Packed with practical information and achievable programs for aerobic and weight-bearing exercises, this book provides enough great tips to motivate even the most avowed couch potato.
Athlete, trainer, and nutrition consultant Ellen Jaffe Jones describes how to develop basic routines for walking, running, biking, swimming, weight lifting, and yoga.
She also explains how and why you should perform warm-up and cool-down exercises into a workout. You’ll get advice on which gadgets and gear will help improve performance, and she’ll share essential tips on staying injury-free. Additional ideas for utilizing the everyday environment from walls to furniture to fit in exercise anywhere, anytime.
A committed vegan for many years, Jones conquered severe health challenges by becoming a runner and adopting a plant-based diet.
She makes a compelling case for why eating vegan can augment exercise benefits and help prevent exercise-related injuries. Included is information on how to transition to a nutritious vegan diet, along with quick meal ideas.
Award-winning television journalist Ellen Jaffe Jones has eaten a plant-based diet for more than thirty years and credits it with helping her dodge the breast cancer genes and exposure to toxins that afflicted her mom, aunt, and both sisters. She is also the author of Eat Vegan on $4 A Day and Kitchen Divided.