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Increase flexibility and improve muscular strength

Visually stunning and immediately accessible, this best-selling guide combines step-by-step instructions for performing 86 stretches with 110 full-colour anatomical illustrations highlighting the primary muscles and surrounding structures engaged.

More than simply an instruction manual, Stretching Anatomy includes a “Stretch Focus” section that details the procedure and utility for each exercise as well as safety considerations, benefits and variations for increasing or decreasing difficulty.

Stretching provides numerous benefits, including improved flexibility, stamina, posture and muscular strength as well as reduced muscle soreness.

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The essentials of personal training

Foundations of Professional Personal Training is the resource you need to build your fitness expertise, your assessment and communication skills, and business knowledge.

The text includes the essentials of fitness theory and practical application, client assessment and screening, safety considerations and programme design.

Included is a special DVD‐ROM titled Essentials of Interactive Functional Anatomy which uses a 3‐D model of the human musculature to provide a vivid review of structural anatomy.

Normal Price: £39.99 I €48.00
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Stretching Anatomy by Frédéric Delavier

Get an inside view of the muscles in action during every stretch you perform!

Delavier’s Stretching Anatomy is your guide for increasing flexibility, improving range of motion, toning muscles and relieving pain and discomfort.

The very best stretches for shoulders, chest, arms, torso, back, hips and legs are all here and all in the usual stunning detail that only Frédéric Delavier can provide.

Price: £14.99 I €18.00
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Put an end to back and neck pain

In End Back & Neck Pain, leading authorities in back health collaborate to provide the latest research, professional insights and tried and tested programmes to prevent and relieve pain and discomfort.

Through a series of questions, you’ll identify the source of your discomfort and determine the best plan of action for relief. You’ll learn how simple lifestyle changes, postural improvements and stretching exercises can keep that pain from returning.

Whether this is your first bout with serious pain or a recurring problem, End Back & Neck Pain provides insights, answers and programmes to put you on the path to a pain-free life.

Price: £13.99 I €16.80
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Stretching belief

Elite athletes have long recognized the value of personalized stretching programmes to improve flexibility and prevent injury.

What you might not know is that many of those targeted stretches have a much broader application, one that you can easily incorporate into your own daily routine.

Prescriptive Stretching features full-colour anatomical illustrations and step-by-step instructions for 40 of the most effective stretches to eliminate pain, alleviate muscle soreness, improve balance and flexibility, and prevent common injuries.

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