Sticking to an exercise plan is tough, but the key is simple: stay active by making the most of the activities you already do. This revised and expanded edition contains even more easy ways to build activity and exercise into your daily routine.
|Publisher:||American Diabetes Association|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)|
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We're bombarded daily with media on the how and why we need to change our lifestyle in order to improve our longevity and quality of life. Far too many lifestyle improvements however are unsustainable and result in failure. Charlotte Hayes has provided a refreshing alternative .She provides easy to follow guidelines and instruction on achieving and sustaining health objectives without significant change to lifestyle or personal identity. A 'must read' for those looking for a sustainable way towards a healthier body and soul.
This is a well formatted, easy to read, practical book. It provides in lay language, common sense, reasonable 'how to' for those of us who want to burn calories without a lot of effort. Charlotte provides a good balance of text, visuals and clinical education. Whether you have diabetes or not, this book is an excellent recipe for basic wellness!
An excellent resource material! I still refer to this book weekly after 2 months, feel great that I can work the excercise guidelines into my lifestyle. Very well written.
What a great book Charlotte Hayes has written. Her easy to follow approach to health and fitness will be a benifit to all readers. You do not have to have Diabetes to benefit from the easy to follow practical approach to health and fitness. Charlotte has laid out very practical and simple changes you can make to your lifestyle that will make a tremendous change to your health and fitness. I recommend this book to anyone with diabetes of if you just need a little more fitnes in your lifestyle.
A great book for anyone interested in improving thier lifestyle and quality of life. It is for people who are not fond of a structured exercise program and/or have a diabetic condition.It is well ordered and follows accepted standards of health and fitness. It continually reinforces the idea that there is no quick fix, that it is a change in lifestyle that is neccessary to achieve a better quality of life. Charlotte offers many examples of how to turn daily activities into low impact easy to do exercises following through to some basic exercise and stretching routines. She always stresses setting achievable short term goals to track your progress, increase your fitness awareness, and give you a feeling of accomplishment. Charlotte also includes a chapter specifically for people with diabetes, discussing health and safety concerns with exercise, including blood glucose control through pattern management. This is a book on how to get started taking your first step, and then subsequent steps. Slow and steady for the long haul.