Live Stronger Live Longer: An exercise and lifestyle program for over 40s

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9780074710876: Live Stronger Live Longer: An exercise and lifestyle program for over 40s

I>Having recently turned 50 myself, with more than my fair share of the requisite aches and pains associated with that age, it's ironic that Mark's book should provide me with an inspirational reminder that all of us must continue learning to look after ourselves.'


Evonne Goolagong Cawley, AO, MBE

Wimbledon and French Open Tennis Champion


...we would expect Live Stronger Live Longer to become recognised as a significant reference for the fitness industry.


Ian Grainger

Chief Executive Officer, Fitness New South Wales


Did you know that only one third of the ageing process is affected by hereditary and biological factors? This means that the other two thirds depends on you and how you live your life to make it longer and healthier. No matter how old you are-whether you are 40 or 80-Live Stronger Live Longerwill help you enjoy a better lifestyle and live a longer, active life by making you aware of what you eat, how your body works, and how you can make it work better.

The unfortunate truth is that when you reach 40, physical changes occur that affect your joints, flexibility and movement. Live Stronger Live Longershows you that the right exercise can build muscle strength, prevent bone loss, restore flexibility and minimise loss of movement.

Dr Mark Awerbuch uses his professional experience as a rheumatologist and his personal experience as a fitness enthusiast and a baby boomer to motivate you to adopt this healthy, active lifestyle that will give you a new lease of life as you get older. Mark has completed three standard marathons -the last done at 43 - and became a karate Black Belt in Zen Do Kai at 46.

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Mark Awerbuch[F]Dr Mark Awerbuch, FRCP, FFPMANZCA is a consultant rheumatologist with thirty years experience as a medical practitioner. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and of the Faculty of Pain Medicine at the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, is Medical Director of the Pain Management Unit, Memorial Hospital, South Australia, and is President of the Independent Medical Examiners Group of South Australia.

Mark Awerbuch was born and educated in Durban, South Africa. He excelled both academically and on the sports field. He attended the University of Capetown, graduating in medicine in 1971. Following his internship at Groote Schuur Hospital, he worked for 6 months in an African township hospital before continuing his postgraduate studies in the UK.

In 1974, Mark became a member of the Royal College of Physicians of London and in December of that year he followed his Australian girlfriend to Adelaide where they married.

Throughout 1975, he worked in general practice in Adelaide and in l976, he and his wife Jill backpacked through South East Asia, India and Africa, returning to Australia in 1977.
After three years as rheumatology registrar in Adelaide's four teaching hospitals, he commenced a private rheumatology practice in 1981.

In 1984, Mark was inducted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. In 2000, he was inducted as a Fellow of the Faculty of Pain Medicine of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

He is currently working in private practice as a consultant rheumatologist and pain physician. He is also Medical Director of the Pain Management Unit at Adelaide's Memorial Hospital, Visiting Consultant Rheumatologist at the Modbury Hospital and is Medical Consultant and Research Grants Assessor of the Motor Accident Commission.

Mark Awerbuch's outstanding professional qualifications have enabled him to combine his intimate experience in this field with the latest scientific findings. His own health regime includes attending a gym five days a week. On three days he does resistance (weight) training and on two days he does cardiovascular training.

As well as his busy medical practice, he takes time to indulge a non-medical passion - modern art. He is a member of the Art Foundation Board of the Art Gallery of South Australia and regularly travels interstate to catch exhibitions in Sydney and Melbourne.

Fit, strong and looking a decade younger than his 54 years, Mark Awerbuch is a striking example of the benefits of his program for living stronger, longer.

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