The United States Department of Health and Human Services has released two landmark publications, "Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General "and "2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans." Both of these publications emphasize that physical activity and physical fitness are strongly related to the reduction of risks of morbidity and mortality for a variety of chronic diseases, including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, some types of cancer, osteoporosis, and mental illness. Physical activity and fitness also have a positive effect on mental processes and cognitive function, which are particularly important for students. The Surgeon General's report calls for effect...
Each year the quality of life of hundreds of thousands of men deteriorate as their lives are incapacitated by stroke, heart failure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and obesity. It doesn't have to be like that. The sixteen-week Fat Old Man (FOM) Program provides a "do more, eat less" approach to reverse that downward spiral of incapacitation for men who have been sedentary for twenty, thirty, and maybe even forty years. With only a few easy changes, the FOM Guide helps men recapture the energy and vitality of health without giving up the foods that they normally eat. The FOM Guide gives those men another chance to enjoy a longer, fuller, more rewarding life.
Learn how to apply the psychology of health and fitness to your exercise programs and to solve the motivational and behavioral problems you’ll encounter every day in practice. You’ll explore the scientific principles and variables that influence behavior as you develop the confidence to design effective lifestyle interventions for disease prevention and develop individualized exercise programs that promote optimal health.
The Health and Fitness Handbook, produced in partnership with Lifetime Health Fitness Ltd (one of the largest training providers in this market), provides essential knowledge for those working towards NVQ qualifications, anyone starting a career as a fitness instructor, and for class and club participants who want to know more.
"Clear, easy-to-read presentation of the importance of posture or body alignment with respect to appearance, maintaining physical functioning, and preventing muscle and joint pain and disability particularly as one grows older. Includes postural self-assessment and over one hundred exercises in various short menus to correct and maintain proper body alignment."
This book is a compilation of various articles relating to Diet, Weight Training, Cardiovascular Training, Supplementation, and other aspects of life that affect one's overall health. The articles in the book address many common misconceptions which are advertised in various types of media, which cause people to fail their physical goals of fitness. The book also addresses many substitutes for bad habits to enjoy certain foods without the consequences. Christopher Brandlin's main goal from writing these articles is to educate many individuals on how to achieve results in a fitness program, and how to keep a healthy lifestyle. Also this book includes 20 different recipes to reduce saturated fats, sodium, sugars, and overall calories.