The Big Book of Health and Fitness

A Practical Guide to Diet, Exercise, Healthy Aging, Illness Prevention, and Sexual Well-Being

Author: Philip Maffetone

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 544

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Taking control of your health and well-being is a necessary and personal journey. From teens and parents fighting obesity in America, to aging baby boomers refusing to go quietly into the dark night—everyone can stay fit, healthy, and active for many years to come! This book lays out a sensible and holistic road map that makes health and fitness an ingrained part of your lifestyle, and an easy-to-achieve goal for both men and women at any age. For more than three decades, Dr. Maffetone has been treating and advising patients, coaching athletes, lecturing worldwide, and writing books about the importance of self-health care. Topics covered in his latest book include how to make healthy dietary choices, obtain the best nutrition from real food, avoid illness and disease, and learn to listen to your body. Also learn the dangers of common dietary supplements, fat-burning exercise for weight loss, reducing stress, controlling inflammation, having a healthy and fulfilling sex life, and much more. Maffetone expertly guides the reader step by step through each topic and provides simple health surveys to help you better understand how the body works and what to safely do if a problem or symptom arises during your fitness or dietary regimen.

The Men's Health and Women's Health Big Book of Sex

Your Authoritative, Red-Hot Guide to the Sex of Your Dreams

Author: The Editors of Men's Health

Publisher: Rodale Books

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Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 670

Good health and a fit body are inextricably entwined with great sex. On a physical level, fitness makes one a more attractive and skilled lover. On an emotional level, studies show that body image plays a key role in sexual desire and satisfaction. Research has linked a healthy sex life to lower risks of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, and obesity. Based on the latest research on sexual health, behavioral psychology, fitness, and nutrition, The Men's Health and Women's Health Big Book of Sex is brimming with useful tips, exercise photos, practical sidebars, and more. The book also features the Better-Sex Workout, the Better-Sex Diet, a Trouble-Shooter's Guide to Sexual Health, and Q&A columns from the Men's Health "Girl Next Door" and Women's Health "Guy Next Door" and leading sexual health experts.

The Big Book of Health Tips

Author: Frank W. Cawood and Associates

Publisher: Frank W Cawood & Assoc

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 387

View: 796

1,300-plus tips for better health give you the keys to a happier, healthier, longer, more fulfilling life right now.

The Women's Health Big Book of Abs

Sculpt a Lean, Sexy Stomach and Your Hottest Body Ever--in Four Weeks!

Author: Adam Bornstein

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 416

View: 883

The essential diet and fitness guide to lean, sexy abs--including a results-driven 4-week program to lose weight, strengthen your core, and tone your entire body. Call it a spare tire, muffin top, or paunch. Men and women consistently cite their belly as their biggest problem area--and it is often the toughest final pounds to lose. Not anymore! Whether readers' eating habits have been affected by stress, their bodies have changed with age, or they're constantly doing crunches without results, it's time to blast belly fat the right way. Using the comprehensive, week-by-week eating and exercise plan, readers can lose up to 20 pounds in 4 weeks--and keep it off, forever. The Women's Health Big Book of Abs special features include: A delicious, easy-to-follow diet that includes satisfying carbs! A special section on the best pre- and post-pregnancy workouts Hundreds of tips on how to reveal a lean, flat belly and bikini-worthy body! Including a step-by-step, 4-week eating and exercise plan, easy-to-prepare recipes, and hundreds of exercises, The Women's Health Big Book of Abs is the ultimate guide to a leaner, fitter, sexier body--starting with your core.

The Women's Health Big Book of Pilates

The Essential Guide to Total Body Fitness

Author: Brooke Siler

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

View: 557

Celebrity trainer and Pilates guru Brooke Siler teams up with the editors of Women's Health to offer a comprehensive, authoritative manual on this proven fitness philosophy. Trained by Joseph Pilates' protégé, Romana Kryzanowska, Brooke is an unparalleled expert and one of the most sought after teachers for her signature body re-shaping techniques. Combining the best of flexibility and strength training, Pilates is the path to the lean fit body every woman craves—and the Women's Health Big Book of Pilates guides readers in every step (and leg lift ... ) of the way. Using the body as the ultimate fitness vehicle, Pilates transforms bodies in record time. From moves targeting trouble zones to cardio circuits that blast fat all over, this go-to manual covers everything including: · How to incorporate Pilates at work, in travel, and in your daily routine · What props to use to best boost your workout · Pilates principles to help combat lower back pain, stress, low energy, and more! From basic mat moves to the right foods that fuel a lean toned figure, the Women's Health Big Book of Pilates is the go-to guide for beginners and experts alike.

The Men's Health Big Book: Getting Abs

Get a Flat, Ripped Stomach and Your Strongest Body Ever--in Four Weeks

Author: Adam Bornstein

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

View: 709

The essential diet and fitness guide to lean, ripped abs—including a results-driven 4-week program to lose weight, strengthen your core, and chisel your entire body Call it a spare tire, muffin top, or paunch. Men and women consistently cite their belly as their biggest problem area—and it is often the toughest final pounds to lose. Not anymore! Whether readers’ eating habits have been affected by stress, their bodies have changed with age, or they’re constantly doing crunches without results, it’s time to blast belly fat the right way. Using the comprehensive, week-by-week eating and exercise plan, readers can lose up to 20 pounds in 6 weeks—and keep it off, forever. Including a step-by-step, 4-week eating and exercise plan, easy-to-prepare recipes, and hundreds of exercises, The Men’s Health Big Book of Abs is the ultimate guide to a leaner, fitter, sexier body.

The Men's Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition

Your Completely Delicious Guide to Eating Well, Looking Great, and Staying Lean for Life!

Author: Editors of Men's Health

Publisher: Rodale Books

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

View: 691

In the aisles of the grocery store, the menus of chain restaurants, even in one's own refrigerator, confusion about how to eat right reigns: Is low-carb good or is carbo-loading the better way to go? Fat-free or sugar-free? And when did those dreaded eggs become a health food? Americans are hungrier than ever for clear-cut answers to their most perplexing food questions, but a private nutritionist or a membership in a diet club are expensive luxuries. What you really need is an authoritative, encyclopedic source at your fingertips. The Men's Health Big Book of Nutrition is the ultimate guide to shopping, dining, and cooking for bigger flavor-and a leaner body. It answers the ongoing demand for definitive information about the food we eat and taps into a readership hungry for final-word answers. Filled with easy-to-swallow eating strategies--and backed by groundbreaking studies and interviews with the world's most authoritative nutrition researchers--The Men's Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition will help you discover just how easy it is to unlock the power of food and stay healthy for life.

The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises

Four Weeks to a Leaner, Stronger, More Muscular YOU!

Author: Adam Campbell

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 544

View: 212

Revised edition includes 100 new exercises! The Men’s Health Big Book of Exercises is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever created, this book is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and long-time lifters alike. This book contains hundreds of useful tips, the latest findings in exercise science, and cutting-edge workouts from the world's top trainers. Backed by the authority of Men's Health magazine, this updated and revised edition features 100 new fat-loss exercises in 20 workouts designed by BJ Gaddour, Fitness Director of Men's Health, and 1,350 photographs, showing movements for every muscle and a training plan to match every fitness goal.

The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises

Four Weeks to a Leaner, Sexier, Healthier YOU!

Author: Adam Campbell

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 544

View: 353

Revised edition includes 100 new exercises! The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises is the essential workout guide for anyone who wants a better body. As the most comprehensive collection of exercises ever written specifically for women, this book is a body-shaping power tool for both beginners and longtime fitness buffs alike. This book contains hundreds of useful tips, the latest findings in exercise science, and cutting-edge workouts from the world's top trainers. Backed by the authority of Women's Health magazine, this updated and revised edition features 100 new exercises in 20 workouts designed by BJ Gaddour, the Fitness Director of Men's Health magazine, and 1,350 photographs, showing movements for every muscle and training plan to match every fitness goal.

The Big Fat Health and Fitness Lie

Author: Craig Pepin-Donat

Publisher: Waterside Pub

ISBN:

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 258

View: 577

For years we've all been tricked into spending our hard-earned money on products that "guarantee" impossible results. Shockingly, the very industries that promise to improve our health have actually deceived us and are sabotaging our efforts. Fit advocate and former industry insider Craig Pepin-Donat walked away from a career as a top fitness industry executive to expose the big, fat health and fitness lie. The Big Fat Health and Fitness Lie will: Protect you from the scams, rip-offs and outright lies of unscrupulous companies, Expose the dirty little secrets of the health care and pharmaceutical industries, Reveal step-by-step how to create a healthy and fit lifestyle, Show you how to lose weight safely and permanently, Save you thousands of dollars on products that don't work, Provide hundreds of valuable resources on your path to better living. Book jacket.