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Dec 08, 2005
| ISBN 9781583941416
Oct 30, 2012
| ISBN 9781583946411
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Dec 08, 2005 | ISBN 9781583941416
Oct 30, 2012 | ISBN 9781583946411
A whole-body training program using exercises from the Brazilian martial art of capoeira—perfect for staying in shape and improving your cardiovascular fitness, strength, and agilityThe popularity of capoeira continues to rise as more people discover how useful—and fun—it can be for increasing agility and flexibility, as well as strength and endurance. Capoeira Conditioning is an illustrated guide to whole-body training based on this increasingly popular Brazilian martial art. Designed for all ages and all levels of experience, the book is a step-by-step training manual with photographs that guide users through every movement and sequence. Accompanying text gives special pointers and describes the fitness benefits of each individual technique.Capoeira Conditioning offers no-frills advice about nutrition, regularity of training, capoeira in relation to other sports, and capoeira conditioning for children, along with a simple Q&A section.
Gerard Taylor is a writer living and working in the city of Oslo in Norway. He began training in capoeira in the 1980s and later received the grade Capoeira Instructor by Mestre Sombra of Associação Senzala de Santos and Mestre Sylvia… More about Gerard Taylor
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