the keys to a fitter body, a stronger immune system, and a richer, fuller life.
Call it a spare tire, muffin top, or paunch. Men and women consistently cite their belly as their biggest problem area-and it is often the toughest final pounds to lose. Not anymore!
Whether readers' eating habits have been affected by stress, their bodies have changed with age, or they're constantly doing crunches without results, it's time to blast belly fat the right way. Using the comprehensive, week-by-week eating and exercise plan, readers can lose up to 20 pounds in 6 weeks-and keep it off, forever.
The Men's Health Big Book: Getting Abs special features include:
- Quick effective routines that replace boring, painful crunches
- Manly (and healthy) recipes that take less than 15 minutes to prepare!
- Hundreds of tips on how to emphasize muscle definition and six-pack abs!
Including a step-by-step, 4-week eating and exercise plan, easy-to-prepare recipes, and hundreds of exercises, The Men's Health Big Book of Abs by Adam Bornstein and the editors of Men's Health is the ultimate guide to a leaner, fitter, sexier body.
In his new book, The Simple Heart Cure, you’ll find this top doc’s groundbreaking approach to preventing and reversing heart disease — an approach honed by his study of foreign cultures free of heart disease and decades of experience helping patients achieve a healthier heart at any age.
Dr. Crandall is living proof of his program’s success. At the age of 48, and with no major risk factors, he found himself in the ER with a “widow-maker” blockage of his main coronary artery. After emergency heart surgery, he recovered from heart disease using the same course of treatment he recommends to his thousands of patients — and details for your benefit — in The Simple Heart Cure.
His unique perspective as both doctor and patient helps him empathize with the difficulties in making a transition from years of bad habits to a heart-healthy way of life. Plus, Dr. Crandall believes in using every weapon in his medical arsenal — conventional medicine, emerging treatments, lifestyle changes, even alternative therapies — to help his patients recover.
Here are just a few of the potentially life-saving gems you’ll discover:
• Proven ways to banish bad cholesterol
• How to slash your risk of a deadly heart attack by 61%
• 8 easy steps to head off that high blood pressure
• How you can safeguard against stroke
• Simple strategies to unclog your arteries without surgery
• What your belly says about your heart health
• Must-have heart tests for everyone over 50
• Easy solutions to steer clear of statin drugs, and much more...
So whether you just want to prevent heart problems, or you’ve already had a heart attack, you’ll find the help you need in The Simple Heart Cure, along with tasty, heart-healthy menus and a 90-day week-by-week plan to help you start taking action immediately.
Are you ready to take your shirt off at the beach? Men's Health The Six-Pack Secret will help you get there. It's the magazine's newest step-by-step program for losing belly fat and building abs that show! Drawing from the latest research in exercise physiology and nutrition, it provides the most cutting-edge advice and action plans for sculpting rock-hard abs by the time you hit the sand. What's inside: workouts that can burn up 200 calories in just 8 minutes; dozens of science-backed secrets for boosting metabolism and targeting belly fat; core workouts that will whip anyone into shape; dozens of belly-shedding recipes and nutrition tips; and instructional photos of 50 all-time best abs exercises. Plus, a special bonus chapter: 100 world-class workout secrets from America's top trainers. Men's Health The Six-Pack Secret is designed to help you turn stubborn belly fat into lean, hard muscle.
Dolph has created a personal philosophy of fitness based on martial arts, yoga, strength training, biochemical research, professional sports, and over 40 starring roles in classic action films. It’s a logical, fun, and surprisingly easy path to total fitness—whether you’re at the office, with friends, playing sports, or in class. This is the ultimate lifestyle to improve your health and build your physique!
Dolph Lundgren: Be Fit Forever—his autobiographical training guide—features weekly training programs, daily menu planners, guides to equipment and gear, fantastic photos from behind the scenes of Hollywood action movies, and more.
