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    DescriptionTurn 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!


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    Title
    Strong Women Stay Young
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Miriam E Nelson, With Sarah Wernick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 333
    Width: 107 mm
    Height: 175 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 136 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780553588736
    ISBN 10: 0553588737
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.4
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    LC classification: RA
    B&T General Subject: 420
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: VFMG
    DC21: 613.7045
    Abridged Dewey: 613
    Libri: I-HL
    DC22: 613.7045
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24640
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A66262800
    BISAC V2.8: HEA024000, HEA007000, HEA010000
    Edition
    Revised
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Inc
    Publication date
    27 December 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., is Chief of the Human Physiology Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Sarah Wernick, Ph.D., is an award-winning health writer. "From the Trade Paperback edition."
    Review quote
    "This terrific book, which has changed the lives of so many women, is now even better." --Robert N. Butler, M.D., International Longevity Center, USA, Ltd. "You can begin to get strong even if you wait until you are 90--and without taking hormones! Strong Women Stay Young is an inspiring and motivational program." --Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom "From the Trade Paperback edition."
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    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.