Exercises for Fibromyalgia
Exercises for Fibromyalgia
The Complete Exercise Guide for Managing and Lessening Fibromyalgia Symptoms
Written by William Smith, Contribution by Jo Brielyn, Foreword by Zinovy Meyler, D.O.
Category: Health & Fitness - Diseases
Format: Trade Paperback
On Sale: April 30, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-57826-361-5 (1-57826-361-1)
Minimize Pain, Maximize Results, and Take Back Your Life
Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition, yet medical opinions are divided as to its cause and how it should be treated. Is it a neurological or a physical ailment? Should you treat the muscles or the mind? The correct answer is to treat both. Improving overall fitness while reducing anxiety and stress is the key to reducing your fibromyalgia symptoms and improving your daily functioning.
Exercises for Fibromyalgia is tailored to improve your fitness and energy levels without strain or stiffness. With a focus on exercises designed to relieve pain and improve sleep for fibromyalgia sufferers, you will find yourself feeling better each day, as your strength increases and your soreness decreases.
Combined with effective techniques proven to relieve stress and improve your sleep habits, Exercises for Fibromyalgia makes sure your mind and body both benefit from a healthy lifestyle.
Exercises for Fibromyalgia also includes:
- An overview of living with fibromyalgia and the benefits of exercise
- Clear, informative pictures of safe, effective exercises
- Detailed instructions on how to perform each exercise
- A complete exercise approach to reduce stress and improve fitness
- A training log to track progress
Having fibromyalgia doesn't mean having to give up doing the things you love, or having to live with aches and pains for the rest of your life.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
William Smith, MS, NSCA, CSCS, MEPD, completed his B.S. in exercise science at Western Michigan University followed by a master’s degree in education and a post-graduate program at Rutgers University. In 1993, Will began coaching triathletes and working with athletes and post-rehab clientele. He was a Division I Collegiate Strength Coach and has been competing in triathlons and marathons since 1998, recently finishing the Steelhead Half Ironman in Michigan in 5 hours and 22 minutes. Will founded Will Power and Fitness Associates and currently consults for fitness, healthcare, and wellness centers in New York and New Jersey. The Director of the Professional Development Institute, Will has also co-authored a book on triathalon training (Tri-Power, 2007).
Zinovy Meyler, DO, is the Co-Director of the Interventional Spine Program and an attending physician at Princeton Spine and Joint Center in Princeton, NJ. Dr. Meyler is a board certified, fellowship-trained physician specializing in the non-operative treatment of spine, joint, and muscle pain with emphasis on image-guided interventional spine and joint procedures.