There is a growing realization that stetching is an important way of helping to maintain a healthy body and mind, and of reducing the risk of muscle injury. Accordingly, an increasing number of exercises from yoga have been incorporated into normal sports training. This essential guide brings together classic yoga exercises and stretching training, and presents a programme that can be used for improving flexibility, strength and balance. Packed full of information and containing over 250 colour photographs, it provides a holsitic and structured approach to training and development.
Dr Nita Martin is the lead yoga instructor and founder of Yoga Flex [www.yogaflex.org.uk], which is based in Cambridge in the UK and offers quality yoga instruction to both individuals and groups. Nita also works closely with athletes in a variety of sports, helping them to improve their performance in their chosen field. Resident - Cambridge