- Table View
- List View
Who doesn't want to be smarter, think faster, have a better memory? This book, combining inspirational Chicken Soup for the Soul stories written just for this book and accessible leading-edge medical information from Harvard Medical School neurologist and instructor Dr. Marie Pasinski, will motivate readers to get more out of their gray matter!
Everyone feels stressed out at some point in their lives. Many have trouble getting their stress under control and want help. This book, combining inspirational Chicken Soup for the Soul stories written just for this book and accessible leading-edge medical advice from expert clinical psychologist and Harvard Medical School instructor Dr. Jeffrey Brown, will encourage, support, and help stressed out readers.
Atkins works! Eat grapefruit -- shed weight! Pilates gives you "long, lean muscles -- no bulk!" Each day we are bombarded with conflicting fitness information, promises, and advice -- from the Internet, magazines, books, TV, advertising, experts, trainers, coaches, friends. But how do you know whom you can trust?In The Fat-Free Truth, Liz Neporent and Suzanne Schlosberg cut through the noise, synthesize the literature, and get to the truth by providing 239 accurate, straight-shooting answers to America's most pressing fitness and weight-loss questions. No one understands the excess of misinformation out there better than Liz and Suzanne. For ten years, Suzanne has written Shape's "Weight Loss Q&A," the most popular column in the country's largest fitness magazine. Liz fields weekly questions as the "Fit by Friday" columnist for iVillage, the leading Internet site for women's issues. Together they receive more than a thousand questions a month from people nationwide. Frank, funny, and endlessly informative, The Fat-Free Truth assembles in one place everything you really need to know to get fit and stay fit -- and to keep your sanity while doing so.
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: "You are what you eat. " But unlike most adages you''ve long since debunked, this wise saying is true! Good nutrition is the key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifelong good health--no matter how you slice it. Nutrition For Dummies is a one-size-fits-all guide to nutrition for anyone who may have fallen asleep in health class, wants to brush up on what they already know, or is looking to keep up-to-speed on the latest guidelines and research. It shows you how to manage your diet so you get the most bang (nutrients) for your buck (calories) and gives you the skinny on how to put together a healthy shopping list, how to prepare foods that are good for the body and soul, and ten easy ways to cut calories. An apple a day may not necessarily keep the doctor away, but with the simple guidance of Nutrition For Dummies, you can be on your way to living a happier, healthier ever after. Fitness For Dummies, 4th Edition 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! Achieve motivation and social support from social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook Take advantage of digital resources such as e-exercising programs, video instructors, digital training systems, apps, and more Gives you the latest tips and methods to test your own fitness level, set realistic goals, stick with your program, and get great results Shows you how to spot where fat is sneaking into your diet Get the most out of high-tech exercise machines and equipment, plus tips for using dumbbells or a simple jump rope to achieve results Offers step-by-step instructions on creating a home gym on a budget Featuring all-new informative fitness photos and illustrations, this revised edition of Fitness For Dummies is all you need to get on track to a healthy new body! Ten Minute Tone-Ups For Dummies, Mini Edition Need to tone up in a hurry? This safe, sensible exercise program delivers fast results while targeting your trouble spots in quick ten-minute sessions. We''ve taken the text from the original mini print edition of this title (64 pages) and included it in this bundle as special bonus. About the Author of Nutrition For Dummies, 5th Edition Carol Ann Rinzler is a noted authority on health and nutrition and is the author of more than 20 books on food and health. She has contributed to many major publications including the New York Times, Redbook, Family Circle, and the New York Daily News Carol holds a master''s degree from Columbia University. About the Authors of Fitness For Dummies,4th Edition Suzanne Schlosberg is a fitness writer whose work has appeared in Shape, Health, Fit Pregnancy, Ladies'' Home Journal, and other magazines Liz Neporent is a health and fitness expert and correspondent for ABC National News. She is a frequent contributor to Shape, Self, and Fitness magazines About the Author of Ten Minute Tone-Ups For Dummies, Mini Edition Cyndi Targosz is a certified lifestyle/fitness expert and President and founder of STARGLOW Production, Inc. She is also a motivational speaker who has appeared on numerous radio and TV shows.
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!Achieve motivation and social support from social networking sites such as Twitter and FacebookTake advantage of digital resources such as e-exercising programs, video instructors, digital training systems, apps, and moreGives you the latest tips and methods to test your own fitness level, set realistic goals, stick with your program, and get great resultsShows you how to spot where fat is sneaking into your dietGet the most out of high-tech exercise machines and equipment, plus tips for using dumbbells or a simple jump rope to achieve resultsOffers step-by-step instructions on creating a home gym on a budgetFeaturing all-new informative fitness photos and illustrations, this revised edition of Fitness For Dummies is all you need to get on track to a healthy new body!
