Aug. 20, 2003
Can chewing gum make you smarter? Is it possible to rock your way to physical health? Can you improve your memory by becoming more socially active?
Mississippi-based fitness specialists Dr. Joyce Yates and Amanda Conrad believe so and they're channeling their wealth of knowledge through their new book "Simple Fitness For Your Body, Mind, and Spirit."
Driven by a goal to help others become physically fit and backed by their combined 33 years of experience, Yates and Conrad have simplified and sorted through conflicting health information that inundates Americans every day.
Conrad, who lives in Starkville, is a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor.
Yates and Conrad believe nourishment and attention to each of these key areas are necessary to achieve long-term success in healthy lifestyle management.
Research-based facts within each category are broken into basic concepts that are easy to read and understand, leaving readers with the fundamentals necessary for a healthful lifestyle.
Book: "Simple Fitness For Your Body, Mind, and Spirit"
Publisher: Quail Ridge Press
How to order: Available in stores
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