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20 Years Younger

This book by Bob Greene gives you info on turning back the clock.

BACKGROUND Start the Diet Now Advertisement

20 Years Younger is a new book written by Bob Greene that shows you how to look younger, feel younger and be younger. This book showcases a science based plan for feeling your best as you grow older. Greene has written several books on fitness and dieting. He is a certified personal trainer that specializes in metabolism, weight loss and fitness. He is also an editor for O the Oprah magazine. Basically this book shows you how you can use stress control and a positive attitude to reverse several signs of aging. There are four cornerstones to 20 Years Younger make it effective. Those four elements include:

  • An exercise regimen for fighting muscle and bone loss
  • A longevity-focused diet
  • Sleep rejuvenation
  • Wrinkle-fighting skin care

Many people would love to look and feel 20 years younger, and this book includes the elements you need to turn back the clock.

PRO
  • Focuses on the science of aging
  • Offers four elements to looking 20 years younger
  • Written by a fitness professional
  • Includes meal plans and recipes
  • Emphasizes exercise as an important element of anti-aging
  • Incorporates lifestyle changes you can maintain
  • Offers tips on handling stress
CON
  • Complaints that there is no new information
DIET and NUTRITION

Eating a longevity focused diet is one of the four cornerstones included in 20 Years Younger. Some of the advice you will find is the importance of eating natural, whole foods including organic items. The diet portion of 20 Years Younger is based on Green’s Best Life Diet. The meals you will eat are low in saturated fat, high in fiber and calcium, and rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains. You include super foods in each of your meals like broccoli, almonds and legumes

EXERCISE

Exercise is not only a cornerstone of the program, it is also called the ultimate anti-aging weapon. There are different levels of exercise on the program starting with level one. You can choose from several different activities to find something that you enjoy doing. A combination of strength training and cardio exercise are recommended for the best age fighting benefit. There are some different options available if you are someone that is just beginning to exercise. Below are some of the exercise options for level one:

Cardio Exercise Choose your activities from a list provided in the book. Can be broken up how you like, as long as there are not two days off in a row.

  • 200 minutes/week of cardio
  • 70,000 steps/week for beginners

Strength Training Exercises Start with one set adding another set each month; eight to 10 reps per set, three days/week

  • Heel raise
  • Shrug roll
  • Squat
  • Chest press
  • Bicep curl
  • Thumbs down

Stretching Perform each stretch two to three times daily.

  • Hamstring stretch
  • Quadriceps stretch
  • Upper calf stretch
  • Lower calf stretch
  • Middle and lower back stretch
CONCLUSION

Although 20 Years Younger seems to offer no new information, it can be a guide to those that want a book with a full approach to looking younger. All four of the cornerstones of 20 Years Younger can be used by everyone to create a healthier body and bring back youth and vitality. Bob Greene has taken his expertise for fitness and weight loss and applied them turning back the clock on aging.

Common Misspellings

20 years longer, 20 years yunger, younger by 20 years


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