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Yogilates is the future of fitness. It is the unifying essence of yoga and the powerful, therapeutic value of Pilates fused together into one system. Yogilates gives a more balanced and complete workout than when either discipline is done separately. With regular practice readers will progress safely and quickly to a stronger, more flexible body and a more relaxed state of being. Drawing from his background in sports and dance, Jonathan Urla, a certified Yoga and Pilates instructor, has created original exercises that stimulate and enrich the mind, body, and spirit and is appropriate for people of all ages. Representing a new paradigm in holisitic fitness, Yogilates is perfect for anyone looking to improve their health and well-being.
We're living in the #InstaFit and #Fitspo era where fitness is more visible than ever. You can open up Instagram and watch minute-long videos of your fave fitness star's workout or marvel at how perfectly they can execute a yoga pose on white, sandy beaches. But how does that translate to you getting off your ass and working out right now, today? The goal of this book is to take the focus away from fitness being about losing weight and trying to fit into whatever body ideal has been deemed acceptable for us. It's about reclaiming your power, owning your body, deciding for yourself what jaw-dropping, head-turning awesomeness should look and feel like. Whether you're just starting out on your fitness journey, you're considering giving up or you've lost your fitness mojo altogether, The Pocket Cheerleader will get you back on the right path. It's a reassuring voice, a high five, a nudge when you don't want to train. It's about celebrating your body through movement, keeping you motivated, inspired and interested in the sweat life.
First published in 1934, this new reprint of Your Health includes Joseph Pilates' early Twentieth Century philosophies, principles, and theories about health and fitness. He bases his work on the concept of a balanced body and mind, drawing on the approach espoused by the early Greeks. While some of his personal philosophies reflected early 20th Century viewpoints, his athletic and fitness doctrines were years ahead of his time. Readers will learn his observations and conclusions about people's approach to physical fitness. He describes the results of decades of scientific study, experimentation and research into the variety of troubles and ills that upset the balance of body and mind. Pilates makes extraordinary claims about the benefits of his defined science of "Contrology" and very specifically defines this science for all to read and understand. In this book, he exemplifies and clarifies the beneficial impact of his work.
Although women are often advised to exercise during pregnancy and after birth, there is little information available about the tremendous benefits of physical activity for both mother and baby, or what kinds of exercise are safe and appropriate. In Why Pregnancy and Postnatal Exercise Matter, Rehana Jawadwala, an exercise physiologist and perinatal yoga teacher, looks at the evidence for supporting physical activity in mothers, as well as how women's physiology changes during pregnancy and after they give birth, answering in detail the questions that mothers and those supporting them may have.
Challenge your body with the ultimate resource of daily workouts. Fast-paced exercise programs based on high intensity interval training are sweeping the nation. Their recipe for success is the WOD, or workout of the day. Planks, squats, crunches, pushups are all great, but changing up a routine can be challenging, and it can be difficult to find a resource for so many different workouts. Until now. 365 WODs features a new workout for each day of the year. With endless variety, you'll never become bored with your fitness routine. You'll find: - Instructions and step-by-step photos for 40 fundamental movements, allowing you to perfect your technique and avoid injury - A choice between beginner, intermediate, and advanced difficulty levels for each WOD - A glossary so you can make sense of common terminology and acronyms - Workouts for the gym, at home, and on the road The ultimate resource of exercises, 365 WODs will help you push your limits all year long. "Blair is among the best athletes, teachers, and coaches in our industry." - Ben Alderman, owner CrossFit Iron Mile - www.crossfitironmile.com
International Bestseller Is there a foolproof way to reduce stress and anxiety while you boost your memory? Raise your IQ even as you slow down the aging process? Become more creative and train your ability to focus at the same time? The answer is simple: Move! Modern neuroscience and research has shown, more than ever, that physical exercise has extraordinary effects on our cognition. Physical activity, more so than Sudoku or crossword puzzles, optimizes our mental abilities and health in a way unparalleled by any drug, medication, or food supplement. And exercise doesn't just enhance your health, energy and mood levels, and cognitive abilities. You will also learn: Why physical training is the best protection against dementia What type of exercise can be used to treat depression as an antidepressant How exercise increases the ability to focus in children, especially kids with ADHD How children with good fitness can become better in math and reading comprehension Why "runner's high," the natural chemicals released during jogging, improves your health and mood With practical and concrete advice for the layman on how to reap these benefits, as well as neuroscientific research from the last five years broken down to accessible findings, The Real Happy Pill urges you to train your body and mind for a whole-body upgrade, and start to move!
