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The Dadvantage: A Blueprint for New Fathers to Stay in Shape on No Sleep, with No Time and No Equipment by [Jon Finkel]

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"The Dadvantage is your key to grown-up fitness." - Mario Lopez, Extra TV host, author of Knockout Fitness & Extra Lean

Unlessyou're that rare guy who's blessed with great genes, being a dad - for all its joys - is going to leadyou to a fatter, lethargic, out-of-shape you. Jon Finkel's 
The Dadvantage isn't just another clever workout gimmick - it's apractical, fun and spot-on way to integrate exercise and healthy habits intoyour new job as a dad!  - Jim Higley, Author,Bobblehead Dad: 25 Life Lessons I Forgot I Knew -2011 International Book Award Finalist and ForeWord Book of the Year Finalist -
Like many first-time dads, I let my exercise and diet habits go topot when my son arrived. I was just too tired and pressed for timeduring those first few weeks of being a dad to go to the gym and eat ahealthy diet. Definitely going to beusing the
The Dadvantage plan for kid #2. -Brett McKay, The Art of Manliness -

"Your wife just had a baby, your spare time is gone and youwant to avoid getting fat. Read this book.
TheDadvantage is funny, completely practical and effective. No more excusesdads." - Joe Wuebben, Senior Editor, Muscle & Fitness magazine

As a dad, you can get so consumed with taking careof your kids that it's easy to forget to take care of yourself. Then JonFinkel's
The Dadvantage comes along and provides the perfect amount of guidanceand humor to help you stay healthy while also being a father of young kids (whoknew this was possible?).  - Justin Worsham, Comedian, host of The Dad Podcast

About the Author

Jon Finkel has written for Men's Health, Men's Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, GQ, Details, The New York Times,, Yahoo! Sports' and many more. Jon has interviewed hundreds of athletes and written cover stories, columns and features on everyone from Hall of Famers to Olympic champions to Wiffle ball stars. Jon is also the author of Heart Over Height with 3x NBA Slam Dunk Champion Nate Robinson, as well as the hit fatherhood book, The Dadvantage - Stay in Shape on No Sleep with No Time and No Equipment. He also authored Forces of Character, with 3x Super Bowl Champion and Fighter Pilot, Chad Hennings. His most recent book, Jocks In Chief, is a Moneyball-style complete ranking of the most athletic Presidents of the United States. He appeared on CBS: This Morning to promote that title. For more information on Jon and his books, visit: Follow him on Twitter at: @Jon_Finkel --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0091N5R00
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ August 23, 2012
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 1409 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 60 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27 ratings

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Jon Finkel’s books have been endorsed by everyone from Kevin Durant and Tony Dungy, to Spike Lee and Mark Cuban. He is the author of the recent books:

Hoops Heist: Seattle, the Sonics, and How a Stolen Team's Legacy Gave Rise to the NBA's Secret Empire

The Life of Dad: Reflections on Fatherhood from Today’s Leaders, Icons and Legendary Dads

The Athlete: Greatness, Grace and the Unprecedented Life of Charlie Ward on Heisman Trophy winner, National Champion and New York Knicks star, Charlie Ward.

He also wrote “Mean” Joe Greene: Built By Football with 4x Super Bowl Champion Joe Greene, Heart Over Height with 3x NBA Dunk Champion Nate Robinson and Forces of Character with 3x Super Bowl Champion and Fighter Pilot Chad Hennings. In addition, he authored the Mario Lopez-endorsed fatherhood fitness book, The Dadvantage.

His book, Jocks In Chief: Forty-Four Essays Ranking the Most Athletic Presidents, from the Fight Crazy to the Spectacularly Lazy, is the first book in US History to rank every single president - athletically.

As a feature writer, he has written for Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, The New York Times, GQ, Details, Yahoo! Sports and many more. His NBA book series, ‘Greatest Stars of the NBA’ won several American Library Association awards and the twelve books were a part of the NBA’s famous ‘Read to Achieve’ program. His feature writing also received a notable mention in the 2015 Best American Sports Writing Anthology.

Jon has been a live TV guest on CBS: This Morning and Good Morning Texas and has appeared on hundreds of radio stations, podcasts and live-streams promoting his work.

He is also the co-host of the Life of Dad Show podcast (600k downloads) and the Lunch Break Facebook Live Show (1M viewers).

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