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Fix Tight Hip Flexors: The Ultimate At Home Cure
"Save your physical therapy money and read this! Lauren provided a better explanation of the physiological issues and provided more self stretching exercises than my physio. After repeated injuries from soccer, I believe these tips will help to strengthen and stabilize my already weakened core. Quick read, but very informative! Thanks!" "The information in this book has helped me deal with my decades long pain in my lower back and both hips. ...
Stretching: 30th Anniversary Edition
This is the book that people tell their friends about, that trainers suggest for virtually every sport and activity, and that medical professionals recommend to people just starting to get back in shape. Stretching first appeared in 1980 as a new generation of Americans became committed to running, cycling, aerobic training, and workouts in the gym — all of which are commonplace now. It features stretching routines specific to a variety of ...
The Genius of Flexibility: The Smart Way to Stretch and Strengthen Your Body
Robert Donald Cooley
Something The World Hasn't Yet Seen -- You Can Forever Be More Flexible. The Technique: RESISTANCE STRETCHING ® offers immediate, cumulative, and permanent increases in flexibility, takes the pain out of stretching, and protects you from injuring yourself by overstretching. The Program: THE MERIDIAN FLEXIBILITY SYSTEM ® provides stretches for sixteen unique muscle groups with physiological and psychological benefits.
The Stretch Deck: 50 Stretches
Olivia H. Miller
Stretching is one of the most effective ways to enhance overall fitness. This easy-to-use tool by the author of the best-selling Yoga Deck addresses key body regions-neck, shoulders, back, legs-in a handy portable format. Slip it into a gym bag and supplement any workout or use it any time to promote flexibility, prevent injury, and release tension.
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Can you stretch to the ceiling? Can you stretch to the floor? You can stretch with a whisper, you can stretch with a roar! Doreen Cronin and Scott Menchin give new meaning to the yoga pose downward facing dog as publishing’s most energetic pooch explores the many, many ways a kid can get limber. More than simple toe touching, this pup stretches to ride a breeze, grab a snack from a tree, catch a wave. His bubble gum even gets in on the ...
Relax into Stretch : Instant Flexibility Through Mastering Muscle Tension
Dragon Door Pubn
Regain the Buoyant Flexibility of a Young Child While Maximizing Your Power and Strength "Conventional stretching attempts to literally elongate your tissues, which is dangerous and ineffective. Relax into Stretch simply teaches your muscles to relax into a stretch. If you compare traditional training to a messy hardware reorganization, then Relax into Stretch is an efficient software upgrade. While stretching tissues may take years, changes ...
Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude
From Neal Pollack, acclaimed author of Alternadad and The Neal Pollack Anthology of American Literature, comes Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude . Here is the hilarious but true account of an overweight, balding, skeptical guy who undergoes a miraculous transformation into a healthy, blissful, obsessively dedicated yoga fiend.
Stretch-Structuring Your Ministry For Growth
Jim Wideman Ministries
Most of us really do want growth in our lives and ministries, even if we are scared of it. We want God to send us more kidsand more families. We want to share the Gospel, we want more salvations, and we want more of a movement of God. But let me ask you a question: if He sent those things to you this Sunday, would you be ready? If a hundred new families walked into your church, would you know what to do with them? Would their kids have teachers? ...
Be All You Can Be: A Challenge to Stretch Your God-Given Potential
David C. Cook, 2010
You have big dreams and major goals for your life. You want to be a leader, fulfilled and fully realized, always able to take what life throws at you and stretch beyond the status quo. But for some reason, you never quite get there. You just aren't living up to your potential, and you don't know why. Now America's leadership expert, John Maxwell, gives you the tools you need to Be All You Can Be . In this powerful book filled with ...
The Whartons' Stretch Book
TimesBooks (Random House)
Whether you're a serious competitor or weekend warrior, you know that proper stretching before and after your workout can improve your performance, increase your flexibility, help prevent injury, and make you feel better. But did you know that the traditional way of stretching -- lock your knees, bounce, hold, hurt, hold longer -- actually makes muscles tighter and more prone to injury? There's a new and better way to stretch: Active-Isolated ...
