Active Living Every Day w/Online Resource-2nd Edition / Edition 2

Active Living Every Day w/Online Resource-2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Steven N. Blair, Andrea L. Dunn, Bess H. Marcus, Ruth Ann Carpenter
     
 

Adding regular physical activity to your week can make a huge difference in your health. Move more and you’ll have more energy, less stress, a reduced risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, a healthier weight, and better sleep quality. And those are just a few of the benefits. If you’ve decided that

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Overview

Adding regular physical activity to your week can make a huge difference in your health. Move more and you’ll have more energy, less stress, a reduced risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, a healthier weight, and better sleep quality. And those are just a few of the benefits. If you’ve decided that you want to lead a more active life, Active Living Every Day, Second Edition, offers you all the tools you need to take the first steps toward success.

Active Living Every Day, Second Edition, is more than just a book. It’s a step-by-step plan for building a healthier life. With Active Living Every Day, you’ll learn how enjoyable physical activity can be—even if you’ve never been active before—and how easy it is to add activity to your day. You’ll create your own activity plan based on your preferences and lifestyle, and you’ll be encouraged to choose activities that you like and that fit easily into your routine. You’ll even learn how everyday activities, like housecleaning and gardening, can count toward your weekly physical activity goals. Along the way you’ll develop confidence by building on small successes and overcoming obstacles—methods that have proven effective in producing lasting change. The advice and participants’ stories in the book and the supplementary online tools offer support and guidance to help you achieve your activity goals.

Making important lifelong changes takes commitment. With the right structure and encouragement, those changes can be easier to accomplish. Let Active Living Every Day, Second Edition, show you how building on small successes can add up to healthy, life-changing habits.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736092227
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
10/11/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
174
Sales rank:
348,414
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Ready, Set, Go

Chapter 2: Finding New Opportunities

Chapter 3: Overcoming Challenges

Chapter 4: Setting Goals and Rewarding Yourself

Chapter 5: Gaining Confidence

Chapter 6: Enlisting Support

Chapter 7: Avoiding Pitfalls

Chapter 8: Step by Step

Chapter 9: Defusing Stress

Chapter 10: Finding New Opportunities to Be Active

Chapter 11: Positive Planning

Chapter 12: Making Lasting Changes

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