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Two audiocassettes containing five reference circulars and the 2005 NLS program factsheet are available. The stock number for the Reference Circulars and Factsheets 2004 is CR028C. The audiocassettes contain the following:
For further information contact Mr. Raj.
Each issue of Overseas Outlook includes a bibliography on a subject that may be of interest to our patrons. This issue features a minibibliography on games and sports for people with disabilities. To receive any of the books in this bibliography, complete the order form at the end of the newsletter and return it to the overseas librarian.
The Abs Diet: The Six-week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach and Keep You Lean for Life
by David Zinczenko and Ted Spiker
Men's Health editor-in-chief offers a nutrition program to improve health, appearance, and athletic performance by targeting dangerous belly fat. Claims adherents can lose up to twenty pounds of fat and gain four to six pounds of muscle in six weeks. Includes meal suggestions, abdominal exercises, and success stories. Bestseller. 2004.
Angela Lansbury's Positive Moves
by Mimi Avins
A gentle guide to healthful living designed especially for older women. Lansbury discusses the need for developing positive attitudes about each day and the need to seek realistic levels of comfort and activity. She offers stretches and movements to enhance mobility, suggestions for weight-control, activities designed to feed the body and spirit, and suggestions for maintaining grace and beauty at any age. 1990.
Body for Life: Twelve Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength
by Bill Phillips
Physical fitness trainer offers a program for transforming your body in just twelve weeks, without turning your life upside down. Phillips suggests his plan can lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart trouble even after years of physical neglect. Includes exercises and diet information plus testimonials from participants in the program. Bestseller. 1999.
Bottoms Up! The Total-body Workout from the Bottom Up, from Cellulite to Sexy—in 24 Workout Hours
by Joyce L. Vedral
Vedral from The Fat-Burning Workout (RC 33595) now focuses on most women's problem areas—the thighs, hips, buttocks, and stomach. Vedral claims results in twenty-four workout hours—training with light dumbbells four to six days a week, at twenty to thirty minutes per session, for twelve weeks. Pep talks and tips on eating right are included. Bestseller. 1993.
The Carbohydrate Addict's Lifespan Program: A Personalized Plan for Becoming Slim, Fit and Healthy in Your 40s, 50s, 60s and Beyond
by Richard F. Heller and Rachael F. Heller
The authors of The Carbohydrate Addict's Diet (RC 37248) now explain how those over forty can create a lifestyle program using a simple nutritional plan. Explains basic diet. Includes menus and recipes (including vegetarian meals) for high-protein and fiber-rich breakfasts and lunches and "well-balanced feasts" for dinner. Bestseller. 1997.
The Complete Book of Exercise Walking
by Gary D. Yanker
Walking should be fun. It can also be an efficient exercise routine. The author provides self-administered fitness tests, techniques, stretching and strengthening calisthenics, and suggestions for equipment. He advocates a moderate approach, designed to keep the "art" of walking as a leisurely pastime while making it a scientific activity, or "sport," that can be enjoyed for a lifetime. 1983.
Dr. Sears' LEAN Kids: A Total Health Program for Children Ages 6-12
by William Sears, Peter Sears, and Sean Foy
Renowned pediatrician William Sears offers a twelve-week plan for parents to help children reach their optimal health. Comprehensive guide addresses four keys to a child's well-being: L, lifestyle; E, exercise; A, attitude; and N, nutrition. Provides strategies for helping kids develop positive health habits, including wise eating decisions. 2003.
Eight Minutes in the Morning: A Simple Way to Start Your Day That Burns Fat and Sheds the Pounds
by Jorge Cruise
Online fitness trainer suggests morning exercises to jump-start the body and burn calories throughout the day. Includes routines and diet suggestions. Bestseller. 2001.
The Fat-burning Workout: From Fat to Firm in 24 Days
by Joyce L. Vedral
A woman's exercise plan to shape and tone the body, increase muscle tissue, reduce the percentage of fat, raise metabolism, and produce an aerobic workout. The program is designed to be followed at home or in a gym. Includes a low-fat diet to encourage maximum fat loss in a minimum amount of time. Bestseller. 1991.
Fit Happens: Strategies for Living a Healthier, Happier, Fitter Life
by Joannie Greggains and Patricia Ramonowski
Host of television and radio fitness programs stresses substituting smart choices for bad habits—making positive lifestyle choices every day. She provides commonsense instructions on how to eat right and exercise enough, warning against fad diets and other fitness gimmicks. 2000.
The Fit Swimmer: 120 Workouts and Training Tips
by Marianne Brems
RC 30796 BR 08147
Offers a plan for workouts that will give swimmers a change from their normal routine, make them faster swimmers, and challenge them to work harder. Each workout describes the stroke to be used, the distance to be covered, and the time in which it should be accomplished. 1984.
Make the Connection: Ten Steps to a Better Body and a Better Life
by Bob Greene and Oprah Winfrey
Talk-show host Oprah Winfrey's personal trainer details ten steps he claims will increase metabolism and help shed excess weight. Winfrey describes her ongoing struggle with weight loss and her successes while training with Greene. Bestseller. 1996.
PaceWalking: The Balanced Way to Aerobic Health
by Steven Jonas and Peter Radetsky
RC 30083 BR 07840
The authors offer suggestions for a walking program in which one's pace is determined by time and heart rate. "PaceWalking" programs for senior citizens and pregnant women are included, along with tips on nutrition, and general cardiovascular maintenance. 1988.
