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By A. J. Jacobs

 From the bestselling writer of The 12 months of dwelling Biblically and The Know-It-All comes the genuine and actually hilarious tale of 1 person’s quest to turn into the healthiest guy on the planet.
Hospitalized with a freak case of tropical pneumonia, goaded by way of his spouse telling him, “I don’t are looking to be a widow at forty-five,” and ashamed of a middle-aged physique most sensible defined as “a python that swallowed a goat,” A.J. Jacobs felt forced to alter his methods and get fit. And he didn’t wish simply to drop extra pounds, or end a triathlon, or decrease his ldl cholesterol. His objectives have been a ways higher: maximal overall healthiness from head to toe.
The job used to be epic. He consulted a military of experts— sleep experts and intercourse clinicians, nutritionists and dermatologists. He subjected himself to dozens of alternative workouts—from Strollercize periods to Finger health classes, from bouldering with cavemen to a treadmill table. And he took in a cartload of diets: uncooked meals, veganism, excessive protein, calorie limit, severe chewing, and dozens extra. He got instruments and helmets, earphones and juicers. He poked and he pinched. He counted and he measured.
The tale of his transformation isn't just brilliantly interesting, however it simply could be the healthiest ebook ever written. it'll make you snicker till your facets cut up and endorphins flood your bloodstream. it is going to adjust the contours of your mind, imprinting you with larger behavior of hygiene and vitamin. it's going to flow you emotionally and get you relocating bodily in outstanding methods. and it'll offer you party to mirror at the body’s many mysteries and the final word pursuit of future health: a well-lived existence.

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