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Stretching Scientifically: A Guide to Flexibility Training by [Kurz, Thomas]
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"This book is useful to athletes, instructors, and coaches. It provides them with with information how to test potential flexibility, how to choose [a] stretching method, and how to have full flexibility ... even without a warm-up." -- WTF Taekwondo

"explains stretching in agonizing detail. The best are the exerciseroutines. They work. Many martial artists swear by these methods." -- Martial Arts Training

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The fourth edition of STRETCHING SCIENTIFICALLY, A Guide to Flexibility Training (copyright 2003), by Thomas Kurz, is now available from Stadion Publishing Inc. Improved layout and more photos enhance the most up-to-date science explained in practical terms for athletes, instructors, and coaches.

As always, flexibility expert Kurz stresses the correct sequences of exercises and stretches that make up his safest and fastest stretching method. If you teach others, you must know this method. "You have to know when to do which stretch to get the most out of it," Kurz said. "It is like putting on your socks and shoes--what goes on first makes a lot of difference!"

The "Questions and Answers" chapter is bigger and divided into sections such as Injuries and Stretching, Pain or Soreness and Stretching, Age and Stretching, What and When, Sounds In and Around Joints. Kurz also includes a simple test that will let you test your flexibility potential.


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  • File Size: 4326 KB
  • Print Length: 214 pages
  • Publisher: Stadion Publishing Company, Inc.; 4 edition (October 29, 2015)
  • Publication Date: October 29, 2015
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B017DYMH4M
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #60,244 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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