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    GFFS

    Get Fit for Summer (collection)


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    As thoughts drift towards holidays and summer months, many people strive to achieve a body they can be proud of. This four-book collection, from the experts at DK, will show you how you can enjoy the convenience of working out at home with minimal equipment. All the books feature techniques from fitness training, Pilates, yoga and physical therapy and all of these are coded in levels of difficulty. The Stretching book will help you loosen up while Skinny Jeans will ensure you can wear your favourite trousers by the time the sun comes out. There are also books to help you achieve a Flat Tum and Toned Bum just in time for the summer season.
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    A Little Course in Yoga (Hardback)


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    Expensive gym memberships and pricey classes can be a thing of the past with this comprehensive and easy-to-follow Little Course in Yoga from the experts at DK. Highly practical, fully illustrated and helpfully structured, in just eight weeks you can master the basics of yoga. Learn at your own pace and in your own time to perfect the techniques you need to start in yoga. Staring simply, perfecting the basics and then building on what you've learnt, you'll soon be showing off 49 yoga poses and 12 sequences with this guide. Starting with the cobra and downward dog, then moving on to the warrior lunge, and taking your capabilities further with the dolphin and rocking bow, you'll be on the right track to success and feel a hugely positive uplift in your health and well-being with this Little Course book.
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    CRMB

    Complete Running and Marathon Book (Paperback)

    DK


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    Running is one of the best ways to keep fit and this comprehensive yet easy-to-follow guide is perfect for any aspiring runner - from those preparing to take their first steps on a light jog right up to anyone preparing to make 2014 the year they conquer a marathon. Everyone can learn plenty from its indispensable advice. Learn how to run faster, further and smarter with the visual guidance in this book, showing the bio-mechanics of running together with tips on kit, training, warming up, cooling down and eating right. Featuring training programmes for 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathons, and great advice to boost your confidence if you're just starting out, this is a must-have no-nonsense guide to see you through 2014 and make sure you cross that finish line in style.
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    MCED

    The Medicinal Chef Healthy Every Day (Hardback)

    Dale Pinnock

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    Everyone can eat great tasting, nutritional and healthy food as TV's Medicinal Chef and cooking expert Dale Pinnock proves in Healthy Every Day. Featuring 80 new and simple yet equally delicious recipes, this practical and inspiring cookbook will have you eating better than ever throughout 2014, no matter what time of day it is nor the demands of your lifestyle. Alongside the tasty recipes for you to complete at home, the short texts alongside each one explain just how the ingredients benefit you in every aspect, and the A-Z Food Pharmacy also included explains how the powerful nutrients in certain foods really can boost your health and well-being like supercharging your nervous system or revitalising your skin. Satisfying food that will help you eat cleaner than ever has never tasted better; or been easier to create!
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    100 Greatest Cycling Climbs (Hardback)

    Simon Warren


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    After the success of Team Sky and famous sportsmen like Sir Bradley Wiggins, Sir Chris Hoy and Mark Cavendish, cycling has never been more popular, especially on the roads. 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs: A Road Cyclist's Guide to Britain's Hills comes in a handy size and covers some of the greatest bike climbs in Britain, covering everything from lung-busting city-centre cobbles to windswept mountain passes, many of which contain up to ten energy-sapping hills. The book has a locator map, fact file and colour photograph for each hill too, so you will always be prepared for the challenge that awaits.
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    The Reboot with Joe Juice Diet - Lose weight, get healthy and feel amazing (Paperback)

    Joe Cross


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    Joe Cross became a household name after starring in the shocking 'Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead' film. Loaded with steroids and his body heading for shutdown, Joe decided he needed to change - and fast. Trading his junk food for fresh fruit and vegetables only, in 60 days Joe turned his whole life around. Gathering all he's learned during his incredible journey, this inspiring book will teach you how to take control of your diet and improve your health by only consuming fruit and veg. Including 3-, 5-, 10-, 15- and 30-day Reboots, so you can find one that suits you, you can flood your body with vitamins, minerals and nutrients with Joe's favourite juice, smoothie, salad and vegetable-focused recipes to ensure 2014 is the year you feel more alert, energised and healthier and leaner than ever. Happy juicing!
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    YLIF

    Yoga for Life (Paperback)

    Josephine Fairley

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    Josephine Fairley's Yoga For Life: How to Stay Strong, Flexible & Balanced Over 40 is aimed at anyone looking for a yoga practice suited to midlife and beyond. The book shows why yoga is so important for you as you age - it can strengthen bones, balance hormones and even help with mild depression. Jo takes you through the most suitable type of yoga for older bodies and offers specific exercises so you can reap the benefits. She also offers practical tips on how to find the right teacher, how to create a calm environment to practice at home and even what to eat and wear! This is an inspirational and practical guide for anyone interested in starting yoga.

