Which exercises do the best job toning my thighs and legs? What routine will really help me lose weight once and for all? Why should I skip crunches if I’m trying to turn my beer belly into a six-pack? If you’re looking for answers, just ask Lizzy. . . .
As America’s premier fitness guru, and the bestselling coauthor of Buns of Steel and Weight Training for Dummies, Liz Neporent has helped hundreds of satisfied individuals get in shape. Now she wants to help you! Easy-to-follow, results-oriented, and completely illustrated with photographs, The Ultimate Body is a dream come true for women looking to shed pounds, tone muscles, and feel the fittest they have ever felt in their lives. Inside you’ll discover
• Pre-workout prep: can-do motivational strategies, goal setting, and how to develop a workout schedule that is tailor-made for you • The Perfect Beginner Workout: If you’re feeling out of shape, the “buff starts here”–with Modified Push-Ups, Partial Ab Rolls, and Pelvic Tilts • The Perfect Gym Workout: Lizzy takes you step-by-step through the most effective machine circuit at the gym–and takes away the intimidation • The Perfect Weight Loss Workout: Exercises that will help you lose body fat (and keep it off)–from jumping rope to Jumping Jacks • The Perfect Strength Workout: Muscle building and strength maximizing routines–and the secrets of the world’s strongest athletes • The Perfect No Crunch Abdominal Workout: Attain a flat, toned tummy–with Ball Crunches, Hovers, and Mini Leg Lowers
Plus–the Mind-Body Workout for calming the mind . . . the Travel Workout for keeping fit on the road . . . a Stretch Workout for improving flexibility and posture . . . the Perfect Legs and Butt Workout for tight buns and gorgeous gams . . . and the Perfect Upper-Body Workout for sculpting those muscles north of the waistline!
Highlighted throughout with personal stories and anecdotes from fitness experts and people who successfully put into practice Lizzy’s routines, this accessible guide makes feeling fit and looking great a snap–go sweat!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Published by Ballantine Books Dec 18, 2007| 288 Pages| ISBN 9780307417459