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Author:  Miriam E./ Wernick Nelson Contribution By:  Sarah PhD Wernick
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0553588737
ISBN-13: 9780553588736
Sku: 31206025
Publish Date: 12/27/2005
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7H x 4L x 1T
Pages:  333
Age Range:  NA
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Ask Bernice for help, and she says, "Sure." (from the first line)
Turn back the clock in just two at-home sessions per week!
Based on results published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association, this scientifically proven strength-training program:
* Replaces fat with muscle
* Reverses bone loss
* Improves energy and balance


What are the years doing to your body?
* Have you lost strength?
* Does a busy day leave you worn out?
* Must you eat less to maintain your weight?
* Are your favorite sports less fun than they used to be?
* Do you notice fat where there used to be muscle?
These changes are not inevitable. They can be prevented--and reversed!
From the famed research labs of Tufts University, here's a scientifically proven strength-training program that turns back the clock for women aged 35 and up--replacing fat with muscle, reversing bone loss, increasing strength and energy, improving balance and flexibility--all in just two at-home sessions per
week.
Miriam E. Nelson's research created news worldwide when the results were published in the "Journal of the American Medical Association. After a year of strength training twice a week, women's bodies were 15 to 20 years more youthful. Without drugs, they regained bone, helping to prevent osteoporosis. They became stronger--in most cases even stronger than when they were young. Their balance and flexibility improved. They were leaner and trimmer, without changing what they ate. What's more, the women were so energized, they became 27 percent more active. No other program--whether diet, medication, or aerobic exercise--has ever achieved comparable results.
"Strong Women Stay Young shows women how to get the same remarkable benefits athome or in the office, working out just twice a week. Individualized instructions get couch potatoes started--and help exercise buffs break through plateaus. Significant improvements are seen after just four weeks. This major new book features:
* Eight simple, safe exercises done standing or seated--no sweat, no special clothes
* Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions that any woman can customize to her needs
* Important new information on muscle, bone, balance, and fitness--explaining why this program works
* Progress logs for the critical first 12 weeks
* Bonus: complete strength-training program to do at the gym
This scientifically tested program is proven safe and effective for beginning, intermediate, and advanced exercisers. All it takes is two short sessions a week to improve how you feel, what you can do, and how you look--for the rest of your life!

"From the Hardcover edition.

From the Publisher:
Turn back the clock in just two at-home sessions per week!

Based on results published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, this scientifically proven strength-training program:

* Replaces fat with muscle
* Reverses bone loss
* Improves energy and balance

What are the years doing to your body?

* Have you lost strength?
* Does a busy day leave you worn out?
* Must you eat less to maintain your weight?
* Are your favorite sports less fun than they used to be?
* Do you notice fat where there used to be muscle?

These changes are not inevitable.  They can be prevented—and reversed!

From the famed research labs of Tufts University, here's a scientifically proven strength-training program that turns back the clock for women aged 35 and up—replacing fat with muscle, reversing bone loss, increasing strength and energy, improving balance and flexibility—all in just two at-home sessions per
week.

Miriam E. Nelson's research created news worldwide when the results were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. After a year of strength training twice a week, women's bodies were 15 to 20 years more youthful. Without drugs, they regained bone, helping to prevent osteoporosis. They became stronger—in most cases even stronger than when they were young. Their balance and flexibility improved. They were leaner and trimmer, without changing what they ate. What's more, the women were so energized, they became 27 percent more active. No other program—whether diet, medication, or aerobic exercise—has ever achieved comparable results.

Strong Women Stay Young shows women how to get the same remarkable benefits at home or in the office, working out just twice a week. Individualized instructions get couch potatoes started—and help exercise buffs break through plateaus. Significant improvements are seen after just four weeks. This major new book features:

* Eight simple, safe exercises done standing or seated—no sweat, no special clothes
* Fully illustrated step-by-step instructions that any woman can customize to her needs
* Important new information on muscle, bone, balance, and fitness—explaining why this program works
* Progress logs for the critical first 12 weeks
* Bonus: complete strength-training program to do at the gym

This scientifically tested program is proven safe and effective for beginning, intermediate, and advanced exercisers. All it takes is two short sessions a week to improve how you feel, what you can do, and how you look—for the rest of your life!
Annotation:
Miriam E. Nelson's mission is to get all women--especially aging women--to lift weights. After extensive research conducted at Tufts University, Dr. Nelson concluded that weight training twice a week significantly increased bone density in postmenopausal women, caused a trimmer appearance, and left program participants feeling happier, healthier, more confident, and more energetic. These changes inspired them to become active exercisers, which led to further feelings of contentment and engagement in life. In STRONG WOMEN STAY YOUNG, Dr. Nelson shares her weight training program, which consists of eight moves that can be done at home with dumbbells or with one's own body weight. She supplements instructions and research with personal anecdotes from program participants who regained their youthful vigor or, in some cases, discovered a vitality they'd never known before.
Author Bio
Sarah Wernick
Sarah Wernick is a freelance writer with a Ph.D. in sociology. She has been a contributing editor for "Working Mother".
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Product attributeBook Format:   Pocketbook
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0333
Product attributePublisher:   Bantam Books
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