Barefoot running has garnered lots of attention due to the mega-bestseller Born to Run while products like the Vibram FiveFinger Shoes have tripled in slaes and top athletic complanies like Nike and Adidas are declaring barefoot running the next best thing. The Complete Book of Barefoot Running explains the pros and cons of barefoot running., explores the science supporting it, and debunks myths surrounding it. Readers learn the proper techniques for running barefoot and incorporating the practice into their running regimen for a better stride, longer endurance, and fewer injuries. Written by noted barefoot runner and instructor Ken Bob Saxton and running journalist Roy Wallack, The Complete Book of Barefoot Running is the most comprehensive book on the hottest athletic trend.
In this courageous and radical book, renowned yoga therapist and mother-of-three Uma Dinsmore-Tuli explores the sexual politics of yoga from the perspective that women's spiritual transformation is the most potent revolutionary force. It includes: a comprehensive history section covering women's contribution to (and exclusion from) traditional hatha yoga a Goddess-inspired section guiding a woman from her first period to postmenopause illuminating personal life stories and experiences from hundreds of women specially conceived, guided yoga nidra practices instructions for womb-friendly asana and pranayama practices, including restorative yoga, for every part of a woman's life and menstrual cycle Intimate and scholarly, irreverent and inspiring, Yoni Shakti brings womb yoga, tantra and feminism together in an astonishingly powerful combination. This revised and updated edition includes a lengthy new preface with previously censored material. It includes recently uncovered information about abusive yoga teachers and organisations, and an updated decolonising bibliography. The chapter on Yoga Nidra and the 'Note to Men, Transgender and Non-binary readers' have been substantially edited to reflect developments since first publication.
Are you weary of cookie-cutter fitness plans devoid of anything you can actually use? Or programs promising great abs by Monday?
Eric Heiden, M.D., and Massimo Testa, M.D., are renowned physicians who've spent their lives facing every conceivable exercise problem, helping both elite athletes and people who want to finish a 5K or achieve lower blood pressure.
Part I of this book is a treasure trove filled with everything everyone should know about fitness but that even the best athletes do not, including how to start (or restart) an exercise regimen; eat before, during, and after a workout; lose weight while getting fit; treat aches and pains; diagnose fatigue; harness your thoughts; and select the activities best suited to you. Part II unveils a twelve-week fitness program, tailored to your needs, which will optimize your time, efforts, and results.
Faster, Better, Stronger, named one of the top ten books of the year by Disaboom.com, is highly inspiring and fun to read, with stories from Dr. Heiden at the Olympics and from Dr. Testa about helping the world's top cyclists as well as elderly and obese patients.
Doctors rarely make guarantees, but Dr. Heiden and Dr. Testa are willing to guarantee this: Everyone can get better. Including you.
Over 35,000 copies have been sold of this essential guide for the burgeoning over 50 population. The exercises in Anatomy of Exercise for 50+ will support good health at any age, but for those over fifty they can help in the prevention of specific age-related problems like joint mobility, balance and fatigue, as well as medical conditions like heart disease, colon cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis and Alzheimer's disease. This book follows the successful format of the "Anatomy of" books, which have sold more than 500,000 copies. The series' revolutionary approach is the combination of photographs and lifelike anatomical drawings that reveal in colourful detail exactly which muscles are engaged and how, and which muscles benefit from each exercise. For those who want to take control of their health, at whatever age, and for fitness trainers, physiotherapists and activity managers in community care facilities, retirement homes and nursing homes Anatomy of Exercise for 50+ is an instructive and practical resource.
This companion guide to the bestselling Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book helps experienced and aspiring yogis deepen their practice through coloring the essential anatomy engaged in 50 poses. Color your way to yoga knowledge! By understanding your body and its anatomical structure, you can improve your practice, no matter your level. This follow-up to the bestselling Yoga Anatomy Coloring Book--written by yoga instructor, licensed massage therapist, and anatomy teacher Kelly Solloway--shows the proper engagement of muscles in dozens of fundamental and more advanced poses, or asanas. As practitioners color in the beautiful and detailed black-and-white drawings, they can clearly see the asana and relevant anatomy; each illustration includes a label to color and reinforce learning. Solloway explains how the muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments function together in each pose, and provides advice on working safely and effectively. Additional tips are sprinkled throughout, and 48 perforated flash cards enable readers to quiz themselves, study yoga anatomy on the go, and design custom sequences.
