Workouts For Dummies

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Wiley, Dec 23, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 384 pages
Every few months a new diet, wonder drug, or workout machine hitsthe market promising instantaneous results. Unfortunately, none ofthese fads ever seems to work. That's because the secret togood health is based on a balanced workout routine, which consistsof eating a healthy diet, exercising, resting your body, and doingyour best to find balance in all aspects of your life. If you candedicate yourself to this goal and are willing to work for what youwant you can have a healthy and fit body.

Workouts For Dummies by Tamilee Webb, whose buffed bodyis the star of the Buns of Steel workout video series, will showyou how to get the most out of your workout routine no matter whatyour current level of fitness. If you're a workout enthusiastthis book will help you shape up with easy workouts you can doanytime, anywhere. Even if you've never exercised,don't worry--this book starts with basic topics such aschoosing shoes and warming up.

Workouts For Dummie s covers everything you'll needto create an effective exercise program, starting with anexplanation of body types (so you don't think you'llend up looking like Cindy Crawford if you don't already) andthe workouts that suit your body type. You'll also finddirections for stretches, aerobic exercises, muscle conditioning(using weights, furniture, exercise bands, and bars), and workoutsfor different locations (home, office, gym), all withillustrations. Workouts For Dummies also deals with thefollowing topics and much more:
* Creating a personalized workout
* Warming up, cooling down, and stretching
* Preventing common injuries
* Targeting and toning trouble spots
* Evaluating equipment, gear, and gadgets
* Determining your fitness level
* Working out while traveling
Filled with expert tips, techniques, and step-by-step photos thatillustrate over 100 exercises, Workouts For Dummies willhelp you make exercising an enjoyable part of your life.

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Tamilee Webb, star of 22 Buns of Steel videos and author of The Rubber Band Workout and Step Up to Fitness, can currently be seen on cable TV's Health Network.

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