Strength Training for Women: Tone Up, Burn Calories, Stay Strong

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Penguin, Dec 27, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 160 pages

With heart disease and diabetes topping the list of health hazards for women, strength training effectively reduces the risks by burningcalories and bringing down body weight. Featuring two programs for all ages andlevels of ability, Strength Training for Women offers a sensible, workable plan that every woman can follow for life, whether at home or in the gym.

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Tone up, burn calories, stay strong

 

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This is an excellent introduction to training with light weights on your own. It's geared toward women and written by an experienced trainer. I appreciate its clear writing and illustrative photos. Read full review

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Id owned this book previously and had given it to my daughter. Was having trouble finding another when I saw it here. It shows each very effective exercise in colored pictures making it easy to use. Quite inexpensive for quality item. Really feel youll love it too.. Read full review

Contents

4 FOR LIFE 28
28
LOWER BODY PROGRAM 56
56
UPPER BODY PROGRAM 90
90
CORE BODY PROGRAM 124
124
The Major Muscle Groups 150
150
Improving Posture 152
152
Balance and Coordination 154
154
Targeting the Trouble Spots 156
156
Index 158
158
Resources 159
159
Acknowledgments 160
160
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Joan Pagano is certified in health and fitness instruction by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). She has worked as a personal fitness trainer in New York City since 1988, providing professional guidance and support to people at all levels of fitness. Through her work,
she has created hundreds of training programs for individuals as well as for the community at large. Formerly the manager of a one-on-one training facility, Joan now supervises her own staff of fitness specialists who work together as Joan Pagano Fitness Group.

For many years she served as the Director of Personal Trainer Certification Program at Marymount Manhattan College and is also a nationally recognized provider of continuing education courses for fitness trainers through both the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and IDEA Health and Fitness Inc. Joan is the author of DK's Strength Training for Women (2004); Strength Training Deck (2006); 8 Weeks to a Younger Body (2007), and 15-Minute Total Body Workout (2008).

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