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Stability Workouts on the Balance Board

By Karl Knopf

The first book dedicated exclusively to the balance board featuring over 200 step-by-step photos


Take stability training to the next level with this comprehensive handbook that offers powerful exercises to build strength in both primary and secondary muscles throughout the body. Whether the reader is looking to sculpt a stunning physique, rehab from injury, or tone muscles to help prevent future injuries, there is a specifically designed program to address their individual needs.


The ultimate tool for targeting every major muscle group, balance boards are inexpensive, effective, and portable. With this simple device, readers increase core strength, improve balance, tone muscles, release tension, and rehabilitate injuries — all at home.


Stability Workouts on the Balance Board offers over 100 safe, straightforward exercises that teach beginners good posture, balance, and strength, while helping the more advanced enhance their sporting lives. Unleashing the power of the balance board, this guide provides highly effective workouts that quickly produce noticeable results.

Dr. Karl Knopf

Karl Knopf

Dr. Karl Knopf, or Dr. Karl, as his students used to call him, has been involved in the health and fitness of older adults and the disabled for over 40 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 Life Long 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 advisor 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.

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Released: October 2015
Price: $14.95

ISBN-10: 1612434908
ISBN-13: 9781612434902

Trade Paper
7.5" x 9.25"
144 pages

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