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Author Owen, James P., author.

Title Just move! : a new approach to fitness after 50 / James P. Owen with Brigitte LeBlanc ; design: Nita Alvarez ; illustration: David Preiss.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2017]


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  613.7 OWEN    DUE 11-15-21
 Manchester, Whiton Branch - Non Fiction  613.704 Q OWEN    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  613.7044 OWEN    DUE 11-02-21
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  613.7044 OWEN    Check Shelf
Description 223 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This step-by-step guide, written by a best-selling author and former Wall Street titan, provides all the information--and inspiration--you need to feel better, reduce aches and pains, and push back against aging with a personalized fitness program that's right for you. Whatever your fitness goals or preferences, this book is designed to help you pursue the health program that works for you. An inspirational speaker, author, and former Wall Street rainmaker, Jim Owen was 70 when he decided he had to get fit. Years of a chair-bound lifestyle were taking their toll. Realizing that the old bodybuilding approach was no way to tackle the stiffness, weakness, and aches and pains that come with age, he set off on a journey of discovery and transformation. With help from the experts, he developed a common-sense, step-by-step program that can be tailored to any level of physical ability. Along the way he learned why cardio machines aren't enough, what it takes to be "functionally fit" for daily life, and how to stay motivated. Today, Owen is in better shape than he was at 25, and he is a passionate evangelist for fitness as a way of life. He has proved that you don't have to be powerless in the face of advancing years: if you make a commitment to "just move," you can take charge of the aging process and make your coming years the best they can be. The book is divided into two sections, with the first providing fascinating information and the second showing step-by-step details of how to put the best fitness principles into practice."--provided by
Contents What everyone over 50 should know. Aging sooner, or later: which will it be? -- How to succeed at fitness: mind-set makes the difference -- Functional fitness: what it means, why you need it -- 5 facets of functional fitness: to be fit, you need a program as multidimensional as your body -- A flexible, step-by-step fitness program. Step 1: tune in to your body -- Step 2: get in the fitness habit -- Step 3: begin building strength -- Step 4: advance to a full-body workout -- A few closing thoughts: it's all about you -- Epilogue: the journey continues.
Subject Exercise for older people.
Physical fitness for older people.
Exercise for older people. (OCoLC)fst01199515
Physical fitness for older people. (OCoLC)fst01199492
HEALTH & FITNESS / Exercise.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Healthy Living.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Longevity.
Added Author Leblanc, Brigitte (Project manager), author.
Alvarez, Nita, book designer.
Preiss, David, photographer.
ISBN 9781426218651 (paperback)
1426218656 (paperback)
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