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    DRDS

    Drop a Dress Size (Paperback)

    Good Housekeeping Institute


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    From Good Housekeeping, Drop a Dress Size will introduce you to a diet with a difference. Breaking down all your eating habits, it will help you pinpoint your temptations and make healthy changes. Reading this book will help you identify common diet traps and have the ability to decode food labels so you can make informed and guilt-free decisions. This is the ultimate guide to pain-free dieting and no food is off limits, meaning you can still eat your favourite treats as long as you practice better portion control and make effective swaps and substitutions.
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    DAYD

    The 17 Day Diet (Paperback)

    Mike Moreno

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    With a unique approach that promises to activate your skinny gene and confuse your body into losing weight, The 17 Day Diet is the latest must-have dieting book. Produced by Doctor Mike Moreno, this weight-loss programme is structured around four 17-day cycles, broken down into four As - Accelerate, Activate, Achieve and Arrive. With extensive lists of what you can and cannot eat during each phase, this book offers an achievable option for those that are looking to shed a few unwanted pounds.

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    PTME

    Zest Pilates Made Easy (Paperback)

    Catherine Royce


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    Giving you the tools to progress from a beginner to a pro within the comfort of your own home, Pilates Made Easy is a clear guide from Zest Magazine that can be beneficial to everyone regardless of their age or level of fitness, bringing countless benefits. Pilates is proven to improve posture, flexibility and core strength and is hugely popular in health clubs, gyms and village halls up and down the country. This step-by-step guide means that you don?t have to step outside to reap the benefits - instead relying on the excellent photography and explanatory labels that will talk you through your own tailored program.

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    POWF

    Natural Power Foods (Paperback)


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    Natural Power Foods is the perfect book to help boost your energy levels and lift your mood. Written by Nutritional Consultant Christine Bailey, the book explains the connections between what we eat and how we feel, and also provides over 80 recipes that will have long-lasting effects on your mind. Practical and illustrated, the book shows how diet and nutrition can overcome specific ailments including depression, stress, SAD, insomnia and PMS.
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    DTTM

    Dance To The Musicals: Book and DVD (Paperback)

    Arlene Phillips


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    Dance to the Musicals by Arlene Phillips is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. With ten dance routines set to toe-tapping show numbers, this helps make dancing a hugely pleasurable and rewarding experience. Illustrated with step-by-step instructions, the extensive hardback book also includes a free DVD that showcases four of the dances.

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    NYBC

    New You Boot Camp (Paperback)

    Jacqui Cleaver


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    From Sunny Moran and Jacqui Cleaver, the women behind the most successful military style weight loss programme running in Europe, New You Boot Camp is packed with invaluable advice to help you drop dress sizes and make a change in your life in just two weeks. Including guidance on nutrition and eating plans, as well as structured exercise plans that can be adapted around your busy lifestyle, this inspirational guide includes real-life stories from women whose lives have been changed by New You.

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    WORK

    Total Home Workout (Paperback)

    Chrissie Gallagher-Mundy


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    Written by Chrissie Gallagher-Mundy, Total Home Workout is an inspirational book that aims to get you in shape, whether you're a keep-fit fanatic or a fitness phobic. According to the book, all you need is 20 minutes of focused exercise a day to reshape your body. Simple exercises and routines that easily fit in with your lifestyle are included, enabling you to see the results of your workout quickly!

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    ANYC

    The New Atkins New You Cookbook (Paperback)

    Colette Heimowitz

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    The New Atkins New You Cookbook contains over 200 delicious recipes for making breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts that are as tasty as they are healthy. The recipes can be made within 30 minutes and are low in carb, not carb free, meaning you can still enjoy and indulge in delicious muffins, tasty paninis and heavenly pizzas. The book also provides a full explanation of the Atkins diet and a plan to help you reach your target weight.

