Nine Workout Programs for Women to Burn Fat, Boost Metabolism, and Build Strength for Life

Author: Lou Schuler

Publisher: Penguin


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

View: 372

A groundbreaking strength and conditioning plan for women, from the authors of The New Rules of Lifting for Women. Forget the elliptical machine and the candy-colored Barbie weights. Female athletes are hungry for real fitness. They want to be Strong. By now, it’s common knowledge that women can and should train the way men do. Today’s women want to be strong, with lean and athletic physiques. Fitness author Lou Schuler and renowned strength coach Alwyn Cosgrove present a comprehensive strength and conditioning plan to help women burn fat and build muscle by getting them off the machines and revolutionizing how they work out. Offering direct guidance and proven tools to help readers enhance their strength and get truly fit, Strong provides: • A three-phase training program, including nine unique total-body workouts • More than 100 exercises, with detailed instructions and step-by-step photographs • Simple nutrition guidelines to cut through the barrage of trendy diets in magazines • Inspiring success stories from women who have used this training program Schuler and Cosgrove’s The New Rules of Lifting for Women has empowered tens of thousands of women inside and outside the weight room. Filled with the latest research distilled in Lou and Alwyn’s signature direct style, Strong will help women remake their physiques and reimagine their lives.

The New Abs Diet for Women

The Six-Week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach and Keep You Lean for Life

Author: David Zinczenko

Publisher: Rodale


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 416

View: 624

The New York Times bestseller is back, featuring new research, plus new exercises and nutrition plans to help you achieve even faster weight loss. The New Abs Diet for Women offers you a simple promise: If you follow this easy diet and exercise plan, a plan that does most of the hard work for you, you will lose weight. You will transform your body, your sex appeal, and the way you look in clothes. Most important, you will dramatically improve your health for life. Take a peek at what you'll gain from the updated and improved The New Abs Diet for Women: The leaner, fitter, sexier body you've always imagined—without sweating in an intimidating, pricey health club. Delicious recipes using 12 Abs Diet Powerfoods that automatically help strip away belly fat. An active, energetic life for decades to come. (Using our diet tip from a new study, you may reduce your risk of diabetes by 36 percent!) The ultra-efficient Abs Diet Home Workout that burns more fat and cuts workout time in half! Easy to follow, easier to stick to for life, and more satisfying than a great pair of jeans, The New Abs Diet for Women has been retooled and updated to provide you with the latest life-changing tools to achieve a fitter, healthier, happier you.

Be Strong

Strength Training for Muscular Fitness for Men and Women

Author: Wayne L. Westcott

Publisher: Brown & Benchmark Pub


Category: Exercise

Page: 141

View: 390

Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights?

Fitness Myths, Training Truths, and Other Surprising Discoveries from the Science of Exercise

Author: Alex Hutchinson

Publisher: Harper Collins


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 684

In Which Comes First, Cardio or Weights? Alex Hutchinson, a physicist, award-winning journalist, and contributing editor of Popular Mechanics magazine, reveals the little-known and often surprising truths that science has uncovered about exercise. A book that ranges from cardio and weights to competition and weight loss, here are fascinating facts and practical tips for fitness buffs, competitive athletes, and popular science fans alike.

The Life Plan Diet

How Losing Belly Fat is the Key to Gaining a Stronger, Sexier, Healthier Body

Author: Jeffry S. Life

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

View: 645

A heart-healthy diet for men over age 50 outlines four different approaches to dieting that can be adapted for optimizing blood-sugar levels, reducing weight and burning fat while increasing metabolism and improving hormone levels. By the author of The Life Plan.

Fire Up Your Metabolism

9 Proven Principles for Burning Fat and Losing Weight Forever

Author: Lyssie Lakatos

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 186

Looks at what works and what does not for burning fat and calories, increasing metabolic rates, and losing weight, revealing such facts as dehydration slows metabolism and overloading on protein-rich foods will cause fatigue.

Preventive health care for the elderly

hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care and Federal, State, and Community Services of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, second session, April 14, 1976

Author: United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care



Category: Medicine, Preventive

Page: 71

View: 823

Strong Women Stay Slim

Author: Miriam E. Nelson

Publisher: Bantam


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 317

View: 673

Explores the weight-loss program based on speeding up one's metabolism through strength training, diet, and sports psychology

The Johns Hopkins Medical Guide to Health After 50

The Latest Recommendations from the Hopkins Specialists

Author: Simeon Margolis

Publisher: Medletter Assoc


Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 704

View: 304

A guide specifically aimed at the health concerns of people over the age of fifty is arranged alphabetically and outlines in detail specific warning signs, causes, diagnostic steps, and treatments in layperson language, in a volume that also features a special section on disease prevention and anatomical drawings.