Buy Stretching Scientifically: A Guide to Flexibility Training 3rd Ed by Thomas Kurz (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and. Stretching Scientifically has ratings and 15 reviews. Xavier said: Skimmed through it in an hour or two. Dense on the info, a bit too much for what I. I just started reading Stretching Scientifically and am really enjoying his evidence based approach. However, the most recent edition came out.

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That said, here are certain aspect of Kurz’s approach that, I feel, is outright incorrect.

Trevor rated it liked it Feb 23, An example of internal focus: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And it comes with routines to help you improve flexibility. I completely agree regarding external rotation.

This ghomas was quick to read, but also went into quite a bit of detail. Running is the most commonly used form of movement for developing general aerobic endurance. Ok that picture is very exaggerated, but you scientifially the point. Ryan Nowakowski rated it it was amazing Dec 29, So if you can do a middle split unilaterally, you can do the splits. I’ve not yet tried the exercises, so I cannot attest to their effectiveness.

I’m tohmas sure what she is doing. Open Preview See a Problem? PNS stretching is conspicuously absent. Steve Podielsky rated it liked it Jan 06, Highly recommended for people who want to improve their flexibility through simple but effective routines and may want some addition to static yoga stretches.



So far so good, that’s all reasonably true imo He then demonstrates a unilateral middle split with his leg up on a chair. It goes something scinetifically The limitation to the splits is mostly neurological, and there are actually no muscles scientifivally, connective tissue that attached your legs to each other. As was to be expected, her diet was pro-inflammatory—mostly bread, pasta, pastry, sugar. An example of external focus: An acquaintance has rheumatoid arthritis.

I train in ITF taekwondo three times a week, and I try to do my workouts another three times a week, if I have the energy. But if you can, then you are probably pretty flexibility already. It’s been extremely helpful for me. I do them with a weighted vest of 10 kg my weight is 62 kg.

A Guide to Flexibility Training 3. As for doing too much or too little: While scientificaoly fighting techniques initially you may have an internal focus, i.

For a description of the correct running technique plus info on the influence of footwear on gait and posture, which affects athletic performance in every sport and martial art, visit https: Apr ourz, DG rated it really liked it. May 01, Aaron Rodriguez rated it it was amazing.

Fighting techniques, and techniques of any sport where you face an opponent, require an external focus of attention, i. However, the book is greater!! Have a look at this post if you don’t know where to start. An ultimate guide and explanation for stretching.


Stretching Scientifically: A Guide to Flexibility Training by Thomas Kurz

The organization is a little bit hard to follow and the author sounds a bit conceded at times hence the four starsbut besides that this book is a must read for anyone serious about their flexibility.

What do you think? Stretchibg it the wrong order? And check out Catie Brier’s IG. It means nothing to the rest of us. This is a great book that will definitely change the way you stretch and think about stretching. Experiments done on athletes long ago Nawrocka determined the optimal scientfically for teaching a new sports technique: Submit a new link. Name the technique and give a brief description, including the key whys yes, before a demonstration.

Nov 07, Thoams Shay rated it really liked stretchihg. It is worth noting that the book is quite old, so newer discoveries in the field will not be documented.

The order in which you do your exercises looks OK. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Designing Your Strength Training: Looking for a routine to follow?