"Filled with practical steps to a healthier lifestyle. Forget about those crazy diets; follow these 8 steps and you will achieve long-term success" (John Foreyt, PhD, coauthor of The Living Heart Diet).
Featured on Dateline NBC
, the Today
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, Too Fat for Fifteen: Fighting Back
, in the New York Times
, USA Today
, and the Washington PostThe Wellspring Weight-Loss Plan
outlines the weight-loss program of the same name that has helped thousands of teens lose weight and find happiness. This plan is built on three principles: science, simplicity and sustainability and follows the 3-1-8 plan: 3 Simple Behavioral Goals:
Eat minimal fats, walk 10,000+ steps per day, and record your meals and activities1 Challenging Mission:
Develop a "healthy obsession"8 Steps to Developing a Healthy Obsession:
Make the Decision; Know the Enemy--Your Biology; Eat to Lose; Find Lovable Foods that Love You Back; Move to Lose; Self-Monitor and Plan Consistently; Understand and Manage Stress--With and Without Food; and Use Slump Busters to Overcome Slumps
Hundreds of news and television stories around the world have followed the development of Wellspring's programs, starting with two camps in the summer of 2004 and expanding to twelve programs in the summer of 2010. From Wellspring Camps to Wellspring Academies (the world's first boarding schools for overweight teenagers) to Wellspring Vacations and Retreats (eight-day programs for adults), participants learn to master the 3-1-8 approach described in this book.
Find out why this program works and use it to transform your life, and the lives of young people you know.