DOLPH’S SPECIAL TIPS:
1. Briefing: The reasons you need to get fit
2. Mission: Personal training and health philosophy
3. Weaponry: How to best combine strength exercises, cardiovascular, and flexibility training
4. Special Ops: Stick to your goals even while away traveling
5. Fuel and supplies: The best foods and supplements to build your body
6. Fit forever: Stay in shape for the rest of your life!
With detailed exercise plans and over 100 step-by-step photos, Dolph Lundgren: Be Fit Forever is the kickass guide to building a body that will look great and make you feel even better—forever.
For every guy too intimidated to ask a question for fear of seeming inexperienced and unworldly, here’s a book to answer all (or most!) of life’s pressing quandaries: Howdo you break off a friendship when it’s not working any longer? What should you cook when a date is coming over for dinner? How do you buy a used car and not get totally taken for a ride? How do you stop a charging dog?
In Man Up!, journalist Paul O’Donnell and his team of knowledgable experts tackle 367 of these tough questions, imparting their advice in short to-the-point answers. Organized thematically, Man Up! is packed with essential advice delivered in prose that is as entertaining to read as it is helpful and clever. The tips run the gamut—from how to mix up a killer punch for a party to how to throw a punch when there is no other way out. Hip, engaging line drawings help to illustrate the advice, providing more than just sight gags. For every young man newly embarking on his independent adult life and for a guy at any age wanting to brush up on his skills, Man Up! is like having a trusted friend helping you along the way—except this friend has all the right answers!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR OF THE SEVEN PILLARS OF HEALTH AND I CAN DO THIS DIETYou can win the war against prostate disorders! Surgery and radiation treatments are not the only answers for prostate disorders!
Find out what you can do now to prevent prostate problems and how you can get healthy if you are already struggling with prostate disease! In this concise, easy-to-read booklet, you'll discover a wealth of information to help you win this war against prostate disorders. In it are facts that your doctor may have never told you! Learn: Steps that could save your life with early detection and sensible treatments Vitamins and supplements that build the immune system The energizing power of exercise and being active Amazing substances and foods that may acutally prevent prostate disorders You want to be healthy. God wants you to be healthy. Now at last, here's a source of information that will help you get healthy--body, mind and spirit.
In his New York Times bestseller, The Life Plan, Dr. Jeffry Life combined proven science with an appealing message—it’s never too late to transform your body. Today, at seventy-four years of age, with an unbelievably toned torso and biceps that even a twentysomething would envy, he’s living proof that his program of exercise, nutrition, and hormone optimization has extraordinarily powerful and lasting results.
In Mastering the Life Plan, Dr. Life distills this bestselling program into a simpler format that men of any age can customize for their individual needs. For those who already follow his regimen, this new book is an essential next step, with new exercises and groundbreaking new advice that’s also a perfect companion to take on the road.
This new book offers:
• New exercises in all fitness domains: cardiovascular, strength training, and toning/stretching combined into one easy-to-follow routine
• New meal plans and recipes that make weight loss a breeze
• Expanded food guide for eating on the road, eating out, and cooking for yourself
• The latest information on hormone optimization, giving a deeper under-standing of therapies, controversies, myths, and realities
• New success stories from men who’ve already seen great results with the Life Plan
• Comprehensive medical information so that you can work with your own doctor to achieve better health
• And much more.
Every eight seconds an American man turns fifty, and for many, maintaining good health has not been a priority. Mastering the Life Plan is therefore essential for every man looking to take charge of his health now and for the future. As Dr. Life says, this is the only way to achieve a happy, youthful, sexually satisfying life with dramatically fewer age-related illnesses, and at the same time, avoid the unfortunate side effects of aging.
Over the past 25 years, Tony Horton has helped millions of people—from stay-at home moms to military personnel to A-list celebrities—transform their bodies and their lives with innovative workouts and cutting-edge advice. Now in his first book he shares the fundamentals of his fitness philosophy with millions more, revealing his secrets for getting fit and healthy and melting away pounds.
One-size-fits-all diets and exercise regimens just don't work—that's why Tony creates unique programs for each of his clients. In Bring It! he shows you how to build your own diet and fitness plan tailored to your individual lifestyle, preferences, and goals. With a Fitness Quotient (FQ) quiz designed to assess your likes, dislikes, and current fitness level, you can choose the program that's right for you.
In photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, Tony demonstrates his unique moves and exercise combinations that include cardio fat burners, lower body blitzers, core strengthening, plyometrics, yoga, and more. You'll also discover Tony's fat-blasting eating plan and detox tips, delicious recipes, and mental motivators.
Whether you've never been to the gym before, are looking to get bikini ready, or simply want to take your workout to the next level, Tony Horton can give you the results you've been looking for. A better body—and future—is possible when you commit to change. Get ready to Bring It!
Let’s face it, with the demands of family, work, and life, many of us simply don’t have the time to stick to a rigorous workout schedule. Through his own life experience, Shawn Phillips has recognized this challenge and risen to it, literally reinventing fitness with a results-oriented program that you can embrace even with your hectic schedule and do either at home or at the gym. Homing in on the idea of building mental and physical strength rather than just sculpting your body, Shawn has pioneered a technique called Focus Intensity Training ™ (FIT), which uses the mind-body connection to yield incredible results. The program features
• a workout plan that can take as little as 35 minutes a day, 3 times a week
• illustrated exercises with clear step-by-step instructions
• 3 workout phases–a 12-day Base Camp pre-training period, a 12-week Transformation Camp, and a year-round continuation plan geared to keep you going strong and vibrant for the rest of your life
• a simple eating plan to fuel your body for optimum energy and performance–one that will free you from dieting forever
• goal-setting exercises to help you achieve lasting motivation and reach your loftiest visions
It’s never too late to get in shape. If you’re in your twenties or thirties, Strength for Life will show you how to achieve peak levels of fitness year after year. For those forty and beyond, you can look forward to recapturing the energy and vitality you thought you had lost. By following Strength for Life, you will make yourself stronger, leaner, sharper, and more confident. As Shawn writes: “Strength is about being more, doing more, giving more. It’s not just surviving; it’s thriving. And most important, strength is about having a reserve, a deeper, fuller capacity of body, mind, heart, and soul.”
From the Hardcover edition.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) has become a common problem for men these days. Cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, tobacco use, alcohol or drug abuse, prescription medications, prostate cancer, or injuries or surgeries of the pelvic or the spinal area are only some of the physical causes of this condition. It can also occur due to depression, relationship problems, and excessive stress.The problem is a complex one and can cause relationship problems among couples and lead to low self-confidence and depression in men, which further worsens the problem of erectile dysfunction.
When you consult a physician for this issue, they may prescribe medications such as Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, and Stendra. These drugs work by enhancing the effect of nitric oxide, a chemical produced by your body. Nitric oxide will relax the muscles in the penis, thus improving blood flow and helping you get an erection.
While these drugs will get you the desired results, they shouldn't be taken on a continuous basis. Like all medications they also have side-effects, such as stomach upset, backache, headaches, change in vision, nasal congestion and flushing. This is why it is not recommended that you take these drugs on a continuous basis.
There are natural ways of curing erectile dysfunction. This basically means changing your diet, letting go off harmful habits, exercising, and utilizing the power of herbs and supplements.
If you are wondering how to do it, this guide is just right for you. It will help you understand erectile dysfunction and overcome your erection issues with the help of diet, exercises, and herbal remedies. Let's get started!
Throughout much of their lives, men have a weight advantage over women, whose bodies are naturally designed to hold more fat. Fair or not, men’s hormonal make-up, muscle mass, and unique metabolic profile make it easier for them to stay lean. But certain conditions can overturn that gift—the passage of time, the pressure of work and others, the wrong ‘fuel’—and lead men to a hormonal state that more closely resembles, well, women.
If you have a beer gut, fatty pecs and are ‘softer’ then you used to be, especially where it counts the most, keep reading. Help is in your hands. Designed to restore optimal testosterone levels, eliminate dangerous visceral fat and improve sexual performance, REFUEL™ gives you the rules, skills, and step-by-step plan needed to optimize the male biochemical blueprint, including:
-- How to boost T-levels and supercharge sex naturally, without hormones or drugs
--Gender-specific nutritional engineering—or why a generic weight-loss approach just doesn’t work
--No sweat tactics to jumpstart your metabolism, build strength and maximize energy, naturally
--The 5 commandments for getting it up and dropping the gut
--How to man a kitchen—with 15 great tasting dishes anyone can and should make
--How to engage and include the women in your life as partners in your program
With this book, New York Times bestselling author Dr. John La Puma reveals the breakthrough 24 day fat-loss plan specifically engineered for the male brain and body that is dramatically changing lives. Reboot, rebuild: REFUEL™.
