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15-Minute Stretch: Four 15-Minute Workouts for Flexibility, Posture, and Strength

15-Minute Stretch: Four 15-Minute Workouts for Flexibility, Posture, and Strength

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Improve physical performance and overall health with these simple 15-minute stretches.

Do you need quick yet effective stretches for a leaner, more flexible, stronger you? Then you'll love these four 15-minute workout plans for beginners. This exercise book is filled with easy workouts to improve posture, strengthen muscles and help with injury recovery -- and it includes sciatic stretches!

Here's what you'll find inside:

- Four illustrated step-by-step sequences: morning stretches, posture stretch, flexibility stretch and strength stretch
- At-a-glance summaries of the complete 15-minute sequences
- Clear step-by-step instructions, allowing you to get an instructor-led experience at home
- General information on the benefits of stretching
- Advice for beginners on safe practice and modifications for the sequences

Stretching is for everyone: whether you're a dancer or runner, you need relief from sitting behind a screen all day. A daily stretch routine can greatly alleviate aches and pains and improve your quality of life -- it's also a fantastic way to reduce stress! This workout book combines stretches found in yoga and pilates practices -- and physical therapy. It also gives you strategies for healthy living and relaxation techniques.

Each section has clear step-by-step photographs paired with easy-to-follow instructions and graphics to explain exactly what to do, understand which muscles to focus on, and where you need to feel the stretch. At the end of each 15-minute program, there's an at-a-glance summary of the routine. 15-Minute Stretch will inspire you to slot these simple exercises into your schedule, so you reap the benefits of enhanced health and fitness.

The 15-Minute series are easy-to-use exercise books for time-poor people, with a step-by-step approach for effective results. Fit exercise into your busy life with short but effective programs. Include 15-Minute Gentle Yoga, 15-Minute Pilates, 15-Minute Better Back for a total body workout.

Author: Suzanne Martin
Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Published: 03/01/2022
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.65lbs
Size: 8.90h x 7.20w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780744051292

About the Author
Suzanne Martin, MA, PT, DPT, CPI, is a doctor of physical therapy and gold-certified Pilates expert. A former dancer, she is a Master trainer certified by the American Council on Exercise. She is published by Dance Magazine, DK, and the Journal of Dance, Medicine and Science, among others. She is also well known as an educator in the world of Pilates, dance, and physical therapy. Suzanne is the lead physical therapist for the Smuin Ballet in San Francisco and maintains a private practice, Total Body Development, in Alameda, California.


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