Got a canine couch potato? In just a few weeks, man’s best friend can become man’s best exercise buddy. Here’s how!
Like their owners, more than half of American dogs are overweight. Research shows that trim pets live up to two years longer than overweight ones—making for a more healthy, vibrant life for your dog.
In a groundbreaking study, top obesity expert Dr. Robert Kushner found that exercising with your dog not only benefits your furry friend, it also gives you more confidence and motivation to exercise, leading to more weight-loss success. Dr. Kushner and prominent veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker have teamed up to present a simple, comprehensive walking program—beginning with just three 15-minute walks per week—that is as good for you as it is for your dog!
From starting out on the right foot (or paw) to gradually increasing the duration of your walks, Fitness Unleashed! is an indispensible guide to fitness and fun for you and your dog.
“With a doggy fitness partner encouraging you to take a brisk tour of the neighborhood, you have everything to lose and gain. Two thumbs and two paws up for Fitness Unleashed!” —Dr. Mehmet Oz, coauthor of the bestselling You: The Owner’s Manual
“I appreciate the fact that Fitness Unleashed! is based in science and filled with easy-to-use techniques, and is proven to work. This is a simple, safe, and surefire way to lose weight, gain health, and feel more alive.” —Dr. Ken Cooper, chairman and CEO, Cooper Aerobics Center
“It’s too bad dogs can’t read! But you can, so take the advice in Fitness Unleashed!, act on it, and share it with your canine pets. You’ll both live longer and better!” —Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld, bestselling author and health editor for Parade magazine