Kettlebells for 50+: Safe and Customized Programs for Building and Toning Every Muscle (Paperback)

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Learn to master exercising with kettlebells to improve stamina, build strength and exercise your core with this how-to guide by bestselling fitness author, Karl Knopf.

Kettlebells for 50+ offers progressive programs that will:

• Improve strength
• Foster core stability
• Increase hand-eye coordination
• Boost mind-body awareness
• Enhance sports performance

Designed to meet the unique needs of active adults, Kettlebells for 50+ presents functional exercises carefully adapted and tested to provide a comprehensive total-body workout. Step-by-step photos and explanatory captions make it easy for anyone from fitness novice to longtime athlete to train smart and stay fit for life.

About the Author

Dr. Karl Knopf has been involved in the health and fitness of older adults and the disabled for more than forty years. During this time he has worked in almost every aspect of the industry, from personal training and therapy to consultation.

While at Foothill College, Karl was the coordinator of the Adaptive Fitness Technician Program and Lifelong Learning Institute. He taught disabled students and undergraduates about corrective exercise. In addition to teaching, Karl developed the “Fitness Educators of Older Adults Association” to guide trainers of older adults. Currently Karl is a director at the International Sports Science Association and is on the advisory board of PBS’s Sit and Be Fit show.

In his spare time he has spoken at conferences, authored many articles, and written numerous books on topics ranging from water workouts to fitness therapy. He was a frequent guest on both radio and print media on issues pertaining to senior fitness and the disabled.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781612430461
ISBN-10: 1612430465
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication Date: April 17th, 2012
Pages: 128
Language: English