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Category: Stretching, Fitness & Health
Books on Stretching, Fitness & Health
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Training and Optimal Health for Sports
Training and Optimal Health for Sport may well be a unique book in that no matter what sporting background the reader comes from, there will be something new and pertinent to learn. It immediately engages the reader with its conversational style and retains interest throughout. This new resource proves itself as a critical training aid for anyone interested in optimal health and sports performance. The author, Shane Fitzgibbon, has drawn on his 20 years of international, competitive and coaching, experience to produce a book that wipes out many myths and replaces them with rational and proven training methods. He explores topics such as warming-up and cooling-down, strength training, nutrition and even sports psychology, etc...Exercise principles are explained clearly enough for the novice to understand, yet the chapters contain enough background science to satisfy the professional. Sports coaches will find this vital resource an essential addition to their library. Fitzgibbon lays out a clear path to following a healthy lifestyle, reaching sporting goals, and enjoying longevity in exercise.
Special Needs Taekwon-Do: The Complete Guide to Establishing and Providing Opportunities in Taekwon-Do for Individuals of All Abilities All Around the World
The Special Needs Taekwon-Do book has been designed to help educate everyone in all of the aspects of teaching Taekwon-Do to the special needs community. This is the 2nd edition 2014. The manual has lots of photos of special needs Taekwon-Do students performing patterns and different techniques of Taekwon-Do, which will give inspiration to other special needs students and Instructors who may read this book. This book is written for those who wish to set up Special Needs Taekwon-Do programs in their country and/or those who require guidance and ideas
Stretch to the Max
Stretch to the Max, a practical way to increase your flexibility with ease, is a step-by-step guide that provides you with a variety of exercises ranging from very simple maintenance stretches to far more challenging ones like the `Road Kill'. In addition each section has a time sequence so you know how much time to spend working out. Invaluable if you have a busy schedule. `There are stretches in this book that will challenge the most gifted athlete'.
Ultimate Flexibility: A Complete Guide to Stretching for Martial Arts
Ultimate Flexibility is the book you've been waiting for. More than a collection of exercises or an explanation of technique, Ultimate Flexibility is a complete guide to stretching for martial arts, from the very basics of why you should stretch to detailed workout guidelines for every style and level of martial arts practice. Written by acclaimed author and martial artist Sang H Kim, Ultimate Flexibility is your guide to achieving maximum flexibility in your training. Begin with an in depth look at the hows and whys of flexibility and stretching. Learn about the many types of stretching, which methods are best for beginners, when to graduate to advanced techniques and why you should completely avoid certain types of exercises. You'll also find information that you wont find in any other martial art book, including a detailed exploration of how your body works for or against you in your training and how flexibility can make you stronger and faster. Building on this foundation, Sang H Kim teaches you nearly 200 flexibility exercises that he has personally used to achieve the highest levels of flexibility. You'l get detailed instructions, workout planning guides, goal setting tips, difficulty levels, injury prevention and recovery, and over 400 photos to guide you. Special bonus sections: 10 Tips for Full Splits, 20 Tips for High Kicks and 10 workouts for specific martial art types.
Ultimate Fitness Through Martial Arts
Martial Arts After 40
Presents the self-defence techniques that blend Martial Arts After Forty is the first book ever to explore the needs and advantages of the over-forty martial artist. It takes an in-depth look at the realities of training in mid-life including: • What type of exercises are beneficial and which ones are dangerous? • What are the effects of aging and what impact do they have on training? • How can baby boomers keep up in a class of Gen-Xers? • What types of injuries are common after forty and how can you prevent them? In addition to providing a wealth of fitness and training information, author Sang H. Kim addresses the fact that many older martial artists are looking for something more meaningful than just a good workout. His positive and knowledgeable approach to taking up or continuing martial arts training after 40 is inspiring, reassuring and informative. This book should be read by every adult martial artist regardless of age.