Once used exclusively in physical therapy settings, the foam roller has made its way into yoga and Pilates studios, gyms and homes. With this simple device, you can: improve core strength; increase flexibility; release tension; alleviate pain; rehabilitate injuries
The first full Resistance Band workout book—the revolutionary stress-free way to a healthy body. Highly effective, superbly portable, easy to store, and astonishingly inexpensive: no wonder exercisers looking for great results increasingly select resistance bands for their strength training. This rubber band-like piece of equipment works every bit as well as weights for toning muscles—and even better for stretching them. And there’s no need to go to the gym to use these powerful tools. With the incredible range of carefully photographed routines shown here (all conveniently color-coded for level, to match the color-coded bands), it’s simple to target every area of the body. Legs, arms, chest, abs: it’s all covered, with accurate body maps that show the muscle groups each exercise works on. Pick and choose from the wide array and put them together for a complete workout. Try resisted squats, hip extensions, shoulder presses, frontal raises, triceps push-downs, as well as warm-ups and cool-downs;, moves for alignment and posture; anywhere routines; and sports specific exercises. You’ll get awesome results.
Demonstrates a series of aerobic exercises which feature the added resistance of specially designed rubber bands, and suggests a variety of routines; includes rubber resistance band
Introduces two new methods for shaping the body, losing weight, and toning muscles, explaining how to use a fitness ball and elastic workout bands, along with workouts based on Pilates, yoga, cardio, and balance/stretching.
Learn how to strengthen the body using the method favored by physical therapists. Three sample exercise programs and complete instructions for choosing, using, and caring for the Thera-Band are included in this guide.
Citing the benefits of elastic resistance tubing in exercise regimes, athletic training, and rehabilitation programs, a guide for everyday readers details more than one hundred exercises for every muscle group and includes recommendations on how to create a customized, sport-specific workout. Original.
The focus of this text is to improve individualized clinical, work, recreational and home exercise programmes by presenting illustrated exercise instructions using resistive bands. The book provides over 275 illustrated exercises for the therapist, chiropractor, physical or healthcare professional to formulate into a comprehensive resistive band exercise programme.
If you're looking for an easy and efficient way to build lean muscle and burn fat this is the book for you. This exercise guide has been designed to illustrate how you can get a great workout in under 20 minutes. The best part? You can do it absolutely anywhere!
Featuring more than 75 exercises for all parts of the body and 200 step-by-step photos, this guide shows how to get the same strength-building, calorie-burning benefits or normal exercises in the water. Original.