Covert Bailey Review

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Covert Bailey is a best-selling author and infamous PBS personality. All of his books were dedicated to fitness and nutrition. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and a Master’s degree in biochemistry from MIT. Through his books he educated millions of people on how to eat a low-fat diet and how to incorporate a fun and effective fitness program into their everyday lives. His most popular series of books, Fit or Fat, sold approximately six million copies and focused on body fat and testing body fat. Most of Covert Bailey’s books were designed for both men and women who were seeking to learn about fitness and nutrition and incorporate it into their daily lives.

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Covert Bailey’s book Smart Exercise: Burning Fat, Getting Fit focuses on explaining how the human body stays either fit or fat. It also claims to be a comprehensive guide to fitness and exercise. In this book he discusses the benefits of an effective workout, how muscles function and why muscle efficiency lowers body fat. Covert Bailey’s book The Ultimate Fit or Fat focuses on raising the metabolism, weight lifting, aerobic exercise, wind sprints and cross training. This book also claims to give motivation to those who just can’t seem to get up and develop a fitness program. Covert Bailey’s book The Fit or Fat Woman focuses on women. It discusses why women may have a more difficult time losing weight, getting in shape and staying in shape. It also discusses eating disorders and other psychological conditions that may prevent a woman from getting in shape. It discusses a woman’s metabolic needs and the importance of a healthy body fat percentage. It also compares the differences between women and men when it comes to getting in shape and staying in shape.

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  • Covert Bailey’s books are inexpensive when compared to similar book-based fitness and nutrition programs.
  • These books can often be found on discount book websites.


  • Covert Bailey only has books so there is no face to face consultation.
  • Users are unable to completely customize an individual fitness and nutrition plan with these books.
  • Users will most likely need to read all or most of the books to get the full picture and benefits of them.
  • Users will most likely need to buy more than one of Covert Bailey’s books to fully get the entire program.


Covert Bailey’s book don’t really stand out from the rest of the fitness and nutrition books available today. These are only books so they are unlikely to be as effective as a face to face program. Those seeking weight loss should also develop a healthy diet and exercise program that is approved by a doctor and that suits them completely. Users will need to assess their health and fitness goals and decide if using Covert Bailey’s fitness and nutrition books is right for them.

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  • 1

    to watch a seminar on Covert Bailey is simply amazing. He explains exactly how the body works in lay man’s terms, and is extremely informative & EXTREMELY hilarious & entertaining. Goofy yes, but a great seminar. I HIGHLY recommend.