Introduction - Humans are designed to move. The joy of moving comfortably and freely. - How active stretching improves flexibility: the 'move it or lose it' principle. The Move System - The six Key Movesand how they move the body through the main planes of motion to increase flexibility and focus on different muscles groups. - The Move Rules: - 1) Move slowly and mindfully - 2) Don't forget to breathe - 3) Little and often - the benefits of regular stretching - 4) Listen to your body - modifying the exercises - The Key Moves: - Key Move 1: BACK LOOSENING - Key Move 2: HAMSTRING T.L.C - Key Move 3: UNSTICK YOUR HIPS - Key Move 4: CAT PLAY - Key Move 5: LUNGE FLOW - Key Move 5: SHOULDER FLOSSING
An aspirational and inclusive guide to 'freeing up' the body through dynamic movement, focusing on the 'feel-good' benefits of stretching.
Lexie Williamson is a British Wheel of Yoga (2008) and Yoga Sports Science (R) qualified instructor and fitness writer. She teaches Yoga for Runners, Cyclists and Triathletes workshops across Surrey, and writes for running and cycling magazines including Runner's World, Triathlete's World, Cycling Active, Cycling Plus and Outdoor Fitnessand the US website MyYogaOnline.com. She is the author of Yoga for Cyclists and Yoga for Runners.
Aspirational and inclusive ... this book will make you less stiff, move better, sooth your frazzled mind, and (most importantly) feel great * Yoga Magazine *