The Book of Exercise and Yoga for Those with Osteoporosis: A Program of Movement and Meditation for Better Bones, Balance, and Posture (2nd Edition)

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This first-of-a-kind book based on the author's experience, outlines a comprehensive program specifically geared to those with osteoporosis. This book covers a wide range of movement therapies such as range of motion exercises, weight bearing aerobic exercises, strength training, yoga, and T'ai Chi. This book is unique in that it covers a wide range of techniques, which are specifically geared to, and have been proven helpful for, those with osteoporosis. The exercises are all explained in detail utilizing safe body mechanics and are illustrated in standing, standing holding onto a chair, and seated variations to accommodate a wide variety of abilities. This complete wellness program goes beyond the traditional exercise book offering information on home safety, fall prevention, activities of daily living, and body mechanics (including how to get up from the floor) as well as techniques to improve posture and balance. Each chapter includes brief explanations on how each movement technique physiologically affects the body and how they specifically help those with osteoporosis. The strength training chapter also includes simple muscle diagrams to educate readers about which muscle group(s) they are targeting. This book also provides information on stress management and provides instruction in four different relaxation/meditation techniques. If you are looking for a complete program to help you manage your symptoms and enhance your quality of life, then tis book is for you.

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Lori Newell M.A., holds a Masters degree in Health Science with a concentration in pain and stress management from Norwich University. She is a certified health and fitness instructor through the American College of Sports Medicine, and a certified yoga instructor. She has over 25 years of experience working with individuals, helping them to achieve their health, fitness, and wellness goals. She has specialized training in working with those with post-rehabilitative needs, and those with chronic pain and illness. She owns and operates Living Well Yoga and Fitness which offers exercise and wellness programs to a wide variety of populations. Lori also regularly contributes articles to various local and international newsletters and websites

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