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Publisher's Summary

In Sly Moves, the man behind legendary screen characters shares never-before-told stories about his childhood, his early days at the gym, the long and winding road to success, and the many movie parts that demanded intense physical training. Drawing on the various health regimens he used for different roles throughout his acting career, Sly has created a unique training plan that will have you feeling healthier, more alive, and ready to rise up to any challenge.

Inside, you'll find:

  • Four tailored workouts that focus on fitness fundamentals
  • Advice on how to structure your workouts, day-by-day, week-by-week
  • The truth about good and bad carbs

So get ready to build your body right, go the distance, and become a contender with Sly Moves.

©2005 Sylvester Stallone (P)2005 HarperCollinsPublishers, Inc.

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  • Shaun
  • black diamond, WA, USA
  • 01-11-07

good but incomplete

i'm a huge sly fan and found this to be an entertaining read, even informative but to truly benefit from the workout material this audiobook should have offered an accompanimental download for referencing the exercises. that alone would have made this a 5 star read. also, i think stallone actually should have narrated this himself. we're familiar with his unique voice and spend most of the listen imagining him reading it anyway. it would have made for a nice personal touch.

10 of 11 people found this review helpful

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    4 out of 5 stars

A pretty good listen...

Overall, I enjoyed listening to this book. Sly did good by choosing someone else to narrate this. He touches on the reality of fitness, and offers some good advice. Like most fitness and diet programs, if you've used a few in the past, you'll find yourself picking and choosing what will help you. Comparing it to Bill Phillips talking on the Body For Life program, it's not near as motivating, even leaving you with a little dry feeling. But it will get you solid advice, and it's pretty straight forward. A quick listen at just under three hours. I'll give this book four stars.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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    5 out of 5 stars
  • Andy
  • nottinghamUnited Kingdom
  • 08-01-05

Wow Great Listen

This is one of the best tapes I have listened too. it was very entertaining and also gives you some ideas about training and how not to.

Worth getting...

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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Sly moves will help you tremedously.

Would you listen to Sly Moves again? Why?

Yes. This book shows you how he is able to be in great shape in his 50's and 60's. Did you think it's over for you because your a senior? Well, not now!!! You can be stronger, faster and fitter than your 20 and 30 something untrained friends. Just do what this book says.

What did you like best about this story?

The personal details of Stallones own experience, along with the great tips on fitness and nutrition.

Have you listened to any of Robb Webb’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Actually wish that Stallone had narrated it himself, although Robb did a good job.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It made me realize I don't have to fear age. Time flys....but I'm the pilot.

Any additional comments?

Get this book, rent the Rocky Movies...and change your life.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Daníel
  • Gardarbaer, Iceland
  • 01-22-10

Inspiring.. nothing more

It is sad that this book is so motivating for me, but still there are some key ingridience missing.

I was imaginging Silver Stallone reading the book all the time, it would be cool if he had done that.. but the most importand part is missing.. the exersices. Without them this book is a 3 star book, but should be 5 star!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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    1 out of 5 stars

Short Missing Stupid

Listen to Sly reminisce -- no info - no recipes as referenced in the book. Pretty worthless

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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    5 out of 5 stars

Surprizing and informative

I am not a "Sly" fan by any means, but had seen him interviewed numerous times on non cinematic subjects and found him intelligent, driven and amusing. If you want to learn about nutrition, exercise and improving your life, and have an entertaining back story about SS, then this is really a very good book.

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Motivating, I Just Wish Sly had Read it.

I like this audiobook, it Sly had some very good points and helpful hints. My only drawback is it wasn't Sylvester Stallone's voice I thought the book would have been better if Sly was reading it to you. but other than that it was motivating and inspirational to was my training.

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Good book but.. ..

loved the book.... but, it would have been better with Stallone reading his own book. Also needs the extensions read.( or not mentioned.)

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Awesome.. Sly Stallone Mentor

Love, admire, trust and respect Sylvester Stalone, and his work. Enjoyed learning his life struggles and how he got and maintained his healthy and sexy physic. I'm looking forward to implementing his tips and hopefully achieving my fitness goals. Rocky/Sly's got my back...so I'm sure I will do it. I highly recommend this book, loved it. thx Mr. Stallone!!!

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  • Nicholas Lalor
  • 02-28-17

Good book nice and simple

Good book, useful simple insights and entertaining to listen to. I recommend it as a good diet book for sure and semi autobiographical

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  • Richard
  • 05-28-15

Brilliant

As a person who's very interested in health, fitness an wellbeing this audio book was a great listen to affirm to anyone what we already know deep down but often struggle to put into action, sly has achieved an amazing amount in his lifetime and is a role model to many people (including myself) .
Everyone should give this a listen including children, teenagers and adults alike to help the world get healthier, stronger and happier.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful