by Barbara Bushman, Ph.D. and Janice C. Young, Ed.D. —
The book is a comprehensive guide that focuses on exercise as a primary means to control or alleviate the symptoms of menopause.
This scientific approach outlines the best and safest exercises for every phase of menopause and illustrates how diet, exercise and medication, as prescribed, interact to affect the symptoms.
It also contains specific workouts that combine the right mix of strength, flexibility and aerobic exercise.
The authors give women the tools they need to reduce menopausal symptoms, promote bone health and decrease their risk of cardiovascular disease.
With key medical and anatomical information, fitness assessments and programs that combine aerobic and resistance training, this is an authoritative guide about how to exercise and to what extent for improved quality of life.
$17.95 — Human Kinetics, P.O. Box 5076, Champaign, IL 61825-5076.
Reprinted from AzNetNews, Volume 24, Number 3, June/July 2005.