Stretching

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Shelter Publications, 1980 - Exercise - 192 pages
Stretching keeps your muscles flexible and ready for movement, improves performance, and prevents injuries. This book will teach you the right way to stretch and help you begin a lifelong program of physical fitness. Over 1,000 clear drawings and more than 200 stretches. Stretching routines for 36 sports and activities.

Over 2 million copies sold worldwide. In 18 foreign languages.

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Contents

Introduction
8
Getting Started
14
The Stretches
21
Legs Feet and Ankles
31
Back Shoulders and Arms
40
Legs
46
Lower Back Hips Groin
52
For the Back
62
Learning the Splits
97
Stretches for Those Over 50
104
Spontaneous Stretches
110
Cycling
116
To Teachers
150
Ankles Toes and Lower Legs
156
Chinups
162
Running and Walking
169

Elevating Your Feet
68
Standing Stretches for
78
Stretching on a Chin Bar
84
Leg and Groin Stretches with
91
Cycling
175
Caring for Your Back
182
Bibliography
189
Copyright

About the author (1980)

Anderson was born in Fullerton, California, and is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach with a lifetime credential in physical education. Anderson is married to Jean Anderson.

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