The Whartons' Complete Strength Book is the definitive guide to ensuring muscular balance and stability, providing postural alignment, preventing injury, and achieving optimum health. Using the Active-Isolated techniques introduced in the Whartons' Stretch Book ("Athletes rave about the program by this father-son team"-USA Today), you'll learn how to create a personal training program backed by sound scientific principles and specifically tailored to your unique health and fitness goals.
Phil Wharton's commitment to Active-Isolated became solidified over twenty years ago after implementation of the work allowed him to overcome debilitating scoliosis and go on to become a national-class marathoner. The Whartons have helped people of all ages and stages of life. Additionally, they have trained and rehabilitated athletic luminaries from professional soccer players to dancers on the Broadway stage, track and field stars, and Olympic gold medalists.
It is estimated that rotator cuff injuries alone affect over 3 million people in the US every year.
The Whartons’ Complete Strength Book
The shoulder—no matter how you pitch—is particularly vulnerable because of the enormous stress placed on it. Although it’s true that the shoulder is functionally highly mobile and allows the arm to move in all directions, it is surprisingly fragile.