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As of April 2, 2011, Kendal Rock is down 38 pounds—from his beginning weight of 325 to his current 287. “Ten more pounds and I’ve GOT to get some new clothes—darn!” Kendall said, showing off a T-shirt he hadn’t been able to fit into in over a year.

Wherever he goes in his dog grooming travels, this Daniel Plan evangelist eagerly shares his success “secrets” with curious clients. Several, he said, are in the same place he was when he began this journey—with out of control weight, diabetes, and other weight and diet-related health challenges.

Numbers don't lie. They tell a story. Numbers motivate us by knowing exactly what's going on inside our body, our habits, and overall health. This week, The Daniel Plan dives deeper into the numbers we need to be tracking and the science behind them....

Saddleback Church and The Daniel Plan invite you, friends and family to be a part of the first-ever Fun Walk / Run! This race gives people of all ages a fun day to exercise outdoors with others, enjoy breakfast, live music, healthy exhibitors, while supporting the P.E.A.C.E. Plan!


Dr. Mark Hyman shares amazing lab results of actual Daniel Plan participants in this 5-minute video. Following your baseline numbers (weight, waist size, blood pressure) is great on a weekly basis. But getting your lab work done helps you more accurately assess your specific condition, and address ways to improve your health. Watch this to learn why lab work is an important part of The Daniel Plan.

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Fitness Coach Tom Wilson demonstrates basic weight training techniques targeting the major muscle groups which will help improve your overall strength and flexibility. Watch this 12-minute video to learn proper ways to use weight-bearing exercises so you get the benefit of the strength training without hurting yourself.

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Brain scan expert and best-selling author Dr. Daniel Amen reveals how feeding your body healthy choices helps the prefrontal cortex part of your brain make better choices. In this 22-minute video segment from his PBS Special, Dr. Amen covers how to strengthen your brain so you can decrease your cravings, especially when it comes to the white menace, sugar.

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Liz and Gary Puffer struggled with living healthy habits, forcing them to take different medications. Although Liz thought she was eating right, and tried to help Gary eat healthy, they kept sabotaging their progress with unhealthy choices. Finally, The Daniel Plan came along to help. Since then, well, you can read the rest...

What was you and your husband's condition prior to The Daniel Plan?
My overall condition was OK. I thought I was eating well and I exercised, but on the other hand, I also took medications for high cholesterol and blood pressure. My husband, Gary, couldn't get off the couch during the day. He'd have headaches all the time, and was also on various medications. I would try to cook healthy, but he'd break out the ranch dressing.

Heart surgeon and host of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Mehmet Oz shares three basic numbers everybody needs to know. In this one-minute segment, learn what they are and how to measure them. Knowing these numbers can help you track your progress toward a healthier you....
Easter, along with other holidays, gathers family and friends to spend time and share a meal together. Unfortunately, somewhere along the way, we called many foods "traditional" even though they don't support a healthy lifestyle....
According to Dr. Oz, research shows holidays are responsible for most of our weight gain. In this four-minute video segment from The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz shares the “Just 10 Holiday Survival Plan” with practical tips about enjoying holiday parties and family gatherings without blowing your progress....

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