Sitting Kills, Moving Heals: How Everyday Movement Will Prevent Pain, Illness, and Early Death - and Exercise Alone Won't

Sitting Kills, Moving Heals: How Everyday Movement Will Prevent Pain, Illness, and Early Death - and Exercise Alone Won't

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by Joan Vernikos
     
 

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"This groundbreaking study demonstrates how the prevalent problems of obesity, ailing health, and lack of energy can all be easily improved simply by using the power of gravity. The survey is based on the author's research into how weightlessness weakens astronauts' muscles, bones, and overall well-being, suggesting ways to incorporate gravity into everyday

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"This groundbreaking study demonstrates how the prevalent problems of obesity, ailing health, and lack of energy can all be easily improved simply by using the power of gravity. The survey is based on the author's research into how weightlessness weakens astronauts' muscles, bones, and overall well-being, suggesting ways to incorporate gravity into everyday life and illustrating how it can increase fitness as well as prevent aging. Addressing those who spend more than half their lives sitting and therefore struggle to benefit from even the most strenuous gym workouts, this practical, easy-to-follow action plan outlines simple gravity-resisting activities such as standing, walking, and dancing, guaranteed to produce better results than diet and exercise plans"—

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Thought-provoking ... former NASA scientist Vernikos ... argues that out-of-shape Americans need to startdoing exercises that make their bodies resist the force of gravity. The good news: dancing, jumping ... and gardening all count. A compelling call to action. —Booklist

A plan that can help everyone improve their health with small, simple actions .... The beauty of Dr. Vernikos' plan is its simplicity. Easy, natural, everyday movements tat take, literally, seconds and can provide a lifetime of benefits. —East Oregonian

An easy-to-use prescription for good health. And the best part? We don't have to spend excessive hours at the gym to produce health benefits. Anyone interested in maintining health and independence will want to read this book. —Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine

What a marvelously practical book! For anyone wondering how to remain active for as long as they can without necessarily becoming an athlete, this book's for you. Highly credible ... the writing is fluid and clear as well. —whatsheread.blogspot.com

A book everyone should read ... I recommend it expecially to anyone who hates exercise and needs motivation to become physically active again. The book is an easy read and easy to put into action in your own life. —Satu Hattula, bodycapable.com

Offers many tips on how people can increase their simple everyday movement, thereby improving their health. "Sitting Kills, Moving Heals" is a superb fitness book ... I highly recommend this book. —La Cross Tribune

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ISBN-13:
9781610350181
Publisher:
Linden Publishing
Publication date:
11/03/2011
Pages:
150
Sales rank:
161,018
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

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