Mind-Body Fitness For Dummies

Mind-Body Fitness For Dummies

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Mind-Body Fitness For Dummies is the complete guide to the world of holistic fitness -- from Yoga and Tai Chi to Pilates and Qigong. Get started the smart way with expert advice on the essentials, such as breathing, posture, and choosing a program that best fits you and your fitness goals. Filled with instructional photos and illustrations, this book also features expert advice on warming up and cooling down, as well as taking your workout program beyond the basics with coverage of bodywork techniques including NIA and the Alexander technique. Mind-Body Fitness For Dummies will also help answer common questions about equipment and space needs, as well as other issues to consider before committing to a new fitness plan.
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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 187.96 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 703.06g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764553046
  • 9780764553042
  • 2,228,498

About Therese Iknoian

Therese Iknoian is president of the Total Fitness Network, a contributor to Walking and Your Health magazines, and a competitive race walker.
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"This comprehensive guide offers the tools and information you need..."
--Ken Germano, American Council on Excercise (ACE) Motivate your mind + excercise your body = Results!

Take your energy to a new level with a holistic fitness program If you're looking for a fitness program that targets your mind as well as your body, look no further. Illuminating the leading holistic traditions and techniques, this friendly guide shows you how to set up a personalized workout that can not only increase your strength and flexibility, but also help you relax, focus, and maintain balance.

Discover how to: Create a customized mind-body workout Gain flexibility and balance with Yoga Shape up with Chinese martial arts Tune your body with Pilates Explore the Alexander Technique, Body Rolling, and more

..".Mind-Body Fitness For Dummies is an important contribution in making these excercises more accessible to everyone."
--Kathie Davis, Executive Director of IDEA, The Health & Fitness Source

Get smart! www.dummies.com
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