Take charge of Parkinson's disease : dynamic lifestyle changes to put you in the driver's seat
Anne Cutter Mikkelsen with Carolyn Stinson.
New York : DiaMedica Publishing, c2011.
Motivated by her husband Mike's PD, Anne Mikkelsen developed a cooking style that blends her training in traditional French cooking with emerging science on the importance of brain-healthy food. Mike, an award-winning potter and sculptor, has skillfully adapted his art to accommodate the advancing stages of PD. Together, they have overcome many of the obstacles of living with Parkinson's disease.
Easy pilates for pregnancy : any stage any place any time
Meg Walker. Consultant Judy Fiore. Illustrated by Juliet Percival.
London : Connections, 2010.
During and after pregnancy it's vital to stay fit and healthy, and there's no better way of doing this safely and effectively than through Pilates. Easy Pilates for Pregnancy presents a range of exercise sequences to suit all stages of pregnancy, so you can be sure you're doing the right exercises at the right time. Discover how Pilates can help alleviate those aches and pains so common in pregnancy, and how it can even help promote an easier, shorter labour! There are postnatal routines, too, for getting back into shape after baby arrives. Perfect for helping busy moms-to-be prepare for the big day and beyond, Easy Pilates for Pregnancy has it covered.
Framework for the knee : a 6-step plan for preventing injury and ending pain
Nicholas A. DiNubile ; with Bruce Scali.
Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale, c2010.
Musculoskeletal conditions are the #1 reason for doctor visits among Americans. No one knows the concerns of patients afflicted with these bone, muscle, and joint issues better than Dr. Nicholas DiNubile. As the orthopedist to the Philadelphia 76ers, he presented his plan for treating and preventing general pain without surgery or drugs in his first book,FrameWork.Now, in the second installment of his Active for Life series, Dr. DiNubile turns his attention to the estimated 21 million Americans who suffer from chronic knee pain. Beginning with an in-depth look at the causes of common knee injuries, Dr. DiNubile provides diagnostic tools for assessing pain. His 7-step plan for treating the injury, rehabilitating the area, eating to aid healing, and protecting the knee allow you to continue enjoying your favorite activities.Knee pain and injury don't have to mean the end of an active lifestyle. All it takes is a balanced, customized program designed to address patient-specific needs.FrameWork for the Kneesprovides anyone suffering from these issues with the tools to be active for life.
Clean & lean diet : 14 days to your best-ever body
James Duigan with Maria Lally.
[London] : Kyle Books ; [Lanham, MD] : distributed by National Book Network, c2010.
Written by Elle Macpherson's personal trainer, this is the only diet book guaranteed to give you the beach-beautiful body you've always wanted. Simple and effective, with no calorie counting or complicated rules, it shows you how to get Clean by following a flexible 14-day meal plan endorsed by nutritionist Alice Sykes, then how to get Lean by honing your body with easy exercises that get results. Illustrated with recipe and step-by-step exercise photography.
The new! abs diet for women : the 6-week plan to flatten your belly and firm up your body for life
David Zinczenko with Ted Spiker.
New York : Rodale, c2010.
The New York Times bestseller is back, featuring new research, plus new exercises and nutrition plans to help you achieve even faster weight loss Women's Health has loaded this new edition with more useful tips, body-sculpting exercises, and delicious new recipes using the Abs Diet Power 12 Foods, which are scientifically proven to burn fat, build muscle, fight heart disease, and boost the immune system. The New Abs Diet for Women also contains bonus workouts that target the legs and butt, moves that incorporate yoga and Pilates, and new interval workouts that burn off pregnancy weight.
The complete guide to food for sports performance : a guide to peak nutrition for your sport
Louise Burke, Greg Cox.
Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2010.
A substantially revised and updated edition of the highly respected guide to using nutrition as an integrated part of an athlete's total performance-enhancing package ¬ Whatever the sport, it is essential for an athlete to have his or her body working at peak efficiency and this book presents nutrition as an integrated part of an athlete's regimen. Training should provide maximum benefit and the athlete should achieve peak performance, and in this guide, general nutrition and exercise physiology information are converted into a plan for day-to-day practice for training and competition preparation. It outlines important differences in nutritional needs for different sports, including the timing of food and liquid intake, and the best foods to achieve maximum energy output. Case studies and discussions of typical dietary problems are included, enabling athletes and coaches to tailor a diet uniquely suited to individual needs, including the need for weight gain or loss. Until an athlete understands the relationship between nutrition and performance, they cannot manage a total program effectively. When everyone in a given competition is highly talented, highly trained, and highly motivated, nutrition will provide the winning edge.
The human body needs the right "fuel" in the form of nutrition foods and sufficient fluids to perform optimally for an athlete or exercise enthusiast, the balance of nutritious foods and proper hydration is critical for peak performance and overall health. Nutrition for Sports and Exercise, Second Edition introduces readers to the science of nutrition for athletes and sports buffs. The book explores the dangers athletes may face when they neglect their nutritional needs and provides valuable information about how athletes can best achieve optimal nutrition.
Do you want to lose fat and stay young, all while avoiding cancer, diabetes, heart disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and a host of other illnesses?The Paleo Solutionincorporates the latest, cutting edge research from genetics, biochemistry and anthropology to help you look, feel and perform your best. Written by Robb Wolf, a research biochemist who traded in his lab coat and pocket protector for a whistle and a stopwatch to become one of the most sought after strength and conditioning coaches in the world. With Robb's unique perspective as both scientist and coach you will learn how simple nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes can radically change your appearance and health for the better.