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Fitness for dummies, by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent

Label
Fitness for dummies
Title
Fitness for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Lighthearted approach to fitness, using a simple style, cartoons, and humorous icons to present serious information about what it takes to get in shape. Covers topics like getting started, aerobics, strength training, gym and home exercise, and rates fitness products
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA781
LC item number
.S274 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
--For dummies
Target audience
adult
Label
Fitness for dummies, by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
PART I: Getting Your Butt off the Couch -- 100 Reasons to Break a Sweat -- Testing Your Fitness -- Your Plan of Attack -- Nutrition Basics -- Educating Yourself -- PART II: Working Your Heart -- Cardio Crash Course -- Designing Your Cardio Program -- Using Cardio Machines -- Exercising Outdoors -- PART III: Building Strength -- Why You've Gotta Lift Weights -- Your Muscles: Love 'Em and Learn 'Em. Chapter -- Demystifying Strength Equipment -- How to Design a Strength-Training Program -- A Simple Strength Workout -- PART IV: Staying Flexible -- The Scoop on Stretching -- An Easy Stretching Workout -- Yoga, Pilates, and Other Mind-Body Workouts -- Braving the Gym -- Choosing a Health Club -- Hiring a Trainer -- Gym 101: The Unwritten Rules -- Choosing an Exercise Class -- PART VI: Exercising at Home -- Designing a Home Gym -- Buying Cardio Equipment -- Buying Strength and Stretching Equipment -- Exercise Videos -- PART VII: The Part of Tens -- Ten Great Fitness Investments under $100 -- Ten Fitness Rip-Offs -- Ten Common Fitness Injuries -- Ten Tips for a Fit Pregnancy -- Ten Ways to Stay Motivated -- Appendix A: Resources -- Appendix B: Your Fitness Test Results
Control code
44951955
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxiv, 406 pages
Isbn
9780764551673
Isbn Type
(paperback : alk. paper)
Lccn
99067170
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44951955
  • (OCoLC)44951955
Label
Fitness for dummies, by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
PART I: Getting Your Butt off the Couch -- 100 Reasons to Break a Sweat -- Testing Your Fitness -- Your Plan of Attack -- Nutrition Basics -- Educating Yourself -- PART II: Working Your Heart -- Cardio Crash Course -- Designing Your Cardio Program -- Using Cardio Machines -- Exercising Outdoors -- PART III: Building Strength -- Why You've Gotta Lift Weights -- Your Muscles: Love 'Em and Learn 'Em. Chapter -- Demystifying Strength Equipment -- How to Design a Strength-Training Program -- A Simple Strength Workout -- PART IV: Staying Flexible -- The Scoop on Stretching -- An Easy Stretching Workout -- Yoga, Pilates, and Other Mind-Body Workouts -- Braving the Gym -- Choosing a Health Club -- Hiring a Trainer -- Gym 101: The Unwritten Rules -- Choosing an Exercise Class -- PART VI: Exercising at Home -- Designing a Home Gym -- Buying Cardio Equipment -- Buying Strength and Stretching Equipment -- Exercise Videos -- PART VII: The Part of Tens -- Ten Great Fitness Investments under $100 -- Ten Fitness Rip-Offs -- Ten Common Fitness Injuries -- Ten Tips for a Fit Pregnancy -- Ten Ways to Stay Motivated -- Appendix A: Resources -- Appendix B: Your Fitness Test Results
Control code
44951955
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xxiv, 406 pages
Isbn
9780764551673
Isbn Type
(paperback : alk. paper)
Lccn
99067170
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm44951955
  • (OCoLC)44951955

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