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Title:Power Up in 10: Strength Training for Families
Alt. Title:¡Mantengámonos en Forma!
Pub. date: July 2010
Includes: spiral-bound booklet
Audience: Parents, Children, Families
Language: English, Spanish
Description:Power Up in 10 is a bilingual booklet that includes ten basic exercises to build muscle strength and endurance. Step by step instructions, full color photographs and physical activity and nutrition tips are included in the booklet.
Funding Source: USDA SNAP-Ed Connection
Developer: Network For a Healthy California
Organization: California Department of Public Health
Phone: 1-888-328-3483
Length: 36 pages
Assessment instrument Used? no
Use Restrictions: May copy for educational purposes
Reviewers Comments: The Power Up in 10 booklet describes 10 basic strength training exercises. Exercises do not need a lot of space to practice or require any expensive equipment.

The exercises included in the booklet are appropriate for all ages. Each has a Take it Further tip, using a water bottle, milk container or dumbbell, to accommodate those looking for a more strenuous workout. Each also features a short nutrition tip. A blank calendar is included at the end of the booklet to help participants track their progress.

See resource entry for accompanying DVD.

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PDF file in English & Spanish (2.5MB):
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: Network for a Healthy California, California Department of Public Health
    Mail: P.O. Box 997377, MS7204
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
    Phone: (916) 449-5400 or (916) 445-4181
    Order URL:
    Cost: 2.00 per booklet
    Avail. in Qty: No
    Bulkrate:Downloadable for free.

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