Anatomy of Core Stability

A Trainer's Guide to Core Stability

Author: Hollis Liebman

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770851702

Category: Science

Page: 160

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A strong, stable core is the foundation of virtually all physical efforts. Pilates and yoga practitioners as well as dedicated athletes are familiar with the concept of "core stability." They understand its importance in achieving and maintaining superior fitness. A strong and stable core improves athletic performance, increases power and endurance, reduces stress on the body and minimizes the chances of injury. It helps to improve balance and posture, alleviates back pain and minimizes fatigue. Even everyday actions are easier, whether climbing stairs or lifting a box or holding a baby. The muscles most responsible for core stability run the length of the trunk and torso. They include the famous "six pack" abdominal muscles, the muscles that underlie the spinal column and neck and which help to rotate the back, the oblique muscles, and the muscles of the hips and thighs. Exercises designed specifically to address these muscles are the only way to build a stable core. Anatomy of Core Stability features such exercises. They are designed to work the entire core musculature, from the major muscles in the abdomen, spine, lower back, torso, hips and thighs, which endure the greater effort, to the smaller assisting muscles, which support the larger. Many exercises use inexpensive equipment such as a stability ball, medicine ball, free weights and wobble board. American Reference Books Annual praised this series' first book, Anatomy of Exercise, as "fascinating" and recommended it to "medium-sized and large public libraries as well as high school and undergraduate collections." This latest addition to the series will prove equally commendable and is an important purchase. The "Anatomy of..." series has revolutionized how people can approach their fitness needs. The books are ideal references for beginning exercisers and amateur athletes, elite competitors, trainers, physiotherapists, coaches, sport injury clinics, yoga, pilates and fitness instructors, team doctors and specialist professionals.

Pilates Anatomie

Der vollständig illustrierter Ratgeber für Stabilität und Balance

Author: Rael Isacowitz,Karen Clippinger

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3767910667

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 204

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Presents a visual perspective on correct alignment, posture, and movements. It offers an inside look at your workout by providing a customisable approach and combining full-color anatomical illustrations with step-by-step instructions for the most effective mat exercises ; aim: to build a stronger, more articulate body.

Anatomy of Strength and Conditioning

A Trainer's Guide to Building Strength and Stamina

Author: Hollis Lance Liebman

Publisher: Firefly Books

ISBN: 1770855688

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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Reviews for the print edition of Anatomy of Exercise (in the same series): Fascinating ... useful for anyone interested in enhancing their fitness routine as well as fitness instructors who want to visually show their customers the benefits of each exercise. --American Reference Book Annual One of the best books written as a reference manual for understanding exercise... Great how-to instructions. --Men's Exercise The winning format of the Anatomy of... series was established quickly with the first title, The Anatomy of Exercise. The success of the series lies not only in the innovative presentation but in the variety of titles offered, which gives readers the opportunity to pick and choose according to their needs and goals. Anatomy of Strength and Conditioning is a great how-to reference for those who wish to "up their game" and train for activities requiring high performance -- strength, speed, aerobic capacity and accuracy -- all essential to success in such sports as soccer, hockey, skiing, climbing and rowing as well as marathons and other endurance activities. The book is also an ideal way to achieve overall fitness. Like each of the other titles in the series this book: Opens with two (front/back) full-body annotated anatomical drawings Shows specific exercises with instructions and annotated anatomical drawings and corresponding photographs Labels all muscles used with bold text to indicate target muscles Provides helpful notes throughout to amplify the how-to instructions: Best For (the muscles getting the maximum effect), Targets (muscles worked), Benefits (effect of the exercise). Anatomy of Strength and Conditioning offers 29 Strength Exercises and 28 Conditioning Exercises, plus a full set of Warm-Up Exercises. There are six specialized Workouts to choose from: Beginner's, Sports, Mixed-Modalities, Range, Melting-Pot and Kamikaze. Lifelike anatomical illustrations demonstrate each exercise and reveal in colorful detail exactly which muscles are engaged -- a great way to focus exercises to a specific problem area. No other book provides such rich detail tailored to the general reader. Athletes of all experience levels, fitness trainers, coaches, physiotherapists and many others will find Anatomy of Strength and Conditioning instructive and extremely practical.

