Anatomy of Stretching by Craig Ramsay

By Craig Ramsay

It doesn’t subject if you’re a health beginner or an elite athlete. you need to be beginning each one exercise routine the exact same method — with a stretching routine designed to hot up your physique and assist you in attaining a brand new own top every time. yet with out the services of a pro coach and with no an expert’s figuring out of muscle anatomy, it may be difficult to grasp what routines are best.

Craig Ramsay is the following to aid! In Anatomy of Stretching, he brings the teachings realized in ten years as a coach to celebrities athletes and the big name of Bravo’s Thintervention to all people. You’ll research whilst and the way to do a tricep stretch and a shoulder stretch, while to prevent toe touches and hamstring stretches, and why it’s very important to maintain your neck secure in the course of a hip flexor stretch. whereas taking you thru each one circulate step-by-step, Anatomy of Stretching additionally is going underneath the surface to permit you to work out simply which muscle mass you're operating in the course of every one stretch.

Get limber — and get the main from your exercise session — with Anatomy of Stretching!

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Follow that with your arms so you are pointing the kettlebell at the space just inside your ankle. Next pull your arms and leg to the center, and repeat with the opposite side. The transition from side to side should be a quick gliding motion. As your technique improves, pick up your speed. 28 KETTLEBELL TRAINING FOR ATHLETES SIDE SHUFFLE: KEY POINTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Hold the handle with both hands. Bring your feet close together. Bend your elbows, waist, and knees. Extend one leg straight out to the side.

BEEFING UP BALLISTICS 31 This page intentionally left blank DEVELOPING COORDINATION AND RHYTHM 4 WEEK 4 KETTLEBELLS WILL MAKE YOU A BETTER DANCER (NOT REALLY) T his chapter will challenge your grip and coordination with exercises such as double swings, alternating cleans, double rows, and the one-stays-up press. The chapter also features double squats, which are big thigh builders, and the single floor press, which develops the muscles of the chest, shoulder, and back of the arm. The chapter begins with the double swing.

This exercise works best in a lighter range than cleans, for example. The squat-press is the cousin to the squat-pull. Body position is essentially the same, except that the weight is on the chest for the squat-press and is pressed overhead instead of pulled to the chest. This is a great movement for a football lineman or any athlete who needs to push from the ground up through the hands. The squat-press is sometimes used with the squat-pull as a stand-alone workout because almost all of the major muscle groups of the body are worked between these two exercises.

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