Moving Stretch: Work Your Fascia to Free Your Body (Paperback)
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Introducing a fun and effective fitness program that uses resistance stretching to increase strength, release tension and pain, rejuvenate tissues, and much more
This accessible guide gives step-by-step instructions for people who feel tight or older than they should, people with poor posture, athletes who want to boost their performance, and those who want something more than conventional stretching. This book provides you with many different stretches for the whole body including the hands and feet, as well as routines for specific goals such as improving posture, helping office workers stay healthy, stretching the back, and more. Even those with sedentary lives will see and feel a difference, with just 10-20 minutes of stretching yielding benefits that may last the whole day.
Many of us are limited in our movements, hunched over, or tight. Ideally, we would move in a variety of ways throughout the day, keeping our bodies fresh and youthful. However, office jobs and sofas can lead to bodies that are imprisoned in a cage of tension, whose tissue is dehydrated and stuck together, with some areas that are very weak or tight. Normal stretching is not strong enough to break us out of that state. When we tense our bodies and move through that tension, we engage the fascia and recondition it into a more youthful state, restoring great posture, elasticity, and power.
About the Author
Suzanne Wylde is the founder of Moving Stretch, a unique system of accessible, effective, and powerful stretches. She began her career with a degree in Traditional Chinese medicine, which included study in hospitals in Beijing. Since then she has worked for the NHS and has run her private practice for over a decade, gaining experience in working with a wide range of physical issues including chronic pain, sports injuries, issues caused by physical tension such as migraine, ME, and other issues. Wylde went on to study Resistance Stretching formally in Boston. She has a private practice in London and holds training courses for the next generation of Moving Stretch trainers in the UK and abroad.