Yoga-Anatomie

Ihr Begleiter durch die Asanas, Bewegungen und Atemtechniken

Author: Leslie Kaminoff,Leslie; Matthews Kaminoff

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3864134838

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

View: 2002

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Im Yoga vereinigen sich innere Ruhe und Ausgeglichenheit mit einem starken, flexiblen Körper. Die Positionen oder Asanas kräftigen die Muskeln, entspannen den Geist und stärken die Konzentrationsfähigkeit. Aber was genau passiert eigentlich bei den verschiedenen Übungen im Körper? Der anerkannte Yoga-Experte Leslie Kaminoff hat in seinem Klassiker Yoga-Anatomie erstmals zusammengefasst, auf welche Organe, Muskelgruppen und Gelenke sich die einzelnen Asanas auswirken, wie sie das tun und wann welche Atemtechniken einzusetzen sind. Nun hat er den Bestseller komplett überarbeitet und mit zwei zusätzlichen Kapiteln zum Skelett- und Muskelsystem erweitert. Die wichtigsten Übungen und ihre Wirkungen werden auch in dieser Ausgabe durch exakte Illustrationen so detailgenau beschrieben, wie es anhand von Fotos nie möglich wäre. Mit diesem Buch erhält der Leser ein ganz neues Verständnis über die positive Wirkung von Yoga.

Encyclopedia of Exercise Anatomy

Author: Hollis Liebman

Publisher: Firefly Books Limited

ISBN: 9781770854437

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 392

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For anyone who works on their fitness routines, whether at a gym, health club or in a sport personally, professionally or academically, this compendium is the ideal resource for a lifetime of healthy living.

Anatomy of Cycling

A Guide to Strength, Stability & Conditioning

Author: Jennifer Laurita

Publisher: hinkler

ISBN: 1743528531

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 160

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To excel as a cyclist you need a well-rounded fitness approach - one that strengthens a wide range of muscles and tones your whole body from head to toe. In Anatomy of Cycling, you will find an array of exercises selected to benefit the muscle groups cyclists use most. Beginning with targeted stretches that will increase flexibility, you will then begin specifically designed exercises that thoroughly strengthen the legs and arms, fire up your core, refine your balance and posture on the bike, challenge your stamina, and much more. Designed for all cyclists - from weekend warriors to those training for events - Anatomy of Cycling provides clear, step-by-step illustrated instructions, each with helpful tips on how to perform the exercise correctly and what to avoid. Packed with detailed, true-to-life anatomical drawings showing the muscles that benefit from most from each movement, and exercises and training programs specifically designed for cyclists, Anatomy of Cycling provides everything you need to achieve optimal cycling fitness.

Functional Anatomy of the Pilates Core

An Illustrated Guide to a Safe and Effective Core Training Program

Author: Evan Osar,Marylee Bussard

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1623170028

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 176

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This book is the first to illustrate the essential connection between the functional anatomy of the body’s core and its application during Pilates’ fundamental core exercises. Focusing on the inherent potential of the human body to stabilize and move, Dr. Evan Osar and Marylee Bussard combine the most current research around core stabilization with six fundamental Pilates principles to offer simple, easy-to-use strategies for relieving discomfort and improving pain-free movement. With more than 290 full-color illustrations, Functional Anatomy of the Pilates Core provides both Pilates practitioners and professional teachers with a comprehensive understanding of how the core functions and how stabilization helps promote health and proper movement patterns through the development of balanced muscles, joint alignment, and core control. The authors apply current research on neuroplasticity, the brain's capacity to reorganize itself by developing new neuronal connections, and on the function of fascia, the matrix-like connective tissue of the body, to explain the six fundamental principles of Pilates—Centering, Concentration, Control, Precision, Breath, and Flow. They show how to avoid muscle imbalances, chronic tightness, and pain by incorporating the principles of functional anatomy during exercise. Readers learn how to: • Achieve the alignment, breathing, and control required for developing optimal posture and movement • Alleviate non-optimal habits that relate to common postural dysfunction, muscle imbalances, and chronic tightness • Integrate the fundamental Pilates exercises in order to develop a more stable core and eliminate the risks of common injuries while accomplishing one’s health and fitness goals From the Trade Paperback edition.

