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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!

The New Keto-Friendly South Beach Diet

The New Keto-Friendly South Beach Diet

Author: Arthur Agatston Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/12/2020

The original South Beach Diet defined the cutting edge of healthy weight loss. Now the creator of the classic plan combines his signature diet with the ketogenic diet. With a new emphasis on good carbs, good fats and healthy proteins, The New Keto-Friendly South Beach Diet takes the fundamentals of the original South Beach Diet and adds a science-backed keto twist with a 28-day eating plan that increases satisfaction, decreases appetite and makes it easy to lose weight and keep it off. As this new book reveals, you can boost your metabolism and burn 100-500 more calories per day by putting your body safely into fat-burning mode with a diet that's more flexible and sustainable than traditional keto. In addition to long-term weight loss, the South Beach Keto plan can enhance your sleep, boost mental sharpness, reduce inflammation and pain, increase your energy and improve heart health. Includes recipes, photos and a meal plan.

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 27

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 27

Author: Lowell T. Duncan Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/12/2020

Advances in Health and Disease. Volume 27 first discusses how the nanotechnology field has received considerable attention in medical sciences because of the unique characteristic features of nanoscale materials. The authors go on to discuss biofilm, a structured community of bacterial cells enclosed in a self-produced polymeric matrix adherent to an inert or living surface. Work-related musculoskeletal disorders are discussed, as they are an important occupational health problem in industrialized countries and industrially developing countries. More specifically, the high prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal complaints in dentists is discussed, as the past two decades have witnessed a sharp rise in the incidence. The authors briefly review the research on how healthy aging is being studied by researchers, providing a community-based participatory research framework for defining healthy aging from their own work utilizing concept mapping methodology. The closing study focuses on obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, a sleep breathing disorder in which the airway is blocked by intermittent relaxation of the throat muscles.

Be the Fittest

Be the Fittest

Author: Tyrone Brennand Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/12/2020

BE THE FITTEST is a powerful, fun and inspirational guide that will change your life. Tyrone is a personal trainer who turned his life around through fitness. In this, his first book, he shares his ground-breaking workout and meal plans so that anyone can learn to BE THE FITTEST in 12 weeks. Train the fittest: 12 weekly workout plans based on Tyrone's unique method of combining HIIT with yoga, with clear photographs of the exercises and easy-to-use weekly workout schedules to fit into busy lives Eat the fittest: 60 recipes with photographs and accompanying meal plans, using supermarket ingredients and including time-saving and/or healthy tips and tricks Feel the fittest: essential yoga poses, with clear photographs, as well as breathwork exercises and self-care tips Be the fittest: motivational advice, goal-setting and encouragement to help you sustain the new, fittest you You'll need no special equipment or expensive ingredients to follow Tyrone's unbeatable fitness plan. And since the book offers questions to help you figure out what your current level of fitness is, you'll be able to start working out at a level that suits YOU. Are you ready to BE THE FITTEST?

Nourish

Nourish

Author: Reshma Shah, Brenda Davis, David L. Katz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2020

An evidence-based, practical resource that explores the many benefits of a plant-based diet and provides parents with the tools they need to feed their families for health and with joy. While nearly all parents agree that a nutritious diet is important for children to thrive, most feel that their children are not eating a healthy diet. This is not surprising, given the demands of busy families and confusing, conflicting research about what diet is really best for health. Nourish offers the solution parents have been waiting for when it comes to deciding what and how to feed their families. Authors Reshma Shah, MD, a plant-based pediatrician and affiliate clinical instructor at Stanford University School of Medicine, and Brenda Davis, RD, a world-renowned expert and pioneer in plant-based nutrition, will empower parents to become the experts of nourishing their families. Parents will learn: How a diet centered around plants can optimize health, prevent chronic disease, care for our planet, and be an act of radical compassion. Nutrition specifics for all the stages of childhood-from pregnancy and breastfeeding all the way through adolescence. Tips, strategies, and mouthwatering recipes to bring all of this information to their dinner tables as they transition to plant-based eating.