From the Hardcover edition.
Unlike traditional dumbbells, the true power of the kettlebell lies in its unique shape. Because the kettlebell's center of mass is extended beyond the hand, more muscle groups are utilized in the swinging and movement of a kettlebell as opposed to the lifting of dumbbells, thus producing a much more effective workout. For this reason, the kettlebell has attracted attention from fitness professionals and is being increasingly adapted for the general public.
For the first time ever, Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men gives readers a comprehensive guide to using this unique fitness tool, complete with workouts for people of all fitness levels. Simple to learn, easy to use and with a ton of benefits, Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men provides the perfect core or supplement to your existing workout routine.
With Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men, you will learn:
• How the kettlebell's shape enables endless variety of movement patterns
• Sport-specific exercises to enhance performance
• Quick, convenient exercises that can be practiced anytime with minimal equipment
Utilizing the unique and proven benefits of kettlebells, Body Sculpting with
Kettlebells for Men provides instructions, exercises, and routines perfect for gaining strength, packing on muscle, and burning body fat.
Kettlebells are a surprisingly simple and incredibly effective tool that works more muscle groups than dumbbells for a full-body workout like you've never seen before.
NEW AND EFFECTIVE. Kettlebells are quickly growing in popularity, both among fitness professionals and the general public for overall body sculpting work.
NO GYM REQUIRED. With a small investment in the kettlebells equipment, the workouts can be done at home.
ACCESSIBLE TO ALL FITNESS LEVELS. Includes detailed exercises for beginners and advanced exercisers. Includes workouts for building muscle mass, toning, and increasing cardio fitness.
Body Sculpting with Kettlebells for Men takes this amazing potential and turns it into results, with pinpointed exercise routines and disciplined strength building workouts to maximize the benefits of your kettlebell program.
What are you waiting for? Get fit NOW!
Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer provides the most complete, up-to-date and unbiased look at prostate cancer treatments and therapies for every stage of the disease.
A prostate cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and confusing. In Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer, one of the countryís leading experts, Dr. Chodak, provides detailed information on the advantages and disadvantages of all available treatments, including new tests, therapies, and drugs. Incorporating results from the most recent studies, including game-changing findings on the worth of surgery, he also shows you how to:decide which treatment is right for you ask your doctor the right questions improve your quality of life know which sources of information to trust
And much more.
With Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer, you will have all of the resources you need to make the best decisions about your care.
Inside, you'll find:
-Eight easy-to-remember dietary strategies to keep your eating habits in line
-Filling breakfasts like Banana Protein Pancakes; energizing entrées including Muscle-Bound Chili and Mahi Fish Wraps; hunger-killing snacks such as Malted Almond Bombs; even desserts like Key Lime Pie-all designed to help burn fat and build muscle
-A shopping list that makes it easy to stock up on essential ingredients and kitchen tools
-A troubleshooting guide for guys with more experience at the gym than in the kitchen
-Insider strategies, tips, tricks of the trade
And Men's Health Muscle Chow is much more than just a cookbook. It offers a solid foundation for understanding meal timing and the effects nutrients have on your body. Author Gregg Avedon also outlines his program of 2-month diet cycles that help you set and reach your fitness goals.
A legendary Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and former professional wrestler, Shamrock is an inspiration to thousands. This is the story of his rise from a troubled youth to champion in the ring in both America and Asia. The first "King of Pancrase" in the Japanese fighting circuit, and the first "Superfight Champion" of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Shamrock also founded the Lion's Den in Northern California, a facility that has trained many champion MMA fighters.
