Dr. Vonda Wright's Guide to Thrive
Dr. Vonda Wright's Guide to Thrive

Dr. Vonda Wright's Guide to Thrive

4 Steps to Body, Brains, and Bliss
By Vonda Wright


224 Pages, 7 x 10

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

ISBN 9781600785993

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Aug 2011)


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Dr. Wright unfolds her Guide to Thrive by preparing readers for six remarkable months of body, brains, and bliss transformation, using her framework of the four practical steps. As a scientist and physician, Dr. Wright backs up each step with the latest science about the vital connections between the physical body, the mind, and emotional health and equips readers to move, eat, think, and feel in order to thrive. Additionally, readers are invited to join Dr. Wright's online fitness and nutrition club where they can enter their own health data and receive instant interactive information and encouragement.

Author Biography

Vonda Wright, MD is a highly respected orthopaedic surgeon and expert in musculoskeletal ageing, a bestselling author, and successful entrepreneur.


Dr. Vonda Wright, author of Dr. Vonda Wright's Guide to Thrive, appears on "Good News Health Show" on KLGO-FM 98.5/99.3 in Austin, TX, on Saturday, January 31 at 10:20 a.m. CT.
Dr. Vonda Wright, author of Dr. Vonda Wright's Guide to Thrive, appeared live on "Let's Get Healthy" on KJCE 1370 AM/96.3 FM in Austin, TX, on Saturday, December 10 to talk easy ways to stay fit.
Newsday featured Dr. Vonda Wright's Guide to Thrive in November 17th's paper, assessing her 4-step guide to better health and a better life.

Dr. Vonda Wright appeared on "Pittsburgh Live Today" (CBS Pittsburgh) to share fitness tips from her new book, Dr. Vonda Wright's Guide to Thrive.

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"No matter what stage of life you are in



In her Guide to Thrive, Dr. Vonda Wright prepares readers for six remarkable months of Body, Brains and Bliss transformation using her four-step plan to create A Vision for your future, to take Action, change your Attitude and measure your Achievement to live the best years now. 


Wright translates practical advice into real-life action using tactics learned as a surgeon, scientist, sports doc, thinker, businesswoman, athlete, mother and head of a household.


By investing each day in the "Guide to Thrive" plan, each reader will:

  • Create a Vision for your future: "What do you really want and where are you going?"
  • Take Action by MOVE-ing through the THRIVE 6 month total body fitness program
  • Take Action by EAT-ing smart and learning simple steps to total body nutrition
  • Learn about the science of the Body/Brain/Bliss connection
  • THINK and FEEL your way to changing your Attitude for a better Brain and more Bliss
  • Become healthy, vital, active, joyful and THRIVE-ing


"Dr. Vonda Wright's Guide to Thrive" is not just a book.  It is written as if you are sitting across from Wright in the office, at a dinner party or at the gym.  She invites readers to join the THRIVE F.A.N. (Fitness & Nutrition) club online where they can enter their own health, fitness and nutrition information and in return receive health-risk assessment information, fitness and nutrition tips tailored to them. Further interact with Wright via your smart phone using the "Guide to Thrive" QR codes.


Join Dr. Vonda Wright for six remarkable months to Body, Brains and Bliss!

These are the best years.  This is the year you will THRIVE!

About the Author:

Vonda Wright, MD, a practicing orthopedic surgeon, has gained national prominence as an expert in active aging. Specializing in sports medicine and fitness, she is the creator and director of PRIMA: The Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for Sports Medicine. Wright is a frequent contributor to Dr. Oz, The Doctors, CNN, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, More Magazine, Fitness and many other periodicals. She speaks frequently on active aging and performance, authored her first book, "Fitness After 40" in 2008 and has created numerous training programs to maximize performance and minimize injury. @DrVondaWright