"Stretching for Dummies" shows you that stretching is actually easy to do--and reveals how you can reap the amazing benefits of stretching anywhere, anytime. It explains in simple terms how you can stand taller, look thinner, keep stress from getting the best of you, keep your muscles from feeling achy, and nip injuries in the bud. You'll discover: The why's, where's, when's, and how's of letting loose and snapping backHow to keep from hurting yourselfThe benefits of stretching with a partnerHow to target specific areas: such as head, shoulders, knees, and toesThe art of breathing correctlyHow to use stretching to sooth lower back painStretches to start and end your day rightStretches you can do at your deskStretches for various stages of life--including stretches for kids and seniors
This easy-to-use reference also includes a list of ten surprising around-the house stretching accessories, along with ten common aches and pain that stretching can help. Regardless of how old or young you are, "Stretching for Dummies" will introduce you to a kinder and gentler form of flexibility that will reduce that nagging tension and tenderness in your muscles and truly make you feel good all over.