College Basic Training
Swan Fitness Publishing
178 Peninsula Road, Medicine Lake, MN 55441
9780990578925, $19.95, 136pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: "College Basic Training: Strengthen Your Mind and Body to Leap Any College Hurdle" by personal fitness trainer and health coach Susan Jensen is a be-good-to-your-body guide for young women in college or going off to college. The colorfully whimsical and easy-to-read chapters offer life-changing wellness tips in a lighthearted, casual, and humorous narrative. "College Basic Training" gets straight to the point when it comes to exercise, nutrition, body image, media distraction, substance abuse, sex, mental health, safety, and more. Included are eye-opening personal stories of trial and tribulation, illustrating the tools needed to avoid or overcome adversity and pressures that come with college life. "College Basic Training" will guide mothers, daughters, and granddaughters toward a healthy lifestyle and a positive future. It might even save a life!
Critique: Nicely illustrated, "College Basic...