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Aug 03, 1993
| ISBN 9780679745549
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Aug 03, 1993 | ISBN 9780679745549
The definitive guide to a fitness and healing breakthrough from the leading water exercise trainer and a renowned sports physical therapist Millions of people are discovering the benefits of working out in water—Olympic athletes, dancers, fitness enthusiasts, workout rookies, pregnant women, seniors, even those recovering from injuries or surgery. Working against water’s natural resistance makes for a healthier, more balanced workout than is possible on land—with virtually no risk of damage to the body. Water exercise is so safe that doctors and physical therapists are prescribing it as part of injury rehabilitation programs. The Complete Waterpower Workout Book offers: Waterpower and Deep Waterpower: Two basics programs, one low impact and the other no impact, can be tailored to provide everyone with the right fitness challenge. Total Fitness: Both programs build aerobic and anaerobic fitness, muscle strength and tone, flexibility, good body alignment, and agility. Sports and Dance Workouts: Athletes and dancers can work on the strength and skills they need without the overtraining injuries so common on land. Water Healing: Those who have been injured or who have undergone surgery can use the water healing workouts in this book, developed with orthopedic surgeon Dan Silver, M.D., to speed recovery while maintaining or even improving fitness.With easy-to-follow instructions and two hundred photographs, this is the one book you need to fully participate in this vitally important wave in fitness.
Lynda Huey, M.S., is the founder of Huey’s Athletic Network and a world-renowned expert on aquatic rehabilitation and physical therapy…. More about Lynda Huey
Robert Forster is best known for his Academy Award–nominated performance as Max Cherry in Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown. Other film credits include Middle… More about Robert Forster
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