Got a canine couch potato? In just a few weeks, mans best friend can become mans best exercise buddy. Heres how!Like their owners, more than half of American dogs are overweight. Research shows that trim pets live up to two years longer than overweight onesmaking for a more healthy, vibrant life for your dog. In a groundbreaking study, top obesity expert Dr. Robert Kushner found that exercising with your dog not only benefits your furry friend, it also gives you more confidence and motivation to exercise, leading to more weight-loss success. Dr. Kushner and prominent veterinarian Dr. Marty Becker have teamed up to present a simple, comprehensive walking programbeginning with just three 15-minute walks per weekthat is as good for you as it is for your dog!From starting out on the right foot (or paw) to gradually increasing the duration of your walks, Fitness Unleashed! is an indispensible guide to fitness and fun for you and your dog.From the Trade Paperback edition.