"A rapidly growing senior population needs quality information on how to stay healthy and fit longer. Caivano provides just the thing, combining her broad knowledge of dance and movement therapy training in this exceptional strength-training guide for men and women over 50. ...This sensible and motivating gem of a book is highly recommended for all public and academic libraries." --Library Journal (added by author)
From the Back Cover
Strength Training Over 50
STAY STRONG, STAY HEALTHY-
THE ULTIMATE FITNESS PROGRAM
Includes Foreword by Michael George
With over 80 exercises and more than 350 color photographs, this book provides a comprehensive guide to looking after your body and feeling good.
Follow extended exercise programs, including sessions for exercise on the road, a 15-minute workout, exercising the abdominals, and back care
Learn how to begin a fitness routine with reassuring advice if you are returning to training
Supplement your training routine with advice on nutrition and positive thinking, guidance on planning your workout, and motivational tips
Practice a variety of exercises for general health and special concerns, such as osteoporosis, balance, arthritis, and the over-65s
Enjoy specially adapted exercises if you are an
older participant, including chair exercises and exercises against a wall.