If you have resolved to get more exercise or fit a workout into your routine, these fitness books and DVD’s will show you how to begin!
8 weeks to SEALfit : a Navy SEAL’s guide to unconventional training for physical and mental toughness
The 8 Weeks to SEALFIT Advanced Training Guide by Mark Divine is a the training guide to the SEALFIT Physical Training Program. This is the same guide Coach Divine provides to his Academy students. Covering the 5 Mountains of SEALFIT, Staying in the Fight mentality, and the physical training techniques and standards for developing Strength, Stamina, Work Capacity, Mental Toughness, Endurance and Durability
Pick your yoga practice : exploring and understanding different styles of yoga
On the surface it may appear that yoga is yoga is yoga, but take a closer look and you’ll discover myriad different yoga systems and lineages. There are dozens of yoga styles to choose from, and while yoga is for everyone, not every style is the perfect fit for every person. But how do you choose between mysterious-sounding names such as Ashtanga, Kundalini, Bikram, and Kripalu? As Meagan McCrary discovered when she began exploring different classes, finding the right style is essential for establishing a steady yoga practice. Pick Your Yoga Practice is the first book to describe the most prominent yoga styles in depth, including teaching methodology, elements of practice, philosophical and spiritual underpinnings, class structure, physical exertion, and personal attention.
Spartan fit! : 30 days. Transform your mind. Transform your body. Commit to grit.
Joe De Sena with John Durant
oe De Sena designed the Spartan races to test overall conditioning: strength, flexibility, endurance, and speed. His signature take-no-prisoners approach to achieving physical and mental fitness has taken the endurance world by storm and inspired millions. Now in Spartan Fit!, De Sena breaks down that approach and gives readers the tools they need to conquer the course — and life.
Body by Simone : the 8-week total-body-makeover plan
Simone De La Rue
In Body By Simone, Simone De La Rue, the personal trainer for some of the hottest bodies in Hollywood, shares her fitness secrets and teaches women how to achieve an A-list body using her fun and unique strength training and cardio workouts. Considered the “next Tracy Anderson,” Simone De La Rue has created a total body workout—a unique fusion of Pilates, bar method, strength training, and cardio dance moves—for women looking to lose weight, tone up, change up their routine, lose baby weight, or exercise while recovering from an injury.
The new rules of lifting supercharged : ten all new programs for men and women
Lou Schuler & Alwyn Cosgrove
Lou Schuler and Alwyn Cosgrove’s The New Rules of Lifting, The New Rules of Lifting for Women, and The New Rules of Lifting for Abs have revolutionized how people lift weights. The New Rules of Lifting Supercharged is a total reboot of the weightlifting workout book that launched the series in 2006, packing even more power on every page. Featuring ten completely new workouts for both women and men, Supercharged emphasizes four major movements that do the most to change the way your body looks, feels, and performs: squat, deadlift, push, and pull.
Chris Powell’s choose more, lose more for life
Each season, millions of viewers tune in to see Chris Powell lead extraordinary transformations on ABC’s breakout hit reality-transformation show, Extreme Weight Loss. Now, building on the basic weight-loss philosophy introduced in his bestselling book Choose to Lose, Chris has created a transformation plan anyone can follow–one that recognizes that no weight-loss journey is the same, and that more options mean longer-lasting results. At the center of Chris Powell’s Choose More, Lose More for Life is Chris’s carb-cycling plan, which kicks your metabolism into full gear by alternating between low- and high-carb days.
Calorie killer yoga
SPE DVD 7046 Calor
Acclaimed yoga instructor Colleen Saidman leads five energizing practices that will increase metabolism, strength, flexibility, balance and focus — all keys to maintaining a healthy mind and body. Each practice builds to the next, increasing the cardio challenge as you progress.
Kathy Smith: barre body lift workout
SPE DVD 71 Kathy
Four dance-inspired workouts for arms, legs, buns, & tummy! ‘Defy gravity with my Barre Body Body Lift Workout, a unique combination of exercises to lift, tighten, and sculpt those hard-to-reach muscles and give you the strength, energy, and shape you’ve always wanted. I will show you how to trim inches and tone muscles using a series of small, concentrated movements, and create long, beautiful lines with deep stretches. Sculpt a sleek, younger-looking you in no time!’ – Kathy Smith
Cardio sculpt intervals for seniors
SPE DVD 715 Cardi
Enjoy two fun and effective Pilates workouts. The workouts will help viewers achieve sculpted arms, toned legs, and firm abs. Begin with movements to get the blood flowing to muscles, then strengthen and sculpt with the assistance of a chair. Following each workout is a relaxing muscle stretch from a seated position. Workout one will improve functional capabilities and movement, while workout two further improves body composition.
Pregalates: complete set
SPE DVD 24 Prega Discs 1-4
In a series of pregnancy focused pilates workouts, hostess Tasha will guide viewers safely and humorously through all three trimesters to keep the body in shape, strengthen the abs, hopefully make labor a little less arduous, and help to maintain control both physically and mentally throughout pregnancy. Say goodbye to lower back pain, fat ankles, weak pelvic floor muscles, and bad posture, and bounce back to pre-baby weight faster.
Arthritis RX: exercises to keep you active and pain-free
SPE DVD 72 Arthr
This exercise system is designed especially for those who suffer from arthritis. Renowned Sports Medicine specialist Vijay Vad, MD, created these exercise programs to help reduce pain, enhance mobility, and decrease dependence on medication, regardless of current fitness levels. Includes three levels of workouts based on yoga and Pilates and is led by expert instructor Stephanie Culen.
Simplified tai chi for beginners : learn the 24 form : 6 minute routine
SPE DVD 7148 Simpl
The tai chi 24 form takes only 6 minutes to practice but offers benefits for your entire life. Some benefits of Tai Chi include a better mood, with lower levels of depression, stress, and anxiety, greater aerobic capacity and muscle strength, more energy and stamina, enhanced flexibility, balance, and agility, lower blood pressure and improved heart health, reduced Inflammation and fewer falls.
Tai chi for arthritis
SPE DVD 7148 Tai
This program is easy to learn, enjoyable, and provides many health benefits in a relatively short period. The program contains a carefully constructed set of warming-up and cooling-down exercises, Qigong breathing exercises, a Basic Core six movements, an Advanced Extension six movements, and adaptations of the movements for older adults. Most people can learn the basic Tai Chi for Arthritis movements in 8 to 12 one-hour lessons, with regular practice in between lessons. The program has enough depth to allow for continued improvement, greater facility in tai chi, and improved health for many years.