As we age, our bodies change - but that doesn't have to impact our fitness level. We may not be teenagers anymore, but if we exercise smarter, we can remain youthful, energetic, and strong.Dr. Vonda Wright is the creator of a unique exercise program tailored to the needs of mature athletes. In Fitness After 40, you will learn how to:
Understand your body, and approach exercise in a new wayMaximize your fitness while minimizing injuryGain flexibilityBenefit from aerobic exerciseBuild strength through resistance trainingImprove balance
Now in its second edition, the book includes targeted "20 Minutes to Burn" workouts, a 6-week total-body plan, and new information on nutrition, injury prevention, joint preservation, the mind/body connection, and more.Whatever your age or activity level, Fitness After 40 will get you motivated, get you moving...and feeling better than ever.
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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1You Are Strong, You Are Powerful, You Move You! Chapter 2The New Science of Aging Chapter 3Fitness at 40, 50, 60, and Beyond Chapter 4Move and Be Stronger, Smarter, and Happier! Chapter 5Giving Your Mobility a F.A.C.E.-Lift! Chapter 6F--Flexibility Chapter 7A--Aerobic Exercise Chapter 8C--Carry a Load Chapter 9E--Equilibrium/Balance Chapter 10The Six-Week Jump Start to Mobility Plan--Your 20 Minutes to Burn Chapter 11Maximizing Performance and Minimizing Injury Chapter 12Healing with Steel Chapter 13It's a Waistline, Not a Wasteline--Your Guide to Smart Nutrition Chapter 14"In the Mouth of the Wolf"--Creating Your Mental Edge Chapter 15When the Shoe Fits, Wear It A Closing Word on Your Fitness After 40 Further Resources Selected References Index