That’s how I feel about this book. Everything in these pages is information that I use to live my life, information that makes me feel so excited and joyous that I just had to share it with you. That’s why I’ve written it—because educating yourself about your body is one of the most important things that you can do. As you read through these pages, you’re going to learn about nutrition and how to feed yourself deliciously and nutritiously. You’re going to learn about fitness and how your body is affected by movement. You’re going to learn about your mind, so that you can become self-aware and find your inner discipline. Because nutrition and fitness and awareness and discipline are not just words: they are tools. They are power. They are ways to care for yourself that empower you to be stronger, smarter, more confident, and truer to yourself.
In the subtitle of this book are the words “Your Amazing Body.” I believe just that: your body is amazing. Right now, whatever shape you are in, your body is an amazing machine that does so many cool