The Complete Book of Abs

Author: Kurt Brungardt
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 9780804181471
Release Date: 2015-08-12
Genre: Health & Fitness

Anyone who works out knows that abdominal exercises have progressed light-years beyond the basic sit-up. In fact, a whole new generation of ab exercises and machines have advanced abdominal workouts to new levels of sophistication, designed for maximum efficiency to provide the trim, toned midsection that everyone wants. But how do you put the exercises together into a routine for your specific physique and needs? The Complete Book of Abs shows you how. ¸ The first ab book for everyone--from beginners to fitness professionals ¸ More than one hundred ab exercises--from traditional crunches and sit-ups to such cutting-edge techniques as corkscrews and hanging knee raises--drawn from diverse sources, including gymnastics, yoga, and the martial arts ¸ Includes the "Fifteen Minutes a Day to Ultimate Abs" system, which will take you from an undeveloped stomach to a rippled washboard look in six months ¸ Dozens of favorite and new routines from America's foremost coaches, trainers, and bodybuilders ¸ How to be your own personal trainer and put together your own routines ¸ The most up-to-date information on diet and nutrition, including a personal template to maximize diet-exercise efficiency Already a fitness classic, The Complete Book of Abs, is the definitive guide for abdominal toning and strengthening. No one who's serious about working out should be without it.

The Complete Book of Abs for Women

Author: Kurt Brungardt
Publisher: Villard Books
ISBN: 0812969472
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Health & Fitness

Specifically geared toward the unique needs of women, more than one hundred exercises and specialized routines for developing abdominal muscles, including pilates-, yoga-, and dance-based routines for all fitness levels, are accompanied by information on diet and nutrition, and more than 250 photographs. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Essential Abs

Author: Kurt Brungardt
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1579542921
Release Date: 2001-05-18
Genre: Health & Fitness

Provides instructions on following a six-week program designed to help men integrate abdominal exercises into a workout either at home or at the gym, and suggests ways to build abdominal muscle for fitness or participation in sports.

The Complete Book of Butt and Legs

Author: Kurt Brungardt
Publisher:
ISBN: 0679754814
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Health & Fitness

A complete, illustrated guide to strengthening and shaping the lower body area introduces more than one hundred exercises and dozens of fitness routines and explains how both men and women can effectively tone the body. Original. 50,000 first printing. Tour.

The Complete Book of Core Training

Author: Kurt Brungardt, Brett & Mike
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 1401307884
Release Date: 2006-01-11
Genre: Health & Fitness

From the author of the national bestseller The Complete Book of Abs comes the definitive book on the Next Big Thing in fitness -- core training From the bestselling author of The Complete Book of Abs comes this comprehensive guide to a new movement in fitness: core training. The body's "core" refers to the muscles that comprise the center of your body: the muscles of the abdomen, lower back, butt, and hips. With the increasing popularity of yoga and Pilates -- both of which depend on strong core muscles -- the fitness community has turned its focus from the abs to the core. The Brungardt brothers simple 9-week program is based on over 100 exercises and includes workouts appropriate for beginners and fitness enthusiasts alike. This book will help men and women of all body types and fitness levels to strengthen their core for better mobility, posture, and physique. Get ready to get fit!

3 Minute Abs

Author: Kurt Brungardt
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780060952709
Release Date: 1998-03-24
Genre: Health & Fitness

Outlines an abdominal exercise program based on 3-minute daily workouts, and includes stretching routines and nutrition tips

The Big Book of Abs

Author: Muscle & Fitness,
Publisher: Triumph Books
ISBN: 9781623686895
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

In this guidebook to health, the editors of Muscle & Fitness magazine provide a five week plan as well as tips and strategies to get—and stay—motivated in obtaining well defined and toned abs. There are more than 70 workout routines presented with full-color photos to guide readers in the best possible way to achieve the goal of that tight “six-pack.” Throughout all the fitness routines there are informative tips and fast facts to make sure readers are performing the exercise in the safest and most effective manner. Additionally, to complete the workout program, instruction in nutrition to ensure one’s body is getting the proper mix of protein or carbohydrates just when it needs them is included.

The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles

Author: Ian Falloon
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760350225
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Genre: Transportation

From the single-cylinder bikes of the 1950s to the high-performance sportbikes of today, The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles showcases the entire spectrum of Ducati. Legendary Ducati motorcycles have something of a rags-to-riches story. This Italian motorcycle manufacturer began by selling motorized bicycles to impoverished residents of post-World War II Italy. Today, Ducati is the world's premier manufacturer of street motorcycles whose sales continue to rise year after year. Its svelte, hyper-accelerating motorcycles are two-wheeled wonders that are fluent in the language of speed. The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles traces the stunning chronology of the motorcycles dreamed up by Ducati, from the 1950s to present day. Laid out for the first time in encyclopedia form with gorgeous photography and insights from Ducati expert Ian Falloon, this book offers motorcycle enthusiasts a closer look at the craftsmanship, power, and beauty of these extraordinary motorcycles. The book features all of the motorcycles from Ducati's storied history, including the groundbreaking Desmodromic 750 Super Sport, the Mike Hailwood Replica, the Superbike-dominating 916, and the epic Panigale. From the street bikes that gave birth to the very notion of the modern superbike to the racing motorcycles that dominated tracks in Great Britain, Europe, and North America since the latter part of the twentieth century, The Complete Book of Ducati Motorcycles runs the full gamut of sportbikes. It's a collection that demands shelf space in the library of any true motorcycle collector or fan.

