Anatomy for Exercise for Longevity

Anatomy for Exercise for Longevity

A Trainer's Guide to A Long and Healthy Life

Book - 2015
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A recent study by Brigham and Women's Hospital and the National Cancer Institute found a direct relationship between levels of physical activity and increased longevity, regardless of body weight. The results revealed that walking briskly for just 11 minutes per day was associated with a gain of 1.8 years of life expectancy, compared with doing no such activity. Walking briskly for 43 minutes a day was associated with a gain of 4.5 years! Facts like this make it hard for almost anyone resisting exercise to find a reasonable excuse.

Anatomy of Exercise for Longevity: A Trainer's Guide to a Long and Healthy Life is the latest addition to a best-selling series and the ideal guide to approaching and maintaining physical activity beginning at any age.

The Anatomy of... books are revolutionary for their accessibility and insight into how different muscles of the body actually work during exercise. As such, they meet a variety of amateur and professional needs. In all, the series' ten titles have sold more than 250,000 copies in North America. This new book will perhaps be the most enthusiastically received. After all, everyone wants to live longer. The features are:

Full-body anatomy illustrations, front and back Full-color photographs of exercises Annotated full-color anatomical illustrations for all exercises Identification of active, stabilizing and benefitting muscles Concise how-to instructions for each exercise Level-of-difficulty modifications "Best For" information boxes Safety tips boxes Glossary of anatomical terms.

No other exercise book provides such rich detail tailored to the general reader. Approachable, non-judgmental and accessible, it is the ideal resource for anyone who wants to live a long, healthy and active life-- and don't we all?

Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : Firefly Books, 2015.
ISBN: 9781770856318
Characteristics: 160 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm.

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