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Kunitz, Daniel

Summary: A fascinating cultural history of fitness, from Greek antiquity to the era of the “big-box gym” and beyond, exploring the ways in which human exercise has changed over time—and what we can learn from our ancestors.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Wave 2016

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Lieberman, Daniel

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Summary: "This highly engaging landmark work, a natural history of exercise--by the author of the best seller The Story of the Human Body--seeks to answer a fundamental question: were you born to run or rest The first three parts of Exercised roughly follow the evolutionary story of human physical activity and inactivity, even as each chapter shatters a particular myth about exercise. Because we cannot...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2020

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Hayes, Bill

Summary: "Hayes ties his own personal experience--and ours--to the cultural and scientific history of exercise, from ancient times to the present day, giving us a new way to understand its place in our lives in the 21st century"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7 HAY

Friedman, Danielle

Summary: "A captivating blend of reportage and personal narrative that explores the untold history of women's exercise culture--from jogging and Jazzercise to Jane Fonda--and how women have parlayed physical strength into other forms of power"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.7 FRI

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