Fitness Books by Joan Pagano
Joan Pagano is the author of best-selling fitness books published around the world. Former trainer to Jacqueline Onassis and Caroline Kennedy, Joan has specialized in strength training for women since 1988. She is an authority on the benefits of exercise for women's health issues such as menopause, osteoporosis and breast cancer, as well as strength training through the decades.
Joan is the author of:
Master the Basics with Joan’s “4 for Life” Bodyweight Exercises
Learning to handle your own body weight is the first step to improving the way you move in daily life. These functional “4 for Life” exercises work the major muscle groups of the legs, chest and core body in an integrated way. Together they create a mini full-body conditioning workout that can be done in a few minutes, anytime, anywhere – no equipment required. Use them as the building blocks of your program and the baseline to which you return when life gets hectic.
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• The Squat is the most functional of all exercises
• The Back Extension strengthens and lengthens the spine
• The Push Up targets the chest, shoulder and triceps in one move
• The Pelvic Tilt strengthens the abdomen while stretching the low back