Strong Women Stay Slim

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Bantam Books, May 1, 1998 - Cooking - 317 pages
Strong Women Stay Youngwas an instant national bestseller, a book C. Everett Koop, M.D., called "an essential tool for women of all ages." Now the authors who brought you a powerful weapon to combat aging are back--with an exciting, medically sound program to help you boost your metabolism and melt away fat. Strong Women Stay Slimis the first book to combine the extraordinary fat-fighting power of strength training with a safe, medically proven weight-loss program. Scientific research has shown that strength training increases metabolism--a key to permanent weight loss--by as much as 15 percent. What is more, Tufts University research comparing women who followed identical diet plans found that the strength-training group lost 44 percent more fat than the diet-only group. No matter what your age or fitness level, you can start tomorrow with six simple, no-sweat exercises you can do at home or in the office. You'll feel stronger, more energetic and vital almost immediately. And after just ten weeks of easy, painless changes, you'll be astonished at how far you've come. Whether you're fighting a few stubborn pounds, struggling with postpregnancy weight gain, or battling a lifelong weight problem,Strong Women Stay Slimhas everything you need: Fully illustrated exercises especially designed for weight loss Up-to-the-minute information about weight, appetite, nutrition, and fitness--explaining why this program works A hunger-free food plan, including menus and delicious recipes from an award-winning cookbook author Motivational secrets from sports psychology that boost self-esteem Progress logs and extra guidance for the first ten weeks Filled with inspiring stories from women who became trim and fit through strength training,Strong Women Stay Slimis your key to shaping up and feeling great--for life.

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This book is very helpful for me. I like to work out at home not at the gym. Nice illustrations that are easy to follow. Also alot of nutritional information. Read full review

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Nelson's Strong Women Stay Young (LJ 1/97) demonstrated how a weight-training program can prevent or reduce the balance problems and osteoporosis that are sometimes considered a "normal" part of aging ... Read full review


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About the author (1998)

Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., is Associate Chief of the Human Physiology Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and Assistant Professor at the School of Nutrition Science and Policy.  She is also a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College.

Steven Raichlen is the author of thirteen cookbooks and the winner of a Julia Child/IACP Award and two James Beard Awards for his High-Flavor, Low-Fat series.

Sarah Wernick, Ph.D., is an award-winning freelance health writer.