Schwarzbein puts her metabolism balancing principles into a simple five-step program with week-by-week steps readers can use to implement this system into their lives. Steps include ways to balance a low-carb/low-fat diet, reduce stress through calming exercises, lower tobacco, alcohol, and caffeine intake, and eliminate cardio exercise in favor of resistance training and stretching. 2004. 6″ x 9″. 270 pp.