Not a Diet Book

Take Control. Gain Confidence. Change Your Life.

    • 4.4 • 253 Ratings
    • £5.49
    • £5.49

Publisher Description

*The No.1 Sunday Times Bestseller
Are you ready to change your life?

Are you sick of always wearing black and getting undressed in the dark?

Are you fixated with a number on the scales?

Are you afraid to step into the gym and commit to a routine?

Is your confidence at an all-time low?

Is all of this having a negative impact on your life, relationships and happiness?

James Smith is armed with every tool you’ll ever need to achieve incredible results – from dieting, training and staying in shape to identifying the fads, cons and nonsense that get in
the way of genuine lasting progress.

Learn to reset your current mindset and attitude towards your diet and training, with chapters covering:
• Fat loss versus muscle gain
• Metabolism and ‘body types’
• Protein targets and calorie tracking
• Common fitness fallacies
• Female fat loss
• Supplements
• Training versus exercising
• The importance of sleep
• Forming habits

This book will put you back in control. It is not a fad diet or a short-term training plan. It will empower you to adopt better habits that will allow you to take charge of your life.


‘Meet the man changing the way you think about fitness. One of the most sought-after personal trainers in the world (who has) knocked current fitness It boy @JoeWicks for six and stolen the coveted crown of the fitness world’ Sunday Times Style

‘Not a Diet Book mercilessly takes down every fad diet, workout and health drink you have been sold and instead explains [James’] mission to make understanding weight-loss as two words – calorie deficit.’ The Sun

‘Personal trainer James Smith’s new book, Not a Diet Book, offers frank advice on getting in shape and busts some major diet myths.’ Grazia

About the author

James Smith is the world’s fastest-growing online personal trainer. Honest, unapologetic and outspoken, yet erudite, authentic and endlessly passionate about exposing the toxic myths within diet culture, and committed to helping people to reach their goals and make positive change for good. Not a Diet Book is his first book.

Health & Well-Being
23 January

Customer Reviews

RyanPaulGannon ,

Not a review

Brilliant book, a must read!

markspark89 ,

“It” really will click when you read it…

Tremendously grounded, insatiably witty and packed with honesty, James Smith has managed to deliver on his guarantee to quite literally reach out to the reader and directly affect their life. After reading this, I feel more empowered, determined and readied to tackle whatever is ahead. His candidness, mixed with authoritative knowledge makes for interesting reading that results in a truly page-turning experience.

Clairey-d ,

Honesty at its finest

Brilliant, insightful and honest read - great book for the struggling yo-yo dieter. The podcast is highly recommended too

Ready to move on to the next book now

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