Lean Mom, Fit Family (Paperback)

The 6-Week Plan for a Slimmer You and a Healthier Family

By Michael A. Sena, Kirsten Straughan, Thomas P. Sattler

Rodale Books, 9781594860676, 304pp.

Publication Date: August 6, 2005

List Price: 16.95*
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From NBC fitness personality Michael Sena--the definitive guide to an active, healthier lifestyle for American moms . . . and their families.

Michael Sena, whose fitness tips are seen on NBC in Chicago, on the in-flight programming for United Airlines, and in HEMISPHERES magazine is an emerging star in the fitness field. In this moms-first look at family fitness, he teams up with dietitian Kirsten Straughan and physiologist/sports medicine specialist Tom Sattler, Ed.D., to help families get fit together.

Lean Mom, Fit Family is a 6-week plan for moms who want to slim down, shape up, and bring their families along for the fun. Readers start by taking a quiz that allows them to track their progress throughout the 6-week program. They'll then take simple actions to improve their scores and reshape their health. From Sena's favorite ways to get families moving to easy meal planning, including 50 great-tasting, slim-down recipes, this motivational and easy-to-follow 6-week plan will improve the whole family's fitness--one member at a time.

About the Author

MICHAEL SENA is one of America's most respected personal trainers and fitness experts. In addition to the health and fitness tips he provides on United Airlines, his fitness advice has appeared in USA Today and the Washington Post and on CNBC and CNN Headline News. He lives in Chicago, where he is a founding member of Mayor Daley's Fitness Council.

KIRSTEN STRAUGHAN, R.D., L.D., is a registered dietitian who has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, private counseling, nutrition seminars, and fitness and nutrition television news reports.

TOM SATTLER, ED.D., heads the department of applied physiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Sattler, has also supervised training for the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks and the Chicago Cubs.