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Bedroom Exercises for Busy People

Bedroom Exercises for Busy People
$29.00
Item Code: IDF093
Author: B.S. Aggarwal
Publisher: Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Language: English
Edition: 2006
ISBN: 8129107961
Pages: 104 (Color Illus: 98)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 9.2" X 7.0"
About the Book :

If your days are filled with manic deadlines and endless meetings and yet a twingle of guild troubles you for not looking after your health as much as you should be, then this book is for you! Bedroom Exercises for Busy People offers a simple, gadget-free exercise module, not that, most importantly, isn't time consuming.

Apart from easy-to-follow exercise instructions and helpful pictures, the author also offers a complete guide to healthy eating, providing sample menus, food replacements, nutrition information and key health hazards keeping in mind the Indian diet and lifestyle. Just to keep you better informed, there is also a section on various ailments, such as hypertension and gout that could be dealt with by doing regular exercise.

About the Author :

Dr. B.S. Aggarwal did his Post-graduation, MS Orthopaedics from the Institute of Medical Education and Research, chandigrh (1974). He worked in the National Health Service in Liverpool, UK (1974-75). A Senior Consultant Surgeon in Orthopaedics, he has been based in Chandigarh for the last 30 years.

He has contributed several articles on health published in The Tribune, Chandigarh. Apart from his professional duties, he is active in social services, as is apparent from his position as Managing Chairman of the Home for the Old and Destitute at Chandigarh for the last 6 years.

CONTENTS

Prefacevii
Introductionix
Chapters
I.BEDROOM EXERCISE FOR BUSY PEOPLE
 - Posture I - Lying Down
 - Posture II - Sitting
 - Posture III - Standing
 - Trouble Shooting
 - Other forms of Exercise
1
II.COMMON PROBLEMS WITHOUT EXERCISE
 - Pain and Muscle Spasm
 - Incorrct Posture
 - Backache and Bed rest
 - Collar and Pillow
 - Osteo-Arthritis of the Knees
 - Osteoporosis
 - Weight and Discomfort
52
III.COMPOSITION OF FOOD
 - Types of Food
 - Food Consumption
 - Food Habits
 - Nutrients
 - Balanced Diet
 - Sample Menu
56
IV.GUIDE TO DIET PROMOTED DISEASES
 - Diet and Dental Problems
 - Diet and Obesity
 - Diet and Diabetes
 - Emotional Stress and Blood Glucose
 - Diet and Gout
 - Diet and Hypertension
 - Diet and Food Hazards
66
V.HOW TO REDUCE WEIGHT
 - Getting Started
 - Sample Menu
 - Replacements
 - Fasting
69
VITHINGS TO REMEMBER74
Appendix A: Average Height and Weight Chart76
Appendix B: Food Value Charts C 1, C 2, C 3, C 4, C 578
Acknowledgements92
Bibliography93

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