Fitness expert Adam Zickerman presents a revolutionary exercise program - slow strength training - that will forever change the way people work out. The Power of 10 seems to contradict nearly everything we're accustomed to hearing about exercise. Forget hours on the treadmill, and forget daily visits to the gym. This new program offers 20 minute workout sessions, once or twice per week, with an alluring emphasis on rest and recovery on your days off. The principle behind The Power of 10 is simple: by lifting weights in slow motion, making each rep last 20 seconds (10 seconds lifting and 10 seconds lowering) instead of the typical 7 seconds, you can maximize muscle transformation. The short workouts are so effective that your body will need days to recover and repair properly. Studies have shown that such routines can increase lean body mass, help burn calories more efficiently, and prevent cardio-vascular disease more effectively than aerobic exercise alone.
Want to make healthy living a habit – something you do without even thinking? Tom’s Daily Goals can show you how. It’s easier than you think.
‘Tom can do no wrong.’
The Irish Independent
World Number 1 diver, Tom Daley, has trained for major sporting events, had health problems, and come back from personal trauma and bad performances.
Now, after years of trial and error, Tom knows that the only thing that truly works when it comes to maintaining your health, wellbeing and energy is consistency: the small choices we make throughout the day, every day.
These 7 simple and manageable daily goals: morning stretches, meditation on your commute, smart food prep, anti-inflammatory eating, journaling, digital detoxing, and a bedtime ritual, have made Tom feel the best he’s ever felt, and they’ll do the same for you.
You’ll feel the difference from the very first day.
Even in times as tough as these, you can still shape up like a celebrity, and you can do it without having to earn a celebrity paycheck. With over twenty years of experience in the field of fitness, Cornel Chin has used his unique training methods to train the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio, Colin Firth, Audrey Tautou, and Tilda Swinton. Now, through Celebrity Body on a Budget, he unlocks the keys to low-cost or no-cost exercise solutions. As a gym member, you will spend an average of 3% of your annual salary on the cost of your yearly membership. For many people, this is a high cost that can no longer be afforded or justified. With Celebrity Body on a Budget, you can still achieve that drop dead gorgeous celebrity body you have always admired and desired without having to break the bank. Cornel gave me the lean look I needed. His training methods are second to none. --Leonardo DiCaprio I was no great fan of exercise until I met Cornel. He has given me a way of working out that is enjoyable, sustainable and effective. I'm enormously grateful to him for converting me. --Colin Firth Training with Cornel helped me achieve the good muscle tone and definition I needed for my film character. --Audrey Tautou
The systematic science of yoga will transform mind, body, and soul. A comprehensive and practical illustrated guide to the essential elements of yoga, this book covers all aspects of practice: postures, breath-training, relaxation, meditation, lifestyle, and fundamental philosophy.
Yoga: Mastering the Basics is unique in its integration of all the elements of yoga practice, which when combined will make life happier, healthier, and more productive. The book is exquisitely designed with more than 400 high-quality duotones and stunning photography.
Included are two 60-minute illustrated posture sequences and chapters that cover the fundamentals of breathing, relaxation, meditation, and the integration of yoga principles into everyday life.
All of life is a spiritual journey. Yoga: Mastering the Basics is an invaluable guide to this journey that will serve through many years of practice.
From internationally syndicated fitness columnist and author, James Fell, comes a no-nonsense guide on how to get in shape, fix your finances, alleviate depression and change your life for good. We've all been there. Wanting to change your life forever, but only doing it in fits and starts. Feeling inspired to be disciplined one day, then falling back into old habits on the next. Or changing for a few weeks or even months, but then slipping back into familiar behaviours. Bad habits are hard to break for a reason. But you still try because the goal is worth it: slowly and painfully forming new habits to the point where you are able to adhere to a new lifestyle, long-term. Not only do we struggle with all of it but the failure rates of these models are staggering. What if there was a different way? What if sudden moment, which happens to be a surprisingly common occurrence among those who succeed would allow you to skip the struggle of behaviour change and just become a different person in a moment? What if all the motivation they would ever need to change could arrive unbidden because of a life-altering flash of insight? It is the power of epiphany - a triggering event when drive and clarity of purpose for changing one's life is instantly attained. James Fell's THE HOLY SHIT MOMENT is about that who have sustained change. The stories outlined in this book examine an abrupt awakening, where a person's purpose switches course in the space of a few seconds; their life is partitioned into the time before that moment occurred, and what comes after. In an instant, the gradual steps of behavior change are bypassed and life transformation takes hold for good. But is an epiphany something that can be generated? Yes. THE HOLY SHIT MOMENT is a self-help book written in a brash, audacious and informal, your-good-friend-giving-you-the-scoop style, but with the knowledge, research, wisdom and personal anecdotes to back up James' words in the vein of Jen Sincero's You Are a Badass.
