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Author: Charlotte Hilton Andersen
Publisher: Cincinnati : Clerisy Press, ©2011.
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In The Great Fitness Experiment , a funny and informative guide through the morass of contradictory claims and information in today's health/fitness-obsessed world, Charlotte Hilton Andersen goes from gym rat to lab rat, trying a new workout each month for a year in an attempt to discover what works, what doesn't and what's just plain weird. She delves into such subjects as the Action Hero Workout, Cross Fit  Read more...
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Andersen, Charlotte Hilton.
Great fitness experiment.
Cincinnati : Clerisy Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010032793
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charlotte Hilton Andersen
ISBN: 9781578604760 1578604761
OCLC Number: 708565659
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 243 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1 JANUARY Functional Training; Personal Essay: How to Live to Be One Hundred (or Until the Bus Hits You); Chapter 2 FEBRUARY Double Cardio; Personal Essay: Confessions of a Compulsive Over-Exerciser; Chapter 3 MARCH CrossFit; Personal Essay: Locker Room Drama; Chapter 4 APRIL The Celebrity Workout; Personal Essay: Body Insecurity Is Contagious; Chapter 5 MAY The Action Hero Workout; Personal Essay: On Medicating and Meditating; Chapter 6 JUNE Jillian Michaels; Personal Essay: The Biggest Loser Reinforces Gender Stereotypes Chapter 7 JULY Primal BlueprintPersonal Essay: Control Freak; Chapter 8 AUGUST Suspension Training; Personal Essay: Fallible: On Making Mistakes in Public; Chapter 9 SEPTEMBER Kettlebells; Personal Essay: Stopping the Stomach Wars: Making Peace with Your Tummy; Chapter 10 OCTOBER High Intensity Interval Training; Personal Essay: My Life As a Cautionary Tale; Chapter 11 NOVEMBER Going Vegan; Personal Essay: Field Notes from an Orthorexic; Chapter 12 DECEMBER Karate; Personal Essay: 5.24; Conclusion: What I Learned after One Year of Trying Everything;
Responsibility: by Charlotte Hilton Andersen.

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In The Great Fitness Experiment , a funny and informative guide through the morass of contradictory claims and information in today's health/fitness-obsessed world, Charlotte Hilton Andersen goes from gym rat to lab rat, trying a new workout each month for a year in an attempt to discover what works, what doesn't and what's just plain weird. She delves into such subjects as the Action Hero Workout, Cross Fit Training, Going Vegan, Double Cardio, and others. Interspersed between the chapters on the monthly experiments, Anderson offers personal essays on everything from her past experiences with.

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"Andersen spent one year testing the latest diets and workouts and chronicled her experience in a humorous and friendly way...she's sweet, funny and has a lot of great information to share." Read more...

 
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by FitnessDigest.us (WorldCat user published 2011-12-04) Very Good Permalink

This book is entertaining and offers insight into some diet and fitness trends. The book is written with a good sense of humor.

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