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- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
By participating in the everyday life of fitness professionals, gym-goers and bodybuilders, The Global Gym explores fitness centres as sites of learning. The authors consider how physical, psychological and cultural knowledge about health and the body is incorporated into people's identity in a local and global gym and fitness context. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 137.95
Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance: Muscle Building, Endurance, and Strength provides a comprehensive overview to understanding the integrated impact of nutrition on performance. The book is divided into five main themes: An introductory overview of the role of nutrition in human health Various types of physical exercises, including... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 21.99 US$ 19.50
An easy-to-follow guide to a hot new form of yoga Yoga with Weights is the latest breakthrough in mind-body exercise, integrating the mindfulness of yoga with the physical culture of body-building. Building on the strengths of both disciplines, this friendly guide shows readers how to safely combine yoga postures while simultaneously working out... more...
- Harvard Health Publications 2009; US$ 18.00
The numbers are shocking. Just three out of 10 American adults are active enough to stay healthy and fit, and nearly four out of 10 admit they arent active at all, despite reams of research proving that exercise is a powerful preventive, and sometimes an antidote, for disability and illness. Which side of this divide are you standing on ... more...
- Harvard Health Publications 2010; US$ 18.00
When you hear the term strength training, perhaps you envision someone with bulging biceps and rippling abdominal muscles. But strength training can benefit people of all ages and athletic abilitieswhether you are 40 or 85, well toned or unable to rise from a wheelchair without assistance. more...
Kettlebell Training for Athletes: Develop Explosive Power and Strength for Martial Arts, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports, pbMcGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 23.00
Improve performance in any sport with Russia?s most guarded training secret For elite sports training, nothing compares to the impact that kettlebells have on the entire body, and author and trainer Dave Bellomo now brings the power and benefit of these Russian-inspired weights to any athlete. Working the entire body at different angles, this popular... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 83.95
The tragedy that occurred in the United States on September 11, 2001 brought enhanced emergency preparedness among first responders to the forefront of public awareness. Since those events ? and despite significant progress made in many of the areas previously deemed deficient ? some response areas are still woefully inadequate. Cross-Training for... more...
- Triumph Books 2013; US$ 9.99
Muscle & Fitness magazine has provided a program of rapid-fire core workouts for those seeking to ?get moving? on a weight-training fitness program or for those who wish to expand, freshen-up, and enhance their workout regimen. There are 101 photo-illustrated workouts that allow enthusiasts the opportunity to glance at the photo during a workout... more...
- Triumph Books 2008; US$ 9.99
The perfect resource for anyone looking to lose weight and look great, this health guide includes easy-to-follow cardio and weight training routines, recipes, and meal plans. Following on the heels of the ultra-successful Triumph titles, 101 Workouts and 101 Workouts for Women , is a new book in the "101" series that delivers even more breakthrough... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 5.99
Charlie Bronson has spent three decades in solitary confinement, and yet has stayed as fit as a fiddle, gaining several world strength and fitness records in the process. Now, in this no-nonsense guide to getting fit and staying fit, he reveals just how he's done it. Forget fancy gyms, expensive running shoes and designer outfits, what you need are... more...