The Resource Fitness for dummies, by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent, MA

Fitness for dummies, by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent, MA

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Fitness for dummies
Title
Fitness for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent, MA
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The latest and greatest in getting fit and staying that way! Fitness For Dummies, 4th Edition, provides the latest information and advice for properly shaping, conditioning, and strengthening your body to enhance overall fitness and health. With the help of fitness professionals Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent, you'll learn to set and achieve realistic fitness goals without expensive fitness club fees!Achieve motivation and social support from social networking sites such as Twitter and FacebookTake advantage of digital resources such as e-exercising programs, v
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Schlosberg, Suzanne
Dewey number
  • 613.7
  • 613.7/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RA781
LC item number
.S356 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Neporent, Liz
Series statement
For Dummies
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Physical fitness
Label
Fitness for dummies, by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent, MA
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Fitness For Dummies, 4th Edition; About the Authors; Dedication; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Your Butt off the Couch; Chapter 1: Establishing Your Plan of Attack; Understanding What Fitness Means; Setting Goals and Tracking Your Progress; Selecting Exercises That Are Right for You; Staying Motivated to Make Exercise a Habit; Chapter 2: Testing Your Fitness
  • Reviewing Your Health HistoryVital Signs: Following Your Heart; Estimating Your Body-Fat Percentage; Measuring Your Strength; Stretchy Stuff: Checking Your Flexibility; Checks and Balances: Standing on One Foot; Recording Your Fitness Test Results; Making Sense of Your Test Results; Chapter 3: Watching What You Eat: Nutrition Basics; Keeping an Eye on How Much You Eat; Deciding What's for Dinner: Food, Real Food; Figuring Out Fat, Carbs, and Protein; Getting the Scoop on Supplements; Fueling Up; Drinking Plenty of Fluids; Chapter 4: Educating Yourself; Judging Fitness Media Reports
  • Evaluating Scientific ResearchTrusting Credible Coverage; Chapter 5: This Doesn't Have to Happen to You: Avoiding Common Injuries; Reducing Your Risk of Injury; Recognizing When You're Injured; Identifying Common Exercise Injuries and Ways to Avoid Them; Treating Sports Injuries with RICE, RICE, Baby; Part II: Going Cardio; Chapter 6: Cardio Crash Course: Getting the Right Intensity; Comparing Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise; Understanding the Importance of Warming Up and Cooling Down; Using Simple Methods to Gauge Your Level of Effort; Measuring Your Heart Rate
  • Chapter 7: Creating a Cardio ProgramFollowing a Cardio Plan; Fun Ways to Dial Up Your Fitness and Burn More Calories; Putting It All Together: Sample 6-Week Exercise Programs; Estimating How Many Calories You're Burning; Knowing When to Give It a Rest; Chapter 8: Using Cardio Machines; Treadmill; Elliptical Trainer; Stationary Bicycle; Stair-Climber; Rowing Machine; Chapter 9: Exercising Outdoors; Walking; Running; Bicycling; In-Line Skating; Exercising in Water; Part III: Building Muscle and Strengthening Bone; Chapter 10: Why You've Gotta Lift Weights
  • Considering Five Important Reasons to Pick Up a DumbbellBuilding Muscle: Myths and Reality; Chapter 11: Your Muscles: Love'Em or Lose'Em; Seeing the Big Picture; Looking Over Your Shoulders; Getting Your Back; Checking Out Your Chest (Pectorals); Taking Up Arms; Getting a Core Understanding of the Abdominals; Bringing Up the Butt and Hips; Looking at Your Legs; Chapter 12: Demystifying Strength Equipment; Using Weight Machines; Cutting Loose with Free Weights; Pulling Your Weight with Cable Pulleys; Getting into the Swing of Things with Kettlebells
  • Stretching Your Routine with Tubes and Bands
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (436 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470948972
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000054438
  • (EBL)706804
  • (OCoLC)693776866
  • (SSID)ssj0000469220
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12202109
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000469220
  • (PQKBWorkID)10510792
  • (PQKB)10741281
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC706804
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000054438
Label
Fitness for dummies, by Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent, MA
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Fitness For Dummies, 4th Edition; About the Authors; Dedication; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Your Butt off the Couch; Chapter 1: Establishing Your Plan of Attack; Understanding What Fitness Means; Setting Goals and Tracking Your Progress; Selecting Exercises That Are Right for You; Staying Motivated to Make Exercise a Habit; Chapter 2: Testing Your Fitness
  • Reviewing Your Health HistoryVital Signs: Following Your Heart; Estimating Your Body-Fat Percentage; Measuring Your Strength; Stretchy Stuff: Checking Your Flexibility; Checks and Balances: Standing on One Foot; Recording Your Fitness Test Results; Making Sense of Your Test Results; Chapter 3: Watching What You Eat: Nutrition Basics; Keeping an Eye on How Much You Eat; Deciding What's for Dinner: Food, Real Food; Figuring Out Fat, Carbs, and Protein; Getting the Scoop on Supplements; Fueling Up; Drinking Plenty of Fluids; Chapter 4: Educating Yourself; Judging Fitness Media Reports
  • Evaluating Scientific ResearchTrusting Credible Coverage; Chapter 5: This Doesn't Have to Happen to You: Avoiding Common Injuries; Reducing Your Risk of Injury; Recognizing When You're Injured; Identifying Common Exercise Injuries and Ways to Avoid Them; Treating Sports Injuries with RICE, RICE, Baby; Part II: Going Cardio; Chapter 6: Cardio Crash Course: Getting the Right Intensity; Comparing Aerobic and Anaerobic Exercise; Understanding the Importance of Warming Up and Cooling Down; Using Simple Methods to Gauge Your Level of Effort; Measuring Your Heart Rate
  • Chapter 7: Creating a Cardio ProgramFollowing a Cardio Plan; Fun Ways to Dial Up Your Fitness and Burn More Calories; Putting It All Together: Sample 6-Week Exercise Programs; Estimating How Many Calories You're Burning; Knowing When to Give It a Rest; Chapter 8: Using Cardio Machines; Treadmill; Elliptical Trainer; Stationary Bicycle; Stair-Climber; Rowing Machine; Chapter 9: Exercising Outdoors; Walking; Running; Bicycling; In-Line Skating; Exercising in Water; Part III: Building Muscle and Strengthening Bone; Chapter 10: Why You've Gotta Lift Weights
  • Considering Five Important Reasons to Pick Up a DumbbellBuilding Muscle: Myths and Reality; Chapter 11: Your Muscles: Love'Em or Lose'Em; Seeing the Big Picture; Looking Over Your Shoulders; Getting Your Back; Checking Out Your Chest (Pectorals); Taking Up Arms; Getting a Core Understanding of the Abdominals; Bringing Up the Butt and Hips; Looking at Your Legs; Chapter 12: Demystifying Strength Equipment; Using Weight Machines; Cutting Loose with Free Weights; Pulling Your Weight with Cable Pulleys; Getting into the Swing of Things with Kettlebells
  • Stretching Your Routine with Tubes and Bands
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (436 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470948972
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000054438
  • (EBL)706804
  • (OCoLC)693776866
  • (SSID)ssj0000469220
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12202109
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000469220
  • (PQKBWorkID)10510792
  • (PQKB)10741281
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC706804
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000054438

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