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The underlying theme of the book is integration. David Keil outlines how yoga teachers and practitioners can utilize a deeper understanding of their anatomy as they approach the larger scheme of yoga. How do the supposed parts and pieces of the body synchronize to support integrated movement? Finally, how do the various yoga postures interrelate from the perspective of functional anatomy? Beautifully illustrated throughout with colour images and photographs to clearly explain the concepts and asanas, Functional Anatomy of Yoga will assist you in reaching new heights in your yoga practice using the laboratory of the body and the tools of yoga asana.
Your success as a fitness professional depends on your ability to reliably deliver results to clients. In Secrets of Successful Program Design: A How-To Guide for Busy Fitness Professionals, noted fitness and fitness and program design expert Alwyn Cosgrove and his director of programming, Craig Rasmussen, share Alwyn's proven system for creating programs that take clients from where they are to where they want to be. You'll learn how to properly assess a client and design the most effective program based on their individual goal-whether that is fat loss, muscle and strength building, or improved overall conditioning. You'll also learn how to customize the training experience of your client on the fly, effectively progressing and regressing exercises according to day-to-day fluctuations in abilities and needs. This will ensure you are delivering the best results possible for each client every time they train. This guide to building training programs is supplemented with a selection of predesigned workouts that will draw on your skills for progressing and regressing exercises, saving you valuable time and energy while still allowing you to produce a personalized experience for your client. A reliable system-based approach to program design that consistently delivers results to every client-regardless of demographic profile, ability, or goals-will set your training business up for success in the incredibly competitive fitness market. CE exam available! For certified professionals, a companion continuing education exam can be completed after reading this book. The Secrets of Successful Program Design Online CE Exam may be purchased separately or as part of the Secrets of Successful Program Design With CE Exam package that includes both the book and the exam.
Yogini's Dilemma provides a roadmap for aspiring yoga teachers to help them answer the question: Do I want to be a yoga teacher? In Yogini's Dilemma, certified yoga therapist and founder of the Yoga Mandala School, Nicole Grant, lays out the classical eight-faceted path and wisdom of yoga so that aspiring yoga teachers can better decide whether teaching yoga is for them. By mapping the relationship between body, mind, spirit, and culture, they will discover the tools needed to take the next steps with confidence and curiosity. Nicole draws from over two decades of dedicated yoga practice in the lineage of Sri T. Krishnamacharya to teach aspiring yoga teachers how to: Truly embody their practice Turn motivation and inspiration into action Navigate the yogic path and decide whether teaching is for them Identify and address the physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual barriers that get in the way of knowing what comes next for them with yoga Implement yoga practice in everyday life no matter their decision
The ultimate 'one stop' guide to training with dumbbells. Practical and easily accessible, The Total Dumbbell Workout is perfect for the fitness enthusiast or fitness professional who wants to lightly improve their knowledge and heavily improve the range of exercises they can use in their training. Tried and tested exercises are accompanied by clear photos and illustrations presented in a modern and logical way. The Total Dumbbell Workout is brimming with ideas for using this bestselling piece of fitness equipment not just in the gym but at home too. Packed with clear and easy to use exercises, this how-to reference book also provides adaptations of basic and advanced exercises making it ideal for anyone who wants to get the most out of their fitness gear. - Each exercise idea is organised by fitness level and includes follow-up and extension ideas. - Written in a jargon-free and concise style, this book is light on the science and background, heavy on practicality.