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Billion Steps Challenge
Billion Steps Challenge
On January 1, the Healthy St. Lucie Coalition launched a Billion Steps Challenge to encourage all residents in St. Lucie County to be active. The challenge will run through December 31, 2018 and is in support of strategies identified by community stakeholders in the 2016-2019 Community Health Improvement Plan, overseen by the Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County.
Move Your Way
Move Your Way
Everyone needs physical activity to stay healthy. But it can be hard to find the time in your busy routine.
The Move Your Way tools, videos, and fact sheets on this page have tips that make it easier to get a little more active. And small changes can add up to big health benefits!
From Couch Potato to Fitness Buff
NPR story about the benefits of exercise. Start small! Appreciate even small moments of intentional movement which will encourage you to strive for more.
Even the Stiffest People Can Do the Splits by
Call Number: RA 781.63 .E55 2017
Publication Date: 2017-12-05
Experience amazing health benefits by learning how to do the splits in just 4 weeks! Whether you spend your days running marathons or slouching over a keyboard, everyone can benefit from stretching and the increased flexibility that comes along with it. With only five minutes of stretching a day, you'll be doing perfect splits in four weeks and experiencing a host of health benefits such as better circulation, fewer joint injuries, toned muscles, improved balance, and much more! With world-renowned yoga teacher Eiko's revolutionary program, people of any age and fitness level can say goodbye to those mysterious aches and pains that are caused by stiff, contracting muscles, and see unbelievable results. All you need is this book, two legs, and a floor, and you're on your way to doing the splits!
You Can Lose Weight (Yes, You!) by
Call Number: RM 222 .2 .W5843 2015
Publication Date: 2015-12-29
A month from now, you'll wish you had started today. Yes, a month is all it takes to see long-term results. And seriously-even YOU can lose that weight! Food and exercise fads come and go, mainly because they just aren't sustainable. After a few days, you're hungry, bored, or hungry AND bored. That's why the Today show's very first lifestyle and fitness correspondent, Jenna Wolfe, created her famous 30-Day Fitness Challenge for her viewers. The challenge was wildly successful because of its unprecedented and simple approach to everyday health and fitness-one small tip a day for 30 days. Now, in THINNER IN 30, Jenna takes her foolproof program to the next level, giving you the tools and motivation you'll need to achieve your wellness goals with thirty small changes that add up to big results-in as few as 30 days. It's all possible without joining a gym, counting calories, or signing up for a trendy class you can't even pronounce. The perfect plan for busy men and women of all ages and fitness levels, THINNER IN 30 puts the focus on small, bite-size tips which lead to long-term weight loss. Jenna blends athletic wisdom, laugh-out-loud humor, and easy-to-follow advice, like how many times to chew your food per bite, what the heck carbs are all about, and how to sneak in workouts without any time, money, equipment, or energy (pretty much covering any excuse you may have). THINNER IN 30 will help you discover just how easy it is to get healthy without having to deprive yourself or work out 12 hours a day.
The Physique 57 Solution by
Call Number: RA781.6. B43 2012
Publication Date: 2012-01-04
What if you could achieve your best body starting now? THE PHYSIQUE 57 SOLUTION, celebrity praised and widely loved, is designed to systematically sculpt your muscles to create a lean, beautiful shape. This unique, effective workout combines interval training, isometric exercises, and orthopedic stretches to rapidly and dramatically transform your body. No matter your level of fitness, the Physique 57 technique will keep you challenged, motivated, and entertained. Now combined with a healthy and delicious meal plan, this two-week program will help you get your best body fast. Discover: · Step-by-step, groundbreaking workouts offering major calorie burn · Innovative choreography, including muscle-defining arm exercises, intense seat-and-thigh sequences, and waist-chiseling ab moves · A super-slimming two-week meal plan · A variety of flavorful and healthy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and dessert · Motivating tips to help you reach your goals! Drop pounds, lose up to 10 inches, and transform into the best version of yourself.
The 90-Second Fitness Solution by
Call Number: RA781.C35 2008
Publication Date: 2008-12-30
How little do you have to do to firm up, lose fat, strengthen bones, improve mood, and boost energy? Renowned New York fitness trainer Pete Cerqua's answer is startling: 15 minutes of exercise a week.
Call Number: N7301 .D53 2013
Publication Date: 2013-12-03
New York Times 2013 holiday gift list pick An exploration of yoga's meanings and transformations over time; the discipline's goals of spiritual enlightenment, worldly power, and health and well-being; and the beauty and profundity of Indian art.
Weight Training Without Injury by
Call Number: GV546 .S727 2016
Publication Date: 2016-01-01
The exercise will never hurt you--only improper form causes injury. Master the essentials of proper weight training and be safe while performing the squat, lunge, leg press, lat pulldown, reverse fly, bench press, chest fly, shoulder press, shoulder raise, biceps curl, triceps extension, plank, and more! With over 350 full-color, step-by-step photos, WEIGHT TRAINING WITHOUT INJURY'S unique, revolutionary approach teaches right from wrong at every step with meticulous attention to detail. Stellabotte and Straub's mission is simple: to enable you to master proper form and prevent injury when lifting weights. This book blends 50 years of experience and success with current scientific research (over 90 peer-reviewed publications are referenced)--all explained simply and organized in a clear format that is easy to follow. The techniques learned here can be applied to exercises found in any bodybuilding, strength training or resistance training manual or program, making WEIGHT TRAINING WITHOUT INJURY indispensable for the beginner, the seasoned gym goer, and the professional trainer.
Leslie Sansone mix & match walk blasters
Call Number: DVD RA781.65 .M59 2014
Publication Date: 2014
Includes ten different mini-walks. Create workout combinations with the easy-to-use DVD menu. Hundred of possible workout combinations; make a new workout each day.
Exhale - core fusion barre basics for beginners
Publication Date: 2013
As creators of Core Fusion, Elisabeth Halfpapp and Fred DeVito are more than just fitness experts: they've been innovators and leaders in the barre technique for over 30 years. DVD draws on their extensive knowledge for an incredible toning and strengthening workout. These seven 10-minute workouts target all of your muscle groups, giving you lean legs, lifted glutes, flat abs, and improved strength and flexibility.
Zumba 101 : can't dance?
Call Number: RA781.15 .P47 2016
Join the calorie-burning, dance-fitness craze that's taken the whole world by storm. Learn from the creator of the Zumba fitness program himself, Beto Pérez, as he takes you through the essential moves to get you dancing yourself into shape. Step-by-step: learn the basic steps of the 4 core rhythms found in a Zumba class -- Dance, dance, dance! Put those new moves to work as you rock out in an easy-to-follow 30-minute class.
Yoga over 50
Call Number: DVD RA781.7 .Y64 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Stay fit, healthy and flexible with this comprehensive yoga DVD specifically designed for those over 50. These 8 routines will build strength, increase flexibility, promote calmness and improve balance. Sun salutation -- General practice -- Seated poses -- Flexibility & strength -- Yoga on a chair -- Guided relaxation -- Osteoarthritis -- Osteoporosis.