If you’ve ever started a new diet twice in one month or found yourself in the drive-thru lane on the way home from the gym, this book is for you. The Time Is Now: 7 Ways to Get Off the Diet Roller Coaster and Get On with Your Life delivers what its title promises. The seven main chapters offer proven strategies for achieving lasting weight loss and fitness from someone who has learned the hard way. In The Time Is Now, nationally recognized personal trainer Kathy Laucius offers tools and motivation for getting off the diet roller coaster and establishing a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. The book offers in-depth guidance on proper nutrition and exercise, including practical advice on planning healthy meals, setting realistic goals, overcoming common challenges, and making workouts more effective. It also includes recommendations on the best fitness-related apps and websites, plus a lengthy appendix with tips on hiring a personal trainer, food lists, and sample strength-training and cardio workouts.