Over 22 million people completed a cruise holiday in 2015; many of those came home weighing upwards of 4lb heavier – due in no small part to the huge quantities and choice of food and drink on board modern cruise liners.
Utopia for cruise passengers would almost certainly be to be able to cruise, eat and drink and not have to fear the scales on the home journey! …. Martin and Marion Shirran argue that this IS possible – and as creators of the Gastric Mind Band weight loss system, they have the tools, tips and tricks to help readers achieve just that.
The Shirrans, avid cruisers themselves, want to help you avoid needing to take several sets of clothes to accommodate your expanding waistline.
Martin Shirran, a former PR and marketing director was intrigued by psychology since taking a course on sales and marketing, Martin undertook studies in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy at Birmingham University. Martin has also undertaken courses in NLP and clinical hypnotherapy.
Along with his wife Marion he set up the Elite Clinic in Spain in 2004, both are certified and registered with the American Board and British Institutes of Hypnotherapy.
Martin along with his wife was invited to New York where they appeared in a News Special on ‘Good Morning America’ to talk about their ground breaking weight loss treatment, which is now the first choice of many celebrities.
Martin has written two previous books, The Gastric Mind Band & Pause Button Therapy, both published internationally by Hay House
Their GMB (Gastric Mind Band) weight loss therapy is now widely emulated; Martin says imitation is the sincerest form of flattery! They have licensed clinics in Seattle, Dubai, and Abu Dhabi, Spain and in Denmark.
Martin loves travelling especially cruising additionally he holds a UK private pilot’s licence and an RYA Offshore Yacht Master’s Licence.
Three chapters of the book are exclusively dedicated to a number of tried and proven pre, during and post-cruise techniques, designed to ensure minimal, or zero, weight gain. Devil in a Cocktail Glass, is the chapter covering in-depth aspects around alcohol and also the part it plays in weight gain.
The unique information contained in the chapters written by Brian Bruns and Patsy Morgan further enhance the reader’s experience. Brian Bruns is a former cruise ship maître d’, and his experiences on board, both above and below decks, were charted in his best-selling book ‘Cruise Confidential.’ Cruise tourism lecturer, Patsy Morgan, is currently working on a thought-provoking PhD, focusing on how the whole cruise experience might differ quite significantly for people, depending on their weight and size.