Foam Roller Workbook: Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide to Stretching, Strengthening and Rehabilitative Techniques

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 1, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 144 pages
AMPLIFY YOUR STRETCHES AND EXERCISES USING THE FOAM ROLLER

Once used exclusively in physical therapy settings, the foam roller has made its way into yoga and pilates studios, gyms and homes. With this simple device, you can:

•Improve core strength
•Increase flexibility
•Release tension
•Alleviate pain
•Rehabilitate injuries

Foam Roller Workout offers 50 effective exercises paired with clear captions and step-by-step photos that will help you roll your way to better posture, balance and relaxation. In addition, special programs will enhance your sporting life, whether you hit the track, the court, or the slopes.
 

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User Review  - deldevries - LibraryThing

well organized and illustrated. Nicely separated into functional use by sport and body area. Read full review

Great book

User Review  - Linda S. - Overstock.com

I gave these books as Christmas gifts and everyone loved them. Once you learn how to use the rollers it stays with you forever. Read full review

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

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