About the Author
Bestselling author, magazine columnist, and 50-year-old swimsuit and fitness model, Tosca Reno, has spent the past decade putting her principles of eating clean, health, fitness, and mind/body/spirit wellness in motion in her own life, as well as those of her devotees.
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Looking at me, you might think, "It's easy for Tosca to talk about eating well or exercising more. Look at how fit she is." The truth is, I look and feel healthy because every day I make the conscious choice to look and feel this way. I live better than ever before at fifty because I made the mental shift ten years ago to finally treat myself with confidence, respect and the same amount of love, forgiveness and dedication I've given to my family.
I wasn't born a swimsuit model. I didn't take a magic pill or win the "great body" lottery. I struggled with my weight, energy levels and self-esteem like many of you. It wasn't until I hit my personal rock bottom that I embraced a new way of living. Step by step I changed my habits, from what I ate to how often I exercised to my inner dialogue about being good enough, thin enough and young enough.
Many of you have asked how I've done ittransformed myself head to toe, both internally and externally, at forty. I've packaged my insights and strategies into Your Best Body Now so that you learn not only that there's another way to live but also that it is possible for you to experience itbeginning now.
Your Best Body Now was created to share with you in detail how I made my total-body transformation and what I do on a daily basis to stick with my goals to live better and healthier. The results of my very simple, commonsense program have given me not just a healthier relationship with food but also a more beautiful body, stronger self-esteem, newfound energy and a sexiness that comes from truly knowing who you are. (The fact that I look ten years younger is also a bonus!)
The specifics of this program, the Best Body Now transformation, include a decade-by-decade look at how our bodies evolve in our thirties, forties, fifties and beyond, plus tailored guidelines to age-proof your body through nutrition, exercise, health, beauty and motivation. I'll offer real-life tips, tricks and toolspersonally test-driven by me over the past decadefor overcoming challenges, banishing unhealthy habits and arming yourself with the know-how and inspiration you need to reach your goals.
My dream is that my program (and my personal success with it!) serves as a reality check for those of you who believe that your best years are behind you. Whether you need to lose 5 pounds or 200, whether you're a gym rat or a novice, work these principles into your life where you need them most and you will see results. I'm living proof that it is possible to live more beautifully and confidently than ever, no matter what you, your current situation or your life looks like in this exact moment.
I did it, naturallyyou can, too!
I invite you to partner with me in the Best Body Now transformation and start having the time of your life right now. The possibilities are endless and entirely within your control. Come on, join mewe'll do it together!