Banish aches and pains with these simple 15-minute back exercises.
If modern life, back injuries and poor posture are causing back pain, then these four 15-minute workout plans for beginners are for you! This exercise book is filled with easy workouts for back pain relief and a stronger, more flexible back. All you need is a mat. Here’s what you’ll find inside:
• Four illustrated step-by-step sequences: developing the back, revitalizing the back energizing the back and soothing the back • At-a-glance summaries of the complete 15-minute sequences plus yoga for back pain • Four sequences with clear step-by-step instructions, allowing readers to get an instructor-led experience at home • General information on back anatomy, posture and protecting the muscles. • Advice for beginners on safe practice and healthy living
Relief is here! In a few minutes a day, you can gain back strength, maintain core strength and improve your posture. This workout book combines proven exercises from yoga, pilates and physical therapy that will strengthen, stabilize and soothe the four main parts of your back: cervical spine, thoracic spine, lumbar spine and sacral section. It also includes sciatic stretches that will help increase mobility.
Each section has clear step-by-step photographs paired with easy-to-follow instructions to explain exactly what to do, how to move safely, and protect your back. At the end of each 15-minute program, there’s an at-a-glance summary of the routine. 15-Minute Better Back will inspire you to make these simple exercises part of your weekly routine, so you can remedy back issues once and for all.
The 15-Minute series are easy-to-use exercise books for time-poor people, with a step-by-step approach for effective results. Fit exercise into your busy life with short but effective programs. Include 15-Minute Gentle Yoga, 15-Minute Pilates, 15-Minute Stretch for a total body workout.
About the Author
Suzanne Martin is a dancer, exercise instructor, Pilates teacher, and physical therapist. Throughout her very active 25-year career, Suzanne struggled with minor scoliosis. Her life experiences led her to become a back workout expert, and she has written exercise books to help others improve their own quality of life, including 15 Minute Better Back Workout and Stretching.