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Author: Gary Heavin, Carol Colman
Permanent results without permanent dieting. What began as small weight loss chain run by an expert nutritionist, has now become the fastest growing franchise -- ever, easily out-performing Weight Watchers, with 250 new diet centres opening each month. And now, for the first time, the Curves plan is being brought to the general public so that ev...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780399531842
ISBN-10: 039953184X
Publication Date: 1/2005
Pages: 334
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.

3.2 stars, based on 37 ratings
Publisher: Perigee
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 2
Great information on diet, nutrition and exercise from the founder of Curves exercise locations.
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This book helped me understand metabolism. I also lost alot of weight with this book.
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This is a newer edition and intended to express the Curves philosophy rather than just be a member's guide. The book includes instructions for doing the Curves strength building exercises while travelling with stretch bands or other equipment. The book also includes shopping lists, meal plans and recipes.
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Helpful Score: 1
great book to help you along with the Curves weight lost system
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Very informative read - good information and easy to follow steps.
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The Curves guide has a wealth of practical advice that clearly continues to help women around the world achieve better health and lasting weight loss. Packed with information-including multiple diet plans for different body types and different stages and tests designed to lead to the proper combination-the first few chapters are a little overwhelming. Are you sensitive to calories or carbohydrates? Need to lose more or less than 25 pounds? Hold steady-the hugely popular 30-minute exercise program (for either home or health club) is utterly simple, well designed, and accompanied by thorough instructions and helpful illustrations. Shopping lists and recipes are included in later sections, which vastly simplify your life once you've determined which diet and which stage you're starting; straightforward tips at the very end provide the key highlights that make the program a success. Still, some readers may take offense at the regular mentions of the record-breaking franchise and the assorted brand-name products (protein shakes, official club membership coupon) and the somewhat over-the-top customer profiles, all of which are from women who lost over 100 pounds through the Curves centers. Underneath the hype, you'll find a solidly crafted program offering plenty of long-term benefits-even if you don't ever set foot in a health club.
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A neat new approach to weight loss. Find your body type, and the diet that matches it, and it works! i was on it for a few weeks, and lost 12 pounds. The only trick is to be consistant and stick to it.
kevinsbebe avatar reviewed Curves on + 165 more book reviews
Has some good information in it and some good exercises with photos to help you learn to do them. Also the approach isn't bad and if you plan on joining this gym it would be a great book for you.