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The Superhero in Me

Building Boys’ Confidence, Character and Muscle Through Weight Lifting

by Laurie Garo; Illustrator: Justin Surgeon


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Within Every Boy is a Superhero

Hello! My name is Elijah. I’m an everyday kid and a superhero. My superhero assignment is to help you to become a superhero. In this book we study the principles of weight training that call on our mind and character to help build strong bodies. We learn the names of major muscle groups and exercises and techniques to build size, shape and strength in our muscles. We go through a ton of really cool exercises with pictures of kids who look like us. You have lots of pages for tracking your exercise progress as you develop the body of a superhero. And for every day that you track your workout, you have a motivational quote to inspire courage and strong character that will help you to stay in the superhero game of life.

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Format: 11 x 8.5 Color Paperback, 154 pages
Publisher: Outskirts Press (Oct 25, 2022)
ISBN10: 1977255973
ISBN13: 9781977255976
Genre: HEALTH & FITNESS / Children's Health

Author Information...

Laurie Garo; Illustrator: Justin SurgeonLaurie Garo has doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction for Urban Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Counseling Division of the American Education Research Association (AERA) for her work with trauma from violence exposure, and school-based, healing oriented trauma interventions. Laurie is also a competitive bodybuilder with certifications in Ultimate Bodybuilding and in Trauma Intervention through Sports. She leads Lifting Inspirations, LLC, a trauma-responsive approach for resiliency in boys, utilizing weight lifting, wellness and mentorship to build confidence, strengthen character, and develop leadership skills.

Justin Surgeon is a fine artist also known as Inigma, originally from Greensboro, NC. He started his art career in Charlotte, NC in 2015; specializing in acrylic paint, oil paint and various other mediums that include custom portraits and designs. Justin began taking his art seriously after a severe accident in Spring of 2015. Starting simply as an outlet of expression, his art quickly turned into something much more valuable. Justin’s passion for art and creating in general has been a catalyst of growth for him over the years & is still a prime factor for him today.
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