Capoeira Conditioning: How to Build Strength, Agility, and Cardiovascular Fitness Using Capoeira Movements

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Blue Snake Books, 8 dec. 2005 - 144 pagina's
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A whole-body training program using exercises from the Brazilian martial art of capoeira—perfect for staying in shape and improving your cardiovascular fitness, strength, and agility

The popularity of capoeira continues to rise as more people discover how useful—and fun—it can be for increasing agility and flexibility, as well as strength and endurance. Capoeira Conditioning is an illustrated guide to whole-body training based on this increasingly popular Brazilian martial art. Designed for all ages and all levels of experience, the book is a step-by-step training manual with photographs that guide users through every movement and sequence. Accompanying text gives special pointers and describes the fitness benefits of each individual technique.

Capoeira Conditioning offers no-frills advice about nutrition, regularity of training, capoeira in relation to other sports, and capoeira conditioning for children, along with a simple Q&A section.

 

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Chapter
1
The FatBurning Power of HighIntensity
8
Chapter
19
The Next Stage
26
Chapter
33
Bridge Walking
78
Aſ Normal cartwheel
84
Aſ Pistols
90
Chapter
119
About the Author
125
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Over de auteur (2005)

A graduate of the London School of Capoeira,†Gerard Taylor†co-founded the Oslo Capoeira Klubb in Norway in 1996. Since then, he has taught classes and workshops to thousands of people of all ages and nationalities. Taylor is also the author of the popular†Capoeira Conditioning.

Anders Kjaergaard†is a professional photographer living and working in London. In addition to shooting all the photographs in†Capoeira 100, he illustrated Taylor's two previous books. Kjaergaard is a graduate of the Royal College of Art where he studied photography in the MA program. He continues to show his own work internationally as well as collaborating on projects such as this one.

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