July 2017 Non-fiction Ingram Publisher Services International

Stretching for 50+: A Customized Program for Increasing Flexibility, Avoiding Injury and Enjoying an Active Lifestyle Karl Knopf


Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Second Edition | May 2017 | Ulysses Press | 9781612436715 | 144pp | 235x191mm | GEN | AUD$24.99, NZD$29.99

An easy-to-start program for maintaining a mobile, active, and healthy lifestyle after 50 and beyond

Designed to meet your unique needs, the carefully modified stretches in this book are easy to learn and safe to perform at any age. Regardless of your current fitness level, 50+ Stretching shows how to substantially improve flexibility by incorporating basic stretches into your life. The exercises in this book can reverse years of muscle tightening, helping you perform daily activities without pain and enjoy sports and leisure activities without injury. Fully illustrated with step-by-step photos and clear captions, the stretches cover all muscle groups, including problem areas such as neck, lower back, and hands. In addition, the author includes tips, cautions and techniques for properly performing each stretch. Also among the book's exclusive features are the "supereasy" variations designed for the 60-and-older individuals with limited mobility. By incorporating helpful props such as a chair, sofa, or elastic strap, these stretches are a safe way to begin gaining flexibility and are the perfect step