The world would have you believe that losing weight is easy, but the truth is, in many cases, you're being fed a generous helping of falsehoods and misguided dieting advice.
The media, celebrities, weight-loss gurus, and the Internet bombard society with recommendations about how to shed unwanted pounds: Count calories, cut carbs, exercise more, skip meals, drink more water, pop a pill. Yet as more people try diligently to follow this advice, waistlines continue to expand.
In Supersized Lies, Robert J. Davis, PhD, aka The Healthy Skeptic, shows you why this inability to lose weight isn't your fault as he reveals how hype, half-truths, and unproven solutions have steered you into fruitless quests that inflict emotional and physical harm.
In Stroke Recovery Leg Stability and Walking Gait, Tracy brings, hope knowledge, and exercises that can assist a survivor in the healing the leg, foot drop, hyperextended knee and walking gait. She had included anatomy illustrations and exercises in this book. In many cases stroke survivors do not receive enough physical therapy to help them reach the full potential in their stroke recovery. This will leave many stroke survivors seeking help from other sources, such as personal trainers, Pilates teachers, and other professionals in the fitness industry.
This book is filled with important information to help a survivor while in physical therapy as well as to help guide in their continued recovery when physical therapy has ended. This is also a great learning source for fitness and physical therapy professionals. Tracy teaches the importance of having a strong core, spine, and back muscles to maintain proper posture. Proper posture is essential to build and maintain the correct positioning of the hips and pelvic girdle. This is essential for the legs to become in balance and strength for safe and functional movement. The hip joint (ball and socket) moves in several directions. You will learn exercises and tips to correct posture and to regain leg strength, movements and walking gait.