Joey Atlas # 1 Bestseller on Amazon.com in Exercise and Fitness Book Category

June 6th, 2008
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FIRST – a sincere “THANK YOU!” to everyone who helped make the book a # 1 Bestseller by ordering a copy on the release date.

[NOTE - the book and special release date bonus package is still available, even though Amazon is showing, "Temporarily Out of Stock".
See > http://www.yourfitnessbook.com/amazon/ ]

I post this article today – not to toot my own horn – but rather to show you what can be achieved when you set your mind to something.

First we start with a cool screen shot of my book, Fatness to Fitness, sitting in the top spot on the Exercise and Fitness Bestseller List on Amazon.com. (as I’m typing this – it is STILL in the # 1 spot).

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#1 Bestseller: ‘Fatness to Fitness’
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We hit # 1 around midday yesterday and have been there ever since.

Now – here is why this is important….

Several weeks ago the book wasn’t even printed – in other words, ‘there was no book’… yet.

BUT – it was in the works – as about 3 years ago I decided to ‘write a book’…. AND make it a Bestseller.

That was just the beginning.

Everything that followed that decision was fueled by ‘focused intention’. In other words – I did whatever I needed to do – to fulfill my goal.

The fact that you see my book in THE top spot should light a fire in you. It should make you truly understand that YOU are capable of achieving much more than you might believe at this point in your life.

See – to the book/publishing world – before yesterday – ‘Joey Atlas’ was a ‘nobody’. Joey Atlas didn’t exist.

Well, that’s different today.

Because, literally – from a ‘million miles away’ – I was preparing to strike like lightening. And that I did.

Now – you must understand that the books that sit at the top of the bestseller lists are backed by the biggest publishing companies in the world with a LOT of money to spend on marketing and advertising.

BUT – again, I go back to this: When you put your mind to something – you can achieve great things.

You make a decision…

Then you assess your current status. You learn what tools are needed. You find out what paths are available. You decide which path fits you best. You map out a plan. And then you follow your plan – with an open mind, ‘flexibility’, and enthusiasm – with the end result in focus.

That’s how I went from ‘nobody’ (I say that facetiously) to # 1 Bestseller (I say that with all seriousness). And it’s exactly how you can go after your own goals – whatever it or they may be.

A few cool notes about the book release. We also hit # 19 on the OVERALL Amazon Bestseller list yesterday (I think we are currently # 24). This is amazing considering the names that you see on that list – some real heavy hitters who get tons and tons of media exposure every single day – and that there are a few million books on Amazon.

And we are also at # 4 in the ‘Health, Mind & Body’ Bestseller list. When you look at some of the books and authors that we leap-frogged yesterday – its a bit ‘energizing’ to say the least.

For those of you asking…

“Yes!” – my next book is in the works… and I want you in it!

The title is ‘Fitness – The Atlas Way’ – and YOU have the opportunity to be featured in that book and be part of my next Bestseller. All the details are in the last chapter of Fatness to Fitness.

Essentially – you turn yourself into your own success story by following my advice while tracking your progress along the way – and when you reach your goal – you send me your ‘Before and After’ success story, interview questionnaire and photos. If it’s good – you are in the next book.

Thats in for now – Don’t forget to leave your comments below – I’ll be waiting to hear from you.

‘Don’t Be Like Everybody Else… Be Fit!

You trainer for life,

joey atlas

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Snoop Dogg, Batman and Joey Atlas

May 29th, 2008

- by Joey Atlas
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What do Snoop Dogg, Batman and Joey Atlas have in common?

No – It’s not a # 1 Selling Rap Album (that was Snoop Dogg, I think)

No – It’s not the ability to beat the crap out of 7 bad guys in 3 minutes (that was Batman, but I could do it if I had to)

No – It’s not a # 1 Best Selling Fitness, Nutrition and Life Enhancement Book (that’s gonna be me next week, on June 5th)

Here is what the 3 of us do have in common. We each own a Chrysler 300 – but each is very different from the others – especially mine…

Here is Snoop Doggs’ – as you can see it’s been ‘pimped out’:

snoop doggs chrysler 300

Below is Batman’s (well, really Adam West) – pretty mild – no flames coming out the back like the Batmobile:

batman\'s chrysler 300

And below is mine – keep in mind – it’s a 1962 Chrysler 300, about 43 years older than the ones you see above. And – it needs a makeover of it’s own – which is happening while we speak…

Atlas Chrysler 300

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Below is what it will look like after the ‘makeover’ – just a bit cooler though – and it will be all black…

1962 chrysler 300

Why a 1962 Chrysler 300?, you ask…

Well, 2 reasons:

1 – We needed an official promotional vehicle for my book launch and ongoing book promotion tour – and long term promotion events. And I found this one a few weeks ago at the exact right moment – the experience was ‘magnetic’.

2 – I am a classic/muscle car fanatic and doing a restoration project like this has been a dream of mine since childhood.

So you must be wondering about the book launch next week. Right now we are hard at work preparing for the launch – lots of small details to get in order when working with Amazon – to get everything set up properly.

The official launch date is June 5th – Thursday of next week (this will be different – of course, in other parts of the world.)

So stay tuned – and in the meantime – leave me your comments below – I’d love to hear from you.

Your trainer,

joey atlas

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Fat Burning Foods or Just Healthy, Fitness Promoting Nutrition

May 16th, 2008

by Joey Atlas, M.S. Exercise Physiology

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I love scanning the magazine covers at the checkout areas of the supermarket – just to see what ‘hypey hooks’ are being used to get people to pick up the latest issue and buy it.

The hyped up hooks really never change – they just get recycled and re-used throughout the year – …year after year.