Hailed by Tony Robbins as the "definitive breathwork handbook," Just Breathe will teach you how to harness your breath to reduce stress, increase productivity, balance your health, and find the path to spiritual awakening. Big meeting jitters? Anxiety over a test or taxes? Hard time focusing? What if you could control your outcomes and change results simply by regulating your breath? In this simple and revolutionary guide, world-renowned pioneer of breathwork Dan Brule shares the Breath Mastery technique that has helped people in more than fifty countries reduce anxiety, improve their health, and tap infinite stores of energy. Just Breathe reveals the truth that elite athletes, champion martial artists, Navy SEAL warriors, first responders, and spiritual yogis have always known-when you regulate your breathing, you can moderate your state of well-being. So if you want to clear and calm your mind and spark peak performance, the secret is just a breath away. Breathwork gives you the tools to achieve benefits in a wide range of issues including: managing acute/chronic pain; helping with insomnia, weight loss, attention deficit, anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief; improving intuition, creativity, mindfulness, self-esteem, and leadership; and much more. Recommended "for those who wish to destress naturally" (Library Journal), Just Breathe will help you utilize your breath to benefit your body, mind, and spirit.
On the first side, the seven chakras, energetic centres of the subtle body, are represented according to the Vedic tradition. For each one, the various associations are given: Sanskrit name, element, mantra, psychological aspect, type of yoga At the back, an illustration of their positions along the spine and seven small texts describing what typifies the good functioning, or on the contrary, unbalance, of each chakra.
A safe, challenging, and effective method of core conditioning, planking is one of the best ways to get fit and toned. Variations of planks are used across many fitness domains including traditional group exercise, personal training, home workouts, yoga, pilates, barre, CrossFit and plenty more! In no time, planks will craft: -Abs-Shoulders-Pectorals-Biceps-Triceps-Glutes-Quads-HamstringsNot to mention the fact that planking increases heart rate, offering calorie-busting cardio exercise, and creating healthy muscle tone.Ultimate Plank Fitness features 100 different variations of planks that can be used to customize your workout. Easily increase the difficulty of your core strengthening exercises by adding stability balls, gliders, and weights.Each exercise includes a step-by-step photo demonstration, points of performance, where to engage, along with common faults to detect ways to improve your fitness.Finally, CrossFit coach, personal trainer, and fitness instructor, Jennifer DeCurtins provides you with ten 5-minute workouts incorporating several planks that you can use to target trouble areas and build strength.With countless variations of the exercise, ranging from traditional planks to side plank variations and planks using external weights or unstable surfaces, your entire workout can be programmed around the plank! Work your way to a healthy core with Ultimate Plank Fitness.
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE POWERFUL AMINO ACID THAT SUPERCHARGES YOUR METABOLISM If your goal is to improve strength and vitality, sugar is the kryptonite that will hold you back. Fortunately, nature has provided the ultimate anti-sugar: leucine. This book reveals the amazing ability of leucine to combat the harmful effects of sugar, burn deep levels of fat and rapidly build muscle. With advice on getting started, building a personalized plan and successfully reaching your goals, The Leucine Factor Diet offers you a path for becoming healthy, strong and lean. Author Dr. Victor Prisk, an orthopedic surgeon, champion gymnast and bodybuilder, teaches how to optimize the leucine content of your food while creating nutritious and delicious meals. With detailed information on dietary supplements, resistance exercise and medical awareness, The Leucine Factor Diet brings together all the key elements to successful muscle building. Whether you are a competitive athlete or weekend warrior, this book has everything you need to take your fitness to the next level.
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