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Athletic Abs works like magic to strengthen your core. The Body Coach® ,Paul Collins, Australia’s Personal Trainer™, takes the guesswork out of training. He expertly guides you through elite level of abdominal training progressions. Included in this book are the top 10 exercises of all time using body weight, medicine balls, fitness balls and strength training drills alike. He does this by using all planes of motion. Collins offers pre- exercise set-up to prepare you for the workout. Each drill provides a different effect on the abs. Also included in Athletic Abs are sports-specific abdominal training programs, balance sports, ball sports, golf, martial arts, racquet and bat sports, running sports, and swimming. There is bound to be a sport included that you love, and will enjoy working on more. However, all the instructions and exercises in this book will build your abs. Illustrations, diagrams, and photos will show you proper posture and position for the various exercises.
There are 24 chapters and 640 pages crammed with practical, safe and highly effective instruction on just about everything to do with building a terrific physique, including 200 pages (and hundreds of photos) devoted to exercise technique. And it includes comprehensive material for beginners, so that they can get started correctly. But the book is not just for beginners. Its guidance is for intermediate and advanced bodybuilders, too. Build Muscle, Lose Fat, Look Great is a definitive guide is for men and women of all ages. Learn how to become your own expert personal trainer.
Climbing the Mountain: The Companion for Your Cancer Journey is a user’s guide to the cancer experience. In it, the authors present a narrative of a cancer patient who used preparation (research), practice (exercise and activity), and a variety of social supports to live well within the parameters that cancer imposes. Climbing the Mountain considers how the scope and texture of preparation, practice, and social support changes along cancer’s trail. Accordingly, they consider how to cope with the stresses and strains of diagnosis, first treatment, short-term remission, second treatment, long-term remission, and palliative care.
Dysfunctions of the movement system are at the core of most cases of musculoskeletal injury, including (but not limited to) degenerative joint conditions, impingement syndromes, and chronic myofascial and joint pain. Full of color photographs illustrating precise assessments, corrective strategies, and functional progressions, Common Exercise Solutions to Common Hip and Shoulder Dysfunction, demonstrates how the fitness professional/clinician can apply the three principles of human movement – respiration, centration, and integration – to improve common movement dysfunctions of the hip and shoulder.
What if your habits rather than your age were the cause of your pain and lack of mobility? What if changing how you move can change how you feel, no matter your age? Dynamic Aging is an exercise guide to restoring movement, especially for healthy feet, better balance, and the activities of daily life. Biomechanist and movement teacher, Katy Bowman, shares exercises and habit modifications for varying fitness and mobility levels.
Eat Well, Move Well, Live Well is arranged in 52 sections, so with this book, it doesn’t matter where you begin. You can start where you want and progress from there. You may want to read it cover to cover, theme by theme, or by choosing your own adventure. Get better in a week, by following suggestions on movement, alignment, and walking; fish, fats, and ferments; sleeping, vacationing and working; and bad days, de-stressing, and building a support network.
Kettlebell Conditioning helps to steer you through essential foundational exercises, key movement, and swing patterns prior to undertaking more complex power drills using both single and double kettlebells. With this book, you can condition every part of your body by working out with kettlebells, and the Body Coach, Paul Collins, shows you how!
Every good exercise program starts with a method. In Kettlebell Conditioning, Coach Paul Collins has developed the 4-Stage BodyBell™ that allows you to learn the basic strength and swing pattern drills before more complex power-oriented movement patterns.
Humorous, fascinating, and science based, the bestselling first edition of Move Your DNA has been updated and expanded to include a comprehensive three-level exercise program. Move Your DNA Expanded Edition by Katy Bowman addresses in layperson-friendly terms the vast quantities of disease from which we are suffering. It additionally identifies our lack of movement as the primary cause. Readers can use the corrective exercises and lifestyle changes Katy Bowman has created to help transition to healthy, naturally moving bodies. Move Your DNA explains the science behind our need for natural movement right down to the cellular level. It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer’s life and the movements in our own.
In Movement Matters, Biomechanist, Katy Bowman, continues her groundbreaking investigation our sedentary culture and the mechanics behind it. She unveils the profound potential of human movement. Movement Matters is a collection of essays where Katy widens her You are how you move message and invites us to consider our personal relationship with sedentarism, privilege, and nature.
Push-up Progression is a 24 push-up journey in stabilization, strength, and power achieved by performing a variety of unique and demanding push-up techniques. This book discusses how crucial the push-up is to training not just the upper body, but the core and lower body as well. By strength training your core-stabilization muscles first, and your core-movement muscles second, you will create overall functional strength while obtaining that lean, aesthetic look we all desire.