Take-Two's CEO Wrote A Fitness Book

Strauss Zelnick wrote a book about fitness.

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The CEO of GTA developer Rockstar Games' parent company Take-Two Interactive has written a new book about health and fitness. Strauss Zelnick's new book, Becoming Ageless: The Four Secrets To Looking And Feeling Younger Than Ever, arrived earlier this month.

The 257-page book offers up a "three-month, detailed diet and exercise plan to create a leaner, more muscular and happier you." Zelnick wrote the book with Muscle & Fitness senior writer Zack Zeigler.

According to the book's official description, Becoming Ageless discusses the strategies "that allowed Zelnick to evolve from a skinny, out-of-shape business executive ... to one of the world's fittest and most physically active executives who reached his best-ever shape in his late 50s!"

Zelnick was the CEO of film company 20th Century Fox in his 30s. After resigning from that post, he was hired by Crystal Dynamics, though this was before the studio made Tomb Raider games. He is now Take-Two's CEO.

Recently, Zelnick appeared on a podcast to discuss his new book and to talk about how Take-Two considers itself to be an entertainment company instead of a games company.

Take-Two's next big release is Red Dead Redemption 2, which launches at the end of October for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Zelnick isn't the only video game personality with a book. Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski is currently writing a memoir of sorts--and it's shaping up well, apparently.

Becoming Ageless is published by Simon & Schuster, whose parent company--CBS--also owns GameSpot.

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Is the title, "Get your fat ass off the couch and stop playing video games?"

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I actually like this guy. CEO or not, he seems pretty grounded.

Also, being CEO of a large publisher, I doubt he has much free time.

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@barcaazul: Haha are you serious? When he considers his gaming company to be an entertainment company not having released anything else but games, you think he is grounded?

Wow, just wow.

He doesn't even play games.

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@zyxex:

I see games as interactive entertainment, and yes his company has published some of the best going.

At the end of the day its a business, it's a bit like saying, Jeff Bezos has never delivered a package.

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@barcaazul: No it is like saying Amazon is a entertainment company because they sell stuff people like.

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@zyxex: But Amazon is an entertainment company. They're producing a new Lord of the Rings TV series. And they have The Tick and that new Jack Ryan series. Oh, and they own Twitch.

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Dont Tell anyone, but the solution is having alot of money, Earning alot of money and having a job, where you have alot of free time. For some its hard work to get to that point, others are born into it while others again are lucky to get the chance. But does everyone get that same chance in life?

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@knolddasker: Uh...wait what? Being rich makes can help make staying healthy easier but it's far from the truth as the 'holy grail' of staying healthy. Staying healthy means making smart decisions when it relates to diet and fitness, along with COMMITMENT/EFFORT (this part flies over a lot of people's heads). If you're above the poverty line or are the general middle class (at least in Canada), there are plenty of affordable groceries and options.

It's commitment/effort that is important, not having money.

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Wow. Looking at this guy's previous employment history it's goes without saying that he means business. Good for him trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle with all the goings on of a major company.

-VIDEOGAME BODYBUILDER APPROVED-

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