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Books, Fitness News

Pocket guide to Hatha Yoga

Yoga practitioners were captivated by simple instruction and stunning photography in the best-selling Hatha Yoga Illustrated.

Now, that winning formula has been applied to Hatha Yoga Asanas: Pocket Guide for Personal Practice.

It features full-colour photographs, basic movement cues, the English and Sanskrit names, and difficulty ratings for over 150 poses.

Simple, attractive and convenient, Hatha Yoga Asanas is the one reference every practitioner and instructor should own.

Normal Price: £10.99 I €14.30
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Yoga may guard against heart disease

Yoga for eldersDoing yoga may be a good way to protect against heart disease, particularly if you cannot do more vigorous exercise, research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology suggests.

A review 37 studies involving nearly 3,000 people found yoga was independently linked to a lowering of heart risk factors such as high blood pressure and cholesterol.

Yoga does not count towards the recommended physical activity that we should all do each week, but experts say it may still be beneficial.

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The complete training guide to a better body

At last, a research-based book that covers all facets of optimising the development of muscle and strength.

Containing 382 exercises covering 13 muscle groups and the whole body, it shows the proper technique for each exercise, tailored to the type of resistance used, be it free weights, weight machines or body weight.

In addition, each of the 116 training programmes is rated according to workout duration, the projected time frame for achieving measurable results, level of difficulty and overall effectiveness.

Muscle & Fitness Magazine’s senior science editor Jim Stoppani covers each topic in detail and his advice will help overcome any problem or plateau.

Normal Price: £16.99 I €22.10
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Top Twenty fitness trends for 2015

Recovering Athlete The ninth annual survey by thousands of fitness professionals worldwide to determine health and fitness trends has been published in the ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal.

The survey has been designed to confirm or to introduce new trends (not fads) that have will have a perceived impact on the industry in 2015.

This should help commercial health clubs determine whether or not a new trend fits into their own business models and how to best use the information.

Taking over the top spot from high-intensity interval training is body weight training.

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