Everything you need to start and maintain a weight training program. Step-by-step procedures to design your own program. Includes 27 illustrated exercises: with dumbbells, with machines and without equipment.
Circuit training has numerous benefits and tremendous versatility. The guide includes eight circuit templates (with and without equipment) and over 40 illustrated exercises to incorporate in the circuit of your choice. Also explains the fundamentals of circuit training.
Cholesterol can be both good or bad so it's important to learn what it is and how it affects your health. Learn how nutrition, exercise and weight control play a role in controlling and even reducing your cholesterol levels.
Vital information on diabetes, diabetes-related complications and the increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Prevention and control can be achieved through exercise and diet. Learn to take charge of your diabetes and reduce the risk of associated diseases.
No matter how old you are, physical activity is one of the most important thing you can do to maintain overall well-being. Find out what are the 5 components of fitness and how you can incorporate physical activity into your daily life.
Your lifestyle habits determine both the quality of your life and how long you will live. The choices you make today will determine your well-being tomorrow. This guide is based on the HealthierUS initiative's four pillars of health.
More than half of all Americans encounter sleep difficulties at some point in their lives. This guide explains the health risks of a lack of sleep and provides advice for improving the quality of your nigthly/daily sleep.
As a leading cause of disability in the U.S., arthritis has a significant and detrimental impact on quality of life. Based on the National Arthritis Action Plan: A Public Health Strategy, this guide covers prevention, treatment, self-management and medication options.
This guide describes what is asthma, what the signs are, how to prevent, control and treat it. Find out how to indentify common triggers. Learn how physical activity can help prevent asthma attacks. Medications are also discussed.
Nearly one in three adults has high blood pressure. Know the facts: why is high blood pressure dangerous? How is it measured? What are the causes? By understanding the roles of nutrition, physical activity and medication, you can prevent, control and even lower your blood pressure.