The Gym Survival Guide: Your Road Map to Fearless Fitness

The Gym Survival Guide: Your Road Map to Fearless Fitness
Author: Gregg Cook
Language English
Pages: 246
ISBN10: 1402730217
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 3.36
ISBN13: 9781402730214
Published: April 1st 2008 by Sterling

Yoga, kickboxing, spinning, weights, cardio machines: the gym can leave novices bewildered! What is all that equipment for—and how do you use it? This survival manual is the antidote to gym confusion. It shows newcomers the ropes, serving up savvy advice that will get them fearly on the road  to becoming healthier, slimmer, and stronger. From an overview of membership types (including questions to ask before signing) to help on determining your goals, from creating a well-rounded fitness program to thoroughly illustrated explanations of every type of class and equipment, this volume has it all. There’s information on resistance, cardiovascular, core, and flexibility training, as well as descriptions of the different gym areas. You’ll even find a “Code of Gym Conduct.”