Fit as a Family: A Guide to Working Together for Health and Fitness

Fit as a Family: A Guide to Working Together for Health and Fitness

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Overview

Co-authors Cathy Nobil-Dutton and Jule Anne Henstenberg offer parents and caregivers a manageable and straightforward plan for wellness in Fit as a Family. With practical and achievable directives for school age children, teens, and anyone in between, they make it a group effort as they show readers how to take control of their families' health through exercise, nutrition and good old-fashioned family time. In six engaging, easy-to-read and instructive chapters, the authors consider important topics such as portion size, unnecessary and invisible calories, and how to get families moving. While there is a good deal of encouragement for families who struggle with weight, the key is to share the burden-and the fun-of getting fit. Families will be empowered-and that's the point. There is no set diet or remedy; it's a matter of making simple, but significant, lifestyle changes as a family, for the family

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439276723
Publisher: BookSurge, LLC
Publication date: 12/14/2009
Pages: 88
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.18(d)

About the Author

Jule Anne Henstenburg received a B.S. in nutrition from Pennsylvania State University and an M.S. in Nutrition from Cornell University. She is a Registered Dietitian and has worked extensively with children and teens on weight management and other nutritional issues throughout her career. She is currently Director of the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Program at La Salle University in Philadelphia PA. She lives in Glenside, PA, with her husband and two teenage sons.
Cathy Nobil-Dutton received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.S.W. from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a certified Marriage and Family Therapist. Cathy has worked with clients on weight management issues for over 20 years. In 1995 she became certified as a Personal Trainer and in 1997 as a Weight Management Consultant by the American Council on Exercise. After receiving her personal training certificate, she started a business entitled Body Esteem that deals comprehensively with issues of emotions, weight and exercise. She lives in Glenside, PA. where she maintains her practice.She can be reached through her website at www.BodyEsteem.org.

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