The Right Moves: A Girl's Guide to Getting Fit and Feeling Good
by Tina Schwager and Michele Schuerger
An athletic trainer and a former competitive skater advise teenagers on combining attitude, proper nutrition, and exercise to achieve fitness. They discuss the pros and cons of various workout options along with diets, eating disorders, visualization, stretching, and more. For junior and senior high readers. 1998.
by Robert Burns Arnot and Charles Latham Gaines
A sportswriter and a doctor who is also an athlete offer a comprehensive system that allows you to test, choose, and train for the sport that is right for you. The system analyzes the various effects of seven sports on the body and the mind. The sample sports include Alpine skiing, tennis, windsurfing, running, swimming, cycling, and cross-country skiing. 1984.
Strength and Power for Young Athletes
by Avery D. Faigenbaum and Wayne L. Westcott
How to assist children from ages seven to fifteen with strength-building exercises to develop every muscle group using free weights, weight machines, rubber cords, medicine balls, and body weight. Emphasizes sound training principles, injury prevention, and nutrition. Offers age-group programs and sports conditioning for specific games. 2000.
Strong Women Stay Slim
by Miriam E. Nelson and Sarah Wernick
RC 50732 BR 12819
In this companion to Strong Women Stay Young (RC 46865, BR 11896) the author continues with advice on exercising with weights in order to develop strength, build bone, improve balance and flexibility, and increase energy. Presents pertinent scientific evidence, sample exercises, and healthful recipes. 1998.
Strong Women Stay Young
by Miriam E. Nelson and Sarah Wernick
RC 46865 BR 11896
The author discusses how weight-lifting exercises can help prevent osteoporosis, improve balance, and increase energy—in addition to controlling weight. Presents a program of strength-training exercises that can be done at home with a minimum of equipment by women of all ages. Based on a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. 1997.
Ultimate Fit or Fat: Get in Shape and Stay in Shape with America's Best-loved and Most Effective Fitness Teacher
by Covert Bailey
In this companion to bestselling Smart Exercise (RC 39218) and others, Bailey stresses that exercise is the only way to change metabolism to convert fewer calories to fat. Describes methods of measuring fitness and body fat; outlines a program to improve both. 1999.
Ultimate Fitness: The Quest for Truth about Exercise and Health
by Gina Kolta
New York Times science reporter—who enjoys a workout—uses examples from her own experience to investigate the myths and realities of physical exercise. Traces the history of the fitness movement from Greek times to computerized gyms, explains the scientific basis of exercise, and questions some generally accepted training claims. 2003.
Wear and Tear: Stop the Pain and Put the Spring Back in Your Body
by Bob Arnot
Doctor discusses painful joint problems associated with osteoarthritis that may occur late in life. Recommends nutritional supplements; pain medicines; gentle sports such as yoga, bicycling, swimming, and walking; proper footwear; and good nutrition. 2003.
Weight Training for Dummies
by Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg
Fitness consultant and health writer describe more than 130 strengthening exercises for all parts of the body, which are suitable for "rookies and veterans alike." Explains proper weight lifting technique and gives tips on designing a personal workout program. 1997.
Mr. Yealuri Rathan Raj
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____RC 59337 The Abs Diet: The Six-week Plan to Flatten Your Stomach and Keep You Lean for Life
____RC 33952 Angela Lansbury's Positive Moves
____RC 48773 Body for Life: Twelve Weeks to Mental and Physical Strength
____RC 37308 Bottoms Up! The Total-body Workout from the Bottom Up, from Cellulite to Sexy—in 24 Workout Hours
____RC 49281 The Carbohydrate Addict's Lifespan Program: A Personalized Plan for Becoming Slim, Fit and Healthy in Your 40s, 50s, 60s and Beyond
____RC 32906 The Complete Book of Exercise Walking
____RC 57956 Dr. Sears' LEAN Kids: A Total Health Program for Children Ages 6-12
____RC 55750 Eight Minutes in the Morning: A Simple Way to Start Your Day That Burns Fat and Sheds the Pounds
____RC 33595 The Fat-burning Workout: From Fat to Firm in 24 Days
____RC 49961 Fit Happens: Strategies for Living a Healthier, Happier, Fitter Life
____RC 30796 The Fit Swimmer: 120 Workouts and Training Tips
____RC 43178 Make the Connection: Ten Steps to a Better Body and a Better Life
____RC 30083 PaceWalking: The Balanced Way to Aerobic Health
____RC 22634 Sportselection
____RC 52955 Strength and Power for Young Athletes
____RC 50732 Strong Women Stay Slim
____RC 46865 Strong Women Stay Young
____RC 52238 Ultimate Fit or Fat: Get in Shape and Stay in Shape with America's Best-loved and Most Effective Fitness Teacher
____RC 58384 Ultimate Fitness: The Quest for Truth about Exercise and Health
____RC 55951 Wear and Tear: Stop the Pain and Put the Spring Back in Your Body
____BR 08147 The Fit Swimmer: 120 Workouts and Training Tips
____BR 07840 PaceWalking: The Balanced Way to Aerobic Health
____BR 13054 The Right Moves: A Girl's Guide to Getting Fit and Feeling Good
____BR 12819 Strong Women Stay Slim
____BR 11896 Strong Women Stay Young
____BR 12835 Weight Training for Dummies
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Posted on 2010-10-14