Description : Introduces a complete body conditioning program that combines precision movement and the principles of Pilates for athletes and others seeking to improve their physical performance while strengthening and conditioning the body and includes specific workouts for golf, running, swimming, skiing, cycling, and racket sports. Original.
Description : The founder of a Pilates exercise studio in Australia illustrates the basics of the program, revealing how it builds strength, muscle tone, stamina, and flexibility, while also illuminating the forces that challenge the body's biomechanical structure. Original.
Description : A first edition, Insiders' Guide to Omaha & Lincoln is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to Lincoln and the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro areas. Written by a local (and true insider), this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of the Omaha, NE, Lincoln, NE, Council Bluffs, IA, and its surrounding environs.
Description : Pilates is one of the healthiest activities you can do for your body with improvements in flexibility, posture, and strength, and decreases in back, neck, and joint pain. And, while more advanced Pilates requires the use of expensive machines (reformers) in a studio, a considerable amount of Pilates can be performed at home using only a mat, and a few simple props such as bands and balls. Idiot's Guides: Pilates is a beginner's guide to Pilates at home. It teaches beginners the benefits of performing Pilates at home, and the right and wrong ways of performing Pilates routines. This beautiful, highly-visual guide uses color photos to teach readers loads of exercises, and gives them multiple routines that will help improve sports performance, or help eliminate chronic pain in the body.
Description : Introduces the holistic exercise system called Pilates. Includes a self-assessment and presents the principles of Pilates as well as thirty-six step-by-step sequences.
Description : Pilates is a particularly safe and effective exercise system which aims to strengthen the body in a balanced way by specifically improving the function of the weaker muscle groups. Emphasis is placed on strengthening the muscles of the trunk so that support of the spine increases plus posture and shape improve. The exercises enhance overall flexibility and fitness, improving co-ordination and balance. Muscles are gently stretched and lengthened as the exercises progress and overall body strength improves. describes the underlying principles of the exercises in physical terms describes the treatment of common medical conditions provides a manual for those in the remedial health care professions
Description : Draws on an integrative wellness program to counsel seniors on how to minimize the effects of aging and retain optimal health and energy in the face of modern stresses.
Description : The definitive, comprehensive guide to Virginia Beach, Richmond and surrounding areas, with hundreds of lodging, dining, and recreational recommendations. Explore this vital region—Virginia Beach and Richmond, the state capitol. Author Renee Wright offers extensive coverage of Colonial Williamsburg, historic James-town, and Norfolk, home to the great Atlantic Fleet. Includes special sections on Civil War battlefields, maritime history, Hampton Roads’ quadricentennial, and bird-watching opportunities in the region.