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Strength Training Past 50 3rd Edition

Author : Westcott, Wayne
ISBN : 9781492510772
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Strength Training Past 50 is the authoritative guide for active adults. The all-new third edition features 83 exercises for free weights, machines, kettlebells, stability balls, and elastic bands and 30 programs for endurance, speed, and strength.

Strength Training Past 50

Author : Wayne L. Westcott
ISBN : 073606771X
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 83. 69 MB
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Strength training has numerous advantages for the active adult, including enhanced athletic performance; reduced risk of disease; and decreased symptoms of arthritis, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Strength Training Past 50 has everything you need to start enjoying these benefits or to jump-start your current routine: 63 exercises for both free weights and machines; 14 workout plans for increasing size, endurance, and strength; sport-specific programs for running, cycling, swimming, skiing, tennis, and golf; and eating plans for increased strength gains.

Fitness Professional S Guide To Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition

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ISBN : 1450408575
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Building Strength And Stamina

Author : Wayne L. Westcott
ISBN : 0736045155
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 64. 35 MB
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Explains how to exercise with weights and why strength training is important, with step-by-step instructions and photographs describing how to properly perform various strenght-building exercises.

Strength Training Over Fifty

Author : D. Cristine Caivano
ISBN : 0764158120
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 83. 66 MB
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Strength Training Over Fifty focuses on the health needs of more senior men and women. Men and women lose as much as 20-40% of their muscle mass, beginning in their 30's. This muscle loss, often thought of as an irreversible part of aging, is really the result of disuse. Strength-building enables you to regain this lost muscle. It is the key to feeling and looking great after 50. With over 80 explicitly described exercises and 350 color photographs, this user-friendly book will teach you what you need to know to get started, get strong, and stay motivated. Get started with reassuring advice if you are just returning to training. Stand straighter (and have a trim waist) by strengthening your core. Improve functional strength, making all the actions of daily life easier. Learn which muscles can be strengthened to alleviate specific problems such as back pain or achy knees. Improve your balance. Exercise safely, even with arthritis, osteoporosis, or if you are over 65 years old. Learn about nutrition, motivation, and how to design your own work-out. Follow extended exercise programs, including sessions for exercise on the road, a 15-minute work-out, and one to protect and strengthen your lower back. From the foreword by Michael George, fitness expert and trainer to Richard Dreyfus, Meg Ryan, Julianne Moore, and James Spader: "This fun and challenging book will help the older trainer rediscover" his or her body, beginning with the basics: posture, breathing, and motivation...Start training with this book and you'll never look back-I promise you." About The Author: D. Cristine Caivano (MA Columbia University) is an exercise/movement therapist in private practice in NYC. A former dancer and teacher, her work now focuses exclusively on the needs of the over-50-year old exerciser.

Fitness After 50

Author : Walter H. Ettinger
ISBN : 0736044132
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 25. 28 MB
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It's never too late to get fit! Fitness After 50shows you exactly how to get there, addressing all of your questions about exercise—and more. Whether you are completely new to exercise or are looking to fine-tune your existing program, this information-rich book will show you how to get started, stay on track, and have fun as you meet your fitness goals. This easy-to-understand manual also serves as a self-paced workbook, which teaches you what to ask your doctor about physical activity, how to exercise safely, and how to fit activity into your busy schedule. If you have an existing medical condition such as heart disease, osteoporosis, or diabetes, you will also find ways to adapt your activity level to your condition. Sample aerobic, muscular fitness, and combination programs are provided, along with lifestyle strategies for fitting activity into your daily routine. Fitness After 50offers reliable advice you can trust. Authors Walter Ettinger, Brenda Wright, and Steven Blair are among the most highly regarded experts in the field of physical activity and health. And since all of them are over 50, they understand your needs and concerns firsthand. Easy to use and full of more than 50 forms, lists, and other learning tools, Fitness After 50is the one-stop source for fitness information that you'll reach for again and again.

Weights For 50

Author : Karl Knopf
ISBN : 9781569750988
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 53. 69 MB
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