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    HWOR

    15 Minute Home Workouts (Paperback)

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    If you want to work out at home effectively but don't have the time, find out how by following the 15 Minute Home Workout Book and DVD Set. Forget gyms, expensive kit, and hours of punishing fitness regimes; choose from a range of 15-minute pilates, yoga and abs workouts, back exercises and strength-training programmes and get your body tip-top in no time. Clear at-a-glance photos show you exactly what to do and the live action 60-minute DVD demonstrates a choice of workouts to suit your fitness needs and mood. This is a total fitness package - exercising at home has never been easier or quicker.

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    DTOX

    Total Detox (Paperback)

    Charmaine Yabsley


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    The perfect way to improve your health both inside and out, Total Detox Plan will help you cleanse and revitalise your system so that you can see the results in just seven days. The book offers a no-nonsense programme that combines menu ideas, home treatments and a run-down of the latest spa treatments that can lead to a healthier you.

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    YOME

    Yoga Made Easy (Paperback)

    Zest Magazine


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    Giving you the tools to progress from a beginner to a pro within the comfort of your own home, Yoga Made Easy is a clear guide from Zest Magazine that can be beneficial to people of all shapes and sizes. Yoga is known for improving health and suppleness and is hugely popular in health clubs, gyms and village halls up and down the country. This step-by-step guide means that you don?t have to step outside to reap the benefits ? instead relying on the excellent photography and explanatory labels that will talk you through your own tailored program.

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    HONE

    Honey (Paperback)

    Gloria Havenhand

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    Drawing on her background in the biological sciences, Gloria Havenhand illustrates the many ailments that honey can help alleviate, including IBS and gastric ulcers, and argues it is essential for healthy living - boosting the immune system and helping prevent certain diseases. But honey is also a delicious treat and Gloria claims we should eat it daily, using it as an alternative natural sweetener to sugar. She also tackles other bee products, discussing how propolis, a sticky resin produced by bees when making their hive, can help relieve long-term sufferers of skin conditions such as acne and psoriasis, and how pollen capsules can be used by athletes to boost energy and performance. This informative and illuminating book will show us all the links between honey and good health and why protecting the honey bee is important not only for its own survival, but for our own longevity.
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    FAST

    I Will Make You Fit Fast (Paperback)

    Matt Roberts

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    Having helped to shape the physiques of some seriously famous people such as Tom Ford, Naomi Campbell and Amanda Holden, personal trainer Matt Roberts promises 'I Will Make You Fit Fast' in this new book. With two unique fitness and diet programmes that are proven to sculpt your shape, strip fat and increase fitness levels - the 12-week plan and the two week blitz - this structured guide will be with you every step of the way as you attempt to get into shape. With a variety of recipe ideas and exercises, as well as plenty of motivational goal setting, this is the perfect book for those aiming to get fit fast for the new year.

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    NMPL

    The Natural Menopause Plan (Paperback)

    Maryon Stewart


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    From Maryon Stewart, a woman who has helped over a million women worldwide manage their hormonally-based conditions, The Natural Menopause Plan is packed with handy advice. Taking a holistic approach to alleviating the symptoms of the menopause - through diet, exercise and delicious recipes rather than invasive drugs and therapy - this is the perfect guide to Stewart's enormously successful methods. With meal plans and more than 80 recipes to try, this life-changing book can help you to feel like yourself again.

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    HEFM

    Healthy Eating For The Menopause (Paperback)

    Marilyn Glenville

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    In an informative and practical guide, Marilyn Glenville demonstrates how a healthy diet can act as an excellent substitute for hormone replacement therapy. Healthy Eating for the Menopause includes 100 easy-to-make recipes that are rich in phytoestrogens, essential fatty acids and antioxidants, all of which can be easily found in everyday ingredients, but can be combined to help reduce and even eliminate certain symptoms while helping to guard against other illnesses.

