A Practical Approach To Strength Training

Author: Matt Brzycki
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781935628132
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This 4th edition is a long-awaited update of the classic book that has been a widely used resource in the fitness industry, selling nearly 35,000 copies. Many of the chapters have been overhauled with the latest information on strength and fitness; new chapters have been added, including ones on anaerobic training, metabolic training, flexibility training, power training, weight management and several on nutrition. The book has 300 photographs and describes nearly 100 exercises that can be done with free weights, machines and manual (partner) resistance. 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of its initial publication.

Strength And Conditioning

Author: Marco Cardinale
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119957168
Size: 51.75 MB
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"I recommend that you read and use the information in this book to provide your athletes with the best chances of performing at their best" from the foreword by Sir Clive Woodward, Olympic Performance Director, British Olympic Association This book provides the latest scientific and practical information in the field of strength and conditioning. The text is presented in four sections, the first of which covers the biological aspects of the subject, laying the foundation for a better understanding of the second on the biological responses to strength and conditioning programs. Section three deals with the most effective monitoring strategies for evaluating a training program and establishing guidelines for writing a successful strength and conditioning program. The final section examines the role of strength and conditioning as a rehabilitation tool and as applied to those with disabilities. This book is an invaluable textbook and reference both for academic programs and for the continuing education of sports professionals. Integrates the latest research on physiological, anatomical and biomechanical aspects of strength and conditioning Offers numerous practical examples of applications Provides guidelines for writing and monitoring effective strength training programs

The Runner S Guide To Yoga

Author: Rountree Sage
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716325
Size: 29.51 MB
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Yoga will make you a better runner. Millions of runners practice yoga daily because it cuts injuries and leads to more fluid, enjoyable running. In The Runner's Guide to Yoga, Sage Rountree--America's leading expert on yoga for athletes--shows you the poses and practices for stronger, healthier running. Filled with color photographs, clear instruction, and easy-to-follow routines, The Runner's Guide to Yoga offers simple ways to make yoga a part of your everyday training, even if you have never set foot in a yoga studio. This practical guide highlights the routines that ease tightness in the hamstrings and hips, strengthen the core, build strength and flexibility throughout your body, and speed recovery from minor injuries. Rountree highlights over 100 key poses modeled by real runners and includes focused routines as well as key pre- and post-race yoga sequences. The Runner's Guide to Yoga will complement your running every day, all season long. Discover how yoga can improve your running with Dynamic warm-ups and cooldowns for your workouts Poses that target typical trouble spots, such as hips, calves, and hamstrings Self-tests to determine areas of weakness or imbalance Breath and meditation exercises to sharpen mental focus

Exercise Testing And Interpretation

Author: Christopher B. Cooper
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139429612
Size: 23.43 MB
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This 2001 book provides a practical and systematic approach to the acquisition, interpretation, and reporting of physiologic responses to exercise. Pulmonologists, cardiologists, and sports physicians, as well as respiratory therapists and other allied health professionals will find this book an indispensable resource when learning to select proper instruments, identify the most appropriate test protocols, and integrate and interpret physiologic response variables. The final chapter presents clinical cases to illuminate useful strategies for exercise testing and interpretation. Useful appendices offer laboratory forms, algorithms and calculations, as well as answers to FAQs. A glossary of terms, symbols, and definitions is also included. Exercise Testing and Interpretation: A Practical Approach offers clearly defined responses (both normal and abnormal) to over thirty performance variables including aerobic, cardiovascular, ventilatory, and gas-exchange variables. Practical, portable, and easy-to-read, this essential guidebook can be used as a complement to more detailed books on the topic, or stand on its own.

Intent

Author: Justin Roethlingshoefer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781946702098
Size: 48.79 MB
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Sport science is a critical component of elite level athletics. Bridging the gap between strength and conditioning and performance science can be a game changer. "Intent" is about building a practical, sustainable high-performance model. It aims to detail an approach to development utilizing all facets of current sport science philosophy.

Corrective Exercise A Practical Approach

Author: Kesh Patel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134660456
Size: 50.36 MB
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Corrective and functional exercise is a rapidly advancing field. Exercise is an essential factor in all injury recovery, conditioning and performance, and if used correctly can play a preventative role in injury management. In the injured athlete, gym user or armchair athlete, corrective exercise can help to restore range of motion, re-build strength, endurance and power, re-establish neuromuscular control and balance, and provide positive progress for a specific sport or a healthier lifestyle. Written by an experienced specialist in the field of rehabilitative and performance exercise, this book provides an essential practical guide to corrective and functional exercise for every sports therapist and fitness trainer, particularly those taking diplomas or NVQs at level 3. Packed with photos and illustrations, and full of accessible step-by-step explanations of the latest rehabilitative methods, every corrective and functional technique is covered in detail, from initial consultation to whole body exercises.

Maximize Your Training

Author: Matt Brzycki
Publisher: Contemporary Books
ISBN: 9780844283173
Size: 22.72 MB
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Maximizing Your Training is a collective effort of more than thirty leading experts in the strength and fitness field. These respected professionals share their insights on a variety of topics and issues related to training and exercise, including: The history of strength training Program design High intensity training (HIT) Motivation Strength training for specific populations (including women, older adults, and prepubescents) Bodybuilding Powerlifting Flexibility Nutrition Steroids Maximize Your Training is for fitness enthusiasts who want to gain the knowledge, understanding, and insight necessary to achieve a competitive edge. This book is an important tool for anyone who takes bodybuilding seriously. Matt Brzycki is the coodinator of health fitness, strength and conditioning at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. He has authored more than 175 articles that have been featured in 33 different publications and has written three books—A Practical Approach to Strength Training, Your Strength and Conditioning, and Cross Training for Fitness—and coauthored Conditioning for Basketball with Shaun Brown, the strength and conditioning coach of the Boston Celtics.