A COMPLETE GUIDE TO PREVENTING BACK AND HIP INJURIES BY STRENGTHENING THE MUSCLE GROUP CONNECTING YOUR UPPER AND LOWER BODY Connecting the lower spine to the hips and legs, a strong and flexible psoas muscle is vital for everyday movements like walking, bending and reaching, as well as athletic endeavors like jumping for a ball, holding a yoga pose and swinging a golf club. With targeted information and exercises, this book's step-by-step program guarantees you'll transforms this vulnerable muscle, including: Develop a powerful core End back pain Increase range of motion Improve posture Prevent strains and injuries Packed with 100s of step-by-step photos and clear, concise instructions, Psoas Strength and Flexibility features workouts for toning the muscle as well as rehabbing from injury. And each program is based on simple matwork exercises that require minimal or equipment.
Pamela Ellgen is a certified personal trainer with the National Academy of Sports Medicine and an experienced writer on health, fitness, and nutrition. Her work has been published in LIVESTRONG, The Huffington Post, Jillian Michaels - Live Well, and The Portland Tribune. She lives in Los Angeles, California.