Rapper/Actor LL Cool J Releasing Fitness Book

LL Cool J has announced

that he will publish a new book titled LL Cool J's Platinum Body by LL Cool

J, a new book that contains the rapper's regimen for a "platinum body."

LL Cool J's

Platinum Body was written with LL Cool J's personal trainer, Dave "Scooter"


The book features

a fitness program for men and women that features bronze, silver, gold and platinum

workout levels for those interested in shedding pounds and remaining fit.

"This workout

program changed my life - both physically and emotionally," LL Cool J said

in a statement. "Now I want to share with others how they can achieve their

own personal version of a Platinum Body."

Rodale owns and

publishes a variety of health oriented magazines, including Men's Health,

Women's Health,Prevention, Runner's World and others.

"We are very

pleased that LL Cool J and his trainer are partnering with Rodale to share their

experiences and fitness expertise," said Zachary Schisgal of Rodale Books.

"LL Cool J has a unique workout program that helps him maintain peak physical

conditioning to meet the rigorous demands of his schedule and live performances.

When it comes to platinum, LL Cool J is an expert."

LL Cool J's

Platinum Body is slated for publication in January 2007.

LL Cool J's latest

album Todd Smith, hit stores today (April 11).