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Younger Next Year Audiobook

Younger Next Year: A Guide to Living Like 50 Until You're 80 and Beyond

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Publisher's Summary

Younger Next Year is about how to turn back your biological clock. How to become functionally younger every year for the next five to 10 years, and continue to live with vitality and grace into your 80s and beyond.

Harry's Rules (Harry being Harry S. Lodge, M.D.) are only seven, but they completely reverse the typical path of aging. Exercise six days a week for the rest of your life. Quit eating crap. Connect and commit. And to prove it is his star patient, the no-punches-pulled Chris Crowley, a 70-year-old who left the slippery slope of retirement and turned his life around. Harry tells you what to do. Chris tells you how. And their argument is irresistible.

You're a guy. You have responsibilities. You think about the future, the 401K, the kids' schools. There's one other thing you can't afford not to think about: yourself. Marrying science and reality, Younger Next Year is a convincing and passionate argument that if you train for the Next Third of life, you'll have a ball. Follow its simple rules and you'll find yourself in perhaps the best shape, in mind, body, and spirit, of your life.

©2004 Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge, M.D.; (P)2004 HighBridge Company

What the Critics Say

  • 2005 Audie Award Nominee, Personal Development/Motivational

"Brain-rattling, irresistible, hilarious. If you're up for it...it could change your life." (The Washington Post)
"Younger Next Year is a wiscracking but scientifically serious guide to health." (Newsweek)

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    Philip Newport Beach, CA, USA 06-25-05
    Philip Newport Beach, CA, USA 06-25-05
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    "Information offerd: Priceless"

    The presentation is entertaining, the information is well presented and motivational. The audio was worh the money and time. I 've listened to it twice, bought a heart rate monitor, and joined a bycicle club. I am hooked on the plan !

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    Steve Orem, UT, USA 06-14-05
    Steve Orem, UT, USA 06-14-05 Member Since 2016
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    "Very enjoyable"

    I thought that the voice of Chris made the book much more interesting. I am going to listen to it a second time. One of my favorite books.

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    John Chamblee, GA, United States 02-01-14
    John Chamblee, GA, United States 02-01-14 Member Since 2009

    I'm a lawyer and mediator. I represent businesses in disputes with their insurers and in other complex litigation. I also assist machinery companies and manufacturers (primarily international) with equipment sales, non-disclosure agreements, and business issues. I also mediate commercial disputes.

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    "Great Book, Better Audiobook"

    I read Younger Next Year about 5 years ago and have followed quite a bit of it in my personal life. Work pressures did not have me on a good path, and this book was an inspiration to do better. I'm still not where I want to be, but I'm a lot better off because of this book.

    In January, I decided to revisit the book -- the audio version this time -- for some inspiration for the new year. The audiobook is even better than the paperback. The narration is really well done, and an example how the medium can actually enhance a publication.

    There are not very many books I have bought for friends and family, but this is one of them.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Frank Niskayuna, NY, USA 02-01-07
    Frank Niskayuna, NY, USA 02-01-07
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    "Simply the Best"

    This is my favorite out of about 50 non-fiction titles I have listened to in the last few years. I have actually started exercising everyday for the past four months as a result of listening. It may be a cliche, but this book has changed my life. I disagree with other reviewers that don't like the narration, the Chris Crowley narrator holds my interest and is fun for me to listen to. I am a clinical psychologist and have recommended the audio version to several patients.

    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Joseph Somerset, Kentucky, United States 07-13-17
    Joseph Somerset, Kentucky, United States 07-13-17 Member Since 2011

    Tell us about yourself! Lifelong reader and passionate pursuer of knowledge. I love Audible because I never have to stop reading.

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    "Read this book!"
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    This book changed my life, and the life of many of my patients. .Read and heed.

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    Hahn Stillman Valley, IL, United States 02-01-17
    Hahn Stillman Valley, IL, United States 02-01-17 Member Since 2009
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    "Trite and pompous"

    Chris Crowley's pompous writing is only outdone by Don Leslie's obnoxious narration. Two stars at best.

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    Kalel Skylander 01-20-17
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    well read and enjoyable. some good info in this book. will listen again. well done.

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    Mark Ballantine 01-11-17 Member Since 2015
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    "twilight years"

    Chris and Harry do a great job of describing a healthy workout system four men approaching their senior years and retirement

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    OldNewMan 01-06-17
    OldNewMan 01-06-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Motivational listening for any age"

    Although aimed at people in their 50s and 60s, there is much to be learned at any age. Much of this program is common sense but never have I heard it spoken with such enthusiasm and candor.

    I would, however, ignore the section on diet (chapter 4) much of it is outdated and confusing.

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    Cheryl H Pole Larkspur, CA USA 12-07-16
    Cheryl H Pole Larkspur, CA USA 12-07-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Worth the read if approaching retirement"

    While good, this book is really meant for people in their mid-to-late fifties they're approaching retirement, or those who are already retired and are lost souls.

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