9781936608584

Becoming a Supple Leopard The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance

  • ISBN 13:

    9781936608584

  • ISBN 10:

    1936608588

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/23/2013
  • Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing

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Summary

LEARN HOW TO HACK HUMAN MOVEMENT Join the movement that has reached millions of athletes and coaches; learn how to perform basic maintenance on your body, unlock your human potential, live pain free…and become a Supple Leopard. Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat body stiffness and achy joints, and rehabilitate injuriesall without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or masseur. In Becoming a Supple Leopard,Kelly Starrettfounder of MobilityWod.comshares his revolutionary approach to mobility and maintenance of the human body and teaches you how to hack your own human movement, allowing you to live a healthy, happier, more fulfilling life. Performance is what drives the human animal, but the human animal can be brought to an abrupt halt by dysfunctional movement patterns. Oftentimes, the factors that impede performance are invisible to not only the untrained eye, but also the majority of athletes and coaches. Becoming a Supple Leopard,makes the invisible visible. In this one of a kind training manual, Starrett maps out a detailed system comprised of more than two hundred techniques and illuminates common movement errors that cause injury and rob you of speed, power, endurance, and strength. Whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend warrior, or simply someone wanting to live healthy and free from restrictions, Becoming a Supple Leopard,will teach you how to maintain your body and harness your genetic potential. Learn: How to prevent and rehabilitate common athletic injuries How to overhaul your movement habits. How to quickly identify, diagnose, and fix inefficient movement patterns How to problem solve for pain and dysfunction in austere environments with little equipment How to fix poor mechanics that rob power, bleed force, and dump torque How to unlock reservoirs of athletic capacity you didn't know you had How to identify and fix poor movement patterns in children How to reverse the aging process How to develop strategies that restore function to your joints and tissues How to accelerate recovery after training sessions and competition How to create personalized mobility prescriptions to improve movement efficiency How to improve your quality of life through regained work capacity. How to run faster, jump higher, and throw farther

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