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

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

Format:  Hardcover,

400 pages

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publish Date: Apr 2013

ISBN-13: 9781936608584

ISBN-10: 1936608588

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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 injuries--all without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or masseur. In "Becoming a Supple Leopard, " Kelly Starrett--founder of "MobilityWod.com"--shares 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
overhaul your movement habits
quickly identify, diagnose, and fix inefficient movement patterns
problem solve for pain and dysfunction in austere environments with little equipment
fix poor mechanics that rob power, bleed force, and dump torque
unlock reservoirs of athletic capacity you didn't know you had
identify and fix poor movement patterns in children
reverse the aging process
develop strategies that restore function to your joints and tissues
accelerate recovery after training sessions and competition
create personalized mobility prescriptions to improve movement efficiency
improve your quality of life through regained work capacity
run faster, jump higher, and throw farther

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: Apr 2013
ISBN-13: 9781936608584
ISBN-10: 1936608588
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 400
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 3.66
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.0 x 11.25 x 1.5

Customer Product Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5★ by 7reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5★ by A must have for all ages! Kelly starrett is a genius! He has helped me & my entire family in becoming more mobile. Both me & my husband have been able to successfully Olympic lift (self taught) completely injury free thanks to his amazing mobility stretches& correct form diagrams:) thanks Kelly!!! My life changed forever! Best money ever spent!! 04/15/2014
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Love this book! Kelly Starrett is an absolute genius. He explains movement principles and biomechanics in a unique way that is complex, yet totally understandable. I bought this book because I am interested in improving my flexibility and ranges of motion, but also to help my personal training clients resolve some of their mobility issues. Wonderful investment! Worth every penny. 01/20/2014
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Must have! Great book. Great price from Walmart. Shipped on time. 01/19/2014
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Fantastic book Use it every week to fix my body positions and expand rotation in joints and muscles! 11/07/2013
Rated 5 out of 5★ by Very helpful Still reading the book but its very good so far. I've done some of Kelly's videos online and they are very helpful. 05/19/2013
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