Stretching Your Boundaries - Flexibility Training for Extreme Calisthenic Strength

Fantastic.

This looks fantastic.

Making its way instantly to the top of my 'books to read' list is Stretching Your Boundaries - the latest offering from the inimitable Al Kavadlo. And as the name implies, Stretching Your Boundaries is Al's own thinking on the use of stretching with bodyweight training. Perfect.

Full review shortly; in the meantime though, here's a quick comment from the Amazon page to give you an idea :

What is fantastic about this book is the first part - a complete manifesto about stretching and stretch safety. If you had any doubts about stretching, this part of the book is worth the money alone.

Stretching Your Boundaries.

NB : the links above are for the Kindle edition; a paperback version is available over on the Dragon Door site.

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