Anatomy of Exercise

50+ : a Trainer's Guide to Staying Fit Over Fifty

Author: Hollis Liebman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781743521120

Category: Exercise for middle-aged persons

Page: 160

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A ground-breaking series featuring amazing computer-generated 3D anatomical images highlighting key muscle groups.

The Fitness Instructor's Handbook

A Complete Guide to Health and Fitness

Author: Morc Coulson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472939050

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

View: 7537

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New and updated, The Fitness Instructor's Handbook, 3rd edition is the essential guide for anyone working in, or wishing to enter, the fitness industry. Including a brand new chapter on Cardiorespiratory machine exercises covering correct technique, safety points and step-by-step photos and updated references throughout, this new edition reflects the latest changes to the National Occupational Standards (levels 2 and 3). Topics covered include: The skeletal system muscles and tendons the energy system circulation and respiration components of fitness safety issues customer service screening clients planning and programme design exercise evaluation. Packed full of illustrations, case studies, revision questions and sample programmes this is the ideal book for those new to the industry as well as experienced trainers.

Exercise in Action: Core

Author: Hollis Lance Liebman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1684127610

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

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An instant visual guide to developing strong core muscles in your body. It doesn’t matter if you’re a fitness novice or an elite athlete, or whether or not you have a gym membership. Developing a strong core is key to maintaining good health and balance, and you can do it within the comfort of your own home. It can be difficult to know which exercises to do for different parts of the body without the expertise of a professional trainer. In Exercise in Action: Core, fitness expert Hollis Lance Liebman shows everyone how to build a strong core and prevent injury. Gain a whole new perspective on your body and how to increase its performance. Learn how to get a full-body workout without leaving your home. Exercise in Action: Core provides you with everything you need to know in order to develop a strong body core.

p-i-l-a-t-e-s Core Stability Ball Instructor Manual Levels 1 - 5

Author: Catherine Wilks - Hoffman

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1365093921

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 164

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The p-i-l-a-t-e-s Core Stability Ball Instructor Manual contains 76 detailed exercises. A challenging piece of equipment, the Core Stability Ball gives you a fantastic workout due to it's multidirectional movement capacity. This manual is the final of the

Anatomy Trains

Myofasziale Leitbahnen (für Manual- und Bewegungstherapeuten)

Author: Thomas W. Myers

Publisher: Elsevier,Urban&FischerVerlag

ISBN: 3437597698

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Das Buch geht auf die funktionellen Zusammenhänge der Muskel-Faszien-Ketten ein. Zum leichten Verständnis benutzt der Autor dazu die Metapher von Schienen bzw. Eisenbahnlinien, die miteinander korrespondieren müssen. Außerdem: Informationen und Hinweise zur Begutachtung von Haltungs- und Bewegungsmustern, praxisbezogene Anwendungstipps für die Behandlung der myofaszialen Meridiane. Neu in der 2. Auflage: • Über 450 farbige Abbildungen (anatomische Zeichnungen, Fotos von anatomischen Präparaten, Fotos + erklärende Zeichnungen, Patientendarstellungen) • durchgehend vierfarbig gestaltet

Pilates Method

An integrative approach to teaching

Author: Debbie Lawrence

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408109565

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 208

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Fitness Professionals: Pilates Method is the first book to be written for the specific needs of Pilates instructors. It contains everything a new teacher needs to know in order to pass the national qualification and is an ideal reference for experienced instructors. Pilates is one of the most popular - and fastest growing - group exercise classes in the UK. For many years it has not been possible to write a definitive book for instructors as there have been many different schools of teaching. However, these have recently been brought together under a single national assessment, meaning that all Pilates instructors must have the same foundation knowledge. This book will cover these foundation subjects, which include: anatomy the key principles of Pilates assessment structuring a session teaching a session. Written to the requirements of the national standards, this book contains everything an instructor needs to know in order to successfully teach Pilates.

