Detailed stretches increase range of motion, strength, and flexibility for improved overall health.
Step-by-step anatomy guide instructions, paired with full-color illustrations, clearly explain 86 stretches for all areas of the body. Readers will also get a full understanding of the effects of each stretch and how variations can improve results.
This second edition of Stretching Anatomy is a complete visual guide to 86 stretches for increasing range of motion, muscular strength, stamina, posture, and flexibility. The step-by-step instructions included in the book describe how to perform each stretch in great detail, while 110 full-color anatomical illustrations highlight the primary muscles and surrounding structures engaged. This provides you with an excellent reference for different stretches and how they should be used.
The book contains 9 chapters.
- Chapter 1 Neck
- Chapter 2 Shoulders, Back, and Chest
- Chapter 3 Arms, Wrists, and Hands
- Chapter 4 Lower Trunk
- Chapter 5 Hips
- Chapter 6 Knees and Thighs
- Chapter 7 Feet and Calves
- Chapter 8 Dynamic Stretches
- Chapter 9 Customizing Your Stretching Program
- Stretch Finder
- About the Authors.
Book is 232 pages.