The Entrepreneur Diet : The On-the-Go Plan for Fitness, Weight Loss and Healthy Living

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-12-01
  • Publisher: Entrepreneur Press
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Proven six week meal plan and exercise regimen for time-crunched entrepreneurs Includes real-life success stories from entrepreneurs 65 percent of Americans are overweight This groundbreaking diet shows how to: Choose the healthiest meal from room service on a business trip Use "stealth exercises" that can be done in cramped airplane seats or at a desk Make the best last-resort food choices from vending machines Reduce stress and increase energy Advisory board is composed of world-class experts in exercise, nutrition, goal setting, and the connection between health and entrepreneurship: Steven Knope, M.D., author of The Mind Body Connection Tyler Wallace, director of clinical services for National Academy of Sports Medicine Dr. Don Powell, CEO of the American Institute for Preventative Medicine Kathy Wise, chair for corporate health in the Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetic Practice Group Michael G. Goldsby, Ph.D., professor of entrepreneurship and foremost researcher into the link between fitness and business success Chad Luephje, head chef of the Red Rock Spa Paul Robbins, Arizona State University coach

Author Biography

Tom Weede is a former senioreditor for Men’s Fitnessmagazine and a certifiedstrength and conditioningspecialist with the NationalStrength and ConditioningAssociation. He is now ahealth and fitness instructorwith the American Collegeof Sports Medicine.

Table of Contents

The Entrepreneur Diet Advisory Boardp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xv
Prefacep. xvii
Healthy Due Diligence
The Fit Entrepreneurp. 3
The Business-Fitness Connectionp. 4
Looking at Entrepreneursp. 5
It's Your Health Capital-Spend It Wiselyp. 12
The Business of Fitnessp. 13
The Bottom Linep. 15
The Quick-Start Action Planp. 17
Quick-Start Exercisep. 18
Quick-Start Cardio-the Ten-Minute Energy Walkp. 22
Quick-Start Nutritionp. 24
Myth Bustingp. 29
I'm Not Athletic, So Even If I Wanted to Become More Active, I Can't Do Itp. 31
It's Too Late for Me to Exercisep. 32
Exercise Isn't Enjoyablep. 33
A Woman Will Get Too Bulky If She Lifts Weightsp. 34
Exercise Is Dangerousp. 35
It Takes Too Much Time to Eat Right and Exercisep. 37
I Won't Be Able to Enjoy My Favorite Foodsp. 39
No Pain, No Gainp. 40
It's Inevitable that I'll Gain Weight as I Age, So It's Not Worth Fighting Itp. 41
I Have to Join a Gym or Buy Expensive Equipment to Get in Shapep. 42
Taking Stockp. 47
The Ingredients of Fitnessp. 48
Weight and Body Compositionp. 49
Cardiovascular Conditioningp. 54
Functional Strengthp. 57
It's Time For a Changep. 63
All the World Is in a Stage of Changep. 64
Precontemplationp. 65
Contemplationp. 66
Preparationp. 68
Actionp. 72
Maintenancep. 73
Building Your Body's Equity
Eight Must-Have Nutrition Habits of Shedding Fatp. 79
Don't Skip Mealsp. 81
Eat Breakfastp. 82
Control Portion Sizesp. 83
Consume Colorful Fruits and Vegetablesp. 84
Eat Whole Grainsp. 85
Favor Healthy Fatsp. 88
Cut Down on Added Sugarp. 89
Aim for Good, Not Perfectp. 91
The Entrepreneur Dietp. 93
Adjust the Plan to Your Weightp. 94
Know Portion Sizesp. 96
Expect to Lose One to Two Pounds a Weekp. 96
Time Your Workoutsp. 97
Stay Flexiblep. 97
Hydratep. 98
Plan Aheadp. 99
Start Smallp. 99
Give Yourself a Breakp. 101
The Entrepreneur Diet Six-Week Meal Planp. 101
Smart Exercisep. 147
Weight Lifting Demystifiedp. 148
The Resistance Programp. 151
The Exercisesp. 154
Cardio Mattersp. 163
Team Cardiop. 164
Growing Strongerp. 165
Instant Boosterp. 166
The Cardio Programp. 167
If You Don't Like Walking or Runningp. 174
Taking It Up a Notchp. 175
Be Flexiblep. 179
It's a Stretchp. 180
To Flexibility Programp. 182
The Stretchesp. 184
Extra Creditp. 189
Guaranteeing Your Return on Investment
More Energy, Less Stressp. 195
Sleepp. 197
Foodp. 202
Movementp. 205
Awarenessp. 208
Healthy and Fit on the Gop. 213
Avoid the Jet-Lag Dragp. 214
Make Time for Exercisep. 221
Be Prepared for Dining Outp. 226
Healthy Considerationsp. 229
Cholesterolp. 231
High Blood Pressurep. 234
Diabetesp. 236
Osteoporosisp. 239
Cancerp. 242
Staying Motivatedp. 247
Do an Eventp. 248
Take an Active Vacationp. 251
Join a Gymp. 254
Get Personalp. 257
Starting a Workplace Wellness Programp. 263
Calories Burned by Activityp. 267
Putting the Taste in Healthy Cookingp. 273
Health and Fitness on the Webp. 277
Entrepreneur Web Sitesp. 281
About the Authorp. 285
Indexp. 287
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