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Whether you're starting from square one or have landed back there, don't kick yourself: I've put together a 12-week program to encourage you on your way to successful weight loss. You'll make six simple diet changes and ease into exercise slowly because I want you to stick with it and avoid injury. I've also included the traps you may fall into as you begin to take off weight. But first, let me say congratulations—you've decided to improve your life!
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If you're already exercising and are ready to move on to the next level, choose from these additional plans:
Intermediate fitness plan
Advanced fitness plan