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    FTHH

    Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal (Hardback)

    Reader's Digest

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    Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal is a bestselling and definitive A-Z guide to safe and healthy eating. Calling on the wisdom of more than 300 nutrition experts, the book shows how minor changes to your eating habits can lead to major changes in your quality of life. The book gives you the opportunity to look up an ailment and find out which foods will help and which can harm.

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    ADZVQ

    Pilates Yoga (Paperback)

    Emily Kelly


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    There are many benefits of practising yoga and Pilates: as the body begins to function at its peak, stamina rises, strength improves and body confidence hits an all-time high. This three-in-one guide combines expert tuition with step-by-step photography to create an enjoyable series of exercises for body and mind. Begin by correcting habitual poor posture with simple realignment exercises, and progress towards greater mobility - in the comfort of your own home, and in your own time. Use this book as a safe, personal guide, or as an aid to further instruction. Over 700 colour photographs capture the intricacy of all poses and highlight common mistakes.
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    ABAYS

    Running: How to Get Started (Paperback)

    Elizabeth Hufton


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    Running is one of the most popular activities worldwide, and provides an incredible feeling of achievement as well as offering an enjoyable and accessible way to get fit. This superb book is an ideal reference guide for beginners, with easy-to-follow advice and guidance on getting started, staying motivated, and improving your performance. To help you begin to run, the first part of the book provides practical advice, including basic health checks, progressive walk/run programmes, a six-week plan of running for fitness, and exercises to build up strength. Appropriate clothing and equipment, stretching exercises and warm-up routines are described. Once you have achieved a certain standard you may want to try an event, and there is a special section devoted to explaining what kinds of events are suitable, from a 5K walk/run to a marathon. With over 300 photographs and illustrations, including step-by-step instruction, this expert book is essential reading for anyone who wants to begin and to improve their running. This title is the perfect introduction to one of today's fastest-growing and most popular activities, full of tips to help you stay motivated. It provides a fascinating insight into the world of running and its history, with a survey of the greatest runners and famous races. It includes start-up advice on basic health checks, running kit and footwear, core strength training and stretching exercises, and more. As you develop your distance and running skills there are progressive walk/run programmes and guidance on building up miles and hill running. It contains expert advice on pre-run and post-run nutrition, and entering and training for events. Clear and instructive step-by-step photographic sequences throughout make it easy to start and keep running.
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    ADZXZ

    The Stressbusting Book of Yoga, Massage and Aromatherapy (Paperback)

    Carole McGilvery


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    This is a step-by-step guide to spiritual and physical well-being, shown in more than 300 stunning photographs. It includes self massage, baby massage, massage for sports and sensual massage. It features wonderful fragrances to revitalize or relax the body and to uplift the spirits. It shows how to alleviate common ailments. It shows how to improve poor posture using the Alexander technique to enhance health and well-being. Using the potent powers of essential oils in massage, baths and other treatments, this book illustrates how the scented essences of natural plant oils can be used to treat common ailments, lift the spirits, aid relaxation and promote physical and emotional well-being. A section on yoga introduces the disciplines of the Alexander technique, t'ai chi and stretches. This section illustrates accessible exercises for better posture, co-ordination and greater flexibility. While instruction on massage tones the body, stimulates the circulation and releases tension and discomfort. Discover the relaxing and restorative power of touch with easy-to-follow photographs to teach you massage techniques.
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    ABYVM

    The Detox Cookbook and Health Plan (Hardback)

    Maggie Pannell


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    This work provides everything you need to know about effective detox dieting - how to eat well and lose weight the safe and enjoyable way. It offers four distinct diets, from the one-day mono diet to the two-week liver cleansing diet, offering a diet plan suitable for every timeframe and personal target. It contains more than 150 specially selected easy-to-make recipes, ranging from vitamin-packed juices and smoothies to salads, snacks and tasty light meals, each crammed with vital nutrients and cleansing properties. A comprehensive introduction explains what toxins are, where they are found, and how simple changes to lifestyle can make a big difference to the levels of toxicity in the body. A self-diagnosis checklist reveals the principal signs that indicate a toxic overload, such as fatigue, stress, headaches, digestive problems and skin disorders. There then follows a section on detox superfoods, such as garlic, broccoli, watercress and milk thistle, to name but a few. These foods are packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre and other beneficial properties, which help the body to eliminate toxins while providing a wealth of curative and health-giving benefits. There are four detox regimes to choose from, ranging from a simple one-day mono diet to a two-week liver cleansing diet. These detailed diet programmes contain easy-to-follow guides, recipe recommendations and also ideas for exercise and relaxation.
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    AAAYT