Bollywood Abs

Author: Neil Frost
Publisher: SPN Fitness
ISBN: 9781467906616
Release Date: 2011-11-01
Genre: Health & Fitness

Bollywood Abs is the first book of its kind! A complete Abs and Fat Loss System designed for the Asian Male! Author Neil Frost travelled to the heart of India to design a System that would help transform the bodies of literally thousands of Asian Men! The System incorporates a unique Healthy Indian Diet Plan with over 100 'fat busting' recipes for meat eaters and vegetarians, Western variations, a Fully Structured Program that will build lean muscle mass, 30 of the Best and Most Effective Abdominal Exercises, Fat Cutting Strategies, Meal Planners and much more. Bollywood Abs offers YOU the unique chance to build your Best Body in just 12 weeks!

The Complete Book of Fitness

Author: Karen Andes
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 0609801554
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Health & Fitness

A guide to strength training, cardiovascular training, diet and nutrition, and wellness

The Running Revolution

Author: Nicholas Romanov
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101605608
Release Date: 2014-09-30
Genre: Sports & Recreation

From a two-time Olympic coach and creator of the Pose Method who has trained the running elite, an essential guide for all runners seeking to go faster and farther without injury Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run—and the wildly popular natural running trend it sparked—changed the way we think about running, but it has also prompted many questions: Have we been running the wrong way? And, have we been running in the wrong kind of shoe? What is the safest type of foot strike? How many types are there? And what is a foot strike anyway? No existing guide has clearly addressed these concerns—until now. The Running Revolution provides both beginning and experienced runners with everything they need to know in order to safely and efficiently transition to and master a safer and more biomechanically efficient way of running that is guaranteed to improve performance and minimize wear and tear on the body. More than a one-size-fits-all guide, The Running Revolution provides readers with clear instructions, complete with helpful illustrations, that they can easily integrate into their unique running histories in order to run safely, intelligently, and efficiently for many years to come. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Complete Book on Medical Plastics

Author: NIIR Board of Consultants and Engineers
Publisher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.
ISBN: 9788178330006
Release Date: 2006-10-01
Genre:

Plastics currently form one of the most important components of the medical industry. Medical device designers and engineers increasingly prefer plastics to conventional packaging materials such as metals owing to superior flexibility offered by plastics in fabrication process. Advancements in sterilization techniques shift towards disposable devices, development of enhanced plastic materials, and technological innovations are factors driving the overall market growth and expansion. The development of novel materials such as biocompatible polymers for use in medical implants will furthermore provide the required impetus for the global medical plastics market. Every day, plastics are involved in critical surgeries, life saving efforts, and routine medical procedures. Plastic materials can be sterilized hundreds of times without degradation. Lightweight plastics are used to form replacement joints, non surgical supports, and therapy equipment. Clear plastics provide visibility for transfusions, surgeries, and diagnostic equipment of all kinds and plastics can be machined, molded, or formed into almost any shape imaginable. The use of plastics in health care field encompasses several distinct markets. Plastic is used on a large scale as medical devices like disposable syringes, optical and dental products, heart valves, contact lenses and many more medical products. This way plastic has very importance in making medical devices. The medical plastics industry is set to expand rapidly over the next decade taking up increasing proportions of GDP, as countries provide healthcare to an ageing population, access to medicine expands in developing regions and new technology is developed. This book basically deals with significance of packaging for pharmaceuticals & medical industry, tablets & capsules liquids, creams and ointments, OPVC, OPP and oriented and non oriented pet containers, blister trays for ampoules, cartridge tubes etc., shrink packaging and stretch wrapping, conducting health based risk assessments of medical materials, performance properties of metallocene polyethylene, EVA, and flexible PVC films, polyurethane thin film welding for medical device applications, polyurethane film as an alternative to PVC and latex, opportunities for PVC replacement in medical solution containers, thermoplastic silicone urethane copolymers : a new class of biomedical elastomers, selecting materials for medical products : from PVC to metallocene polyolefins, injection molding engineering plastics, assessing the performance and suitability of parylene coating etc. The present book contains the important information of plastics in medical field and their uses in various ways. This is very useful book for entrepreneurs, researchers, technocrats and technical institutions.

Lesbian Sex Secrets for Men Revised and Expanded

Author: Amy Jo Goddard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101991855
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Genre: Self-Help

For men, the intimate workings of the female body have long remained one of the great mysteries of the universe. What gives her the most pleasure? Where should you be touching her - and how? Fortunately, there are some people who can offer men the empirical knowledge gained from a lifetime of pleasing women - and getting pleased by them. This frank, frolicsome, and wonderfully illuminating book draws on the sexual advice and sex secrets of lesbians to help men become better lovers. A groundbreaking dialogue between straight men and gay women, and an erotic look inside the often hidden world of lesbian sex, Lesbian Sex Secrets for Men reveals a whole new approach to pleasure for men and the women they love. At the same time, this book proves that while sex is something we all do naturally, a little focused effort - and a few simple lessons - can open up a whole new world of enjoyment. From the Trade Paperback edition.