This book was full of good advice, good methods, good thinking. I don't read much Women's Health magazine, but after reading this book I think I might start. The exercises emphasized are for beginners to intermediate workouts. But it has so much more than that, simple recipes and philosophies, great encouragement. I recommend this for anyone who has trouble getting started/sticking with their fitness plans. I think the biggest message this book has is that you should focus on your progress, and not so much on whatever goal you're ultimately aiming for.