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Fitness After 40
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Fitness After 40
Your Strong Body at 40, 50, 60, and Beyond
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Your body is getting older, those stairs are looking steeper, and your bones are cracking louder. Like it or not, it's an unavoidable fact—your body is aging. But that doesn't have to impact your fitness level! Forget how many candles were on your last birthday cake—if you exercise smarter, you can remain youthful, energetic, and strong.As an academic orthopedic surgeon and internationally recognized authority on active aging and mobility, Dr. Vonda Wright has created a unique medical program designed to target the fitness and performance needs of mature athletes. In her book Fitness After 40, Wright reveals how anyone can use flexibility, aerobic exercise, and strength training to maximize the benefits of their fitness regime. Readers will learn how to:
  • Understand your body, and approach exercise in a new way
  • Maximize your fitness while minimizing injury
  • Gain flexibility—no matter your age
  • Benefit from aerobic exercise
  • Build strength through resistance training
  • Improve balance
  • And much moreThe second edition of this invaluable resource for all maturing adults includes "20 Minutes to Burn" workouts, a six-week total-body plan, and the latest information on nutrition, injury prevention, joint preservation, and the mind/body connection. With Fitness After 40, regain the energy and physique of a teenager in no time!
  • Your body is getting older, those stairs are looking steeper, and your bones are cracking louder. Like it or not, it's an unavoidable fact—your body is aging. But that doesn't have to impact your fitness level! Forget how many candles were on your last birthday cake—if you exercise smarter, you can remain youthful, energetic, and strong.As an academic orthopedic surgeon and internationally recognized authority on active aging and mobility, Dr. Vonda Wright has created a unique medical program designed to target the fitness and performance needs of mature athletes. In her book Fitness After 40, Wright reveals how anyone can use flexibility, aerobic exercise, and strength training to maximize the benefits of their fitness regime. Readers will learn how to:
  • Understand your body, and approach exercise in a new way
  • Maximize your fitness while minimizing injury
  • Gain flexibility—no matter your age
  • Benefit from aerobic exercise
  • Build strength through resistance training
  • Improve balance
  • And much moreThe second edition of this invaluable resource for all maturing adults includes "20 Minutes to Burn" workouts, a six-week total-body plan, and the latest information on nutrition, injury prevention, joint preservation, and the mind/body connection. With Fitness After 40, regain the energy and physique of a teenager in no time!
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    • VONDA WRIGHT, M.D., is an orthopedic surgeon and director of PRIMA, a pioneering program for athletes over 40. A prominent authority on sports medicine and active aging, she has appeared on Dr. Oz, The Doctors, and CNN, and has been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, Prevention, Fitness, and other major media.
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