The Whartons' Cardio-fitness Book

The Whartons' Cardio-fitness Book

The Step-by-step Program for High Energy and Endurance

Book - 2000
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Train Your Heart for a Brand-New Start Professional athletes and weekend warriors alike have long looked to the father-son team of Jim and Phil Wharton for the cutting-edge advice on fitness. Now, following on the success of the bestselling The Whartons' Stretch Book and The Whartons' Strength Book, they present The Whartons' Cardio-Fitness Book, the ultimate guide to building endurance and heart health through cardiovascular training. Give them thirty minutes three times a week, and the Whartons will give you a better body, more energy, and a stronger heart. By becoming heart-fit, you'll not only lose extra pounds and decrease stress, but also help ward off heart disease, develop stronger bones, and build a healthier future. Special features of this book include: ¸         The seven myths about endurance training and your heart ¸         An owner's manual to your heart ¸         Setting goals for fitness and weight loss--and finding the time to work out ¸         Customizing a workout for ten different cardiovascular activities--walking,                         racewalking, running, jumping rope, aerobic dancing, swimming, in-line                         skating, cross-country skiing, cycling, and rowing--with detailed six-week                         training schedules for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels ¸         Flip art to illustrate proper techniques ¸         Taking your workout to the gym ¸         Fueling your training with the right foods ¸         Special tips for children and older athletes
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers press, c2000.
ISBN: 9780812931617
0812931610
Characteristics: 293 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Wharton, Phil 1967-

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