No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness

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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.9 inches | 0.7 pounds

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About the Author
MICHELLE L. SEGAR is a behavioral sustainability scientist and Director of the Sport, Health, & Activity Research and Policy (SHARP) Center at the University of Michigan. She holds a Ph.D. in Psychology and Master's degrees in Health Behavior and Kinesiology. A sought-after advisor, her expertise has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Elle, Prevention, and other major media.
"This book should be required reading for all medical students, nursing students, physician assistants, physical therapist, and occupational therapist (pretty much everyone in health care)." --ChristianQMD
..".not merely a weight-loss guide but rather a motivational manual to self-care and sustainable change... for persons wishing to set goals, change behavior, and/or improve their lifestyle." --Library Journal
..".compelling... must read book... Segar is at once compassionate and firm, intelligent and approachable." --Foreword Reviews
.."reveals how to make one of those key habits, exercise, a part of your life--for good...five simple tips that make perfect sense."
"Segar, in both an educational and entertaining way, introduces a program in which our perception of exercise is changed to create a sustainable relationship with fitness." --Des Moines Register
..".empowering book...full of takeaways for those who think exercise is a bad word and find it difficult to find the motivation to stick to any fitness program." --VidyaSury
"Segar brilliantly organizes her unique and straightforward coaching techniques to overcome those mind games that sandbag our attempts to get fit." --Retailing Insight
..".describes strategies to get even the most sedentary people off their duffs, starting with ways to overcome past failures and negative feelings about exercise..." --The New York Times
..".looking for a gift to yourself, your loved ones and people you service, then No Sweat can offer a lifelong easy read with a huge impact." --Florida Psychologist
"I love that she calls physical activity a "gift" you give yourself. I love her "everything counts" philosophy...I hope it inspires you too!" --Real Mom Nutrition
"You'll be hooked! Practical, proven, and loaded with inspiring stories, No Sweat makes getting fit easier." --Midwest Book Review
"Dr. Segar details an exciting new model to help people see exercise as a gift....offers hope and lasting results for everyone." --Well-Being Practitioner
..".valuable for all health and medical practitioners and students, and anyone else who wants to get more out of life (or help others do that for themselves)." --Vegan Practitioners
"Get rid of all of those books on exercising and buy this one. It is really the only book you will need to start getting fit...or to do anything else you don't like doing, for that matter." --PCB007
"Fear not, for this is not your average fitness book. No more reading about how or why you should exercise, No Sweat is about the science of motivation." --Women's Lifestyle
..".takes the logical and well-known steps to an active life and presents them in a way that upends the standard motivational talking points." --Eye for Pharma
"No Sweat uses lessons from motivation science to help readers learn to truly enjoy exercise and create sustainable habits." --Heleo
"To achieve lasting fitness Segar describes strategies to get even the most sedentary people off their tuchas, starting with ways to overcome past failures and negative feelings about exercise..." --ShareTheGlam
Selected as one of 15 Inspirational, Must-Read Books for Your Mind, Body and Career 2015 by The Healthy Freelancer
"One of the 9 best books of 2015 to inspire improvement this year." --Limeade
"No Sweat: How The Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You A Lifetime of Fitness is one of our bibles." --Carey Goldberg, WBUR CommonHealth blog
..".self-help guide for individuals in search of personal wellness, health professionals may nevertheless benefit from the text....useful in working with clients facing the same struggles regarding fitness." --Pulse, Academy of Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition