Brett Klika is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a personal trainer, and a fitness consultant for health organizations and Fortune 500 companies around the globe. A former Olympic athlete trainer, Brett is the coauthor of the research study that inspired the New York Times' viral article "The Scientific 7-Minute Workout." He lives in San Diego with his wife and daughter.
With this convenient - and free - workout method, you can say goodbye to unwanted pounds and hello to definition as you work through more than 100 bodyweight exercises and 40 routines that blast every muscle in the body.
Full-color photos guide you step-by-step through all the favorites: squats, planks, pull-ups, push-ups, leg raises, dips, and horizontal pulls. Regressions and progressions are outlined, allowing you to adjust the exercises to match your skill level and move on to the next level when you are ready. Guidelines on stretching, form, rep frequency and holding time, resting, and structuring a program are all featured to ensure the exercises in Bodyweight Workouts for Men are done correctly and without risk of injury.
The book provides guidance for a series of warm-ups and exercises which are easy to learn, very effective and all based on ancient and traditional practice. These include refreshing Early Morning Meditations; the classic Eight-Sectioned Brocade; the dynamic Three Circles Posture; the Ten Aggrievement Exercises, which are great for combating bad moods; and the Three Lowerings, an exercise for sound sleep; as well as Rubbing Exercises, self-massage for combating stiffness, aches and pains. The author offers advice throughout on important points to remember when practising Qigong at home and how to deal with any problems that arise in a straightforward and relaxed manner.
Suitable for young and old, this introduction to classic Qigong for daily practice translates the traditional Chinese teaching expressions into English that reflects the multi-layered meaning of the original; intuitively grasped, meaning deepens on reflection. The meditations and exercises will be particularly healing for those recovering from illness.
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Put a spring in your step, keep your body lean and toned, and perform anti-aging exercises that will keep your brain sharp. With advice that can easily be incorporated into your busy life, these clear and concise tips offer step-by-step instructions for skin and hair care products and recipes along with an anti-aging diet full of antioxidants that will show off your natural beauty and increase longevity.
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