Summary

Drew Manning, a natural fitness junkie and devoted personal trainer, had never been overweight in his life. He never craved junk food or missed an opportunity to work out. Yet despite his obsession with fitness, he failed to help his clients reach their goals. Something had to give. Manning needed to understand what it was like to be on the other side; he had to spend a few months in his clients' shoes - or rather, size.
For six months, Manning radically let himself go. He stopped exercising and ate nothing but the typical American diet of fast and processed foods. Not surprisingly, he started to gain weight. Manning made national news when he posted a blog revealing that he had gained more than 60 pounds. (He ended up gaining 75.) In only half a year, the out-of-shape trainer-turned-blogger had gained more than he ever expected - and not just in pounds.
Manning devoted the next six months to losing the weight as quickly as he had gained it. The lessons he learned were priceless, as he had now experienced both sides of the weight-loss battle. What started as a physical challenge became an emotional and mental wake-up call.
In Fit2Fat2Fit, Manning reveals the practical takeaways and profound insights of his yearlong journey. With startlingly honest stories, concrete easy-to-implement strategies, recipes, exercises, workout routines, meal plans, and much more, listeners will be fully equipped to achieve any weight-loss goal.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.
©2012 Drew Mannin (P)2012 HarperCollins Publishers
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5 out of 5 stars
By Chris on 14-02-17

Great Book

Loved it!! Drew Manning speaks so much sense, enjoyed every minute. Definitely will be recommending.

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3 out of 5 stars
By C. R. Mabey on 08-05-16

Interesting story but terrible narration

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

If you are currently trying to diet or interested in diet/eating habits then it's an interesting story, if you aren't then it'd probably bore you to tears!

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Drew Manning is excellent at what he does i.e. training but he is an awful narrator (even though he's telling his own story!!). From the start the narration is littered with awkward pauses and errors with inflection and emphasis. His delivery is stilted and quite excruciating to listen to. It's a shame as I was interested in the story but it was a case of enduring the narration to get through it rather than the narration adding to the story.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Gina on 10-03-17

Very insightful!

I can't imagine being fit your whole lifestyle from and deciding to gain an excess of weight. In my opinion only a person who truly wants to change lives would take such drastic measures.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Joseph Ruder - Onsite Computers on 22-02-16

Not much there, could have been so much more

The overall feel that I got from this was "OK, that is done, now it is time to write a book".
the one chapter with his wife was very interesting, but it only talked about the beginning / mid part of the journey. Why not have some other chapters with her as well, say after he came back or during it? I find it hard to believe that there was not a lot more that could have been put in here. Do I regret buying it? No, worth the money for me - but know ahead of time that it will end early and leave you wishing there was more there.

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