Synopses & Reviews
Discover the key to staying fit and supple with this easy-to-do stretching program. Targeted warm-up and cool-down stretches prevent sports injuries, while others effectively counter aches and pains, bad posture, andthe effects of aging. An added benefit is ease: this practical stretching program fits effortlessly into a busy life. The stress-free way to stay supple, keep fit and exercise safely.
About the Author
A licensed physical therapist, Suzanne Martin received her certification in fitness instruction from the American College of Sports Medicine. She has worked extensively in the fields of group fitness, pre- and post-natal exercise, and dance fitness. She contributes regularly to Dance Magazine's Health and Fitness column and is the Director of Pilates Therapeutics. Her private practice in physical therapy and Pilates conditioning, Total Body Development, is based in Alameda, California.
Table of Contents
Preliminaries; contents; WHAT IS STRETCHING?; HEAD-TO-TOE CATALOG OF STRETCHES; 21-DAY POSTURE PROGRAM; BASIC STRETCHING ROUTINES; STRETCHES FOR SPORTS; STRETCHES FOR DAILY ACTIVITIES; STRETCHES FOR DIFFERENT LIFE STAGES; THERAPEUTIC STRETCHES; Index.