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Anatomy & Massage is a practical guide for anyone interested in learning more about this massage discipline. This book presents the new standard, which can be used not only by athletes, trainers, or their massage therapists, but also as an important reference work for physiotherapists, fitness trainers, and people interested in sports in general. The book was written by active therapists who have a lot of experience with professional sports teams and who teach sports massage.
Your body is the most powerful tool you have. To stay fit and healthy throughout your whole life, you need to understand how it works. The human body is a complex structure of bones, muscles, joints, and tendons, and every one of those needs to be studied and exercised. In this easy-to-understand, user-friendly, and beautifully illustrated book, you will find a solution to all physical problems you may have. The exercises in Body School are described in detail to ensure proper form and execution and each one is accompanied by photographs showing the progression of the movement from the first to the last step
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.
Role playing meets fitness A unique combination! In Dungeons & Workouts, a world of heroes and adventures beckons a world in which the reader’s own power and fitness is crucial to defeat his or her opponents. This amazing and adventurous journey will lead you through medieval towns, a marshy swamp, and a dark dungeon. Though this time, those who play must complete tough workouts to advance to the next level. Not only will you defeat shady characters in the world of Dungeons & Workouts, they ll also become more fit in the real world!
Fascial Fitness is for anyone who wants an active, mobile and painless everyday life. It helps you understand what your connective tissue is all about, and the importance of it! In recent years understanding the connective tissue has greatly increased in the areas of physiotherapy, sports science and medicine. Muscular connective tissue is known as fascia, and it plays an important role in health, well-being and mobility, as it transmits the power of the muscles, communicates with the nervous system and serves as a sense organ. Fascia ensures the protection of the internal organs and forms the basis for a beautiful body shape.
Fascial Fitness Through Yoga is an innovative combination of two major fitness trends yoga and fascia training.
To live a healthy, mobile and pain-free life, and most of us want to do that, it is essential that you take good care of your fascia, otherwise it will become matted and stick together as you age as a result of repetitive one-sided stressors, making us immobile and stiff.
The best workouts for you every day life are developed with functional fitness methods. With Functional Fitness you can set fitness goals, build a training program, and develop a workout guide for your exercise using the proven training methods found right here in this book. Perfect for the personal trainer seeking new ideas for their next training session, Functional Fitness is ideal for the experienced practitioner as well. Lamar Lowery has developed his own training programs. He has used these methods in decades working with top managers, injured athletes, and back patients. Functional Fitness provides intense workouts to reach maximum results. It is an easy-to-understand guide for any fitness enthusiast or personal trainer. It includes detailed descriptions and photos. In Lamar’s personal training sessions, he uses his expertise in endurance, coordination, and biomechanics to receive the best result. Additionally, Lamar uses the most up-to-date equipment, e.g., suspension trainers, Dual Grip Med Balls, and kettlebells, and the classics such as barbells and dumbbells. After making functional fitness a part of your training regime, you will help your clients add exercise into their busy lifestyle, reach their fitness goals, and improve body, mind, and soul.
Lamar Lowery and Chris Lowery are experts in functional training. Together, they have teamed up to write Functional Fitness at Home where they give you effective exercises that can easily be done at home or outside using your own body weight. But that’s not all, you can also use small exercise equipment. The workouts and training circuits are compiled in such a way that a fitness enthusiast can use them and attain desired results. Beginners need not shy away because these workouts have also been structured for beginners to achieve good and visible results while improving their performance considerably.
HIIT, High-Intensity Interval Training, is the best and quickest way to get fit, lose weight, and tone your body! It helps you tailor your fitness regime to exercise the body part you want to improve and to incorporate it into your busy schedule. Every workout in HIIT – High Intensity Interval Training will have an intensity guide suggesting what level of fitness the workout is best suited to help you find the best HIIT regime for you, whether you are a beginner or advanced!
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.