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Nordic Walking for Total Fitnessby Suzanne Nottingham
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Take the next step toward a stronger, leaner, healthier physique with Nordic Walking for Total Fitness. From selecting equipment to creating your own personalized workout, it is your complete guide to the power of Nordic walking.
In Nordic Walking for Total Fitness, Nordic walking experts Suzanne Nottingham and Alexandra Jurasin show you how to make the most of every walk. You'll learn how to choose the perfect pole, master proper form and technique, and supplement your routine for the ultimate total-body workout.
Nordic Walking for Total Fitness includes six essential workouts from short, quick walks to longer, more challenging workout excursions. You can tailor each workout to achieve your fitness goal, or you can select from a menu of sample programs developed specifically for cardio health, strength, power, flexibility, sport cross-training, and full-body fitness.
If you're ready to hit the path with power and purpose, Nordic Walking for Total Fitness is for you. It's like having a personal trainer striding alongside you every step of the way.
Book News Annotation:
The low-impact techniques described in this work offer a conservative approach appropriate for all levels. The book gives advice on choosing equipment and proper form and technique, then provides six Nordic walking workouts, from short walks to longer, more challenging workouts. The book also supplies alternative workouts specifically for cardio health, total-body fitness, and cross-training for sports. Color photos appear on almost every page. Nottingham, a Nordic walking instructor since 2001, is a ski instructor at Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort in California. Jurasin is an instructor trainer for Nordic Walk Now. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Provides a range of programs for cardio health, full-body conditioning, and sport-specific cross-training. Each workout is categorized by duration and speed and can be customized for different terrains and conditions. Contains information on creating the ideal workout based on individual training needs and fitness goals to safely progress to more challenging workouts. Addresses supplemental conditioning moves to target strength and power, balance and stability, agility and coordination, and flexibility. Includes over 110 full-color photos.
"Nordic Walking for Total Fitness" offers a range of programs for cardio health, full-body conditioning, and sport-specific cross-training. With over 115 full-color photos, it is the complete guide to the power of Nordic walking, including the equipment, techniques, and supplemental conditioning for maximum fitness and enjoyment.
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