Getting fit can be daunting task, but it doesn’t need to take over your life. 1,001 Ways to Get in Shape gives you loads oflittle tips that you can work into your normal lifestyle, so you won’t have to find time to sweat it out at the gym every day. This book is not bossy or demanding or hard to maintain as many fitness regimes can be. The emphasis is onfun, and it contains an eclectic mix of ideas from everyday situations such as brushing teeth to avoiding the urge to snack or using a pedometer to track your activity level.
Susannah Marriott is a freelance writer who specializes in complementary healthcare. She is the author of 18 books on how to keep body and mind in shape at every stage of life using yoga, spa treatments, and meditation; they have been translated into ten languages. She was natural health contributor to the magazine Total Makeover, her writing has appeared in magazines and newspapers including Weekend Guardian, The Times (UK), Zest, and Shape, and she has broadcast on BBC Radio 4. She teaches at the masters level in writing atUniversity College Falmouth. Susannah’s own way to stay in shape includesyoga (which she has taught for two years), coastal walking, swimming, and contemporary dance. But above all, she stays in shape by running around after her three young daughters.