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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


Published: 3rd January 2011
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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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Loving this book, and Tim's sense of humour is a bonus.


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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written


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    Comments about The 4-Hour Body:

    My friends, family and trainers have already noticed the weight melt off after 2 weeks of implementing Tim's slow carb method. Tim's OCD is a real gift and his candid sharing of his own personal self is refreshing and delightfully funny.

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    "Mr. Ferriss makes difficult things seem very easy." NY Times

    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