Realistic advice for teens looking to get fitSorting through the mental, physical, and emotional aspects of a girl's life during her teen years, this guide presents positive reasons and practical advice for making fitness a permanent part of her life. As society becomes more accepting of truly athletic women, teen girls are encouraged to overcome a “quitter's mentality” and develop physical confidence and mental toughness. A variety of nutrition tips and fitness facts allow girls to design individual workouts. Also included is information geared toward teens on weight lifting, cardiovascular conditioning, joining a gym, and working out at home.
Reviews“Coverage is excellent. Use of this guide for specific sport exercises is this book's real value.” —School Library Journal
Author BiographyKristina Gaede is a five-time California State Champion gymnast and works as a certified personal trainer. Alan Lachica is a certified USA boxing coach and a certified personal trainer. Doug Werner is the author of all 12 titles in the Start-Up Sports series. They all live in La Jolla, California.