Peak Performance Fitness: Maximizing Your Fitness Potential Without Injury Or Strain

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Hunter House, 2000 - Health & Fitness - 134 pages
Strength isn't the only key to being a better athlete or preventing injuries - endurance and body alignment are equally important. This book demonstrates simple exercises to return to natural alignment; improve overall health; and prevent or heal aches, pains, and injuries. Jennifer Rhodes looks at the body as an integrated system and offers a step-by-step plan for developing cardiovascular capacity, strength, and flexibility. Including anecdotes and stories, examples, and plenty of encouragement, she provides instructions for getting maximum benefit from every workout. "An intelligent, balanced approach to exercise and fitness." - Michael J. Gelb, author of Body Learning
 

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Contents

Your Unique Alignment
5
Why SitUps Dont Work
11
What Exactly Are My Abs?
17
The Low Back Solution
19
Why Knee Pain May Be a Sign
27
The Lower Extremity Solution
41
Why Biceps Curls Are a Waste
51
The Upper Extremity Solution
61
Why You Should Never Stretch
73
The Flexibility Training Solution
79
Why You Should Fear
89
The Cardio Solution
95
Choosing Peak Performance
105
Bibliography
121
Resource List
129
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