The Whartons' Cardio-fitness Book
The Step-by-step Program for High Energy and EnduranceBook - 2000
Train Your Heart for a Brand-New Start Professional athletes and weekend warriors alike have long looked to the father-son team of Jim and Phil Wharton for the cutting-edge advice on fitness. Now, following on the success of the bestselling The Whartons' Stretch Book and The Whartons' Strength Book, they present The Whartons' Cardio-Fitness Book, the ultimate guide to building endurance and heart health through cardiovascular training. Give them thirty minutes three times a week, and the Whartons will give you a better body, more energy, and a stronger heart. By becoming heart-fit, you'll not only lose extra pounds and decrease stress, but also help ward off heart disease, develop stronger bones, and build a healthier future. Special features of this book include: ¸ The seven myths about endurance training and your heart ¸ An owner's manual to your heart ¸ Setting goals for fitness and weight loss--and finding the time to work out ¸ Customizing a workout for ten different cardiovascular activities--walking, racewalking, running, jumping rope, aerobic dancing, swimming, in-line skating, cross-country skiing, cycling, and rowing--with detailed six-week training schedules for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels ¸ Flip art to illustrate proper techniques ¸ Taking your workout to the gym ¸ Fueling your training with the right foods ¸ Special tips for children and older athletes
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers press, c2000.
Characteristics: 293 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.