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Get in shape : the lazy way
Cain, Annette, 1965-
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Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : Macmillan, [1999]

Physical Description:
xii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
General Note:
"A Macmillan Lifestyles Guide"--Cover.

Includes index.
Format :


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RA781 .C24 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Who has the time to get in shape? This guide aims to prove it is simple to build up muscle without cutting into precious spare time. It offers lists of simple stuff to have on hand, as well as basic equipment to get fit without all the fuss.

Table of Contents

Don't Sweat It!p. XI
Part 1 Simply Sizing Up Your Needsp. 1
Chapter 1 Don't be a Dumbbell!p. 3
Chapter 2 Left to Your Own Devicesp. 11
Part 2 Trimming Down Your Time and Effortp. 21
Chapter 3 Defining the Detailsp. 23
Chapter 4 In a Pinchp. 33
Chapter 5 The Finishing Touchp. 43
Part 3 Unwhipping You into Shapep. 49
A. Your Aerobic Conditioning: Just a Heartbeat Awayp. 51
Chapter 6 A Huff and a Puff That's Not Too Roughp. 53
Chapter 7 Fat-Burning Movin' That Feels Like Groovin'p. 63
Chapter 8 Mix it Up to Slim Downp. 73
Chapter 9 The Un-Workoutp. 81
B. Your Muscle Strengthening: Building Up Without Breaking Downp. 93
Chapter 10 Prod Your Bodp. 95
Chapter 11 A Little Weight Goes a Long Wayp. 113
Chapter 12 Use Some Rubber to Melt the Blubberp. 137
Chapter 13 Trade Your Rolls for Ripplesp. 155
C. Your Flexibility: Don't Get Bent Out of Shapep. 167
Chapter 14 Sit on Itp. 169
Chapter 15 The Perfect Balancep. 177
Chapter 16 Unleashers and Releasersp. 193
Chapter 17 Now It's Time to Relaxp. 211
More Lazy Stuff
A How to Get Someone Else to Do Itp. 223
B If You Really Want More, Read Thesep. 227
C If You Don't Know What It Means/Does, Look Herep. 233
D It's Time for Your Rewardp. 239
Where to Find What You're Looking Forp. 241