What exactly is new in fitness? In the exercise world, there's something new in equipment, research, classes, gadgets, videos, and Web sites just about every day. The last few years have also seen the invention and marketing of new schlock--like pills that claim to eliminate cellulite or burn extra carbohydrates and machines that purport to tone your thighs "without any effort on your part." It's all too easy to get confused by all the myths and mixed messages out there.
But don't sweat it! This thoroughly revised edition of Fitness For Dummies updates you on all the latest--the good, the bad, and the bizarre--tackles your fears about getting fit, and gives you the knowledge and motivation to stick with fitness for the rest of your life. Renowned fitness experts Suzanne Schlosberg and Liz Neporent show you how to:
- Test your fitness level and set realistic goals
- Pinpoint fat sources in your diet
- Create a pers...