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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Total Home Workout (Paperback)
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!
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.
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.
Total Detox (Paperback)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Cycling Bible (Hardback)
In this practical and often humorous guide, Ian Marber, the Food Doctor, explains how our bodies work, reminds us of how unhealthy our emotional relationship with food can be, and provides simple guidelines on good nutrition. Quite simply, Ian shows us what to eat, and when, so that instead of spending our whole life on a diet, we can avoid getting fat in the first place.
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.