Gym, Exercise and Workout Books

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Want to get fit and learn about what exercise does to the body? Try some of our Fitness Books. One size certainly doesn't fit all when it comes to fitness. That's why we stock a wide range of gym & exercise books, to help people find the best book for them. Just use the filters below to find your next fitness book.


Packed with research and exercises that support you to build your strongest body - at home or in the gym. Is it time to lose weight, tone and sculpt, gain muscle and speed up your metabolism? This book gives you practical advice on how to do just that. It also gives you valuable insight into how nutrition and exercise can improve your health. In this book, author Austin Current takes readers through the science of strength training, weight loss, nutrition and overall health. This book includes full workout plans and over 100 individual exercises. You'll learn how your muscles engage at each stage, how to do movements with correct form and how to prevent injury, and shows you different variations for home and gym. This book is also packed with nutritional information and includes dietary advice for vegans and vegetarians. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241559581 • Author: Austin Current • Publisher: DK • Format: Flexibound • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 24 x 20.2 x 1.9 cm

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Explore new movements and alleviate stiff joints with more than 100 exercises designed to keep you flexible, energized, and active for life. Pain and stiffness can create fear and uncertainty in our ability to move, affecting quality of life. Exercise has continuously proven to be beneficial against disease, yet people are becoming increasingly sedentary. More than a quarter of the world's population is insufficiently active and it's time we remove barriers to exercise and encourage movement exploration. The Science of Stretch is your guide to understanding the human body's resilient and adaptable nature and how stretching can play a role in achieving your highest well-being. Inside the pages of this book you'll learn about: the latest research on stretching, human anatomy and physiology, the nervous system and pain science, how to reduce injury risk with exercise, managing a lifestyle catered towards healthy aging, what happens to the body when we stretch, different types of stretching and how to implement them to best compliment your daily life or sporting activities and more! With a series of suggested stretch routines are outlined, each with a progressive increase in challenge and tailored to different abilities and fitness objectives-alongside the tools to create your own bespoke workouts. Every exercise is anatomized in detail to make movement easily understood using CGI artworks to show how each muscle is correctly activated and each joint aligned. Whether you're taking a walk around the park or running a marathon, Science of Stretch will help you stay flexible, keep active, and remove the uncertainty from stretching.  Product Information:  • ISBN:  9780241679289 • Author:  Dr Leada Dr Malek • Publisher:  DK • Format:  Hardback • Pages:  224 • Dimensions:  19.9 x 2 x 23.3 cm

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Is a vegan diet healthier? Should I try going low-carb? Is it always a bad idea to skip a meal? Are superfoods all they're cracked up to be? Is fat still bad for you? Can I eat to improve my chances of conceiving? Science of Nutrition cuts through the noise of conflicting diet advice with clear answers backed up by the very latest research. Recognising that there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to nutrition, this ground-breaking book has the answers to all your food-related questions, covering every conceivable topic - from gut bacteria to weight management, to heart health and immune support, to vegan diets and intermittent fasting, and everything in between. With an accessible Q&A approach and informative graphics, this nutrition book will debunk popular food myths and diets, redefine nutrition in the modern world, and enable you to make informed decisions that are best suited to you, about what, when, and how to eat. The book's easily digestible and evidence-based advice empowers you to explore the benefits and importance of nutrition, alongside the downright misleading when it comes to the world of food and diet, and to equip yourself with the knowledge and confidence to assess and enhance your approach to nutrition. Product Information: • ISBN: 9780241506462 • Author: Rhiannon Lambert • Publisher: DK • Format: Hardback • Pages: 224 • Dimensions: 26.3 x 22.1 x 2.4cm    

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Achieve a healthy body, mental alertness, and inner serenity through the practice of hatha yoga. Introducing Yoga Your Home Practice Companion, an all-encompassing yoga guide combining step-by-step asanas, detailed illustrations, programmes, mindfulness techniques, diet advice, and recipes together, to achieve optimum health, wellness and mindfulness! In today's fast-paced world it's easy to lose the balance in our lives and the connection with our bodies. DK believes it's time to change that! This wonderful wellness book offers nurturing remedies to the stress and hustle of everyday life within a complete practice and lifestyle guide for students of all abilities. Product Information:  • ISBN:  9780241667064 • Author: Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre • Publisher:  DK • Format:  Hardback • Pages:  256 • Dimensions: 24 x 2.2 x 20.2 cm

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Solve the cycle of overwhelm and exhaustion, and empower yourself to create positive change. This interactive workbook from the experts behind the New York Times bestseller Burnout offers up the tools and tips to help get you there. We all want to achieve wellness. But wellness is not a state of mind or a state of being--it's a state of action. It's the freedom to oscillate through all the cycles of being human: from effort to rest, sleeping to waking, autonomy to connection. Burnout, on the other hand, happens when we get stuck. The Burnout Workbook will help you notice when you get stuck and show you how to get unstuck--inside you'll find: engaging questions, exercises to practice skills, visual guides, stories, quotes and more! Feel better, minimize stress, manage your emotions, and live a more joyful life. Whether or not you've read Burnout, this workbook will help you learn what true wellness can look like in your life. Product Information:  • ISBN: 9781785045165 • Author: Amelia Nagoski • Publisher: Clarkson Potter • Format:  Paperback • Pages: 176 • Dimensions: 17.83 x 1.14 x 22.78cm

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Signed Copy! Body coach, Joe Wicks, provides recipes, workouts and life hacks to change your life in just 15 minutes... We all live busy lives, so let me show you how just 15 minutes a day can make all the difference. I’ve taken 10 years of experience helping people to get fit, strong, healthy and happy and shared it all here. This is the feel-good way to bring some joy, energy and happiness into your life by doing the simple things well – all you need is 15 minutes. This book is packed full of useful advice you'll wish you'd read sooner, including: Yummy recipe ideas for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks, tips on how to sleep better and find focus, workout routines to energise you, ideas to help you manage your time in the way that works best for you, gratitude and journaling prompts to help you find the joy in everyday life and more! Are you ready to see some change? Let’s go!  Product Information:  • ISBN:  9780008430399 • Author:  Joe Wicks • Publisher:  HQ • Format:  Hardback • Pages:  256 • Dimensions:  19.5 x 2.4 x 25.2 cm

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