The Complete Encyclopedia of Exercises Author:Hope Cohen (editor) The Complete Encyclopedia of Exercises offers tests that allow you to assess and rate your own fitness, explains the reasons for the different forms of exercise and details the benefits to be gained from each. The exercises range from those for general health, slimming and pregnancy through bodybuilding and sports to yoga and jogging, as well a... more »s techniques for mental relaxation to relive tension and stress. Also included are the official national program from the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the Health Education Council of Great Britain and, uniquely, with their cooperation, the National Program from the People's Republic of China.
This extraordinary book is divided into self-contained chapters designed to meet everyone's special needs. Each section begins with an introduction explaining the benefits of each form of exercise. Clear figure drawings and concise captions make it easy for the reader to do the various exercises while looking at the book.
Each group of exercises has been approved by experts. Activites for children have been used in schools; those for elderly people and pregnant women in clinics; and all specialist exercises have been supervised by appropriate consultants.« less