The perfect book for anyone wishing to improve their fitness - from regular exercisers looking to change their routine, to those who just wish to make everyday activities a little less of an effort. It is particularly useful for older readers (50+) and those who do not wish to spend huge sums on gym memberships and specialist equipment. The book guides the reader through the following process: a series of simple tests to assess current state of fitness - each is simple to perform and will then guide you to the areas of the book where you should focus your training over 50 exercises addressing the body's core functions: mobility, core stability, balance, strength - each exercise if fully explained and is also offered with an easier and more difficult variation to allow it to be tailored to the reader guidance on warm-up, stretching and cardiovascular training a step-by-step guide to developing a personalised 12-week training programme. At the end of each programme the reader returns to the self-tests to marvel at their progress and to create a new programme. In this way, the book is the reader's very own personal trainer.