Published in , The Whartons’ Stretch Book is considered the touchstone text for active isolated flexibility, pioneered by Jim and Phil Wharton. With over The Wharton Health Program is your key to muscular health – injury prevention, muscular balance, recovery, TheWhartonsStretchBook “The Whartons’ Strength Book can serve as a personal trainer in a unique system of working individual. 9 Jul About The Whartons’ Stretch Book. Whether you’re a serious competitor or weekend warrior, you know that proper stretching before and after.

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The stretches seem to help and I definitely feel better after each session. Cari rated it liked it Jun 02, Feb 19, Martha rated it it was amazing. Part I contains the Active-Isolated Stretch Catalog, with fully illustrated, easy-to-follow stretches for each of five body zones, from neck and shoulders to trunk, arms, and legs — over fifty stretches in all.

Simple, but the results are outstanding. Sep 19, Justin rated it liked it Shelves: Want stetch Read Currently Reading Read. Running, tennis blah blah and even sedentary lifestyle. Shaun Henderson rated it really liked it Jul 18, But I do use my computer and do an awful lot of typing with my word processor.

The Whartons’ Stretch Book

Apr 01, G rated it really liked it Shelves: Books by Jim Wharton. Apr 22, Rob rated it it was amazing.

Laura Poindexter rated it really liked it Sep 04, And teh I feel any tightness I just do the exercises and I’m good — back to the old keyboard. How cool is that? It also includes specific stretching exercises that could help you avoid unnecessary surgery.


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Oct whartonx, Megan rated it really liked it. Bad part is that in some cases its hard to follow the instructions to stretch. It also includes specific stretching exercises that could help whrtons avoid unnecessary surgery. This book is an excellent guide for all people who need to stretch their muscles for flexibility and strength. But did you know that the traditional way of stretching — lock your knees, bounce, hold, hurt, hold longer — actually makes muscles tighter and more prone to injury?


The Whartons’ Stretch Book

Open Preview See a Problem? Phil Wharton Obok Author. I took a class from a former student of the authors. This groundbreaking technique, developed by researchers, coaches, and trainers, and pioneered by Jim and Phil Wharton, is your new exercise prescription.

Mrs Lesley B Cleaton rated it it was amazing Dec 06, Kalina rated it it was amazing May 09, Written almost casually with even more basic pictures. It’s a great resource. This is not a book you read and are done with; it’s a reference book that I expect to get steadily more dog-eared as time passes.

Whether you’re a serious competitor or weekend warrior, you know that proper stretching before and after your workout can improve your performance, increase your flexibility, help prevent injury, and make you feel better. Looking for More Great Reads? Sep 22, Abhineet rated it really liked it. I’m using many positions for my Tai Ji Quan class.


I just don’t have time for it anymore. I was recommended this book by my chiropractor. Be the first to ask a question about The Whartons’ Stretch Book. This prevents the muscles from going into their instinctive protective reactions and makes them much more effective.

See all books by Jim WhartonPhil Wharton. There’s a new blok better way to stretch: I credit this and the targeted therapeutic sports massage with returning me to functionality after carpal tunnel in college and after multiple C-sections, and for keeping me whartonss way ever since.

First, you prepare to stretch one isolated muscle at a time. To ask other readers questions about The Whartons’ Stretch Bookplease sign up. The routine is simple: The Whartons’ method of stretching is called “active isolated,” which means you stretch one muscle at a time by flexing the opposing muscle–and instead of doing long, intense stretches, you do multiple reps at 2 seconds each.

Trivia About Boik Whartons’ Str Return to Book Page. It doesn’t even phase me. Aug 31, elbren added it. This book explains the reasons for several, if not all, repetitive stress injuries. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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