The fun way to get a grip on every aspect of golf Golf is a popular spectator sport, but for those who play it's a great source of low impact cardiovascular, strength, and aerobic exercise. In addition, golf is by nature a social game that provides the opportunity to meet new people. Golf All-In-One For Dummies shows you not only how to get the most physical benefit from a round of golf, but also the tools you need to truly enjoy the game. From perfecting your swing to avoiding injuries, the proven techniques presented in this book give you everything you need to have the time of your life every time you hit the links. The basics of golf Details on the latest golf equipment and technology Tips on how to improve the short game, including putting, chipping, and getting out of tough spots Rules and etiquette that every golfer needs to know Plans for keeping fit and designing workouts to improve your game Mental tricks and exercises to help you succeed Tips on grips, stances, and swings New tips from top players on how to improve your game Great new courses, tournaments, players who have changed the game, and a review of golf's greatest moments Whether you already have some golf experience or are completely new to the game, Golf All-In-One For Dummies will have you playing like a pro in no time.
Find the motivation you need to lose weight and keep it off for good! Features high- and low-intensity fat-burning and muscle-building exercises; healthful, easy (and quick) to prepare recipes; numerous tips and tricks to burn more calories throughout the day.Best-selling exercise DVD star and certified fitness and lifestyle expert Jessica Smith, along with award-winning health and fitness writer Liz Neporent, break down weight loss into 10-minute, easy-to-follow workouts that fit your busy schedule. Step-by-step photos and instructions make this a simple, fun, and sustainable program for anyone, whether you're just starting out or have been at it for a while.The Thin In 10 Weight-Loss Plan proves once and for all that you have time to work out. Getting fit, feeling good, and losing weight doesn't mean laboring for hours in a gym or spending hundreds of dollars on bulky high-tech equipment.
Which exercises do the best job toning my thighs and legs? What routine will really help me lose weight once and for all? Why should I skip crunches if I'm trying to turn my beer belly into a six-pack? If you're looking for answers, just ask Lizzy. . . . As America's premier fitness guru, and the bestselling coauthor of Buns of Steel and Weight Training for Dummies, Liz Neporent has helped hundreds of satisfied individuals get in shape. Now she wants to help you! Easy-to-follow, results-oriented, and completely illustrated with photographs, The Ultimate Body is a dream come true for women looking to shed pounds, tone muscles, and feel the fittest they have ever felt in their lives. Inside you'll discover *Pre-workout prep:can-do motivational strategies, goal setting, and how to develop a workout schedule that is tailor-made for you *The Perfect Beginner Workout:If you're feeling out of shape, the "buff starts here"-with Modified Push-Ups, Partial Ab Rolls, and Pelvic Tilts *The Perfect Gym Workout:Lizzy takes you step-by-step through the most effective machine circuit at the gym-and takes away the intimidation *The Perfect Weight Loss Workout:Exercises that will help you lose body fat (and keep it off)-from jumping rope to Jumping Jacks *The Perfect Strength Workout:Muscle building and strength maximizing routines-and the secrets of the world's strongest athletes *The Perfect No Crunch Abdominal Workout:Attain a flat, toned tummy-with Ball Crunches, Hovers, and Mini Leg Lowers Plus-the Mind-Body Workout for calming the mind . . . the Travel Workout for keeping fit on the road . . . a Stretch Workout for improving flexibility and posture . . . the Perfect Legs and Butt Workout for tight buns and gorgeous gams . . . and the Perfect Upper-Body Workout for sculpting those muscles north of the waistline! Highlighted throughout with personal stories and anecdotes from fitness experts and people who successfully put into practice Lizzy's routines, this accessible guide makes feeling fit and looking great a snap-go sweat!
Ever wonder why some people seem blessed with success? In fact, everyone is capable of winning in life-you just need to develop the right brain for it.In The Winner's Brain, Drs. Jeffrey Brown and Mark J. Fenske use cutting-edge neuroscience to identify the secrets of those who succeed no matter what-and demonstrate how little it has to do with IQ or upbringing. Through simple everyday practices, Brown and Fenske explain how to unlock the brain's hidden potential, using: Balance: Make emotions work in your favor Bounce: Create a failure-resistant brain Opportunity Radar: Spot hot prospects previously hidden by problems Focus Laser: Lock into what's important Effort Accelerator: Cultivate the drive to winAlong the way, meet dozens of interesting people who possess "win factors" (like the inventor of Whac-A-MoleTM) and glean fascinating information (like why you should never take a test while wearing red). Compulsively readable, The Winner's Brain will not only give you an edge, but also motivate you to pursue your biggest dreams.
Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.
Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.
- Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
- DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
- BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
- MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
- DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.