A Simple Guide to Exercise Safety (What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You) will help guide you toward making smart, educated and empowered decisions about your health and well-being. The material in this book provides valuable information about how to incorporate a safe and structured exercise program while helping to inform you about how to avoid unnecessary injury, and even death. Filled with practical tips, real life examples of preventable injuries and eye-opening insight, this pleasant and easy to read book brings self-awareness to health and fitness.
“This month I am going to introduce you to some lifesaving information, the kind you will benefit from year after year.
Dana Gore, author and personal trainer, has written a much needed book titled, A Simple Guide to Exercise Safety: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You.
Gore’s easy-to-read book, complete with illustrations, is full of important lifesaving tips.
A few examples of what is covered in Dana’s book are:
- Why you shouldn’t exercise with anything in your
- How, in addition to your own, your family medical
history plays a role in risk factors in regard to your
- The importance of safe and proper progression if you
are new to exercise or have taken a hiatus from your
- What makes a fitness professional “qualified”?
Dana has written “Exercise Safety” with passion that comes through because she truly cares about saving people from injury, misinformation in the wellness industry, and death.
Gore’s fact-filled book is full of life-changing truths for every segment of the population. Chapters for beginners, diabetics, pregnant women and advanced exercisers form her brilliant compilation. In addition, longstanding quotes to live by and easy-to-retain tips fill the pages.
Gore explains intelligently the whys of the information and is effective at persuading you that these truths are paramount to building a safe wellness lifestyle. You will truly enjoy reading this and will finish it with gratitude that your eyes were opened to such
useful information. It’s a book you will refer to again and again.
Gore credits much of her adept ability and passion to pass on this information to her mentor, Dr. Anthony Abbott, MS, MSW, EdD. Abbott is the president, director and chief instructor of Fitness Institute International in Lighthouse Point, FL, where she studied.
Dana says of Dr. Abbott: “He is a walking encyclopedia.”
Gore’s decision to go into fitness came from a “bad day at the salon,” where she was a stylist years ago. Overweight and frustrated, she decided it was time for a change. While already employed part time at a small fitness center, she was inspired to pursue formal training in exercise science.
Dana found Dr. Abbott and his expert staff at Fitness Institute International. As her knowledge grew, the weight came off and she found herself empowered. Along her
journey, Dana found her primary passion of writing.
Putting her passion for fitness and writing together, Gore’s much needed book will very easily become a common reference tool in the industry. Dana’s book is technically
helpful, but more than that, it’s from the heart of an author who took responsibility for her life, followed her intuition, faced her problems and is now affecting society for the
She encourages with a believe-in-yourself attitude that is inherent throughout ‘Exercise Safety.’ ”
“A new book has been written and published in 2013 by Dana Gore entitled A Simple Guide to Exercise Safety, What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You. The book is divided into 19 separate chapters, as well as an introduction, a summary and an appendix, the sum of which is unique to the industry due to the advice it provides. The chapters cover a variety of topics, all dealing with the provision of relevant tips and information for individuals about to embark upon an exercise program. The chapters include information regarding the dangers of extreme weight loss, exercise for general and special populations, safe and proper exercise programs, warm up and cool down, qualifications of trainers, proper breathing techniques, and related topics. It is full of practical and useful information. Anyone embarking on an exercise program would benefit from reading this book.”