If youare like a lot of us, for years youave been making resolutions and promises about becoming physically fit. Despite all your good intentions, though, somehow it never quite goes according to plan. But you can break that cycle. In Fit at Last, bestselling business author Ken Blanchard and fitness authority Tim Kearin show how Ken, at age seventy-three, finally was able to make lasting improvements in his health and fitness, including dropping over thirty pounds in a year. In each chapter, Ken shares the very personal story of his ups and downsainvolving, among other things, a puppy, a Hawaiian tour bus full of widows, and a fifty-year college reunionawhile Tim offers expert advice and wisdom gained from over forty years in the fitness industry. Following through on your efforts to get fit requires leadershipapersonal leadership. Early on, Ken realized the same concepts head been using for years to help people lead organizations also could help him stick to his program. Here, youall learn how Ken and Tim applied the Situational Leadership II approach to set SMART goals, diagnose Kenas progress in each of the six core areas of fitness, and match them with the leadership styles necessary to get Ken to the next level in each area. Certainly there is a wealth of excellent fitness advice hereabut ultimately, this is a book about commitment. People donat fail because they donat know what to doathey fail because they just donat do it. Using the tools in this book, youall be able to move from simply being interested in fitness to making a lasting commitmentaone that will add a spring to your step, a smile to your face, and years to your life.Ididna#39;thave a big weight loss month, but I did shed a few morepounds. My April schedule, which included several speaking engagements in Hawaii, was a niceinterruption. ... Knowing that itwould bea challenge to keepupmy program, I worked with a coachatthe hotel three times onstrength, flexibility, balance, and aerobics.
|Title||:||Fit at Last|
|Author||:||Ken Blanchard, Tim Kearin|
|Publisher||:||Berrett-Koehler Publishers - 2014-01-06|