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Ultra-Fat to Ultra-Fit: A Scientist's Rational Approach to Extreme Weight Loss and Optimal Fitness
by Noah Walton

Published: 2009-11-15
Paperback : 256 pages
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In a world where 95% of diets fail, one scientist set out to discover what we're really capable of. His book answers a seminal question every overweight person has asked themselves: If I really buckled down and tried to get in shape, just what could I accomplish? Armed only with his wits and a ...
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( In a world where 95% of diets fail, one scientist set out to discover what we're really capable of. His book answers a seminal question every overweight person has asked themselves: If I really buckled down and tried to get in shape, just what could I accomplish? Armed only with his wits and a desire to lose weight, our intrepid author--geneticist Noah Walton--transformed himself from a 341-pound blimp into an elite athlete.

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What did it take for Noah to set a goal to be serious about his obesity?.
What did it take to accomplish the goal?
What is the author's secret to becoming fit?
by GSteacher (see profile) 12/11/09

What keeps people from staying fat or not achieving their goals?
What did the author discover about diets and their effectiveness and himself?
What surprised you most about the athletic training and races?
by katecrouch (see profile) 11/10/09

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An inspiring story of a guy who changed his life and found himself after sheding 150 lbs.
by katecrouch (see profile) 11/10/09
Serve fruit, tea, cheese and crackers, and fried chicken! You will understand when you read about going "on the chicken." A healthful menu would be best when reading this book.

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  "Make this your New Year's Resolution- Read It"by GSteacher (see profile) 12/11/09


If you want to know the real story on what it takes to lose weight, read this. The author is a scientist who faces his obesity and uses an unique method to attain lasting fitness. It is a
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  "Not Your Typical Diet Exercise Book"by katecrouch (see profile) 11/10/09

Noah Walton, the author/scientist, provides a true story of the remarkable life changing habits that turned him into a trim elite athlete. What qualities are necessary to lose over 150 lbs. and go from... (read more)

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