Friday, April 15, 2016

Ready to Go Display: Summer Reading: Health, Wellness and Fitness

Welcome to our series, "Ready to Go!" Book Display. Once a month, we'll highlight the latest or greatest for every age group (Adults, Teens and Children) that you can promote within your library or order for your collection. This month we are getting ready for summer reading with health, wellness, and fitness books! 

Recommendations for Adults:

From the New York Times best-selling author Matthew Inman, aka "The Oatmeal," comes this collection of comics and stories about running, eating, napping and one cartoonist's reasons for running across mountains until his toenails fall off.

A Harvard psychologist and TED star shares strategic advice on how to live in accordance with one's inner resources to overcome social fears and self-doubt while heightening confidence, productivity and influence.

52 Small Changes for the Mind by Brett Blumenthal (Dec 2015)
A wellness expert offers a plan for better memory, decreased stress, improved productivity, and lasting happiness by making one small, attainable change every week, whether it be eating more brain-powering foods or developing music appreciation.

The innovative guide that reveals how eating more fat - the smart kind - is the key to health, longevity, and permanent weight loss.

This book guides owners to expert care for their loyal companions in all ways, from daily fitness and health care to pet-proofing a home for a senior dog's safety. Also check out Fit Cat by Arden Moore (Jan 2015).

Recommendations for Teens:

Yoga for Your Mind and Body by Rebecca Rissman (Apr 2015)
Presents yoga techniques and poses to promote brain power, stress relief, strength, and fitness.
As a professional surfer who has overcome challenges, the author shares her expertise and an athlete and a Christian, showing girls how spiritual health is just as important as physical health.
Paleo Girl by Leslie Klenke (June 2014)
Presents a health, fitness, and lifestyle guide for teenagers that includes a seven-day paleo eating guide, stretching and exercise moves, and how a paleo lifestyle can affect puberty.
The Anxiety Survival Guide for Teens by Jennifer Shannon (Sep 2015)
This guide helps teens to skillfully work through situations that cause anxiety so they can focus on their goals.

Recommendations for Children:

Invites young readers to practice a morning yoga routine to jumpstart the day and shows them how to focus, self-monitor, and self-soothe. Also try Good Night Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story by Mariam Gates (Apr 2015).
Gus, Nellie, and baby Jake visit their community garden before shopping at the farmer's market and grocery store to gather healthy ingredients that they help prepare for a picnic, in a story that explains the role of nutrition in health.

Move Your Body! My Exercise Tips by Gina Bellisario (Jan 2014)
Natalie's team isn't ready for the big race on Field Day, so Ms. Starr teaches them about exercise and stretching to help them prepare.

Describes nine simple meditation exercises to help kids find focus, manage stress, and face challenges.

1 comment:

  1. Hello,

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