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Resistance Band Workbook: Illustrated Step-By-Step Guide to Stretching, Strengthening and Rehabilitative Techniquesby Karl Knopf
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GET FIT SAFELY USING THE VERSATILE RESISTANCE BAND
First used in physical therapy to introduce low-intensity strength training for rehabilitating patients, today bands come in all levels of resistance and are perfect for targeting and working every major muscle group. Using this simple device, you can:
• Increase Strength
• Improve Balance
• Reduce Lower Back Pain
• Rehabilitate Injuries
Resistance Band Workbook offers more than 70 safe, effective exercises paired with clear captions and step- by-step photos that can be done practically anywhere, anytime. In addition, special programs will enhance your daily life, whether youre looking to revamp your physique, elevate your sports performance or simply improve functional ?tness.
Amplify stretches and exercises for recovering from injury, increasing your flexibility, and building your strength
The ultimate tool for targeting, developing, and healing every major muscle group, the resistance band is one of the most inexpensive, effective, portable, and easy-to-store pieces in the home exercise arsenal. Following the programs in this book, youll realize the full potential of this efficient tool.
The resistance band is perfect for:
With 100 safe, easy-to-do exercises and 150 step-by-step photos, the Resistance Band Workbook offers techniques to prevent and recover from common injuries of all levels, as well as sport-specific exercises and workouts that can be done on-the-go. The band is light and easy to adjust, so its the perfect piece of equipment to take on a trip. It adds resistance in multiple directions—something free weights and machines cant do.
From resisted squats and hip extensions to shoulder presses and triceps push-downs, not a single area of your body is neglected by these comprehensive routines that the author, a licensed medical doctor and physical rehabilitation expert, created. Whether youre trying to transform troublesome muscles, improve athletic performance, or sculpt a fit physique, the Resistance Band Workbook provides the most helpful workouts for noticeably effective results.
About the Author
Karl Knopf is the coordinator for the fitness therapist program at Foothill College of California.
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