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    The Complete Book of Pilates for Men: The Lifetime Plan for Strength, Power & Peak Performance (Paperback) By (author) Daniel Lyon

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    DescriptionLyon's book is designed specifically with men in mind, at a time when the number of male Pilates practitioners has rocketed to about three million and will likely continue to grow at an exponential rate. "The Complete Book of Pilates for Men" offers an inspiring self-guided program that adapts to all experience levels and requires nothing more than floor space, an exercise mat, and the desire to look and feel your best. Lyon walks you through forty "traditional mat" and sixty-plus "reformer on the mat" exercises, each one brilliantly illustrated and accompanied by inspiring, easy-to-follow instructions. While the Pilates philosophy applies to both men and women, Lyon has tailored his program to target trouble spots for men and help them achieve a strong, lean, masculine aesthetic. Men tend to have more body strength, but less integrated strength or flexibility than women; they tend to be tighter in the shoulders, back, legs, and throughout the hips. Following the six principles of Pilates - control, center, concentration, precision, flow, and breath - Lyon offers a straightforward, time-efficient program that has proven to make men fitter, healthier, sexier, and altogether more confident. "The Complete Book of Pilates for Men" will appeal to any man who believes in self-empowerment and seeks a competitive edge in all aspects of his life.


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    Title
    The Complete Book of Pilates for Men
    Subtitle
    The Lifetime Plan for Strength, Power & Peak Performance
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Daniel Lyon
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780060820770
    ISBN 10: 0060820772
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.4
    Ingram Subject Code: HL
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 420
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ2, VFMG
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 613.71
    Libri: I-HL
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/MASC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 52
    DC22: 613.7/1
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA015000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HEA007000
    B&T Approval Code: T68301600
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: RA781.4 .L965 2005
    Thema V1.0: JBSF2, VFMG
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    William Morrow Paperbacks
    Publication date
    06 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Daniel Lyon's first Pilates class inspired him to leave his desk job as a day trader. He trained with Joseph Pilates' oldest living protege, Romana Kryzanowska, and has been a private Pilates instructor in New York City ever since.