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From our bookshelf: Top 3 fitness books to keep you fabulous this spring

Need inspiration to stay fit? Picking the right book may be the first step towards it.

books Updated: Mar 26, 2017 13:56 IST
The cover of Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You by Misty Copeland.
The cover of Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You by Misty Copeland.(Grand Central Publishing)

With this week marking the start of spring, it’s a good time to think about giving your health a boost by reinvigorating your exercise regime.

We’ve rounded up a selection of the latest health and fitness book releases that will help motivate and inspire your workout and put a spring in your step this season.

Every Body Yoga: Let Go of Fear, Get On the Mat, Love Your Body

By Jessamyn Stanley

Instagram star and yoga teacher Jessamyn Stanley is set to release her new book Every Body Yoga, in an effort to inspire people of all shapes and sizes to give yoga a go.

Suitable for beginners, or those already doing yoga who are looking for inspiration and advice, Stanley includes easy-to-follow instructions on 50 basic yoga poses and 10 sequences that everyone can practice at home.

Aiming to also encourage positive thinking and body confidence as well as just teach yoga, Stanley includes sequences such as “I Need to Release Fear” and “I Want to Love Myself,” and shares her own personal story on how yoga has changed her life.

Available to pre-order now.

Price: $16.95.

Two Turns from Zero: Pushing to Higher Fitness Goals — Converting Them to Life Strength

By Stacey Griffith

Known for her work at SoulCycle as a Senior Master Instructor, Stacey Griffith has now written her own book on how to take your health and fitness to a new, higher level.

By focusing on four main concepts, Eat, Love, Train, and Repeat, Griffith will not only help you boost your physical health but also emotional and spiritual wellbeing.

As part of these concepts Griffith includes advice on body conditioning, nutrition counseling, how to visualize your goal to stay motivated, and meditations for staying calm. She also shares her own story of how she found direction in her life, giving up a party lifestyle to focus on fitness and achieve her goals in an effort to inspire us all to do the same.

Available now.

Price: $27.99.

Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

By Misty Copeland

Celebrity ballerina Misty Copeland, known for her role as a Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre, has now released her first health and fitness book to share her secrets on how to achieve a strong, lean ballerina body.

Including Copeland’s step-by-step advice, tips for motivation, her own meal plans, and workout routines based on the ballet exercises, the new release will help women give their health a boost, and achieve a “long, toned, powerful body with excellent posture.”

Available to pre-order now.

Price: $30.00

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