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15-Minute Workout For Dummies (DUM22) cover image

15-Minute Workouts For Dummies offers step-by-step instructions on 26 toning and shaping exercises, combined in an active sequence that makes the most of your time. The exercises are divided into four express workouts that target your arms, abs, thighs, and buns. This program incorporates both standing and floor moves to help you firm and define hard-to-train areas and get the most from your workout time.

Acupressure and Reflexology For Dummies (0470139420) cover image
Features healing routines and illustrations to guide you

Ease your aches and find relief through the power of touch

Searching for alternative treatments for pain? This friendly, do-it-yourself guide introduces you to the basics and benefits of acupressure and reflexology, showing you step by step how to nurture your emotional and physical well-being and that of someone else. You'll see how to target specific body parts to address your ailments and improve ... Read More

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Ballet For Dummies (0764525689) cover image
Whether you want to participate in ballet or just watch it, the ballet experience can excite and inspire you. Ballet is among the most beautiful forms of expression ever devised: an exquisite mix of sight and sound, stunning, aesthetics, and awesome technique.

Ballet For Dummies is for anyone who wants to enjoy all that the dance forms offers – as an onlooker who wants to get a leg up on the forms you're likely to see or as an exercise enthusiast ... Read More

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Basic Ab Workout For Dummies  (DUM14) cover image

Basic Ab Workout For Dummies offers step-by-step instructions on the 10 best exercises for training your entire midsection and makes working out at your own level easy. This workout incorporates a progressive abdominal program that continually challenges your abs to give you a sleeker, more toned midsection in no time.

Basic Training For Dummies (0470881232) cover image
The easy way to prepare for basic training

Each year, thousands of young Americans attempt to enlist in the U.S. Armed Services. A number of factors during a soldier's training could inhibit successful enlistment, including mental toughness and physical fitness levels. Basic Training For Dummies covers the ins and outs of this initial process, preparing you for the challenges you ll face before you head off for basic training.. ... Read More

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Basic Yoga Postures and Series In A Day For Dummies (1118376838) cover image
Learn basic yoga postures and series in a day? Easy.

Want to start enjoying the benefits of yoga today? The secret's out—you can quickly get up-to-speed on the basics of yoga and begin your workout with the help of this fun guide.

Basic Yoga Postures & Series In A Day For Dummiesgives you an easy-to-follow introduction on the essential beginning elements of yoga. It's packed with tips and advice for staying balanced while maintaining proper posture ... Read More

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Basic Yoga Workout For Dummies (DUM15) cover image

Basic Yoga Workout For Dummies offers step-by-step instructions for the 12 essential yoga postures and makes it easy to practice at your own level. The program incorporates standing, sitting, and laying down poses to increase muscle tone, enhance flexibility, and provide relaxation. This DVD also includes a bonus intermediate yoga workout for when you're ready to move past the basics.

Becoming a Personal Trainer For Dummies (0764556843) cover image
Want to turn your passion for fitness into a lucrative career? Each year, more than 5 million Americans use personal trainers to take their workouts to the next level—and this plain-English guide shows you how to get in on the action. Whether you want a part-time job at the gym or a full-time personal training business, you’ll find the practical, proven advice you need in this indispensable resource. ... Read More
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Beyond Basic Yoga For Dummies (DUM16) cover image

Beyond Basic Yoga For Dummies builds on the foundation you started in Basic Yoga Workout For Dummies and guides you through 12 more postures that pick up the pace. If you're not familiar with the basic yoga program, you can still enjoy this slightly more challenging practice because most poses include modifications that make it easy to work out at your own level. With consistent use, you can improve your posture and increase muscle tone.

Core Strength For Dummies (0470417773) cover image
Core Strength For Dummies explores a number of workouts designed to work the different core muscles that stabilize the spine and pelvis and run the entire length of the torso. It also provides information on all of the tools and guidance needed to reach a desired fitness goal. ... Read More
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Cross-Training For Dummies (0764552376) cover image
Anyone can get into a fitness rut. You could be exercising regularly but feeling unmotivated about your current routine. Or you could be enjoying your workouts but not getting the results you really want. You can even be on health club hiatus and looking for a way to get back into exercise-mode. Whatever your situation, cross-training is a practical solution. Cross-training is a well-rounded way of approaching exercise. It allows you to vary your ... Read More
Cycling For Dummies, Australian and New Zealand Edition (0730376664) cover image
Discover the joys and benefitsof riding a bike

Whether you're looking to join the Lycra brigade, tear down mountain bike trails or simply teach yourself — or your child — how to ride, this practical guide covers all your needs, from choosing the right bike and accessories to hitting the road and trails. Improve your health and fitness, reduce your carbon footprint and have fun along the way! ... Read More

Exercise Balls For Dummies (0764556231) cover image
If you want to shape up or lose weight, get on the ball!

It’s inexpensive. It’s something you can do at home. It’s effective!

