Health

Nine months : before a baby is born book cover

Nine months : before a baby is born

Miranda Paul

jE Paul
Kids, Health, Nonfiction

"As a baby grows in her mother's tummy, a soon-to-be big sister and her family spend nine months preparing for the newest member of the family to arrive."--

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Let your mind run : a memoir of thinking my way to victory book cover

Let your mind run : a memoir of thinking my way to victory

Deena Kastor

796.42092 /Kastor
Memoir, Sports, Health

"From an Olympic medalist runner and the record-holder in the women's marathon and half-marathon, a vividly inspirational memoir on using positive psychology and brain science to achieve unparalleled athletic success"--

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Deena Kastor is a phenomenal runner with numerous medals and records, but it hasn't always been easy. Her book is engaging and inspirational, and shows how some of the more turbulent times in her life and career have made her the head-strong, committed person she is today. -Candice

Run fast, eat slow : nourishing recipes for athletes book cover

Run fast, eat slow : nourishing recipes for athletes

Shalane Flanagan

641.563 /Flanagan
Cookbooks, Sports, Health

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If you want to run, you have to eat. Flanagan and Kopecky present a tasty way to get all the necessary calories and nutrients in. -Candice

Running is my therapy : relieve stress and anxiety, fight depression, ditch bad habits, and live happier book cover

Running is my therapy : relieve stress and anxiety, fight depression, ditch bad habits, and live happier

Scott Douglas

796.42 /Douglas
Sports, Health, Science

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Running has many benefits, some not as obvious as others. Many people find that it helps to relieve many mood disorders, acts as an antidepressant, and eases anxiety. Douglas' book explains some of the science behind what goes on in your brain as well as your body when you lace up and step out the door. -Candice

Runner's world train smart, run forever : how to be a fit and healthy lifelong runner following the innovative 7-hour workout week book cover

Runner's world train smart, run forever : how to be a fit and healthy lifelong runner following the innovative 7-hour workout week

William James Pierce

796.42 /Pierce
Sports, Health

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Experts from Runner's World help you to set up a workout routine to improve your running as well as your health. -Candice

Run forever : your complete guide to healthy lifetime running book cover

Run forever : your complete guide to healthy lifetime running

Amby Burfoot

796.42 /Burfoot
Sports, Health

Everyone knows how to run-- it's naturally wired into your body. But trendy gadgets and obsessive dogmas have overwhelmed this simple, intuitive activity. Burfoot shares practical advice on how to run with greater joy and health for an entire lifetime. He shares tips on how to motivate yourself, avoid injuries, increase speed and endurance, and reach your goals.

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Stay running, stay healthy. Burfoot is a legend in the running world, so you know he'll have some good insight. -Candice

Bunk 9's guide to growing up : secrets, tips, and expert advice on the good, the bad, & the awkward : all about your changing body from the girls of Camp Silver Moon book cover

Bunk 9's guide to growing up : secrets, tips, and expert advice on the good, the bad, & the awkward : all about your changing body from the girls of Camp Silver Moon

Adah Nuchi

j612.661 Nuchi
Kids, Nonfiction, Health, Self Help

This girl-powered book about puberty is written in the voice of counselors in training at the fictional Camp Silver Moon. This fictionalized nonfiction diary-style guide follows nine 12-year-old girls at a summer camp is like having a best friend or older sister who shares everything there is to know about being comfortable in your changing body so you can survive and thrive through puberty.

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The chatty diary entry vibe of this book about growing up makes the information it contains instantly accessible. Covering the sometimes embarrassing questions girls have about their bodies (and others bodies) this is a great resource to give to any girl heading into puberty. -Morgan

The essential herbal for natural health : how to transform easy-to-find herbs into healing remedies for the whole family book cover

The essential herbal for natural health : how to transform easy-to-find herbs into healing remedies for the whole family

Holly Bellebuono

615.321 /Bellebuono
Health, Nature

An introduction to herbal healing for beginners focuses on thirteen foundation herbs while explaining how to prepare hundreds of simple and effective home treatments for common conditions, including stomach aches, anxiety, and dry skin.

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Another good place to start if you are new to making herbal preparations and want to start working with some well-known herbs. -Heidi K

Rosemary Gladstar's herbs for reducing stress & anxiety. book cover

Rosemary Gladstar's herbs for reducing stress & anxiety.

Rosemary Gladstar

615.321 /Gladstar
Health, Gardening

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Move beyond lavender and learn about other herbs that can help in times of anxiety or just everyday stress and tension. -Heidi K

Alchemy of herbs : transform everyday ingredients into foods and remedies that heal book cover

Alchemy of herbs : transform everyday ingredients into foods and remedies that heal

Rosalee de la Foret

615.321 /Foret
Health, Cookbooks

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This book came out in 2017 and is beautiful! Lots of interesting herb profiles and lovely pictures. -Heidi K