Body forLIFE

Mention the name Bill Phillips to any of the people he's helped transform, and you will see their faces light up with appreciation and respect. These people include:

• Hundreds of thousands of men and women who read his magazine for guidance and straightforward information about exercise, nutrition, and living with strength.

• Elite professional athletes—among them John Elway, Karl Malone, Mike Piazza, and Terrell Davis—who have turned to Phillips for clear-cut information to enhance their energy and performance.

• People once plagued by obesity, alcoholism, and life-threatening ailments who accepted a personal challenge from Bill Phillips and, with his help, have regained control of their bodies and lives.

When you begin to apply the information in this book, you will be proving to yourself that astounding changes are within your grasp too. And, you will discover Body-for-LIFE is much more than a book about physical fitness—it's a gateway to a new and better life—a life of rewarding and fulfilling moments, perhaps more spectacular than you've ever dared to dream before.

Within 12 weeks, you too are going to know—not believe, but know—that the transformation you've created with your body is merely an example of the power you have to transform everything else in your world.

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In language that is vivid and down-to-earth, Bill Phillips guides you, step by step, through the integrated Body-for-LIFE Program, which reveals:

• How to lose fat and increase your strength by exercising less, not more;

• How to tap into an endless source of energy by living with the Power Mindset'";

• How to create more time for everything meaningful in your life;

• How to trade hours of aerobics for minutes of weight training—with dramatic results;

• How to make continual progress by using the High-Point Technique'";

• How to feed your muscles while starving fat with the Eating-for-LIFE Method;

• How thousands of ordinary people have now become extraordinary and how you can too;

• How to gain control of your body and life, once and for all.

The principles of the Body-for-LIFE Program are surprisingly simple but remarkably powerful. So allow yourself to experience the force of the information in this book—allow yourself to take your mind, your body, your life to a higher point than you may have ever dreamed you could. All in as little as 12 weeks.

Bill Phillips is the founder and editor in chief of Muscle Media® magazine and the creator of EAS® (Experimental and Applied Sciences).

Michael D'Orso is the coauthor of Walking With the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement and Winning With Integrity: How to Get What You Want Without Selling Your Soul.

Photography by Kal; Jacket Design by Brian Harvat and Chris Monck Copyright ©1999 by 11th Vision, L.L.C.

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12 Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength

Bill Phillips and Michael D'Orso

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Body-/or-LIFE. Copyright © 1999 by 11th Vision, L.L.C. All rights reserved. Printed in the United States of America. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written permission except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and reviews. For information, address HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022.

HarperCollins books may be purchased for educational, business, or sales promotional use. For information, please write: Special Markets Department, HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022.

The Body-/or-LIFE Program is intended for healthy adults, age 18 and over. This book is solely for informational and educational purposes and is not medical advice. Please consult a medical or health professional before you begin any new exercise, nutrition, or supplementation program or if you have questions about your health. The individuals featured in this book were competing for cash and prizes in an EAS-sponsored shape-up challenge and have received consideration from EAS. They achieved extraordinary results; there are no "typical" results. Their success stories represent extraordinary examples of what can be accomplished through an integrated system of exercise, nutrition, and supplementation. As individuals differ, their results will differ, even when using the same program.

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Phillips, Bill

Body for life: 12 weeks to mental and physical strength / Bill Phillips. — 1st ed.

1. Exercise. 2. Physical fitness. 3. Health. I. Title. RA781.P53 1999

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To all the real-life heroes whose paths 1 have been fortunate enough to cross. Your relentless determination to transform any and all adversity into positive energy and to face the most important challenge of all—life—is my inspiration. This book isn't just dedicated to you—it is your creation.

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