However, unless you have a personal trainer, using the exercise ball correctly to get maximum results can be tricky. That’s where Exercise Balls For Dummies comes in. You’ll discover how to turn an ordinary workout into a super workout that builds strength, increases flexibility, and sculpts a great-looking body. The book includes ... Read More

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Fat Burning Workout For Dummies (DUM19) cover image

Fat Burning Workout For Dummies offers step-by-step instructions for the ten basic exercises that make up any aerobic routine and makes working out at your own level easy. The video incorporates both high- and low-impact choices in an effective aerobic workout to help you burn more fat, use more calories every day, and meet your fitness goals.

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Fat-to-Firm Fitness Ball Workout For Dummies  (DUM20) cover image

Fat-to-Firm Fitness Ball Workout For Dummies offers step-by-step instructions on 15 exercises that work your entire body. Many of the exercises have modifications that make working out at your own level easy. This workout incorporates upper-, middle-, and lower-body exercises to help you strengthen muscles, burn more calories daily, improve your posture, and meet your fitness goals.

Fit and Healthy For Dummies, Two eBook Bundle with Bonus Mini eBook: Nutrition For Dummies, Fitness For Dummies, and Ten Minute Tone-ups For Dummies (1118597001) cover image

Two complete eBooks for one low price AND a bonus mini edition! Created and compiled by the publisher, this bundle brings together two healthy titles and a bonus “mini” edition of Ten Minute Tone -Ups For Dummies.   With this special bundle, you’ll get the complete text of the following two titles and the following mini edition:

Nutrition For Dummies, 5th Edition

You've been hearing it since you were a little kid: ... Read More

Fitness For Dummies, 4th Edition (0470767596) cover image
The latest and greatest in getting fit and staying that way!

Fitness For Dummies, 4th Edition, provides the latest information and advice for properly shaping, conditioning, and strengthening your body to enhance overall fitness and health. With the help of fitness professionals Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent, you'll learn to set and achieve realistic fitness goals without expensive fitness club fees! ... Read More

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Fitness Walking For Dummies  (0764551922) cover image
Call it power walking, fitness walking, or just plain walking. Indoors or out, walking is one of the healthiest and most rewarding forms of exercise available to all sorts of people, young and old. In fact, walking burns about the same number of calories per mile as running (and it's a lot easier on your knees). Walking is one of the most adaptable workout activities around – you can walk for an hour straight to make your walking program effective ... Read More
Kettlebells For Dummies (0470599294) cover image
The way to a full-body workout with amazing results by mastering kettlebells

Have you heard the buzz about the all-in-one strength and cardio workout that works every muscle in the body at once? There's a reason why professional athletes and A-list celebrities are joining the Kettlebells revolution-and now you can, too!

With numerous step-by-step photos throughout, Kettlebells For Dummies gives you everything you need to use kettlebells to safely improve ... Read More

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Mind-Body Fitness For Dummies (0764553046) cover image
Mind-Body Fitness For Dummies is the complete guide to the world of holistic fitness -- from Yoga and Tai Chi to Pilates and Qigong. Get started the smart way with expert advice on the essentials, such as breathing, posture, and choosing a program that best fits you and your fitness goals. Filled with instructional photos and illustrations, this book also features expert advice on warming up and cooling down, as well as taking your workout program ... Read More
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Paleo Workouts For Dummies (1118657918) cover image
Paleo workouts that are heavy on results—and low on equipment investment

Paleo Workouts For Dummies offers a program of back-to-the-Stone-Age exercises with specially designed workouts that burn fat, fight disease, and increase energy. The paleo workouts found in this step-by-step guide, promote sound activities with a strong emphasis on practicing and mastering fundamental/primitive human movements such as squats, hinges, pushes/pulls, sprints, crawls ... Read More

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Pilates For Dummies (0764553976) cover image
Once the secret fitness weapon of professional dancers, athletes, and movie stars, Pilates is sweeping the country with a vengeance. And if even half of what its many fans claim is true, then it’s easy to see why. Combining elements of yoga, dance, gymnastics, and boxing, along with many original movements, Pilates exercises build muscle tone, improve flexibility and balance, lengthen the spine, increase body awareness, and repair past injuries. Most ... Read More
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Pilates Weight-Loss For Dummies (DUM25) cover image

This unintimidating program takes you through Pilates standing and floor workout techniques in easy-to-understand language. Not only will you burn calories by using this routine in your weight-loss program, but you may even change your mind about exercise.

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Pilates Workout For Dummies (DUM26) cover image

Pilates Workout For Dummies offers step-by-step instructions for 18 popular Pilates mat exercises and makes working out at your own level easy. This program incorporates floor techniques that are taught as part of every Pilates mat class to help you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, improve your posture, and tone and tighten your midsection.

Power Yoga For Dummies (0764553429) cover image
"Doug Swenson has created a book about Yoga that captures his delightful and unique teaching style."
Karen Allen, actress, Yoga Practitioner

"Doug Swenson masterfully presents one of the most physically challenging styles of Hatha Yoga in a way students of any level will find safe, fun, easeful, and empowering."
John Friend, founder of Anusara Yoga

In just a few years, Yoga has gone from an obscure spiritual discipline practiced by a handful of the ... Read More

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