Stretch to Win
Leave the old static stretches, muscle tightness, and movement restrictions behind. Stretch to Win presents a complete flexibility training system—a proven winner for today's athlete. This is the new way to both loosen up and perform your best. Learn the dynamic exercise techniques that most closely represent the movements and loads that will be required of your body on the court, field, course, track, or mat or in the water. After you ...
Stretch Therapy: A Comprehensive Guide to Individual and Assisted Stretching
Blue River Press
- We need a way to simplify our stretching habits. This book does that for you. Unlike most stretching books, Stretch Therapy covers stretching on your own as well as with a partner. The text combined with photos illustrates the stretches in every way possible to make it more accessible to every person in daily life. The stretches in this book are broken down by each body part which makes it easy to use and to find what you need in a given ...
Hard times and disaster call for stretching preps to the limit.
Stretch Out Strap Pilates Essentials (8216)
Angela Kneale OTR
Orthopedic Physical Therapy Products
Stretch Out Strap Pilates by Angela Kneale, OTR, targets dynamic exercises that both lengthen and strengthen the body, while challenging core stability and control. Using the Stretch Out Strap during exercise provides sensory feedback that helps develop better posture, flexibility, muscular balance and body symmetry, as well as core strength and shoulder stabililty. These exercises heighten body awareness and relieve stress, focusing on deep ...
Stretch Exercises for Your Horse: The Path to Perfect Suppleness
Trafalgar Square Books
Occupational therapist and equestrian trainer Karin Blignault illustrates how the controlled stretching of muscles long used to enhance human athletic performance can also be applied to the horse to prevent injury, alleviate pain, and improve performance. Includes color photos and diagrams and spiral binding for easy at-the-barn reference.
Stretching Anatomy-2nd Edition
Human Kinetics, 2013
Stretching Anatomy, Second Edition, is a visual guide to 86 stretches for increasing range of motion, muscular strength, stamina, posture, and flexibility. Step-by-step instructions describe how to perform each stretch, while 110 full-color anatomical illustrations highlight the primary muscles and surrounding structures engaged.
The Stretch & Sew Guide to Sewing on Knits (Creative Machine Arts Series)
Chilton Book Co
Stretch & Sew patterns quickly became known for their clear, easy to follow directions and the relaxed approach they took toward professional appearance of the finished garment. Until now, the Stretch & Sew methods have been published only in the company's patterns and books. Now all the information you need to sew on knits has been gathered in one place.
Stretch: America's First Family of Clockmakers
Donald L. Fennimore
Frank L., Jr. Hohmann
This volume presents the definitive history of the UK-born Stretch family of clock-makers who emigrated to Philadelphia in 1703 and played an influential role in the city's early clock-making, civic, and Quaker communities. Initial essays discuss the family and the importance of their Quaker beliefs; time-telling and the clock making community in pre-1750 Philadelphia; innovative mechanical advances made by the Stretches; and their notable civic ...
Keep Calm and Stretch: 44 Stretching Exercises To Increase Flexibility, Relieve Pain, Prevent Injury, And ...
Little Pearl Publishing, 2012
Now The #1 Bestselling Book In Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation! You Could Be Feeling A Million Times Better Right Now If You Only Knew How To Stretch Properly! It is a simple answer that is often overlooked, but stretching has the ability to Rid your body of pain Heal past injuries Prevent future injuries Keep you flexible and active And make you look and feel young! As a yoga instructor, author Julie Schoen ...
Stretch the Cornfield
TX A&M-McWhiney Foundation
Iowa Wesleyan College was looking to snap a 100-year tradition of gridiron mediocrity when it hired Texas high school football coach Hal Mumme to breathe some life into its program in January of 1989. Mumme arrived at the tiny NAIA school with an innovative approach to the game that promptly delivered a winning football team with help from assistant coach Mike Leach, wide receiver Dana Holgorsen, and other unforgettable characters that woke up a ...
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