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The Feldendrais Method is a revolutionary approach to health and fitness. Using what Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais called Awareness Through Movement, people of any age or condition can learn to move more comfortably and effectively. In pleasant yet powerful ways, his method reawakens the natural process by which we as babies learned to crawl, walk, and talk. In the U.S. and Canada more than one thousand guild-certified practitioners teach the Feldenkrais Method. Awareness Heals is the first book to present the full benefits of the Feldenkrais Method in clear language. It details six basic lessons which help you to become more aware of how you breathe, sit, walk, and otherwise move. By sensing these natural actions, you grow more skillful and supple in all your movements. Through the Feldenkrais Method, you can learn to relieve pain, enhance flexibility, and recover from physical or emotional stress.The gentle movements in Awareness Heals are designed for practice at home and work, and even in your car. They fit into any program of fitness, exercise, or therapy. Most important, Feldenkrais lessons demonstrate that such problems as stiffness and stress do not require outside intervention,the remedy lies within each of us.
Do you want to look good in a bathing suit this year? Do you want to have a firm, flat stomach? Do you have problem areas that need to be toned and shaped up? Do you want to get rid of cellulite? Hit the Spot! is a complete program to target and tone your problem areas, written in an upbeat, easy-to-follow style by America's #1 fitness authority, Denise Austin. Denise Austin has spent her career helping people get energetic and fit, and now she zeroes in on the problem areas that cause the most concern for people. Hit the Spot! includes clear instructions and photos for exercises to firm and shape your: Waist/ Hips and Thighs/ Upper Arms and Bust/ Buns Denise offers positive thoughts and tips for success, including exercises you can do to lose inches from hips, thighs, waist, and other areas, as well as advice on clothes that make you look thinner instantly. She even includes a seven-day diet to improve the look of specific areas of your body. Don't be afraid to wear that sexy suit on the beach this summer...Hit the Spot!
This guide explains the principles of safe stretching which improves fitness, health, posture and sports performance. This book details simple flexibility assessment, outlines sample programmes and provides progressive exercises for all parts of the body and explains PNF techniques. All the exercises are fully illustrated and the muscles and joints used in each stretch are explained. The book should be an aid to those who suffer from tension and back pain.
The gentle yet rigorous discipline of yoga has been used for thousands of years to condition the body and relax the mind. In adapting this ancient system to the Western body and lifestyle, Sam Dworkis has created ExTension, an easy-to-follow sequence of exercises that will enhance every facet of your physical and emotional fitness without injury. Practiced slowly, the ExTension system will relax you; practiced aerobically, it will burn fat. in only twenty minutes a day, using no equipment and little space, you can: -- Reduce stress and relieve tension -- Enhance your energy level and concentration -- Flatten your belly and firm your arms and thighs -- Increase your strength and endurance -- Improve your flexibility and improve your postureWith over 200 photographs and step-by-step instructions, ExTension makes yoga, the most perfect exercise, easy, no matter what kind of shape you're in.
Revealed in this book are the secrets behind the Royal Marines' reputation as the toughest and fittest professional soldiers in the world. In this practical, three-month agenda of graded exercises, reader's fitness levels can be vastly improved. The book begins with initial fitness testing to ascertain the level at which you enter the programme. Through each chapter, readers are encouraged to develop circuits of increasing toughness including running, cycling, swimming and floor exercises. A strict timing and point-scoring system provides incentives to improve and in true Royal Marines style readers are encouraged and motivated all the way along. The ultimate challenge of the book is based on the real-life ordeal of a commando test-week to see if you can claim the accolade of being as fit as a marine.