List of the Best Stretching & Flexibility Books
Looking for some help with stretching? Here are our favorite martial arts-related stretching & flexibility books. This section will help you to find stretching books focused on improving your overall flexibility. In turn, this will potentially reduce some pulled muscles and improve your kicking, punching and grappling power.
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Popular Martial Arts Stretching, Flexibility & Yoga Books - Our favorites!
- The Anatomy of Stretching, Second Edition: Your Illustrated Guide to Flexibility and Injury Rehabilitation
- Beyond Kicking: A Complete Guide to Stretching and Kicking - This book states "Along with super stretching secrets, you'll learn how to use your flexibility to improve kicking techniques".
- Dynamic Stretching & Kicking - This stretching book is by the famous martial artist, Bill "Superfoot" Wallace.
- Dynamic Stretching: The Revolutionary New Warm-up Method to Improve Power, Performance and Range of Motion
- Full-Body Flexibility - This book "blends the best of yoga, Pilates, martial arts, and sport training".
- The Martial Artist's Book of Yoga: Improve Flexibility, Balance and Strength for Higher Kicks, Faster Strikes, Smoother Throws, Safer Falls, and Stronger Stances - This books focuses on how yoga can improve your martial arts flexibility.
- Plyo-Flex: Plyometrics and Flexibility Training for Explosive Martial Arts Kicks and Performance Sports
- Stretching: 30th Anniversary Edition - Very popular stretching book.
- Stretching Scientifically: A Guide to Flexibility Training
- Ultimate Flexibility: A Complete Guide to Stretching for Martial Arts - This stretching book is specifically targeted to martial artists.
- Yoga Bible - The Yoga Bible is a "comprehensive illustrated step-by-step book to achieving the postures and advice on altering them where necessary with easier postures highlighted for beginners".
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