Start Strong, Finish Strong: Prescriptions for a Lifetime of Great Health

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The ultimate health program for those who want to live longer, healthier lives.

Start Strong, Finish Strong means living the life we all want?now and as we age. It means a healthy heart, strong bones, and a quick mind. It means feeling great and looking younger than you did five years ago. It means making small but significant changes to your lifestyle that will revolutionize your life. With dynamite father/son combo Dr. Ken and Dr. Cooper, you?ll learn how to:

Add at least three years to your life
Prevent age-related mental decline by 10 percent Annually
Live without even minimal physical disability for seven extra years
Reduce the risk of dying from coronary disease by 33 percent, and the risk of dying from cancer by 24 percent

Blast off to a strong start to getting your life in gear with the Coopers and finish strong with a healthy heart and mind.


 

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The book is authored by Kenneth Cooper M.D. and his son Tyler Cooper M.D. Ken Cooper being the originator of the aerobic concept of health training from the 1960's. The focus of this book is for those ... Read full review

Contents

Finding Your Special Inner Drive
1
How to Jumpstart a Stubborn Body
3
Squaring Off the Curve of Your Life
15
Whats Your Hot Button?
26
The Science of Starting and Finishing Strong
59
The Seven Simple Cooper Startups
79
Startup 1Dont Put Off Your GoldStandard Physical Exam
81
Startup 2The Active Mindset Focus on the Amazing Benefits of Fitness
114
Startup 5Do Serious Smoke Control
268
Startup 6Counteract Substance Surprises
287
Startup 7Combat Stress with MindSpirit Strength
302
Strategies for Finishing Strong
325
Its Time to Finish Strong
327
The Secret to Maintaining Motivation
339
Your Fitness Future Is Now
365
APPENDIX
369

Startup 2Your Basic Exercise Program Launch a Personal Plan
133
Startup 2Advanced Fitness Explore Your Physical Potential
168
Startup 3Go on a OneThing WeightLoss Eating Plan
204
Startup 4Follow a Wise Supplement Strategy
235
NOTES
375
INDEX
401
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About the author (2008)

Kenneth H. Cooper, M.D., MPH, is widely recognized as the world’s leading authority on preventive medicine, author of the international bestseller Aerobics, and an avid skier. In addition to his work at the world-renowned Cooper Clinic and Aerobics Center in Dallas, he is a nationally syndicated radio talk-show host and spokesperson for the “no trans fat” movement. Doctors Ken and Tyler both live in Dallas.

Tyler C. Cooper, M.D., MPH, is a preventive medicine specialist, an athlete, and the founder of Cooper Ventures, which strives to help people incorporate healthy living into every aspect of their lives.

William Proctorhas worked on twelve books with Dr. Kenneth Cooper, including the New York Timesbestseller Controlling Cholesteroland Controlling Cholesterol the Natural Way.

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