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Thinsanity: 7 Steps to Transform Your Mindset and Say Goodbye to Dieting Forever

Glenn Mackintosh

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Hachette Australia
31 December 2019
Medicine; Fitness & diet
We are becoming more and more obsessed with being thin ... as we get fatter and fatter! The craziest part is that most weight loss 'solutions' are actually part of the problem. Diet and exercise programs fail 97% of people in the long-term, resulting in short term weight loss, medium term regain, and long-term gain approximately 10 to 15% above starting weight.

Scientists have known this reality for decades - the entire diet industry is based on it - yet we keep on falling for promises of fast, easy, permanent weight loss (and other fictional tales), putting ourselves through rebranded versions of the exact same thing ... and expecting different results. Some might call this insanity - weight management psychologist Glenn Mackintosh calls it Thinsanity.

Glenn's book, THINSANITY, aims to transform the way we approach weight management of the body, by starting with the mind. New scientific developments are offering insights into a compassionate way to make peace with food, fall in love with physical movement, and learn to LOVE your body healthy. Glenn takes all those new scientific developments and expresses them the way he does with his clients: clearly and with lots of understanding. This book is right for anyone who wants to learn to love their body and be healthy in it.
By:   Glenn Mackintosh
Imprint:   Hachette Australia
Country of Publication:   Australia
Edition:   Digital original
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 154mm,  Spine: 29mm
Weight:   450g
ISBN:   9780733642180
ISBN 10:   0733642187
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   31 December 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  ELT Advanced ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Glenn Mackintosh is the founder of Weight Management Psychology. His public work has seen him as the resident psychologist on Ten's The Biggest Loser: Transformed and he is a weekly contributor on the psychology of health for Style Magazines. He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society, a fellow of the Obesity Prevention and Treatment Society, and the Queensland representative for the APS Psychology of Eating, Weight, and Body-image Interest Group. Before venturing into full-time private practice, he was the Director of Psychology at the Wesley Lifeshape Clinic, and he also consults with Bariatrics patients pre- and post- surgery. Glenn's research investigated psychological and social factors and weight management, and he has lectured in weight management psychology, health psychology, and sport and exercise psychology at the University of Queensland, Griffith University, and the Australian College of Applied Psychology.

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