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The 4-Hour Body : An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-loss, Incredible Sex and Becoming Superhuman - Timothy Ferriss

The 4-Hour Body

An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-loss, Incredible Sex and Becoming Superhuman

Paperback Published: 3rd January 2011
ISBN: 9780091939526
Number Of Pages: 592

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A revolutionary approach to body transformation from the international bestselling author of The 4-Hour Work Week

Do you want to lose fat, double testosterone, get the perfect posterior or have a fifteen-minute female orgasm? Whatever your physical goal, The 4-Hour Body eclipses every other health manual by sharing the best kept secrets in the latest science and research to provide new strategies for redesigning the human body.

And you don’t need to exhaust yourself. International bestselling author, Timothy Ferriss, helps you reach your true genetic potential in 3-6 months with a commitment of less than four hours per week. You can pick and choose from a menu of options, from simple to extreme, for dramatic body changes.

Based on over 15 years of research and with of personal stories, amazing before and after photos, recipes and sidebars, The 4-Hour Body will give unbelievable results and change the way you look forever.

About the Author

Tim Ferriss, nominated as one of Fast Company's 'Most Innovative Business People of 2007', is an angel investor and author of the original no.1 New York Times bestseller The 4-Hour Work Week, which has been published in 35 countries. He has been featured by more than 100 media outlets, including the New York Times, The Economist, Time, Forbes, Fortune and CNN. He has worked with world-class athletes, speaks six languages, runs a multinational firm from wireless locations worldwide, and since 2003 has been a popular guest lecturer at Princeton University, where he presents entrepreneurship as a tool for ideal lifestyle design and world change.

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Start Here
T$inner, Bigger, Faster, Stronger? How to Use This Bookp. 2
Fundamentals-First and Foremost
The Minimum Effective Dose: From Microwaves to Fat-lossp. 17
Rules That Change the Rules: Everything Popular Is Wrongp. 21
Ground Zero-Getting Started and Swaraj
The Harajuku Moment: The Decision to Become a Complete Humanp. 36
Elusive Body Fat: Where Are You Really?p. 44
From Photos to Fear: Making Failure Impossiblep. 58
Subtracting Fat
The Slow-carb Diet I: How to Lose 1.4 st (9kg) in 30 Days Without Exercisep. 70
The Slow-carb Diet II: The Finer Points and Common Questionsp. 79
Damage Control: Preventing Fat Gain When You Bingep. 100
The Four Horsemen of Fat Loss: PAGGp. 114
Ice Age: Mastering Temperature to Manipulate Weightp. 122
The Glucose Switch: Beautiful Number 100p. 133
The Last Mile: Losing the Final 5-101b (2.3-4.5kg)p. 149
Adding Muscle
Building the Perfect Posterior (or Losing 7 + st/45 + kg)p. 158
Six-minute Abs: Two Exercises That Actually Workp. 174
From Geek to Freak: How to Gain 2.4st (15.4kg) in 28 Daysp. 181
Occam's Protocol I: A Minimalist Approach to Massp. 193
Occam's Protocol II: The Finer Pointsp. 214
Improving Sex
The 15-minute Female Orgasm-Part Unp. 226
The 15-minute Female Orgasm-Part Deuxp. 237
Sex Machine I: Adventures in Tripling Testosteronep. 253
Happy Endings and Doubling Sperm Countp. 264
Perfecting Sleep
Engineering the Perfect Night's Sleepp. 275
Becoming Uberman: Sleeping Less with Polyphasic Sleepp. 287
Reversing Injuries
Reversing ôPermanentö Injuriesp. 294
How to Pay for a Beach Holiday with One Hospital Visitp. 319
Pre-hab: Injury-Proofing the Bodyp. 324
Running Faster and Farther
Hacking the NFL Combine I: Preliminaries-Jumping Higherp. 347
Hacking the NFL Combine II: Running Fasterp. 354
Ultra-endurance I: Going from 5K (3 miles) to 50K (30 miles) in 12 Weeks-Phase Ip. 367
Ultra-endurance II: Going from 5K (3 miles) to 50K (30 miles) in 12 Weeks-Phase IIp. 386
Getting Stronger
Effortless Superhuman: Breaking World Records with Barry Rossp. 406
Eating the Elephant: How to Add 45 kg (100 lb) to Your Bench Pressp. 424
From Swimming to Swinging
How I Learnt to Swim Effortlessly in 10 Daysp. 434
The Architecture of Babe Ruthp. 444
On Longer and Better Life
Living Forever: Vaccines, Bleeding and Other Funp. 454
Closing Thoughts
Closing Thoughts: The Trojan Horsep. 465
Appendices and Extras
Helpful Measurements and Conversionsp. 470
Getting Tested-From Nutrients to Muscle Fibresp. 472
Muscles of the Body (Partial)p. 477
The Value of Self-experimentationp. 478
Spotting Bad Science 101: How Not to Trick Yourselfp. 485
Spotting Bad Science 102: So You Have a Pill …p. 495
The Slow-carb Diet-194 Peoplep. 499
Sex Machine II: Details and Dangersp. 505
The Meatless Machine I: Reasons to Try a Plant-based Diet for Two Weeksp. 514
The Meatless Machine II: A 28-Day Experimentp. 530
Bonus Materialp. 545
Spot Reduction Revisited: Removing Stubborn Thigh Fat
Becoming Brad Pitt: Uses and Abuses of DNA
The China Study: A Well-intentioned Critique
Heavy Metal: Your Personal Toxin Map
The Top 10 Reasons Why BMI Is Bogus
Hyperclocking and Related Mischief: How to Increase Strength 10% in One Workout
Creativity on Demand: The Promises and Dangers of Smart Drugs
An Alternative to Dieting: The Body Fat Set Point and Tricking the Hypothalamus
Acknowledgementsp. 547
Photo and Illustration Creditsp. 549
Indexp. 551
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ISBN: 9780091939526
ISBN-10: 0091939526
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 592
Published: 3rd January 2011
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.7  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 0.78
Edition Number: 1

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Timothy Ferriss

About the Author

Timothy Ferriss is one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Business People” and one of Forbes’s “Names You Need to Know.” He is an early-stage tech investor/advisor (Uber, Facebook, Alibaba, and more) and the author of three #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers: The 4-Hour Workweek, The 4-Hour Body, and The 4-Hour Chef. The Observer and other media have called Tim “the Oprah of audio” due to the influence of his 100M-plus-download podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show.

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