Health - Exercise & Fitness
by Robert J. Davis
Examining everything from pre-workout stretches to post-workout protein shakes, this science-backed book slices through fitness fads and misconceptions to reveal how you can exercise quickly and effectively. For example, is it best to exercise in the morning? Does aerobic activity burn more fat than weight lifting?
When Jesse felt himself drifting on autopilot, he hired a rather unconventional trainer to live with him for a month-an accomplished Navy SEAL widely considered to be "the toughest man on the planet"! At turns hilarious and inspiring, Living with a SEAL ultimately shows you the benefits of stepping out of your comfort zone.
No surgery. No medication. No drastic measures. Just healthy joints—for life! In this groundbreaking book, leading orthopedic surgeon and former NFL player Richard Diana, M.D., applies his unique experience and training to tackle join pain.
Ken Blanchard shares his own story of how—after countless failed attempts—he finally was able, at age 73, to make a lasting commitment to improving his health. Ken and his trainer Tim Kearin share techniques that any person can use to get started, overcome obstacles, establish new habits, and enjoy lasting success in becoming healthy and fit in middle age or older age.
Whether you want to burn 10 pounds or 100 pounds, whether you want to build muscle or look “toned,” Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle is the bible for fat loss. It’s the one must-have reference guide that will show you how to get permanent results the healthy, safe, and natural way, and you are sure to refer back to it for many years to come.
Eat up and slim down with this companion to the phenomenally successful The Digest Diet. In The Digest Diet, Liz Vaccariello and the editors of Reader's Digest sifted through the latest weight-loss science to develop a groundbreaking 21-day eating plan demonstrated to help you drop the pounds. Real-life men and women who tried the plan--and lost up to 26 pounds!
Are you tired of searching for the fountain of youth? This book reveals how to slow and even reverse the aging process. Based on meticulously researched clinical evidence, it provides an account of revolutionary anti-aging treatments that can prevent the health conditions associated with getting old.
Naked Fitness is not about working out in the nude. And it’s not about being dressed in the best workout attire either. Naked Fitness is about stripping away all the clutter that stops you from getting your wonderful, beautiful body into the best shape possible.
In the Fall of 2006, Dean Karnazes, known as the "Lance Armstrong of the running world," took on the ultimate challenge: running 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 consecutive days. Dean set off in a caravan packed with fellow runners, with nothing more than a roadmap and a determination that defied all physical limitations.
At age sixty, Margaret Richard personifies strength with grace. No wonder her popular PBS show, "Body Electric," remains a viewer favorite after twenty-two years! Margaret knows that you want a fitness program that is convenient, affordable, effective, and enjoyable.
This time, it's your turn. Show off your arms with tank tops and spaghetti straps. Bare your belly with a bikini. Wear boy shorts on the beach. It's your turn, thanks to this fun and energizing plan from esteemed fitness trainer Minna Lessig.
In LL Cool J's Platinum Workout, LL lets you in on the secrets of his transformation with his uniquely creative, yet no-nonsense regimen -- enlivened with humor and sheer force of personality.