This DVD includes 10 of Paul Chek's favorite Swiss ball exercises for improving core function in any athlete or back pain patient. For a core that functions well, the strong abdominals must be balanced with strong back musculature. This DVD describes: Proper positioning and exercise modification for the best results with back hyper-extensions, How and why reverse hyper-extensions are performed & Isolation to integration with the reverse wood chop exercise.
Yoga for a Strong and Healthy Back presents the fundamentals of posturing and breathing in this approachable 40-minute workout that includes two 20-minute sessions focusing on spinal rotation and muscular strength. The back is central to supporting all movements; conventional workouts often do not include exercises that strengthen the lower back. Yoga Zone gives excellent instruction here, and participants are taught poses that utilize both the lower and upper back.
Ease your back and improve your posture! Just as Peggy Cappy has modified yoga poses in her earlier videos Yoga for the Rest of Us and More Yoga for the Rest of Us to make yoga accessible to every body, Peggy now turns her attention to stretches and exercises that are most beneficial to back care. Strong, healthy back muscles provide support for your spine and result in more energy and vitality in everything you do. Peggy shows you the right exercises and yoga poses to protect your back and improve your posture. These simple but powerful exercises stretch and strengthen back muscles and can alleviate back pain caused by muscular tension.
A strong, healthy back is essential to your well-being and vitality. Through our often sedentary day-to-day activities - sitting at a computer, driving to/from work, relaxing on the couch - we weaken our otherwise healthy backs and develop poor posture. Back Care Yoga was designed to strengthen your back and help counter the ill effects of our busy lives stress, poor posture and weak muscles.