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Alignment Matters Revised Ed. contains the first five years of her posts. It is organized to function as a primer to alignment and better movement, and also to Bowman’s more complex books. Starting with the feet and working all the way up to the head, her clear, engaging essays take you on an enjoyable and unconventional ride through the human body, and include stretches, habit modifications, spiritual insights, and enough belly laughs to soften even the tightest psoas.
Couch potatoes, professional athletes, and everyone in between all have something to learn about movement. With Alignment Matters, readers will gain a better understanding of the incredible, complex, and always fascinating human body.
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
Digestive Health with Real Food: A Practical Guide to an Anti-Inflammatory, Low-Irritant, Nutrient Dense Diet for Ibs & Other Digestive Issues is a beautifully illustrated full color practical guide to an anti-inflammatory, low irritant, nutrient dense, diet for people wrestling with digestive health issues.
Don’t Just Sit There explains why swapping one static position for another isn’t taking a big enough look at the problem, and provides corrective exercise and lifestyle solutions to help you safely and effectively transition away from the conventional office set-up allowing you to reap the enormous benefits of moving more throughout the day while getting your work done.
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.
Stretching Exercises Encyclopedia offers a general theory of muscle stretching. Anatomical illustrations explain the different muscle groups involved in the exercises. Furthermore, each exercise includes information about the movement one needs to perform, the posture that one must adopt, common mistakes that should be avoided, the principal and secondary muscles worked with this exercise, as well as a series of very useful tips and advice.
In The Happiness Sutra, doctor of medical psychology and board-certified clinical hypnotherapist Dr. Rick Levy shows the reader how to trounce stress without medication in a few weeks using mind-body medicine, and he maps out the ultimate stress management strategy, showing the reader how to tap the hidden power of their own mind to lead a happy, healthy, fearless and productive life in pursuit of their dreams.
Truly Cultured: Rejuvenating Taste, Health and Community with Naturally Fermented Foods is a first-of-its-kind treasury, a full circle tribute to the world’s favorite foods. Clearly, as the tagline reads. Half cookbook, half “nourishment guide”, this long overdue full color tribute to live cultured foods and how important lacto-fermented foods and their producers, friendly probiotic bacteria, are to our health, environment and communities.