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Healthy Habits Suck (ebook)

A realistic read that will prod even the most stubborn fast-food eating couch potato to take action toward a healthier lifestyle.

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Exercise Is Medicine

In addition to providing a fascinating look at the science of exercise's effects on the body, Foreman also provides answers to the most commonly asked practical questions about exercise.

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Every Body Yoga

 It's a book of inspiration for beginners of all shapes and sizes.

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Belly Dancing for Fitness

Drawing from her years of experience as a world-famous teacher and performer, the author discusses the history and culture of belly dancing. She then carefully leads the reader through each skill level of this increasingly popular exercise art form.

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The Joy of Movement: how exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage

Guidance on how readers can harness the power of movement in their own lives and communities.

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Walking and Jogging for Health and Wellness

Written for individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds, the Cengage Learning Activity Series goes beyond the mere fundamentals, showing students how to improve, excel, and simply get more enjoyment from their favorite physical activities.

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Strength Training for Women

You'll learn: * The benefits of strength training for women * Strength training exercises and a 7-day training plan * Bodybuilding nutrition and clean eating recipes * Strength training tips for beginners Try the strength training workouts in this book, and it won't be long before you begin to look and feel better. 

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Optimal Men's Health (ebook)

Optimal Men's Health is a comprehensive yet easy-to-understand guide to everything men need to know about health. 

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The Truth About Getting Fit at Home: Streaming Video

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The Truth about Getting Fit at Home


During months of having to stay at home, millions of us have swapped the gym for our living room. The numbers doing home workouts has doubled in a year. But exactly what kind of exercise should we be doing, how much of it, and how often? Journalist and blogger Mehreen Baig used to hit the gym four times per week, but now her fitness regime has gone entirely DIY. She wants to use the latest science to make sure she is getting maximum return for her effort. 

How to Exercise Better: Streaming Video

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How to Exercise Better


We all know exercise is good for us. But how many of us really know what kind of exercise we should be doing, how much of it we need, or how hard we should push ourselves? To find the answers—and help all of us live happier, healthier lives—general practitioner Caroline West and cell biologist Shalin Naik are putting their bodies on the line at Australia's toughest athletic training facility: the Australian Institute of Sport. They'll be stealing the latest sports science secrets from the Formula Ones of fitness to help all of us get fitter and stay healthy.