Walk Don't Die: How to Stay Fit,Trim and Healthy without Killing Yourself

Overview

Walk Don't Die shows how strenuous exercises, jogging, calisthenics, exercises machines, fad diets, and sedentary life-styles can cause disease, disability and even death. Dr. Stutman's walking program effectively controls weight, lowers blood pressure.
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Overview

Walk Don't Die shows how strenuous exercises, jogging, calisthenics, exercises machines, fad diets, and sedentary life-styles can cause disease, disability and even death. Dr. Stutman's walking program effectively controls weight, lowers blood pressure.
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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Stutman, a physician and author of The Doctor's Walking Book, etc., provides solid information about the benefits of walking, complete with suggestions for losing and maintaining weight and selecting walking shoes, a chart to count calories consumed by exercise and tips for walking while on trips and at conferences. He intersperses well-written, albeit pompous, advice on why one must stay in shape with quotes on walking from the likes of Thomas Jefferson, Thoreau and Hippocrates, and mildly amusing cartoons and illustrations. Stutman devotes an inordinate amount of space to denigrating joggingalmost 80 pageswith such section headings as ``Have You Ever Seen a Jogger Smile?'' and ``Other Jogging Jeopardies.'' This is fast-paced readingeven for nonwalkerswith frequent, interesting references to articles on health, diet and exercise in consumer magazines and medical journals. (November 30)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780934232067
  • Publisher: Medical Manor Books
  • Publication date: 1/15/1987
  • Edition description: 1st ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 239
  • Product dimensions: 5.85 (w) x 8.73 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Stutman is one of the world's foremost authorities on the medical benefits of walking as an exercise. As a medical officer in the U.S.Air Force, Dr. Stutman established one of the nation's first walking programs for heart attack victims. He has done extensive research in the fields of exercise physiology and cardiac rehabilitation in private medical practice and at the U.S. Navel Air Development Center. Dr. Stutman has written a total of seven books on walking and has had hundreds of article published on the medical benefits of walking, giving him the honorary title of "Dr. Walk" by his patients.
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Table of Contents

Introduction XI
I. Walk, Don't Run
1. Dead Joggers Tell No Tales 3
2. Running Robots & the Limping Lame 15
3. The Case of the Jangled Jogger 29
II. Walk, Don't Workout
4. If You're Fit You're Healthy--Right?--Wrong! 49
5. Crippling Calisthenics & the Mangle Machines 63
6. "No Pain, No Gain"--That's Insane! 77
III. Walk, Don't Diet
7. It's No Fun to be Fat 91
8. Death Defying Diets 105
9. Dietstep--W.O.W.--What a Diet! 119
IV. Walk, Don't Sit
10. Sedentary Sitters Succumb Sooner 135
11. Trimstep: Be a Lean, Mean Walking Machine 149
12. Fit-Step: For Energy, Fitness and Pep 167
V. Walk, Don't Die
13. Heartstep: Live Longer Without Bypass Surgery 185
14. Stress-Step: Walking Around Keeps Blood Pressure Down 201
15. Lifestep: Steps to Prevent Your Death 215
Index 239
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