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The Stuntwoman's Workout: Get Your Body Ready for Anything    by Danielle Burgio & Jennifer Worick order for
Stuntwoman's Workout
by Danielle Burgio
Order:  USA  Can
Quirk, 2005 (2005)
* *   Reviewed by Ayesha Baumgartner

In The Stuntwoman's Workout, leading Hollywood Stunt Double Danielle Burgio shares her experience as a stuntwoman and offers top workout exercises to keep anyone in shape. She advises that the first priority is to find something, anything you enjoy, where your body is moving and gaining benefits of health, flexibility and strength. Choose from a variety of effective exercises (from Martial Arts, Yoga, and Dance) that tone and strengthen the body, and keep it in ultimate health.

Throughout the book, Burgio (a dancer as well as a stunt double) guides readers with text and pictures through exercise movements from the above styles. These have helped her get through the amazing stunts required in Matrix and other top films with minimal bruising, and they keep her in top form. Danielle Burgio's experience and knowledge is presented well in this concise workout book, aimed at anyone wanting to improve their health while being stimulated with a variety of effective exercises. From stretching, to balance, to drinking enough water, to adequate sleep and nutrition, to improving concentration, there is plenty of information here for the experienced athlete as well as the beginner.

This is a must-have book for those women entering the stunt field, for athletes seeking ultimate performance, as well as anyone wanting a well-rounded workout filled with variety, tips and guided images to coach along the path to fitness and health. The Stuntwoman's Workout is an entertaining, stimulating and encouraging book that will get you ready for any action!

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