Blog Tour Review and Giveaway of The One Day Way by Chantel Hobbs

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*Look for the giveaway to follow my review at the bottom*
About the Book:

Lose All the Weight You Want, One Meal, One Pound, One Day At a Time!
I’ve got great news for you: You are about to feel better and look better beginning today! Today is truly a new opportunity for you to reach your weight loss goals. No, you won’t fit into your “skinny jeans” today, but I’m going to show you how each day will get you closer to that goal.

Yesterday’s mistakes are gone so let them go. You can’t control tomorrow, so stop worrying about it. Today is your opportunity to lose weight, get strong, and look great. It won’t happen overnight, but you can build a new life by changing your actions immediately and I’m here to show you how to make the changes that will create the new lifestyle you dream of: body, mind, and spirit. Best of all, you will start celebrating right away!

Come on, my friend. Let’s get started! By opening this book, I’ll show you how to unlock every tool you need to lose weight and get fit —and stay that way for the rest of your life. Success can be yours, what are you waiting for?
 
About the Author:
The author of Never Say Diet and The Never Say Diet Personal Fitness Trainer, Chantel Hobbs is a motivational speaker, life coach, personal trainer, marathon runner, wife, and mother of four whose story has been featured on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, the 700 Club, and the covers of People and First magazines. She appears weekly on two fitness-themed radio programs and promotes her One-Day Way Learning System on television. Visit Chantel at ChantelHobbs.com for fitness updates and coaching tips.

My Review:
I’m sure there are those of us out there that struggle with dieting and becoming healthier and we become so frustrated that we give up. That’s what happened to Chantel Hobbs, too. Until she discovered The One Day Way.

There are some up sides to this book and there are some down sides to this book, at least in my personal opinion. The up side is it sounds like an effective, easier way to diet and become healthier. In fact, it is my New Year’s Resolution this year; to follow her One Day Way. Another up side is, she lays her plan all out and it’s easy to follow and under stand. She also talks about how to keep it a success after you’ve reached your goal. She has good exercise plans and it’s very detailed in her set ups. She talks to us about being healthier in spirit and with God. She explains the importance to look forward and not backward.

A couple of the down sides to this book are that is starts out a bit difficulty to catch on and set up like a “self-help” book in the beginning. Chantel also talks about fasting during The One Day Way. I don’t think fasting as part of a diet is good, effective, or healthy. The only fasting that should be done, in my opinion, is when you fast for God over a problem or troubled friend or loved one. She also says to cut out certain foods, like meat, from your diet. I disagree wholly with this…meat is an essential form of nourishment and should not be cut out.

Despite my few negative opinions about the book, I do recommend this book to anyone struggling to become healthier. It is still worthy, no matter my negative opinions, of a 4 star praise. Thanks, Chantel, for an easier way to be healthy!

You can purchase your copy of The One Day Way by visiting Amazon.com here or Randomhouse.com here.

*This book was provided for review by the WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group*

The Giveaway:
Open to residents of the US and Canada
Leave a comment on this post to be entered in the giveaway. All entrants MUST leave an email so I can contact you should you be a winner.

Giveaway ends @6pm on January 12th

5 January, 2010
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11 Comments

  • Reply Book Dilettante 5 January, 2010 at 3:15 pm
  • Reply Bethie 5 January, 2010 at 3:48 pm
  • Reply Alan and Lori Harris 5 January, 2010 at 3:50 pm
  • Reply lsteele 5 January, 2010 at 3:51 pm
  • Reply rubynreba

    I’d like to read this and get some tips!
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

    5 January, 2010 at 5:37 pm
  • Reply Simply Stacie

    Please count me in.

    simplystacieblog at gmail dot com

    6 January, 2010 at 2:22 am
  • Reply kathy55439

    I would love to read this book\\

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    6 January, 2010 at 3:38 am
  • Reply Winning Readings

    I’d love to read this!

    janemaritz at yahoo dot com

    We posted about this at Winning Readings: https://winningreadings.blogspot.com/2010/01/one-day-way.html

    7 January, 2010 at 5:57 am
  • Reply Bonnie M.

    I’ve been wanting to read this one.

    wakeupangel at gmail dot com

    7 January, 2010 at 10:21 am
  • Reply Charity

    Please enter me;) Thanks!!

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    11 January, 2010 at 3:31 pm
  • Reply Linda

    I’m still posting as the 12th isn’t over. If I’m too late, I’m too late. Please enter me.
    desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

    12 January, 2010 at 3:47 pm
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