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    DescriptionThe London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games are not just events for athletes hoping to win medals, they are also realistic dates by which we can all improve our fitness. "Get fit for the Games" is the official London 2012 book for anyone wishing to improve their levels of exercise and general well-being in the run-up to the Games. Written by leading fitness journalist, Peta Bee, and featuring 70 exercises, the book includes advice on how to get started and is designed around three levels of exercise programme - Bronze, Silver and Gold, each illustrated with specially commissioned step-by-step photographs. The countdown to London 2012 has begun and "Get fit for the Games" gives us all the opportunity to tone up and feel great in time for the world's greatest sporting.


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    Title
    London 2012
    Subtitle
    Get Fit for the Games
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peta Bee
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 481 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781847327253
    ISBN 10: 1847327257
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.4
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    BIC subject category V2: VFMG
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 613.71
    Libri: I-HL
    DC22: 613.7
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24640
    DC22: 613.7/1
    B&T Approval Code: A09204010
    BISAC V2.8: HEA024000
    B&T Approval Code: A09204015
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA007000
    LC classification: RA781 .B3935 2011
    Illustrations note
    200 colour photographs
    Publisher
    Carlton Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Carlton Books Ltd
    Publication date
    23 April 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Peta Bee is an award-winning journalist with degrees in sports science and in nutrition. She currently writes a weekly fitness column in The Times and is contributing editor of Women's Running magazine. In her youth, Peta competed internationally at athletics and now coaches a group of runners in her area. In 2003 Peta was voted Fitness Professional of the Year and she won the Medical Journalists' Association's Freelance of the Year award in 2008.
    Table of contents
    Introduction (How to Use this Book / Getting Started / Safety First); The Basics (Aerobic Fitness / Strength / Stretching and Flexibility / Warming up and Cooling Down / Assessing Your Fitness / Identifying the Right Exercise Programme for You); Exercise Programmes / Exercise Programme Bronze - Beginners / Exercise Programme Silver - Intermediate) / Exercise Programme Gold - Advanced); The Practicalities (Staying Fit and Healthy / Nutrition / Equipment / Motivation / Glossary / Index).