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He's a man on helping me all I've Donald Trump statements that's trouble for two years AJ Jacobs tried every diet and fitness routine under the sun to help.
And lose weight and get in -- any wrote about the journey in his brand new book called drop dead healthy and AJ Jacobs joins us right.
Tell us about what worked -- what did AJ you started 511172.
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Well when I started three years ago I was I was in terrible shape I was skinny fat as you can see I looked sort of like a snake.
That it swallowed and go hey -- I wanted to do my wife said.
But enough already you gotta get in shape and then that's when I decided I'm gonna do everything and see what works what doesn't and you wrote this on your treadmill it.
When he taking 12100 miles yes exactly I wrote a while like not running walking.
But I'd love did in that kept me awake in the you know people and by the way -- -- -- to rob a bank here would be different.
After this one is one of the many -- I tried it's called the cave man it worked out.
This one this article -- a lot of fun you go out into central bite take off your shared in twos get poison ivy and of itself down there -- -- And throw boulders he climbed trees it just the yeah act like a caveman -- -- it's far and diets and there's like a new one every milliseconds our lives who tried all of them out there what was the worst one.
The worst one probably this one called calorie restriction where you -- very very little.
Because that way he'll live a long time and that the idea would joke is what would you do you really want to live a long time that.
So but -- I when I went to dinner at these guys houses and we have heard an appetizer -- each had a single blueberry.
And then we had for the main course a walnut what's -- -- works for you.
What worked well one thing was believe it -- not something simple like chewing your food.
There's this movement on the Internet called Sunni Islam and they believe we need to Q a lot more and it actually works because when you too.
You eat more slowly and we need more slowly -- less than you lose weight.
Self tracking cell tacking is huge -- you just get a pedometer that alone made me like two or three actually work they totally work they make you.
They make you want to get to 101000 steps which -- -- go and also writing down what you eat -- writing down -- who -- -- -- can take you with your iPhone you don't even need to.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- for a long time you're skinny guy you're pretty skinny guy -- -- just -- you this I was skinny fat I was and also I was in the hospital and my life said.
You know I don't want to be -- -- So that that was part of it and it was also a follow up I wrote a book about improving my mind by reading the encyclopedia.
And then I came -- here malaria thank you I wrote a book about the spirit by following all the rules of the Bible.
This is sort of -- thank you.
This is the third one you know the body mind spirit body and it also -- -- areas thank you Steve.
I drop dead healthy -- -- it AJ Jacobs survived all the diet it's great to see a racist.
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