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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Shaping the New You

101 Encouraging Stories about Dieting and Fitness... and Finding What Works for You

You’ll be inspired by these 101 encouraging stories about dieting and fitness... and finding what works for you. Join Richard Simmons in the great adventure of Shaping the New You!

There’s nothing better than hearing the success stories of other people. Read what worked for them and what didn’t. You’ll find your own path to success in these 101 stories about getting fit and shaping the right body for you. Read Richard Simmons’ own story and also read inspirational stories about:

  • getting started
  • regaining control
  • finding the right exercise for you
  • learning to like yourself and your body
  • finding the right “magic” foods for you
  • having an accountability partner
  • conquering the gym
  • and dozens of great ideas you can use

Photograph by Derek Smith

Jack Canfield is co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series, which includes forty New York Times bestsellers, and coauthor of The Success Principles: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be. He is a leader in the field of personal transformation and peak performance and is currently CEO of the Canfield Training Group and Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Foundation for Self-Esteem. An internationally renowned corporate trainer and keynote speaker, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.

 Mark Victor Hansen is a co-founder of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Photograph by Susan Morrow