It doesn’t matter if you’re a fitness novice or an elite athlete. You should be starting each workout with a stretching regimen designed to warm up your body and help you achieve a new personal best each time. Without the expertise of a professional trainer and without an expert’s understanding of muscle anatomy, it can be hard to know what exercises are best. In Ultimate Guide to Stretching, you'll learn when and how to do a tricep stretch and a shoulder stretch, when to avoid toe touches and hamstring stretches, and why it’s important to keep your neck relaxed during a hip flexor stretch. Go beneath the skin and see just which muscles you are working during each stretch. Full-color photos and illustrations show every move and muscle in detail. Get limber and get the most out of your workout!