Slim and Smart Body : A Fitness Programme for men and women

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Item Code: IDH038
Author: Barun Roy
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 8122307825
Pages: 140 (Illusrated with B & W Figure)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.4 " X 5.3"
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About the Book

Obesity is a worldwide phenomenon with the increasing use of modern gadgets and conveniences, which ensure we do not have to move a muscle except to press the remote button the burgeoning incidences of disease, depression and premature deaths have meant a rising awareness about the benefits of exercise.

With most exercise regimens making adherents huff and puff, people usually fall by the wayside before the benefits are noticeable. But relax this book does not expect you to cross the pain barrier. Instead, the focus is on a practical, pleasant and doable exercise regimen where you tailor each Programme to suit your individual requirements

In essence, this book will ensure that exercise s no longer a word you dread, by something you look forward to. The myriad benefits will thereafter flow of their own accord. And a fit, active, healthy life will be your ultimate reward.

About the Author

The author of five books, Barun Roy is a postgraduate diploma holder in Computer-aided Designing and a double graduate in aeronautical and computer Engineering.

Born in Darjeeling, You did his schooling in the same town and thereafter went to Chennai for higher studies. In 1998, he won the Super Intellectual award for his paper titled, Aerospace - the future lies beyond. In 1999, the Management Studies Promotion Institute, New Delhi declared him the Outstanding Personality of the Year 199. In the same year, he was nominated for the Distinguished Leadership Award by the American Biographical Institute, North Carolina, USA.

A power-lifter and body-builder, Roy is a bona fide member of the Darjeeling Divisional Body-building Association, recognized by the Indian Body-building Federation, Chennai.


What is Fitness?11
First Step: Mind Holds the Key13
How to Start?15
What is Aerobics17
How does Aerobic Fitness
Benefit your Heart and Lungs?
All About Calories49
Calories Expended During Exercise60
The Gymnasium Trimmings65
Warming Up and Cooling Down69
Roy's Basic Fitness Programme71
Computers could be a Health Hazard-how do you avoid it? 86
Men, Women and Job Stress 89
De-stress within Minutes 91
Play to remain Fit and Happy 93
Soothe Tired Feet Instantly 96
Sleep - the Basic Human Need 98
Exercise for Seniors 101
Exercise Tips for Seniors 102
Walking our way to a Healthy Life103
Meditation for Seniors 105
Protect Yourself against Health Fraud107
Working Out Safely with High Blood Pressure109
Training Your Memory111
Eating Your Way to Good Health 113
Are you getting enough of fruits and Vegetables? 115
Protein vs. Carbohydrates: A Weight-Loss Choice? 117
Ten Ways to Good Nutrition 120
Frequently Asked Questions122
Exercise Injuries, Reactions and Environment 135
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