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There is no question that the most popular fitness programs involve walking, jogging, or running. If you are a beginner looking for a fitness program or an experienced athlete Fitness on Foot for Women will help you get the most out of your fitness regimen, whether it be walking, running, jogging, or orienteering, one of the fastest-growing sports for those who like to challenge their brains while conditioning their bodies. The beginner who is ready to undertake a fitness routine needs to understand not only why beginning a lifelong program will be beneficial, but also how to do it effectively. The serious exerciser will find the advanced information included in the book useful in training and competition. Among the subjects covered in Fitn... Rest of this review on the detail page
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Eiger, Kilimanjaro, Denali, Everest: historic mountains steeped in climbing legend, not only for mountaineers, but for anyone attuned to the siren song of adventure. Here, in a coffee-table-ready collection of gorgeous photos, inspiring text, and factual data, author-climber Joseph Poindexter describes these legendary mountains and 46 more of the world's most magnificent climbs, "fifty places around the world, most of them cold, barren, starved of oxygen, subject to violent fits of weather--and beautiful--where human ambition collides with the glacial indifference of dangerous terrain." And Poindexter doesn't stop there--he also shares how you get to some of these peaks, when you would want to go, and, should you be so inclined, what route ... Rest of this review on the detail page
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Cross the finish line in record time! Endurance Sports Nutrition will help you choose the best foods, fluids, and supplements to train longer and compete stronger in • Running • Rowing • Triathlon • Cycling • Mountain biking • Swimming • Mountaineering/trekking • Cross-country skiing Author Suzanne Girard Eberle, MS, RD, draws from her background as a registered dietician specializing in sports nutrition and an elite endurance athlete to tell you what works—and what doesn’t—in actual training and racing situations. Included are strategies on how to improve your training diet, reach or maintain a healthy weight, handle extreme environments, use performance-enhancing supplements, and avoi... Rest of this review on the detail page
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