Workouts For Dummies

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Motivate your mind and shape your body with the exercise expertise of international fitness educator Tamilee Webb. Whether you're an avid gym rat or you're just looking for a few simple workout routines to do in the privacy of your own home, Buns of Steel expert Tamilee can help you design a new workout especially geared for your body type and personal goals.

Workouts For Dummies gives you step-by-step instructions and plenty of photos so you can create an exercise program ...

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Overview

Motivate your mind and shape your body with the exercise expertise of international fitness educator Tamilee Webb. Whether you're an avid gym rat or you're just looking for a few simple workout routines to do in the privacy of your own home, Buns of Steel expert Tamilee can help you design a new workout especially geared for your body type and personal goals.

Workouts For Dummies gives you step-by-step instructions and plenty of photos so you can create an exercise program that's perfect for you. Discover the secrets of warming up, cooling down, and stretching; listen to your body to prevent injury or strain; identify your body type and the best workout plan; and start toning and working your upper and lower body. Workouts For Dummies also features practical advice for special workouts at home, in the office, on the road, or in the gym, and a section devoted to workouts for seniors, kids, and pregnant women. So get fit fast in For Dummies style with Tamilee and start feeling like a new person -- the person you really want to be.

"The popular and acclaimed fitness educator presents exercise programs that not only fit body type and fitness level, but also lifestyle, age, and overall health... presents workouts ideal for the home, office, or gym."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764551246
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/23/1998
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 405,867
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Tamilee Webb, star of 22 Buns of Steel videos and author of The Rubber Band Workout and Step Up to Fitness, can currently be seen on cable TV's Health Network.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Motivate Your Mind, Exercise Your Body.

Chapter 2: The "Where" and "Wear" of Working Out: Shoes, Clothes, and More.

Chapter 3: Warming Up, Cooling Down, and Stretching.

Chapter 4: Listening to Your Body: Injury Prevention.

PART II: My Body Type's Best Workout.

Chapter 5: The Mesomorph Body Type.

Chapter 6: Life as an Ectomorph.

Chapter 7: The Endomorph Body Type.

Chapter 8: Your Personalized Workout Program.

PART III: Upper-Body Workouts.

Chapter 9: Cardiovascular Exercise.

Chapter 10: Flex Your Pecs: Arm and Chest Exercises.

Chapter 11: Carry the Weight of the World: Back and Shoulder Exercises.

PART IV: Lower-Body Workouts.

Chapter 12: Crunch Time: Awesome Abdominal Exercises.

Chapter 13: Strong, Fit Legs: Leg Exercises.

Chapter 14: I Love My Thighs: Inner and Outer Thigh Exercises.

Chapter 15: Firm Those Buns: Bun Exercises.

PART V: Special Workouts at Home, on the Road, in the Office, or at the Gym.

Chapter 16: A Home Workout with an Exercise Band.

Chapter 17: Hotel and Travel Workouts.

Chapter 18: Working Out at Work.

Chapter 19: Working Out at the Gym.

Chapter 20: Special Workouts for Special Needs: Pregnancy, Seniors, and Kids.

PART VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: My Ten Favorite Exercises and Why You Should Do Them.

Chapter 22: Tamilee's Top Ten Workout Videos.

Chapter 23: My Ten Favorite Fitness Books.

PART VII: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Exercise Program Chart.

Appendix B: Finding Fitness on theWeb.

Index.

Book Registration Information.

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