HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

The 4-Hour Body: The Secrets and Science of…
Loading...

The 4-Hour Body: The Secrets and Science of Rapid Body Transformation (2010)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1,096297,588 (3.56)3
Member:fakelvis
Title:The 4-Hour Body: The Secrets and Science of Rapid Body Transformation
Authors:
Info:Crown Publishing Group (NY), Hardcover, 592 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:**
Tags:None

Work details

The 4-Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex, and Becoming Superhuman by Timothy Ferriss (2010)

Recently added bychellinsky, private library, jwilker, kevindhami, eckoelab, mandyo, dratoff, WalkerDeBarros, tcvegi

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 3 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 29 (next | show all)
The author brilliantly melds scientific research with personal experience and humor. He also creates several road-maps for individualized plans so that the reader does not overwhelm themselves by reading the book front to cover. The book is very well organized. My only complaint; I wish the Slow Carb Diet sections were more detailed since I assume that most people, like myself, read this book for the weight loss track. I would have loved to see some sample meal plans following the diet entirely or even longer more detailed lists of what foods are safe on the diet. Starting to follow the Slow Carb Diet nonetheless and hoping it will work! ( )
  JamieBH | Apr 3, 2018 |
Interesting and funny throughout but too cavalier and ridiculous overall. ( )
  rosechimera | Mar 16, 2018 |
Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger... which 150 pages will you read?

Is it possible to:
Reach your genetic potential in 6 months?
Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours?
Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing?
?
Indeed, and much more. This is not just another diet and fitness book.

The 4-Hour Body is the result of an obsessive quest, spanning more than a decade, to hack the human body. It contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of elite athletes, dozens of MDs, and thousands of hours of jaw-dropping personal experimentation. From Olympic training centers to black-market laboratories, from Silicon Valley to South Africa, Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, fixated on one life-changing question:

For all things physical, what are the tiniest changes that produce the biggest results?

Thousands of tests later, this book contains the answers for both men and women.

From the gym to the bedroom, itƒ??s all here, and it all works.


YOU WILL LEARN (in less than 30 minutes each):
How to lose those last 5-10 pounds (or 100+ pounds) with odd combinations of food and safe chemical cocktails.

* How to prevent fat gain while bingeing (X-mas, holidays, weekends)
* How to increase fat-loss 300% with a few bags of ice
* How Tim gained 34 pounds of muscle in 28 days, without steroids, and in four hours of total gym time
* How to sleep 2 hours per day and feel fully rested
* How to produce 15-minute female orgasms
* How to triple testosterone and double sperm count
* How to go from running 5 kilometers to 50 kilometers in 12 weeks
* How to reverse ƒ??permanentƒ? injuries
* How to add 150+ pounds to your lifts in 6 months
* How to pay for a beach vacation with one hospital visit
?ÿ?ÿ?ÿ?ÿ?ÿ?ÿ?ÿ
And that's just the tip of the iceberg.?ÿ There are more than 50 topics covered, all with real-world experiments, many including more than 200 test subjects.

You don't need better genetics or more discipline. You need immediate results that compel you to continue.

Thatƒ??s exactly what The 4-Hour Body delivers. ( )
This review has been flagged by multiple users as abuse of the terms of service and is no longer displayed (show).
  cdiemert | Jul 30, 2017 |
Introduced me to:

- Intermittent fasting
- Slow carb diet and importance of complex carbohydrates
- Training for minimum effective dose
- Occam's razor: principle that among competing hypothesis, one should always opt for the one with the least assumptions.
- drinking 0,5 L of water every morning
- 1 o'clock on the clitoris for maximum stimulation ( )
  shakazul | Jul 4, 2017 |
I have to say that a lot of what he says is common sense and a lot of it is just laughable.
It was pretty funny that he said you can drink wine every day but you can't drink beer. Well, you find out he likes wine but doesn't like beer. I also thought it was nuts that you work six days on his plan and then splurge the seventh day and gain back tons of weight. What kind of crazy stuff does this do to your body.
I'm sure this plan would work for some people but I know that I could never stick to it. ( )
  Iambookish | Dec 14, 2016 |
Showing 1-5 of 29 (next | show all)
It’s among the craziest, most breathless things I’ve ever read, and I’ve read Klaus Kinski, Dan Brown and Snooki... “The 4-Hour Body” reads as if The New England Journal of Medicine had been hijacked by the editors of the SkyMall catalog. Some of this junk might actually work, but you’re going to be embarrassed doing it or admitting to your friends that you’re trying it. This is a man who, after all, weighs his own feces, likes bloodletting as a life-extension strategy and aims a Philips goLite at his body in place of ingesting caffeine.
 

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Timothy Ferrissprimary authorall editionscalculated
Ferriss, Timothymain authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Information from the Italian Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
For my parents, who taught a little troublemaker that marching to a different drummer was a good thing. I love you both and owe you everything. Mum, sorry about all the crazy experiments.
For my parents, who taught a little hellion that marching to a different drummer was a good thing. I love you both and owe you everything. Mom, sorry about all the crazy experiments.
First words
Shoreline Amphitheatre was rocking.
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (2)

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 030746363X, Hardcover)

Thinner, bigger, faster, stronger... which 150 pages will you read?

Is it possible to:
Reach your genetic potential in 6 months?
Sleep 2 hours per day and perform better than on 8 hours?
Lose more fat than a marathoner by bingeing?

Indeed, and much more. This is not just another diet and fitness book.

The 4-Hour Body is the result of an obsessive quest, spanning more than a decade, to hack the human body. It contains the collective wisdom of hundreds of elite athletes, dozens of MDs, and thousands of hours of jaw-dropping personal experimentation. From Olympic training centers to black-market laboratories, from Silicon Valley to South Africa, Tim Ferriss, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Workweek, fixated on one life-changing question:

For all things physical, what are the tiniest changes that produce the biggest results?

Thousands of tests later, this book contains the answers for both men and women. From the gym to the bedroom, it’s all here, and it all works.

You Will Learn (in less than 30 minutes each):
* How to lose those last 5-10 pounds (or 100+ pounds) with odd combinations of food and safe chemical cocktails.
* How to prevent fat gain while bingeing (X-mas, holidays, weekends)
* How to increase fat-loss 300% with a few bags of ice
* How Tim gained 34 pounds of muscle in 28 days, without steroids, and in four hours of total gym time
* How to sleep 2 hours per day and feel fully rested
* How to produce 15-minute female orgasms
* How to triple testosterone and double sperm count
* How to go from running 5 kilometers to 50 kilometers in 12 weeks
* How to reverse “permanent” injuries
* How to add 150+ pounds to your lifts in 6 months
* How to pay for a beach vacation with one hospital visit
       
And that's just the tip of the iceberg.  There are more than 50 topics covered, all with real-world experiments, many including more than 200 test subjects.

You don't need better genetics or more discipline. You need immediate results that compel you to continue.

That’s exactly what The 4-Hour Body delivers.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:09:39 -0400)

(see all 2 descriptions)

The best-selling author of The 4-Hour Workweek outlines a program for healthy living that draws on 15 years of research and interviews with leading doctors and health-care experts to offer insight into genetic factors, nutrition requirements and fitness practices.… (more)

(summary from another edition)

» see all 3 descriptions

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.56)
0.5 1
1 9
1.5 1
2 22
2.5 4
3 53
3.5 16
4 74
4.5 5
5 41

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 126,517,171 books! | Top bar: Always visible