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8 Weeks to Optimum Health

Author : Andrew Weil, M.D.
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Now expanded and updated–the #1 New York Times bestselling book in which one of America’s most brilliant doctors shares his famous program for improving and protecting your health Eight Weeks to Optimum Health lays out Dr. Andrew Weil’s famous week-by-week, step-by-step plan that will keep your body’s natural healing system in peak working order. It covers diet, exercise, lifestyle, stress, and environment–all aspects of daily living that affect health and well-being. This revised edition includes the most up-to-date findings on such vital subjects as cholesterol, antioxidants, trans fats, toxic residues in the food supply, soy products, and vitamins and supplements, together with a greatly enhanced source list of information and supplies. Inside you will learn how to • develop eating habits for greater health and well-being • start an effective exercise program based on walking and stretching • work with breathing patterns to decrease stress and improve energy • solve sleeping problems • eliminate toxins from your diet • minimize environmental hazards in your daily life Plus–programs tailored to the specific needs of pregnant women, senior citizens, overweight people, and those at risk for cancer. “If there is a heaven, sixtysomething Weil is headed there, but if he practices what he preaches, probably not for some time yet.” – London Times “Dr. Andrew Weil is an extraordinary phenomenon.” –The Washington Post

Maximizing the 8 Weeks to Optimum Health Plan

Author : Andrew Weil
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8 Weeks to a Healthy Dog

Author : Shawn Messonier
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Shows readers how to extend the life expectancy of their dogs by controlling parasites, controlling diet, and providing opportunities for exercise.

Yoga Journal

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For more than 30 years, Yoga Journal has been helping readers achieve the balance and well-being they seek in their everyday lives. With every issue,Yoga Journal strives to inform and empower readers to make lifestyle choices that are healthy for their bodies and minds. We are dedicated to providing in-depth, thoughtful editorial on topics such as yoga, food, nutrition, fitness, wellness, travel, and fashion and beauty.

Healthy Aging

Author : Andrew Weil, M.D.
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A unique book about aging that draws on the science of biogerontology as well as on the secrets of healthy longevity, from the renowned Dr. Andrew Weil. In each of his widely acclaimed, best-selling books, Dr. Andrew Weil has been an authoritative and companionable guide through a uniquely effective combination of traditional and nontraditional approaches to health and healthy living. Dr. Weil explains that there are a myriad of things we can do to keep our bodies and minds in good working order through all phases of life. Hugely informative, practical, and uplifting, Healthy Aging is infused with the engaging candor and common sense that have made Dr. Weil our most trusted source on healthy living. With detailed information on: -Learning to eat right: Following the anti-inflammatory diet, Dr. Weil’s guide to the nutritional components of a healthy lifestyle -Separating myth from fact about the would-be elixirs of life extension — herbs, hormones, and anti-aging “medicines” -Learning exercise, breathing and stress-management techniques to benefit your mind and body -Understanding the science behind the aging process -Keeping record of your life lessons to share with loved ones Healthy Aging features a glossary, an appendix summarizing the Anti-Inflammatory Diet and an appendix of additional resources.

Triathlon Training in Four Hours a Week

Author : Eric Harr
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A training program for prospective triathlon athletes with a minimum of running experience covers a different sport in each chapter and offers information on how to tailor a workout for individual needs.

The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information Source Book

Author : Alan M. Rees
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Noted health information expert Alan Rees organizes the best of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) information resources in this new guide for librarians and patients. The book is divided into twelve sections beginning with an overview of CAM terminology, safety concerns, ongoing research and education, and the movement towards integrative medicine. "Best of" lists of books, magazines, newsletters, CD-ROMs, and professional publications are augmented with contact information for several hundred CAM associations and professional groups, an extensive section on the Internet as a source of CAM-related information, and reviews of 355 popular books on CAM.

Live Long and Prosper

Author : Steve Vernon
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GET THE MOST OUT OF LIFE In Live Long and Prosper!, Steve Vernon unveils a new way ofthinking that will truly help you live a more happy, healthy, andprosperous life. Based on the latest research and planningstrategies typically reserved for large corporations, it will helpyou answer these important questions: * Do you have enough money to retire? * How can you manage your income and expenses so you don't outliveyour 401(k) balances? * How can you invest in your health, so that you won't be wiped outby large medical expenses and are able to live a long, comfortable,and productive life? * What can you expect from Social Security and Medicare? * What's the best work/life balance for prosperity andfulfillment? Live Long and Prosper! will help you move beyond the traditionalview of retirement and begin planning for the rest of your life.

Eating Well for Optimum Health

Author : Andrew Weil
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From the best-selling author of Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, an original, reassuring and practical book on food, diet and nutrition, including 75 - 100 recipes. In his new book, the immensely popular and hugely trusted Dr Andrew Weil focuses on how food can influence health and well-being. He makes clear that an optimal diet should not only supply the basic needs of the body for calories and nutrients but should also reduce risks of disease and fortify the body's defenses and intrinsic mechanisms of healing. Dr Weil establishes that how we eat is an important determinant of how we feel and how we age and that food can function as medicine to influence a variety of common aliments.

Successful Programs for Fitness and Health Clubs

Author : Sandy Coffman
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In today's world, a club needs to offer more than state-of-the-art equipment and certified fitness instructors to recruit and retain members. You need something that will appeal to your members and keep them coming back. In Successful Programs for Fitness and Health Clubs: 101 Profitable Ideas, you will learn how to utilize programming to meet your strategic and financial goals. Written by internationally-respected programming consultant Sandy Coffman, this book will teach you exactly what programming is and how to make it work for you. Successful Programs for Fitness and Health Clubs: 101 Profitable Ideas presents more than 100 ready-to-use programs for use in fitness centers, group exercise studios, pools, gyms, and classrooms. The programs are designed to get hundreds of new members involved immediately. But the text is far more than just a program recipe book. Coffman addresses the challenges faced in programming, including teaching skills, communication skills, marketing techniques, and follow-up procedures. Her advice will help you design programs that unite members with common interests and abilities and foster a sense of belonging and commitment. Such programming leads to increased participation, reduced attrition, greater retention, more referrals, less downtime, and improved staff productivity. The text will first lay the foundation for programming by presenting the key principles and concepts that need to be considered. Part I explores -the five steps to programming success, -the 10 keys to member retention, -hiring and training the right people, -why a program director is needed, -internal and external promotions, and -niche marketing. By understanding and using the information in Part I, you can successfully implement the programs in Part II. Here you will find 101 actual programs, with numerous variations--including ideas for court sports, group exercise, and programs aimed at adults, families, kids, seniors, and women, covering a broad range of fitness levels, from beginners and intermediates to advanced participants. It also includes programming for specific time frames, such as the holiday season, spring, or summer. An activity finder located in the front of the text makes it easy to find programs based on criteria ranging from the type of activity or member to the type of special event. In addition to providing vital information for planning your programs, Successful Programs for Fitness and Health Clubs: 101 Profitable Ideas comes with a CD-ROM containing more than 60 files that will help you create support materials to get your programs started. You will find printable quizzes, flyers, score cards, invitations, scoring systems, round robin tournament schedules, and logos--most of which can be customized to include information specific to your facility, such as logo, contact names, dates, times, and more. Additional files provide templates to create T-shirts, buttons, and other promotional pieces. Headings and icons in the text indicate when to refer to the CD-ROM for certain materials. When it comes to enhancing your club offerings, follow the expert programming advice from Sandy Coffman. With it you will be able to create, implement, and deliver successful programs that will attract and retain new members and ultimately make your club a greater success.