You might recognize some of these Hyped-Up, Fitness and Fat Loss Headlines:

- 2 Fruits That Burn Fat While You Sleep!

- New Vegetable Shrinks Fat Cells!

- Top 6 Foods That Block Fat Deposits!

- Lose 11 Pounds in 4 Days With This Soup!

- Shed the Flab With These 5 Juices!

- New Grain Reduces Fat Stores in Belly!

- 3 Foods That Literally Melt Cellulite!

Yeah – you know the headlines I’m talking about…

Now – here is the ‘Un-Hyped’ truth…

When you replace processed, high calorie, low nutrient foods – with minimally processed, high nutrient value foods – you are going to get health and fitness promoting benefits. The magical powers that created us and the universe we are a part of – also created THE perfect foods for optimal human existence.

The creation of perfect foods for optimal human existence is no accident. As a matter of fact – the foods that are produced by nature are as miraculous as the creation of me and you. Think about it…

Without food and water we die. With high quality food and water – we live long and healthy – generally speaking.

With low quality food and water – we can sustain life – but usually its a very low quality of life that usually ends more painfully and sooner than nature would prefer.

I talk more about this in the book – but for now – here is a list I put together for a client, recently, and I thought it would be great to make this available to you and the rest of the world – so here it is:

Here is the PDF version you can download and print to post in your kitchen or office, etc… =>Fitness Foods for Body Fat Reduction and Energy Enhancement

And here is the online version:

8 ‘Zero-Guilt’ Pre-Dinner, Grazing Snacks
for Optimal Health and Fitness

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NOTE: I always choose organic versions of these foods – you should too, if possible

1 – 1 medium cucumber, chopped or sliced
- add black pepper and sprinkle with a pinch of sea salt
- add one tablespoon of balsamic or red vinegar

2 – 10 baby carrots with same seasonings as above

3 – 1 medium tomato or 20 mini (baby, grape, cherry) tomatoes
- with same seasonings as above

4 – 1 small/medium apple (any variety)
- cut into wedges and sprinkle with cinnamon

5 – 12 ounces of seltzer water (or club soda)
- cut a lime in half and squeeze into separate glass
- add a pinch of stevia powder extract to lime
- mix until powder dissolves – then add to seltzer water and stir lightly

6 – 2 or 3 celery stalks, chopped
- squeeze a wedge of lemon juice over the celery pieces
- spray once with olive oil air spritzer (you can buy these in most stores)
- sprinkle lightly with onion powder, garlic powder, pepper and sea salt

7 – ½ medium avocado – sprinkled with black pepper and pinch of sea salt

8 – 1 bottle of your favorite flavor of Atlasjuice ™ – available in late 2008
- visit www.Atlasjuice.com to sign up for special pre-release information and
to be added to the preferred client, early notification list

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Your trainer,

joey atlas
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Fitness Book Predicted to be “Best-Seller” by Saving the World

March 19th, 2008

PLEASE NOTE: The book is not for sale yet – but you can get all the details after you read these early reviews by clicking to the Home Page. And don’t forget to sign up for the RSS feed over on the right – VERY important!

Oh – and don’t forget to leave a comment at the end of this post, and then please spread the word about this site and the book.

“In Fatness to Fitness, Joey Atlas skillfully blends his professional expertise with relatable personal accounts to deliver a sensible and informed approach to better health, nutrition and fitness. Well-written and to-the-point, this book is for anyone who wants lasting success with healthy eating and exercise.”

Amanda Vogel
Certified Fitness Professional and Writer for Health, Cooking Light, All You, SELF and Prevention magazines.
www.ActiveVoice.ca

“Joey’s Fatness to Fitness sends a message that is so often overlooked in training programs available today . . . that fitness is NOT limited to washboard abs and big bulging muscles. Our bodies are a direct reflection of how we feel about ourselves, respect ourselves, and even how seriously we take our commitment to our loved ones to be a good role model and to live long enough and healthy enough to enjoy them for years to come.

Fatness to Fitness takes you by the hand and guides you through all of the confusing information littering the weight-loss industry today, while blasting away all of the myths and obstacles that may have held you back in the past.

Joey’s care, concern and commitment to your success drip from every page and it’s like feeling he’s there with you through your entire journey on the path to getting in the best shape of your life.

Get this book! You’ll live longer, healthier . . . and LEANER!”

Jeff Anderson
www.TheMuscularNerd.com

“The mind-body connection is not to be underestimated and Joey beautifully demonstrates this to us in his book by emphasizing the importance of feeling good inside and out. The plan is simplified in a way that you can tailor it to your needs and desired outcome. And, like Joey, my favorite is the dark chocolate!”

Lisa Britt
Psychotherapist and Author of “The Grateful Garden: How to Cultivate Gratitude and Bring More Joy Into Your Life’”
www.LisaBritt.com

Fatness to Fitness is so much more than just a book. It’s a step-by-step guide to looking and feeling your very best. It’s chock-full of sound advice, but in an easy-to-follow format that you can actually adapt to your busy schedule. I loved the lessons and I loved that it focused not only on nutrition and exercise, but also on how to have the right mind-set.

“I think you’ll find it very refreshing that Joey has been where you might be right now. He knows how you feel and he knows how to lead you to your best. He’s been there and is ready to show you the way. With this book, you have a blueprint for success. All that’s left is for you to take action. Take advantage of all that it offers and look forward to achieving your optimal self.

“I’ve been in the fitness industry for 16 years now and have helped thousands of people from more than 100 countries around the world. I know what’s good and what is not and I can honestly say that I recommend Fatness to Fitness without the slightest hesitation. Get a copy and take action now – you will not regret it!”

Chad Tackett, BS, CPT
President, Founder – Global Health and Fitness
www.YourFitnessPlans.com

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