is the first book of its kind to combine scientific facts about stretching with practical tips you can use to improve your performance and reduce your chances of injury in practice and in competition. Written by an expert in stretching, this easy-to-follow guide contains illustrated instructions for complete stretching routines. Whether you enjoy baseball, bicycling, dance, golf, hockey, soccer, tennis, wrestling, or one of more than a dozen other sports, you'll find a routine to match your interests and abilities. The routines - one for each of 26 specific sports and recreational activities - include the 12 best stretches for that activity. And each routine can be accomplished in 20 minutes or less!
An entire section of this comprehensive guide is devoted to illustrations of specific stretches - 311 in all! Whether you're a casual weekend athlete or a serious competitor, you're sure to find the perfect stretching routine.