Readers and fans will learn the secrets of Shamrock's ultra-efficient submissions fighting system and the training regimen that he and his trainees followed. With over 150 dynamic photos, Inside the Lion's Den is both an inspiring portrait of the fighter known as the "World's Most Dangerous Man" and an invaluable guide for the martial artist, novice and master alike.
Written by a qualified and experienced British Wheel of yoga teacher, this book explains what the chakras are in a clear and simple way. This is a very down to earth handbook that enables the reader to determine the state of their own chakras through the use of a simple tick list. Practical techniques for healing each of the seven chakras are also listed.
By healing your chakras you can realise your full potential as an amazing human being! When your chakras are spinning freely you will experience improved physical, mental and emotional health.
Understand your chakras, understand yourself.
Bring your chakras into balance, bring your life into balance.
Heal your chakras, heal your life.
The exercises in this book will give you the motivation you need to get super fit, and the expertise required to dramatically improve your muscular strength and aerobic fitness. This workout is extremely high intensity and requires strength, power and endurance. If you want the body of a Spartan warrior, this is the workout to help you get it!
Bonus Workout: This book also includes a full bodyweight circuit that can be done practically anywhere - a park, a hotel room, a gym, or even the living room.
In Get Off the Couch, Steve Reynolds outlines an in-your-face call to A.C.T.I.O.N. with simple and practical solutions designed to get you off the couch and back into the game of truly living life:
Aware: of the risks of continuing unhealthy lifestyle and of the "playbook"--what the Bible says about health
Commit: to getting off the couch and into the "game of life"
Transform: the way you think and live to leave a powerful legacy
Incorporate: simple basics of eating healthier and exercising
Organize: how to put this all together so that it remains doable for a lifetime and how to develop a team for success
Navigate: developing a game plan for health that works and making your "dash" count
The decade of your 40s is "the crucial decade"--the greatest opportunity you'll ever have to shed pounds, build new muscle, and discover a leaner, fitter, happier you. Revolutionary new science shows that you can build and maintain your best body ever--and outlive, outwit, and outlast men half your age--if you tap into the special powers of you in your prime.
That's why we've created Your Best Body at 40+, your step-by-step guide to meaningful and lasting changes that will sculpt your body and prepare you for the prime of your life.
Looking and feeling 10 years younger is within your grasp!
Here's what you can expect to gain in as little as 4 weeks:
• You will build muscle and lose up to 15 pounds of flab.
• We'll tell you why it's easier now than ever!
• You will strip away stress and reduce your risk for age-related health problems.
• High cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure--they're preventable, even reversible, say our experts!
• You will look trimmer in your face and waist within 12 days!
• Just get to know the 10 foods you should eat every day.
• You will feel energetic and athletic, and you'll look better than you did in your 30s.
• All it will cost you is 20 to 30 minutes a day!
• You will have the best sex of your life, and more of it!
• Discover the secret sexual powers of the 40+ male body and how to unleash yours!
• You will be happier, achieve greater success, and sleep more restfully than you ever imagined!
• Employ the mind-centering breathing trick before every important moment.
Packed with tons of useful advice; no-gym, no-crunches workouts; tasty recipes with fat-fighting superfoods; plus a troubleshooter's reference guide to body maintenance and repair, Your Best Body at 40+ is the ultimate handbook for reinventing your life.
One Man's Life-Changing Diagnosis provides a comprehensive patient's eye view of the clinical, emotional, relational and spiritual experience of prostate cancer from the time of first symptoms to diagnosis to treatment and to living as survivor with an advanced cancer that can return at any time.
The book discusses everything that results from a diagnosis of prostate cancer, from relationships to sex to social networking to finding support groups. And it explores feelings - why some men feel free to talk openly while others remain silent and what that silence is about. It teaches strategies for coping with the often-inappropriate responses when the individual tells relatives, friends and acquaintances that he has prostate cancer.
One Man's Life-Changing Diagnosis shows: How to become an informed advocate for your own particular clinical situation by knowing where - and where not to seek information online How to make informed judgments about a treatments validity Why men with prostate cancer tend to deal with their illness quite differently than women who have breast cancer - and what that implies for a person's well-being