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Book
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Publisher, Date:
Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2010.
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viii, 208 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
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Notes:
Includes index.
LCCN:
2009033632
ISBN:
9780736081788 (pbk.)
073608178X (pbk.)
Other Number:
319500043
System Availability:
2
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
2
Control Number:
803212
Call Number:
613.7/176
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0
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2
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2
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Summary
<p>Take the next step toward a stronger, leaner, healthier physique with Nordic Walking for Total Fitness . From selecting equipment to creating your own personalized workout, it is your complete guide to the power of Nordic walking.</p> <p>In Nordic Walking for Total Fitness , Nordic walking experts Suzanne Nottingham and Alexandra Jurasin show you how to make the most of every walk. You'll learn how to choose the perfect pole, master proper form and technique, and supplement your routine for the ultimate total-body workout.</p> <p> Nordic Walking for Total Fitness includes six essential workouts from short, quick walks to longer, more challenging workout excursions. You can tailor each workout to achieve your fitness goal, or you can select from a menu of sample programs developed specifically for cardio health, strength, power, flexibility, sport cross-training, and full-body fitness.</p> <p>If you're ready to hit the path with power and purpose, Nordic Walking for Total Fitness is for you. It's like having a personal trainer striding alongside you every step of the way.</p>
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Table of Contents
Prefacep. vi
Acknowledgmentsp. viii
Part IBetter Fitness With the Nordic Approach
1Walking Plus: The Gym to Gop. 2
2Gearing Up: The Right Equipment for Youp. 9
3Taking the First Steps: Poling, Posture, and Stridep. 22
4Stepping Up: Variations for Cardio, Strength, and Powerp. 37
5Changing Pace: Variations for Balance, Coordination, Agility, and Flexibilityp. 72
6Stepping Out: Adapting to Different Terrainp. 98
7Starting Up: Identifying the Workout for Youp. 108
Part IINordic Walking Workouts
8Short and Easyp. 126
9Medium and Steadyp. 133
10Medium and Quickp. 139
11Short and Fastp. 145
12Long and Steadyp. 151
13Outdoor Circuit Trainingp. 157
Part IIIProgramming for Long-Term Goals
14Training for Cardio Health and Fitnessp. 170
15Targeting Total-Body Fitnessp. 179
16Cross-Training for Sportsp. 186
17Customizing Your Programp. 195
Indexp. 203
About the Authorsp. 207
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