HealthFIT Book Recommendations...

"Calm Energy: How People Regulate Mood With Food And Exercise "

This provocative new approach to understanding and fighting weight gain and inactivity offers practical advice and a biological explanation for your cravings, moods, and avoidance of exercise. You can learn to choose exercise as an alternative to food when you are feeling down, and experience the optimum goal of "calm energy."

"Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?"

An ingenious insight into the emotions you may need to uncover in order to be successful at your weight loss goal. The organizational expert from the TV show Clean Sweep found astounding correlations between people who surrounded themselves with too much clutter, and those who carried more weight than was healthy. Confront your emotions and lose weight!


Discover How It’s Possible to Program Your Body to Lose Weight Automatically.

"Conquering Depression and Anxiety Through Exercise"

Written by my Exercise and Mental Health professor from SJSU Keith Johnsgard, PhD, this excellent book is written for the general public instead of his students. Learn why exercise helps you mentally as well as physically, how to apply it, and get enough reasons to reinforce your exercise to keep you committed.

"You: On A Diet: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management"

Much more than a diet plan or a series of instructions and guidelines or a faddish berries-only eating plan. It's a complete manual for waist management. It will show you how to achieve and maintain an ideal and healthy body size by teaching you about the biology of your body and the biology and psychology of fat.

"Younger Next Year: A Guide to Living Like 50 Until You're 80 and Beyond"

The authors' balance of medical research, and motivation coming from the voice of a buddy, may make this the book that finally pushes you to change your lifestyle so you can live younger for longer.

"Younger Next Year for Women: Live Like You're 50 - Strong, Fit, Sexy - Until You're 80 and Beyond"

Refreshing bluntness and focus on issues pertinent to women, this version of the Younger Next year book is just what women need to hear to live younger longer.

"Dare To Be 100"

One of my all-time favorite books that teaches you how to live a long and healthy life. Recommended by Jack Laanne and Dr. Dean Edell!

"Strong Women Stay Slim"

This is a classic book with all the basics of exercise and healthy nutrition. It has everything you need to know to get started on a healthy lifestyle, and is a great refresher and reinforcer for those who are already living it!

"The New Psycho-Cybernetics"

This book will give you the positive self-image and confidence you need to finally achieve your life-long goals of losing weight, improving your sports performance or becoming successful at any other aspect of your life!


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"Don't Eat This Book"

The perfect companion to the movie "Super Size Me". A MUST read for anyone who eats fast food often. It will change your life!

"Super Size Me" DVD

In case you haven't seen the movie yet, you can click on the link to the right to order it, or click here to rent it from Netflix.

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"South Bay Trails: Outdoor Adventures In & Around Santa Clara Valley"

Well-written guide to trails in Santa Clara Valley. Clear directions, ratings and estimated times to complete trails, and descriptions.

"101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area"

Well-written guide to trails covering Marin, the East Bay, Peninsula and South Bay. Clear directions, ratings and estimated times to complete trails, and descriptions.

"California Hiking: The Complete Guide to 1,000 of the Best Hikes in the Golden State"

Well-written guide to trails covering all of California. Clear directions, ratings and estimated times to complete trails, and descriptions.

"Strength Training Anatomy"

Detailed artwork with over 400 illustrations for 115 exercises. If you ever wanted to know exactly what muscles are working during your workout, this reference is for you!

"Women's Strength Training Anatomy"

A perfect compliment to "Strength Training Anatomy", with lower body and ab exercises beautifully illustrated for women, with descriptions for proper technique for efficient and effective exercise.

"Office Yoga: Simple Stretches for Busy People"

Great relaxation tips intertwined with the stretches, wrapped
up in a book that's small enough to slip into any desk. A terrific
stocking stuffer for any stressed-out office worker!

"You: The Owner's Manual. An Insider's Guide to the Body That
Will Make You Healthier and Younger"

Learn what goes on in your body without complex medical
jargon. This manual for preventing the effects of aging gives
you the tools to adjust the things you can control in your life!

"Lose Weight with the Power of One: A Motivational Journey to Nutritional Sanity"

Don't let the title of this book scare you away!
Even if you don't need to lose weight... this is an incredible book that combines sound nutrition, a way to incorporate it into your life gradually and a good story!
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