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Author: Chris Crowley, Henry S. Lodge Narrator: Don Leslie, Rick Adamson Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2004 ISBN: 9781598872095
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Turn back your biological clock. A breakthrough book for men—as much fun to read as it is persuasive—Younger Next Year draws on the very latest science of aging to show how men 50 or older can become functionally younger every year for the next five to ten years, and continue to live like fifty-year-olds until well into their eighties. To enjoy life and be stronger, healthier, and more alert. To stave off 70% of the normal decay associated with aging (weakness, sore joints, apathy), and to eliminate over 50% of all illness and potential injuries. This is the real thing, a program that will work for anyone who decides to apply himself to "Harry's Rules."

Harry is Henry S. Lodge, M.D., a specialist in internal medicine and preventive healthcare. Chris Crowley is Harry's 70-year-old patient who's stronger today (and skiing better) than when he was 40. Together, in alternating chapters that are lively, sometimes outspoken, and always utterly convincing, they spell out Harry's Rules and the science behind them. The rules are deceptively simple: Exercise Six Days a Week. Eat What You Know You Should. Connect to Other People and Commit to Feeling Passionate About Something. The science, simplified and demystified, ranges from the molecular biology of growth and decay to how our bodies and minds evolved (and why they fare so poorly in our sedentary, all-feast no-famine culture). The result is nothing less than a paradigm shift in our view of aging.

Welcome to the next third of your life—train for it, and you'll have a ball. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathy | 6/18/2011

    " A perfect book to read as I begin retirement! This book gave me a green light to exercise and enjoy! Incredible and supportive. Makes me eager to get up each day to exercise and enjoy and to stop with the pressures in life. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nat | 5/26/2011

    " Great book on health and fitness. I've read plenty in this category and this is one of the better ones. Interesting information about human evolutionary biology and how it impacts what we can do (and not do) to get in shape and stay fit. Great for people 40 or older. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Michele | 5/16/2011

    " Wanted to see what they wrote about in the original book before taking a look at the woman's version. Sound advice and interesting info about the science behind nutrition, exercise, and how our various brains work. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ryan | 5/13/2011

    " Are you an older guy looking for some basic health principles and a seriously good pep talk? If so, this book is for you.

    Even for a younger guy like me, this book served as motivation to get to the gym more frequently. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Melinda | 5/1/2011

    " A definite must read for anyone who wants the last third of their life to be healthy and enjoyable. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ben | 4/4/2011

    " Aimed at men in their 50's-up, it's still good advice & reminders for anyone. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Peggy | 3/4/2011

    " Good advice based on incorrect reasoning - man evolving from snails and jelly fish (p.43) Overkill on the exercise, but I did glean some useful insights. Glad I read it. *This version was for men. There is a version out of women. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Barbara | 2/1/2011

    " I wish I would have read this when I was 40! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Parks | 1/21/2011

    " Super book, wow did I not know a buch of stuff about this. I am recommending to all of my clients who are at or near retirement. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cary | 11/16/2010

    " If you skip the chapters by the good old boy and just read the doctor's chapters this is a great book. Basically a reminder to do what we all know we're supposed to do (eat well and exercise) but with scientific proof to get you motivated. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Dennis | 11/8/2010

    " Most of the advice is common sense. Some new thoughts to ponder. "

About the Author

Chris Crowley is the coauthor of Younger Next Year and Younger Next Year for Women. Until his retirement in 1990, he was a litigator and partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York City. Mr. Crowley lives in New York and Lakeville, Connecticut.

About the Narrators

Don Leslie has appeared on Broadway, off Broadway, and in regional theaters throughout the country. He has been heard in thousands of commercials, promos for all the broadcast networks and most cable stations, political campaigns, movie trailers, and over fifty audiobooks.

Rick Adamson is an award-winning voice artist with more than twenty years’ experience in voiceovers, spoken word events, event announcing, and children’s media, as well as commercials for well-known international corporations. He has narrated numerous television and film documentaries, including Croatia, co-narrated with Martin Sheen. His audiobook narration includes more than two dozen major books, as well as dozens of early-reader titles for juveniles. He won the prestigious Audie Award in 2011 for Best Inspirational/Faith-Based Fiction for In a Heartbeat, and he was among the finalists for the 2006 Audie Award for Best Personal Development/Motivational Work for Younger Next Year. He earned an AudioFile Earphones Award for the ensemble narration of Rough Water.