The Rockport Walking Program

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Based on breakthrough research, The Rockport Walking Program offers a complete fitness agenda for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol counts, while it raises energy and productivity levels, and aids in weight control.

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Another book about walking for health, written under the aegis of the Rockport Institute, which creates walking programs and markets walking shoes. Do we need another book on this topic? Not this one ... Read full review

Contents

The Rockport Walking Program Philosophy
2
Testing Testing
19
Getting Ready to Start Your 30Day Program
48
The 30Day Program Calendar
60
The Lifetime Exchange System
196
Your Personal 20Week Walking Programand Beyond
218
The Rockport Recipes
229
Research Design of The Rockport Walking
336
Food Diary
344
Sources
363
Copyright

About the author (1989)

Dr. Rippe is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School with post graduate training at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is currently the Founder and Director of the Rippe Lifestyle Institute in Shrewsbury, MA and Associate Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Tufts University School of Medicine.

In addition to serving as Editor of the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, Dr. Rippe also edits a major textbook teaching physicians about diverse aspects of cardiovascular medicine and the impact of lifestyle decisions on good health. This textbook, Lifestyle Medicine, (Blackwell Science, 1999) is the first textbook to guide physicians in the diverse aspects of how to incorporate lifestyle recommendations into the practice of modern medicine. His intensive care textbook, Irwin and Rippe s Intensive Care Medicine (5th edition, 2003; co-edited with Dr. Richard Irwin) is the world s leading textbook on intensive and coronary care.

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