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Fitness for Dummies
What exactly is new in fitness? In the exercise world, there's something new in equipment, research, classes, gadgets, videos, and Web sites just about every day. The last few years have also seen the invention and marketing of new schlock--like pills that claim to eliminate cellulite or burn extra carbohydrates and machines that purport to tone your thighs "without any ef ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Wiley Publishing
(first published May 27th 1997)
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Published in 2001, this book is now very dated but there is still a lot of sensible and useful information for fitness novices like me. Written in a very easy to read style and complete with photographs. I learnt a fair bit. I now just have to get off my arse and do it. ;)
Suzanne Schlosberg is a top health, nutrition, and parenting writer. A former senior editor of Shape magazine, she is the author or coauthor of ten books, including Fitness for Dummies, The Ultimate Diet Log, and The Essential Breastfeeding Log. Her articles have appeared in Health, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents, and Parenting, among others. She resides in Bend, Oregon."More about Suzanne Schlosberg...