The BackSmart Fitness Plan: A Total-Body Workout to Strengthen and Heal Your Back

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A complete, full-body fitness program specifically designed to strengthen and protect the back

More than 50 percent of the 20 million Americans who join health clubs quit within the first year, mostly for one reason alone: back pain. Written by Adam Weiss, a chiropractic physician and fellow back pain sufferer, The BackSmart Fitness Plan presents a revolutionary program designed to target, protect, and strengthen the back. Employing his unique BackSmart Method, Weiss lays out a complete fitness program to provide readers with a variety of exercises designed to enhance their physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, and appearance, all without injuring themselves. The book includes:

  • Hundreds of exercises emphasizing proper form and balance
  • Proper use of free weights and machines
  • Modified Pilates exercises
  • Swiss ball movements
  • Stretching

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"Back pain was a constant presence until I learned Dr. Weiss's principles. This simple guide will keep you feeling great in the gym or in the office, so you never have to be less than your best."
--Martin Boonzaayer, two-time Olympian and seven-time National Judo Champion

"We are now using the BackSmart Fitness Plan with all our patients at each stage of their rehabilitation."
--Jose A. Hernandez, D.C., Director, Pacific Spine and Rehab Center

The BackSmart Fitness Plan presents a revolutionary full-body program designed to strengthen the back and prevent injuries. Dr. Adam Weiss, a chiropractic physician, developed the successful BackSmart Method to overcome his own back injury without the use of medications. In this step-by-step program, he provides an organized routine of exercises to improve physical strength, flexibility, balance, muscular endurance, and appearance--all without causing stress or injury to the joints and ligaments.

You'll learn how to heal, strengthen, and protect your back while achieving peak condition and losing unwanted weight. The BackSmart Fitness Plan includes:

  • Hundreds of exercises emphasizing proper form and balance
  • Guidance on the proper use of free weights and machines
  • Modified Pilates exercises and Swiss ball movements
  • Stretching exercises to increase flexibility
  • Healthy diet tips

With The BackSmart Fitness Plan you can reap the many benefits of exercise and work your way to a healthier, stronger, and pain-free body.

About the Author:

Adam Weiss, D.C., is board certified by the National Chiropractic Board of Examiners and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. His BackSmart Method has helped thousands of patients, including professional athletes. Weiss lives in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.

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