    Clean and Lean Diet (Paperback)

    Elle MacPherson


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    A body has to be clean before it can be lean and unless you rid your body of toxins you'll never be as slim and sculpted as you'd like. "The Clean & Lean Diet" shows you how - in just 14 days - to achieve a slimmer, more toned body. Divided into two sections, it explains first how to get 'Clean' by detoxing, and then how to get 'Lean' by honing your body through a combination of diet and maximum-impact exercises that are illustrated with step-by-step photography. With flexible meal plans, recipes, tips on avoiding the cravings that can lead you off track, advice on avoiding the toxic foods and drinks that prevent us losing weight and keeping it off, plus a maintenance plan that shows you how to maintain your new healthy lifestyle, James demonstrates that you, too, can be clean and lean for life.
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    ACGUS

    The Dukan Diet (Paperback)

    Pierre Dukan

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    The Dukan Diet is a unique 4-step programme, combining two steps to lose your unwanted weight and two steps to keep it off for good: Step 1: Attack For 2-7 days eat as much as you want of 72 protein-rich foods. Step 2: Cruise Continue eating the protein-rich foods with the addition of 28 vegetables. Step 3: Consolidation Add fruit, bread, cheese and starchy foods, and 2 celebration meals a week, allowing 5 days for every pound lost. Step 4: Stabilisation Eat what you like without regaining weight by following 3 simple rules, including the famous 'protein Thursdays'. Devised by Dr Pierre Dukan, a French medical doctor who has spent his career helping people to lose weight permanently, The Dukan Diet is the culmination of thirty-five years' clinical experience. Easy to follow with no calorie counting, The Dukan Diet offers clear simple guidelines, menu planners and delicious recipes for long term success. Beyond its immense success in France, The Dukan Diet has been adopted by 20 countries and translated into 10 languages. Many international observers agree that this is the method most likely to put a stop to the world's weight problems.

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    ACGKN

    Tracy Anderson's 30-day Method (Paperback)

    Tracy Anderson


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    Did you know that muscles get bored, just like people do? Also there's a 9 out of 10 chance that you're working the wrong muscles when you exercise. Based on 10 years of scientific research and experience getting A-list stars and everyday people red-carpet ready, Tracy Anderson has developed a unique 30-day diet and workout routine that reshapes the body and defies genetics to tone the muscles and drop the pounds. Tracy believes it is possible for anyone to get the body they want, and this workout leaves no chance for anything but terrific, fast results.
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    ADLRY

    The Fitness Book (Paperback)


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    Find a fitness workout that works for you with the home fitness bible. Whether you want to fit into your skinny jeans, brave a swimming costume in six weeks or squeeze in some exercise during your lunch break, "The Fitness Book" will help you find a workout that fits perfectly into your busy lifestyle. From stretching to strength-training and yoga to Pilates, over 500 exercises are covered plus questionnaires and tests help you identify the perfect workout for you. Tips on motivation and advice on healthy eating will keep you on the right track when the going gets tough. Easy to follow, enjoyable and achievable, "The Fitness Book" is your own gym membership for life so cancel your costly subscription and find a routine that really works for you.
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    AASWX

    The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises (Paperback)

    Adam Campbell


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    "The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises" is a complete reference guide of exercises for every part of the body, smartly organized by muscle group and with so many variations that it's equally useful for newbies and long-time gym goers. With 612 exercises, nearly 1,300 colour images and more than 100 workouts, it packs more between its covers than an entire bookshop of fitness titles. Highlights include: lose your gut for good: the world's greatest 4-week diet and exercise plan (scientifically proven); the 9 best exercises you've never done; the bodyweight workout you can do anywhere; and, 64 ways to add inches to your arms creatively. Packaged using photography and innovative design, "The Men's Health Big Book of Exercises" is filled from start to finish with fascinating statistics and useful tip boxes, making it easy, fun and informative to read.

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