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The Lazarus Strategy

How to Age Well and Wisely
Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
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84-year old Physician, Research Scientist and champion cyclist Dr Norman Lazarus wants us to take control of our own futures....

In his first audiobook, The Lazarus Strategy, Norman will inspire listeners to embrace the coming years with equal measures of optimism and determination; celebrating the good news of his research - that staying active is scientifically proven to keep the body young and healthy and stave off age-related diseases. His lifestyle blueprint will show us that the positive changes we can make now are both simple and easily actionable but have the power to help us reap the rewards in later life and enjoy an independent and productive old age.

Written with wit and rigour, this is part how-to/part manifesto drawing on Dr Lazarus' many years in medicine, on the stories of patients and on his own experience and research - to show us that ageing is not a disease, unless we let it become so.

©2020 Norman R. Lazarus (P)2020 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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"The octogenarian professor who holds the secret of eternal youth." (The Times

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Terrible

Old fashioned, out dated and not taking account of modern did science. I tried to keep going but the rude tone and meaningless platitudes grated too much at the half way point.
Ironic that he berates diet and food books, but has produced one with no guidance at all.

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This is aimed at 50-75-year-olds. It has made me stop and think, and have a 'life-change' moment. His central tenet is the 'trinity' of Eating properly, exercising, and being happy. To be fair you could regard ome of the adivce as common sense, but given the mess we are in as a species perhaps it needs to be said. I listened to it on a long car journey from start to finish and will dip in again.
The author has made several videos and TV appearances so you can get a flavour of what he is saying by looking at those.