Krafttraining – Die Enzyklopädie

381 Übungen und 116 Trainingsprogramme für optimalen Muskelaufbau, maximale Kraftsteigerung und Fettabbau

Author: Jim Stoppani

Publisher: Riva Verlag

ISBN: 3864138728

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 592

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Dieses auf wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen basierende Handbuch ist der umfassende Trainingsratgeber zur Maximierung von Muskelmasse und Kraft. Es behandelt alle Aspekte der optimalen Kraftentwicklung und des Muskelaufbaus, erklärt wichtige Begrifflichkeiten und Konzepte, bespricht alle einsetzbaren Trainingsgeräte, darunter auch Kettlebells, TRX oder BOSU, erläutert die Bedeutung jeder Muskelgruppe und zeigt Ernährungsstrategien auf, die den Fettabbau und Muskelaufbau effizient unterstützen. Die 381 in Bild und Text erklärten Übungen decken 13 Muskelgruppen und den ganzen Körper ab. Bei jeder Übung wird die richtige Technik gezeigt, angepasst an die jeweilige Art des Widerstands, seien es freie Gewichte, Trainingsgeräte oder das eigene Körpergewicht. Darüber hinaus bietet das Buch 116 detaillierte Workout-Programme für Anfänger, Fortgeschrittene und Profis und die unterschiedlichen Trainingsziele Muskelaufbau, maximale Kraftsteigerung oder Fettabbau. Außerdem lernt der Leser, eigene Programme zusammenzustellen. Jim Stoppani, Sportphysiologe und viele Jahre Senior Science Editor der Zeitschrift Muscle & Fitness, bespricht alle Themen im Detail. Seine Ratschläge helfen, jegliches Problem oder Plateau zu überwinden und das gewünschte Trainingsziel in kürzestmöglicher Zeit zu erreichen.

Core Assessment and Training

Author: Jason Brumitt,Human Kinetics

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736073841

Category: Medical

Page: 154

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Written for coaches and fitness professionals, "Core Assessment and Training" includes photos, illustrations, and instructions for more than 120 exercises. A DVD accompanying the text features video demonstrations that help readers review proper techniques and protocols for the exercises.

Anatomie des Yoga

der vollständig illustrierte Ratgeber für anatomisch richtiges Üben

Author: Abigail Ellsworth

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3767911485

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

View: 1912

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Yoga Anatomie bietet eine Einführung in die Praktiken des Yoga, die sowohl die Wahrnehmung des eigenen Körpers als auch das geistige Bewusstsein erweitern. Der Leser lernt die richtige Atemtechnik kennen sowie eine Vielzahl von Asanas. Diese typischen Yogahaltungen können von Anfängern und Fortgeschrittenen zu Übungsreihen zusammengestellt werden. Fotos und Illustrationen verdeutlichen, welche Muskeln gedehnt und welche gekräftigt werden. Die Sanskritnamen der jeweiligen Asanas werden erklärt, die jeweilige Technik und korrekte Körperausrichtung genau erläutert.

Exercise in Action

Strength Training

Author: Hollis Lance Liebman

Publisher: Thunder Bay Press

ISBN: 9781626860537

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 160

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Featuring more than 150 pages of step-by-step exercises, this visual guide to strength training shows readers how to strengthen and constantly challenge key parts of the body. Original.

Das Men's Health Muskelbuch -

In nur 4 Wochen sichtbar schlank, stark und sexy

Author: Adam Campbell

Publisher: Südwest Verlag

ISBN: 3641556171

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 480

View: 1146

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Das ultimative Übungsbuch für starke Muskeln Auf nahezu 500 Seiten bietet "Das große Muskelbuch" alles, was für ein perfektes Training erforderlich ist: Mehr als 600 Übungen für alle Muskelgruppen, übersichtlich gegliedert, werden mit mehr als 1300 Fotos anschaulich und nachvollziehbar dargestellt. Bestechend sind die Übungsalternativen, die für viel Abwechslung sorgen und die sowohl für Anfänger wie für Fortgeschrittene geeignet sind. Dazu gibt es wichtige Informationen und neueste wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse zum Thema Muskelaufbau, Fettabbau, Ernährung und Steigerung des Leistungsvermögens sowie spezifische Workouts und einen 4-Wochen-Diät-und-Trainingsplan. Das wirklich ultimative Übungsbuch zur Kräftigung der Muskeln.