|About the Book|
I am a thirty eight year old woman and I am in the best shape of my life and look the best I have ever looked, felt the best I have ever felt and keep improving everyday.I have struggled with depression for as long as I can remember. Every person isMoreI am a thirty eight year old woman and I am in the best shape of my life and look the best I have ever looked, felt the best I have ever felt and keep improving everyday.I have struggled with depression for as long as I can remember. Every person is different. Some might find an outside influence causing their sad reactions and some might find they are chemically predisposed to depression.Sad Girls Guide to Fitness is a book intended to help you begin and maintain a physical lifestyle that will enhance every aspect of your life. Giving yourself a youthful glow, high energy level and bring positive outcomes to your every aspect of your life. Whether you find yourself in a depressed mood or you simply feel intimidated to take the first steps towards fitness this book is for you.I am often intimidated to take a group class like Zumba or spinning. I feel like my work out clothes aren’t nice enough or maybe I won’t be able to keep up with the others. At times, I also don’t have the financial capability to take private lessons. Classes are great to enrich your practice, challenge you and offer you hands on stretching and alignment assistance. This book encourages and incorporates a personal practice of the art of fitness.This book includes a combination of Pilates, yoga, running, strength training, “marieisms” and options to build strength and perfect certain target areas.The book includes:Chapter Pilates Gateway Drug to FitnessChapter The “butt series”Chapter The lazy girl work outChapter At home boot campChapter Lift your mood and your body for overall wellness workoutChapter Strength training and cross training is the key to opening doors to trying new activities.This book can be read from beginning to end or you can flip through chapters to begin your workoutsI was raised in Queens, New York. My only physical outlets were baton twirling and my imagination. My sisters and I did not participate in group sports or ride bikes. I didn’t learn to swim until I was eighteen or learn to ride a bike until this year.