• The Lazy Girl's Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Fit

  • By: A. J. Rochester
  • Narrated by: A. J. Rochester
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 21-09-2007
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.3 (3 ratings)

Publisher's Summary

A. J. Rochester has always been a lazy girl. She knows how hard it is to lose weight and exercise, and keep inspired about it to boot, especially when she'd much rather curl up with some chippies and watch Carson on Queer Eye. After losing a staggering 45 kilos, and writing about it in her best-seller, Confessions of a Reformed Dieter, hundreds of desperate women wanted to know how she did it. Forget Dr Phil, the clothesline, and Atkins: this is an easy, fun, and effective guide for any lazy girl who needs to lose weight and get results that last. The Lazy Girl's Guide to Losing Weight and Getting Fit is a simple, step-by-step program that details the nuts and bolts of how A. J. lost weight. She has helped over 200 clients through her 5 Kilo Club at Fernbank Fitness Centre. There's no starvation, no low carb torture, and no weights and measures: A. J. focuses on achievable goals, having fun, and loving yourself while you make the biggest changes in your life.
©2005 A. J. Rochester (P)2007 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 27-03-2018

Love love love

i honestly loved this and have now read it three times !! its really a no nonsense book that everyone can relate to!! its one of my fave purchases

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4 out of 5 stars
By Jessica on 08-02-2008


I'm only a little way through the book, but i'm liking what i'm hearing. Would be great for people that really have no idea how to curb their unhealthy eating habits (as AJ did when first starting her weight loss).

I was relieved (and found it refreshing) that the narration was by an Australian, as sometimes I find heavily American accented books irritating. I'm Australian if you haven't guessed.

I look forward to meeting the new me as I take on board some of the suggestions from the book!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Nur Azyan on 28-11-2009


Yes, yes, I've heard it all before. All the tips are no secret, but the way she explained them that makes all the difference. The way she elaborated each tips makes it easier to accept and understand. It's important to understand losing weight because unless you do, you'd gained all of the weight back. This is also a very good audio to listen to if you fall off the bandwagon. What could be easier than to just listen to her motivations and tips in order to renew your resolution?

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1 out of 5 stars
By Lucia on 12-01-2009

Misleading and disappointing

If you know the basics about dieting or nutrition this will leave you feeling frustrated, impatient and out of pocket. This book is suitable for the absolute novice, someone that has never heard of ?cardio? or ?aerobics? and thinks eating from a smaller plate and avoiding second helpings are revolutionary ideas. For anyone that has ever been on a diet the messages in this book will seem so basic as to be insulting: eat breakfast, control food portions, don?t overeat, do exercise, watch your fats and carbs, don?t eat empty calories and don?t splurge at the weekend. Duh! What annoyed me the most about this book is that I bought it because I wanted to know the ?lazy? way to lose weight (after all, that is the title of the book!). However, there is nothing lazy about the diet on offer - because yes, this is a diet, even though the author would have you think it was a way of life. I wanted to find out more about the mental side of weight loss and whilst this book included a chapter on the psychology of weight loss it was far too brief to be really helpful. Even worse, as the book progressed, the author started coming across more and more as a smug thin person, keen to remind the listener of how she managed to lose weight and run marathons and fit into skinny jeans, the implication being that if she managed to do it then there really is no excuse for you not to do the same. What the author fails to acknowledge is that she was ?lucky? enough to reach rock bottom which prompted her to start losing weight in the first place. In other words, she had a strong ?why?. Without a strong ?why? you have to rely on will power which can only take you so far. My suggestion: try Paul McKenna?s ?I can make you thin? or ?Psychocybernetics?? they will help to address the mental aspects of weight loss. The ?Lazy Girl?s Guide? is misleading and disappointing, give it a miss unless you really don?t know the first thing about weight loss.

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