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Releasing five years after cardiologist Agatston's South Beach Diet hit the shelves, initiating a megamillion-dollar franchise (cookbooks, a dining guide, meal replacement bars, frozen foods, etc.), this supercharged version of the plan guides readers into a healthy lifestyle for the long haul. While the first book focused on ending cravings and losing and maintaining a healthy weight, here Agatston introduces a 20-minute-a-day fitness regimen, developed with exercise physiologist Signorile and Pilates instructor Kris Belding. The two-part workout—interval walking (cardio) and total body (core)—geared to boosting metabolism and preventing plateaus, works in three phases in conjunction with the diet and can be adapted to different fitness levels and conditions. An overview of Agatston's philosophy on optimal nutrition, a recap of the diet, detailed daily fitness routines, tips on exercising efficiently, sample meal plans and simple recipes (Moroccan lemon chicken; maple-almond flan) are among the many features that make this appealing, accessible volume a worthwhile update on the original. Photos. (Oct.)
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It's hard not to like a program that promotes a healthy diet and promises faster results in less time. (Web MD Expert Review)
Give the Supercharged South Beach diet a try and be amazed at how you feel and look. (Dieting Smarter)
Eat well in moderation... this book is no different from a million other.sPublished 13 months ago by Maddysnanny
Great book at a great price. Started reading it and it certainly meets the expectations set in its advertising. Very pleased.Published 15 months ago by Nick N Stamoulos
I am a total sugar addict...and within 4 days of Phase 1, ALL the cravings were gone. Maybe I am just ready, but I am having no trouble sticking to this. Read morePublished on July 13 2012 by sdadawn