Eat Move Sleep

How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes

by Tom Rath , Al Switzler

Number of pages: 256

Publisher: AMACOM

BBB Library: Personal Effectiveness

ISBN: 9781939714008



About the Authors

Tom Rath : Tom Rath is an American author, researcher, and speaker whose books

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Al Switzler : Al Switzler is a renowned consultant and world-class speaker who has

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Editorial Review

Eat right. Move more. Sleep better. Yes, when you do these three things in combination, you will see how the overall benefit is greater than the sum of the parts.Eating right is not enough. Exercise alone is insufficient. Sleeping well, in isolation, is not adequate. When you focus your energy on just one of these pursuits, it often comes at the expense of another. It is essential to think about all three elements together. Starting your day with a healthy breakfast increases your odds of being active in the hours that follow. This helps you eat well throughout the day. Consuming the right food and adding activity make for a better night’s sleep. The sound night of sleep will make it even easier to eat well and move more tomorrow. In contrast, a lousy night of sleep immediately threatens the other two areas. That bad night of sleep makes you crave a less healthy breakfast and decreases your odds of being active, in the worst-case scenario, all three elements start to work against you, creating a downward spiral that makes each day progressively worse.

Book Reviews

"In his new book, Eat Move Sleep, Rath points out that what people eat every day doesn’t just affect their weight but also has an immediate impact on productivity, mood, and judgment. Moreover, what their colleagues eat has a direct impact on their insurance premiums, taxes, health-care costs, and ability to make money. That’s why Rath argues that 'improving health is the biggest business challenge for employers today.'" Bloomberg

"In this interview, he talks about the importance of wellness in the workplace, how his book has changed his daily routines, the most interesting research captured in the book and his best advice for maintaining a healthy lifestyle." Forbes

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Wisdom to Share

Eating right is not enough. Exercise alone is insufficient. Sleeping well, in isolation, is not adequate.

Starting your day with a healthy breakfast increases your odds of being active in the hours that follow.

Consuming the right foods and adding activity make for a better night’s sleep.

A bad night of sleep makes you crave a less healthy breakfast and decreases your odds of being active.

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