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Fitness & diet

See below for a selection of the latest books from Fitness & diet category. Presented with a red border are the Fitness & diet books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Fitness & diet books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Body Wars

Body Wars

Author: Ph.D., Margo Maine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/01/2000

In this ground-breaking study, Margo Maine declares war on a culture that dismisses, devalues, and disempowers women by making them hate their own bodies. This book covers issues from dieting and weight prejudice to concepts of beauty and ageism to sports, fashion advertising, and propaganda. With practical strategies for activists, educators, and parents, this book also contains extensive references and appendices. Body Wars takes its place alongside The Beauty Myth and Reviving Ophelia in recognizing the constant assault women face, but goes further by giving them practical tools with which to fight back.

No More Mr Fat Guy

No More Mr Fat Guy

Author: Jonathan Savill, Richard Smedley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/01/2000

Before Jonathon Savill met Richard Smedley he weighed 19 stones. He was 42, lazy and incredibly unhealthy with a 42' waist. A year and a half leter, he boasted a 34' wasit and could run for an hour without stopping. NO MORE MR FAT GUY shows howy YOU an turn your life around in the same way. What makes his programme so different is that it shows you how to acquire a healthier lifestyle through sensible eating and exercise that will keep your weight down infefinately. Now fully updtaed, it advises on what type of foods are most suited to your body's physiology; what to eat when; how to calculate how much you need each day; rules you have to observe such as eating all your carbohydrates early; how to use exercise as a tool to help you loose weight, how to cope when eating out or in a social situation and even contains mouthwatering recipe suggestions. If you would like to feel fitter and younger, wear clothse that look like they did on the rail, you can. Even the longest journey begins with a single step. In this case, it begins with a single book.

The Immune System Cure

The Immune System Cure

Author: Lorna Vanderheaghe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2000

The Heart Revolution

The Heart Revolution

Author: B Carducci Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/1999

Overcoming the Legacy of Overeating

Overcoming the Legacy of Overeating

Author: Nan Fuchs Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/1999

This book examines the link between negative eating patterns and the bond between mother and daughter. Fuchs addresses the relationship between the emotional and physiological reasons for overeating, including biochemical components that may be responsible for depression and food cravings. This updated edition contains new information on genetic, metabolic, and environmental factors that can contribute to the cycle of overeating and offers meal plans and affirmations to combat it.

The Professional's Guide to Fitness

The Professional's Guide to Fitness

Author: Lawrence D. Schwartz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/1999

Vitamins For Dummies

Vitamins For Dummies

Author: Christopher Hobbs, Elson Haas Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/1999

Christopher Hobbs and Elson Haas take a complicated field and make sense of it. Ron Lawrence, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Council on Natural Nutrition Praise for Vitamins For Dummies(R) Vitamins are the traffic lights of your life. They must be synchronized, not too many or too few, to see you through your journey. Vitamins For Dummies shows you how to have green lights all the way. Walter M. Bortz, M.D. Features supplement programs for nearly 100 symptoms and diseases Confused about vitamins? Mystified by minerals? Cant tell the difference between ginkgo and ginseng? In this straight-talking guide, two experts cut through the confusion. They clearly explain what each vitamin, mineral, and supplement does and guide you to the ones that help you live longer and stronger. Discover how to: Create a personalized supplement program Understand the fine print on the labels Combat or prevent specific ailments Enhance memory, mood, and energy Slow the aging process Get smart! www.dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answers

The Alexander Technique

The Alexander Technique

Author: Judith Liebowitz, Bill Connington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/1999

The Alexander Technique was developed by an Australian actor, F. Matthias Alexander, to improve the way the body is used by treating mind and body as a whole. Long popular with actors and dancers because of the stamina, flexibility and relaxation it offers, physiotherapists and doctors are now recommending it to help stress-related movement and posture disorders. Providing a complete programme of procedures to follow for daily activities and sports, this groundbreaking book brings the Alexander Technique within reach of us all. Perfectly safe to use a part of your daily life, this book will help you in all you do. You will learn: how to walk, stand, sit, lift, bend and reach; how to move your body when driving, cycling, doing housework or gardening; how to get the most out of any sport, from golf and tennis to swimming and skiing; and how to devise your own self-help programme to suit your particular life-style. The Alexander Technique is not just another exercise regime but a way of life, a subtle method of changing habits and attitudes to achieve greater body awareness, improved functioning and better co-ordination. You will feel healthier and happier than perhaps ever before.

The Gut Reaction Eating Plan

The Gut Reaction Eating Plan

Author: Gudrun Jonsson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/1999

There is no such thing as a panacea diet to suit every digestion. Each one of us comes into the world with our own individual set of generic strengths and weaknesses, which we tend either to capitalise on or undermine through food fads or preferences. Good health and its maintenance depend on our ability to assess the state of our digestion and to select and prepare foods that are appropriate to that state. These simple truths form the cornerstone of Gudrun Jonsson's new book The Gut Reaction Eating Plan. It demonstrates that it is possible to enjoy a delicious and broad range of foods against a background of what may seem to be chronic difficulties with digestion - simply by recognising your problem and eating only what is best for you. The book is packed with mouthwatering recipes that are coded to tie in with the many and varied eating plans, as well as tips for overcoming colds and hangovers. It even suggests how you can stay better once you are better.

The Maffetone Method: The Holistic, Low-Stress, No-Pain Way to Exceptional Fitness

The Maffetone Method: The Holistic, Low-Stress, No-Pain Way to Exceptional Fitness

Author: Philip Maffetone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/1999

The Maffetone Method will show you how simple it can be to feel good again. Here's what people have said about Philip Maffetone's approach to health and fitness: 'Dr. Maffetone's system goes beyond dealing with symptoms; he looks at health and fitness as an integrated balance. He deals with the whole picture clearly and directly. Fascinating and illuminating - and I feel great!' - James Taylor, singer, recording artist. 'I appreciate your contribution to both my own physical health and to others' - Anthony Robbins, best-selling author. 'A sensible and balanced approach to better fitness and health' - Kent Johnston, strength and conditioning boach, Green Bay Packers Eclectic, insightful, inspirational - doctor and coach.Philip Maffetone has helped some of the world's premier athletes achieve astonishing results. But he's equally interested in the athlete inside each of us. In The Maffetone Method , he destroys the no pain, no gain training myth and introduces a revolutionary fitness program that not only engenders peak performance but can help you enjoy the most vibrant health of your life. Clearly, simply, and sensibly, Dr.Maffetone explains the benefits of aerobic fitness, proper nutrition, stress reduction, and even choosing the right exercise shoes (expensive is not better! ).

The Little Book Of Detox

The Little Book Of Detox

Author: Jane Scrivner Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/1999

Feeling run down? Need a boost to put some sparkle into your life? The Little Book Of Detox is the perfect small guide for tip-top summer health. It is full of suggestions on how to give your body and mind a thorough spring-clean. Discover the key to feeling refreshed, invigorated and full of energy in this compact guide.

The Golf Fitness

The Golf Fitness

Author: Dr. Gary Wiren Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/1999

A six-step exercise system to enhance performance, reduce likelihood of injury, and promote golfing longevity.