Stretching for 50+: A Customized Program for Increasing Flexibility, Avoiding Injury, and Enjoying an Active Lifestyle

Stretching for 50+: A Customized Program for Increasing Flexibility, Avoiding Injury, and Enjoying an Active Lifestyle

by Karl Knopf, Steve Stiefel
     
 

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IMPROVE YOUR FLEXIBILITY WITH THE GENTLE, BEGINNER STRETCHES ILLUSTRATED IN THIS BOOK

Designed to meet the unique needs of the 50+ person, the carefully modified stretches in this book are easy to learn and safe to perform at any age. Illustrated with step-by-step photos and explained with clear captions, the stretches in Stretching for 50+ can

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IMPROVE YOUR FLEXIBILITY WITH THE GENTLE, BEGINNER STRETCHES ILLUSTRATED IN THIS BOOK

Designed to meet the unique needs of the 50+ person, the carefully modified stretches in this book are easy to learn and safe to perform at any age. Illustrated with step-by-step photos and explained with clear captions, the stretches in Stretching for 50+ can reverse years of muscle tightening, helping you perform daily activities without pain and enjoy sports and leisure activities without injury.
Stretching for 50+ offers customized programs for:

•Back pain
•Arthritis
•Knee problems
•Long Drives
•Desk fatigue
•Shoveling snow
•Golf
•Jogging
•Tennis
•Swimming
•Skiing
•Gardening

To help assist you, many of the movements in Stretching for 50+ use a chair, block, strap, pillow or blanket. The author also includes tips, cautions and techniques for properly performing each stretch.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569754450
Publisher:
Ulysses Press
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
223,384
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

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Meet the Author

Karl Knopf is the coordinator for the fitness therapist program at Foothill College of California.

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