by Claudio Iedwab & Roxanne Standefer
169 pages - Illustrated Exercises
The martial arts have much to contribute to our understanding of health and fitness. This useful book returns to original sources to explore the history, philosophy, and spirituality of the martial arts. From these traditions the authors have distilled practical information and simple exercises for breathing, body alignment, strength, and flexibility. The authors' knowledge of physiology and kinesiology enables them to interpret the wisdom of the ancient martial arts masters, while their experience in health and fitness instruction enables them to demonstrate how the dynamic principles can be incorporated into modern exercise and physical education programs. As martial artists they share the benefits of the training for mind, body and spirit.
The electronic version of this popular book can be downloaded easily in a PDF file (using Acrobat Reader available free from our site!). An excellent resource for all martial artists or anyone interested in improving their health & fitness. Explains the principles of martial art training, the philosophy and traditions behind them, and how they can be applied for everyone. Includes illustrated exercises.
The Secret Art of Health & Fitness - Uncovered from the Martial Arts Masters
- Product Code: eBE001
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