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Fit for the Summer

Oh that Valentine candy…is it gone yet? If it is, you may be dreading the Great Bathing Suit Hunt. Why not drop the dread and pick up some weights instead. Enjoy the memory of all that sweet chocolate and the anticipation of showing off a fit, healthy body in the coming summer. There are so many ways to conquer slack, sloth, and fat these days that the only problem may be picking which training is your best route to strength, agility, and endurance. Richland Library has a great selection of books to introduce you to the many fitness programs available. You can train like a Navy Seal or find inner balance as well as outer beauty with yoga or the Alexander Technique. You can sculpt your body with weight training or swim your way to endurance and a lean, lithe body. Many of these books offer motivational and nutritional advice to help keep you on target. Feel better about that box of candy yet? Come on down to Richland Library and find your path to good health and fitness.


Ellen B. Says: Alexander Technique: Regain Your Natural Poise and Alleviate Stress.
Amazon Says: Poor posture can lead to a number of problems, including back pain, stiff necks, headaches, irritability and even depression. This highly illustrated guide shows how to use th more...
Amazon Says: Poor posture can lead to a number of problems, including back pain, stiff necks, headaches, irritability and even depression. This highly illustrated guide shows how to use the Alexander technique to alleviate such problems.' less...
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Ellen B. Says: Fitness Swimming.
Amazon Says: Want more from your workout? Whether you seek to improve your technique, trim your times, swim greater distances, or simply improve your fitness level, Fitness Swimming wil more...
Amazon Says: Want more from your workout? Whether you seek to improve your technique, trim your times, swim greater distances, or simply improve your fitness level, Fitness Swimming will help you achieve your goals, all in full-color. Expert swim coach Emmett Hines has created 60 new workouts and 16 sample programs, each arranged into suggested training zones to correspond to your fitness level and performance goals. Over a dozen cutting-edge technique drills help you progressively build an effective freestyle stroke. The text covers stretching, warm-up and cool-down methods, heart rate zone targets, expanded instruction for stroke efficacy, progressive drills, conditioning tips, and fitness assessments. Fitness Swimming has all the information you need to chart progress and maintain peak performance. less...
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Ellen B. Says: The Navy SEAL Physical Fitness Guide.
Amazon Says: The Navy SEAL Physical Fitness Guide is an encyclopedia of knowledge regarding SEAL physical training. This book is a classic reference guide and was developed specific more...
Amazon Says: The Navy SEAL Physical Fitness Guide is an encyclopedia of knowledge regarding SEAL physical training. This book is a classic reference guide and was developed specifically for application in the SEAL training environment.In its pages you will find examples of cardiovascular conditioning exercises and drills, warm up and flexibility routines, swimming, calisthenics, injury prevention, load bearing considerations, suggested PT programs, and much more.The Navy SEAL Physical Fitness Guide is a valuable addition to your SEAL and SpecOps training library. There is much to be gleaned from this breakthrough publication that is relevant to this very day.Whether you are swimming through icy waters or doing laps in your local pool, marching for miles in the desert or running along the beach, The Navy SEAL Physical Fitness Guide will make sure you are up to the task.  For physical fitness on all levels, there is no better training program in the world than SEAL training.Navy SEAL training is not easy. It takes commitment, hard work, focus, and the right routines. Let The Navy SEAL Physical Fitness Guide be a companion on your journey. less...
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