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Get the body of an action heroine!
Whether she’s diving from a tall building, being set on fire, going mano-a-mano with the bad guys, or outrunning an avalanche, premier Hollywood stuntwoman Danielle Burgio must be not only fit, but also quick-thinking, focused, and calm in the face of enormous physical and mental demands.
Now Danielle reveals her fitness regimen for integrating mind, body, and spirit in a simple program people at any fitness level can follow.
• Go beyond the gym with strengthening and cardio exercises that prime your body for weight loss and tone.
• Gain focus, flexibility, and coordination through breathing exercises, splits, and stretching techniques to promote total body awareness.
• Energize your workout with sprints and roundhouse kicks that build agility and endurance.
• Get in tune with your body with martial arts-inspired parrying techniques that introduce new levels of activity and fitness.
Fitness means more than just looking good—it means being prepared for any challnge that lies ahead! With more than 50 exercises and five easy-to-master daily circuits that focus on putting some fun in your workout, The Stuntwoman’s Workout is your ultimate guide to staying fit and embracing a life full of action.
Longtime Hollywood stuntwoman Danielle Burgio provides a comprehensive workout that shows regular people how to get in action-star shape.
To perform the dangerous, awe-inspiring stunts and daring feats for Hollywoods top action movies, stuntwoman Danielle Burgio needs to stay in peak physical condition. Now she shares the exclusive fitness program that allows her to meet any challenge on the big screen and in real life. This full-color fitness book provides a comprehensive workout that shows regular people how to get in action-star shape. Youll learn to:
Shed pounds with cardio exercises and muscle toning
Strengthen your body with martial arts and gymnastics
Increase focus, flexibility, and coordination with exercises that promote total body awareness and overall wellness
Energize workouts with speed and endurance exercises
With more than 50 exercises that build strength, concentration, and well-being, The Stuntwoman's Workout is your ultimate guide to staying fitand embracing a life full of action.
About the Author
DANIELLE BURGIO is a longtime Hollywood stuntwoman who has worked on The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, Daredevil, Pearl Harbor, Blade, Angel, Birds of Prey, Crossing Jordan, Monster-in-Law, Will & Grace, and other TV shows and movies. She lives in Los Angeles.