The Professional Yoga Teacher's Handbook

The Professional Yoga Teacher's Handbook

Author: Sage Rountree Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2020

There's so much more to teaching yoga than doing yoga -- from building a relationship with a studio (or opening your own) to navigating client relationships, publicising classes, and avoiding burnout. Sage Rountree has been training yoga teachers for over a decade, and she's heard the same concerns over and over: How can I help my students best? How can I keep my teaching fresh? How can I make smart choices around my schedule, my money, and the next steps in my career? The Professional Yoga Teacher's Handbook speaks directly to these concerns in a warm, friendly voice --boosting teachers' confidence in their ability to construct a heartfelt, balanced class, and to build a career that suits them. Rountree includes stories from her own experience, journal prompts, and thoughtful workbook exercises to help aspiring yoga teachers discern their path, and to provide current yoga teachers with much-desired continuing education. This is the book every yoga teacher needs!

Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga

Author: Restorative Yoga Caren Baginski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/12/2020

Rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul through restorative yoga. Are you seeking balance, healing, and a calmer mind? Unlike active styles of yoga that focus on stretching and movement, restorative yoga emphasizes mindful rest by using props to support your body in complete comfort and relaxation-no flexibility required! Whether you already practice yoga or are just getting started, Restorative Yoga is your step-by-step guide to deepening the connection between your body and mind. Here's what you'll find in this highly visual guide: Practical information on the amazing benefits of restorative yoga 39 restorative yoga poses, each featuring beautiful photography and detailed, step-by-step instructions to take you from start to finish, with simple modifications to suit any body type, including for pregnant yoga practitioners 17 healing sequences for a variety of physical, mental, and emotional conditions including anxiety, insomnia, depression, headaches, and shoulder or back pain Expert guidance for choosing and using props (including items you already have at home), practicing safely, creating a peaceful space, using breathing techniques to calm your mind, and more

Southern Keto: Beyond The Basics

Southern Keto: Beyond The Basics

Author: Natasha Newton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2020

The bestselling author of Southern Keto once again lends her distinctive Southern United States flair to the ketogenic lifestyle in Southern Keto: Beyond the Basics. Tasha brings to your dinner table the sought-after Southern-style recipes she is known for - but wait, there's more! She goes above and beyond to includes recipes that feature the time-honoured all-American and international flavours everyone has come to love - all low-carb and high-fat. Southern Keto: Beyond the Basics also features meal plans, shopping lists, sample menus, cooking tips, and much more!

Your Perfect Diet Match

Your Perfect Diet Match

Author: Diana Kelly Levey Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/12/2020

End Your Carb Confusion

End Your Carb Confusion

Author: Eric C. Westman, Amy Berger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/12/2020

Move from carb confusion to carb confidence! Overwhelmed by the avalanche of information out there about diets and health? Tired of spending time and money following complicated and expensive plans and protocols that don't deliver the results you want? Would a strict ketogenic diet be best for you? But what if you can't imagine life without fruit or bread? Why won't someone just make all this diet stuff simple? They have! No matter where you're starting from, End Your Carb Confusion can lead you to your destination -- a renewed body, mind, and spirit.

Keeping Well

Keeping Well

Author: Brittany Wisniewski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

With Keeping Well, remain in remission by keeping its cries at bay using the body detoxification and rejuvenation techniques that Brittany Wisniewski has spent years discovering. After losing her mother to breast cancer, Brittany Wisniewski, a detoxification specialist, passionately dedicated her life to learning about cancer prevention and healing. She is the founder of Keep Well, a non-profit whose mission is to fund holistic care for cancer patients. In Keeping Well, cancer survivors learn: How to decrease their cancer risk and increase the probability of remaining in remission How to detox the body of cancer-causing factors How to recover from post-cancer treatment and rejuvenate the body for optimal health The ten most cancer-causing factors in their life and how to change them Tips and tricks to stay on course while enjoying life to its fullest

Tactical Fitness

Tactical Fitness

Author: Stewart Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Rebound

Rebound

Author: Peter Park, Jesse Lopez Low, Jussi Lomakka, Jeff King Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Peter Park is a go-to trainer who has worked with pro athletes (Justin Verlander, Giancarlo Stanton) and celebrities (Matthew McConaughey, Maria Shriver, Rob Lowe). Park himself is a three-time World's Toughest Triathlon Winner. As one of his clients says, Having Peter as your trainer is kind of like having Bill Gates as your computer science teacher. Now Park and his team bring their expertise to anyone who spends long hours at work, has lost strength,mobility, and freedom of movement, and who wants to get it all back. Park's proven program will help readers reclaim fitness by learning functional movements designed to retrain poor patterns. With a series of eight-week programs,readers will learn to get the whole body working together, restoring the core and regaining pain-free movement to truly live a life without limits.