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Start Strong, Finish Strong: Prescriptions for a Lifetime of Great Health

Start Strong, Finish Strong: Prescriptions for a Lifetime of Great Health

by Kenneth H. Cooper
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583333185

ISBN-13: 2901583333180

Pub. Date: 09/11/2008

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

Start Strong, Finish Strong means living the life we all want-now and as we age. It means a healthy heart, strong bones, and a quick mind. It means feeling great and looking younger than you did five years ago. It means making small but significant changes to your lifestyle that will revolutionize your life. With dynamite father-son combo Dr. Ken and Dr. Tyler Cooper,

Overview

Start Strong, Finish Strong means living the life we all want-now and as we age. It means a healthy heart, strong bones, and a quick mind. It means feeling great and looking younger than you did five years ago. It means making small but significant changes to your lifestyle that will revolutionize your life. With dynamite father-son combo Dr. Ken and Dr. Tyler Cooper, you'll learn how to: Reduce the risk of dying from coronary disease by 33 percent, and the risk of dying from cancer by 24 percent, Prevent age-related mental decline by 10 percent annually, Add at least three years to your life, Live without even minimal disability for seven extra years. Blast off to a strong start to getting your life in gear with the Coopers and finish strong with a healthy heart and mind.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901583333180
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/11/2008
Edition description:
reprint
Pages:
432

Table of Contents


Preface xi Introduction xiii Part 1 Finding Your Special Inner Drive
1 How to Jump-start a Stubborn Body 3
2 Squaring Off the Curve of Your Life 15
3 What's Your Hot Button? 26
4 The Science of Starting and Finishing Strong 59 Part 2 The Seven Simple Cooper Start-ups
5 Start-up #1-Don't Put Off Your Gold-Standard Physical Exam 81
6 Start-up #2-The Active Mind-set: Focus on the Amazing Benefits of Fitness 114
7 Start-up #2-Your Basic Exercise Program: Launch a Personal Plan 133
8 Start-up #2-Advanced Fitness: Explore Your Physical Potential 168
9 Start-up #3-Go on a One-Thing Weight-Loss Eating Plan 204
10 Start-up #4-Follow a Wise Supplement Strategy 235
11 Start-up #5-Do Serious Smoke Control 268
12 Start-up #6-Counteract Substance Surprises 287
13 Start-up #7-Combat Stress with Mind-Spirit Strength 302 Part 3 Strategies for Finishing Strong
14 It's Time to Finish Strong 327
15 The Secret to Maintaining Motivation 339
16 Your Fitness Future Is Now 365 Appendix 369 Notes 375 Index 401

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