Anatomy and 100 Stretching Exercises for Runners

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About The Book

Runners who want to improve their overall flexibility, feel great, and look great too will want this comprehensive guide. It features over 100 stretching exercises to help runners improve their range of motion, decrease discomfort, and prevent sporting or other injuries. Easy-to-understand exercises are clearly illustrated and contain precise instructions, making them simple to follow.

Readers will find:

  • Methods explained step-by-step for the most effective exercise routines
  • Anatomical descriptions of the parts of the body and the muscles being worked
  • Photographic representations of each exercise, complemented by detailed illustrations of the primary and secondary muscles
  • Explanatory text that ensures correct techniques and proper safety precautions
  • The numbers of repetitions needed depending on fitness levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced) and the physiological benefits of each exercise
  • Effective exercises for runners of all levels, and those searching for pain relief associated with injuries
  • A quick reference guide to the most beneficial stretches for specific ailments, and more

Increase your overall sense of well-being, overcome physical ailments, and learn the proper way to stretch your body to get the most out of your running with this helpful guide.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Barrons Educational Series (October 2015)
  • Length: 152 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781438007199

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