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Skiing and Snowboarding Fitness Reach Your Potential on the Slopes

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ISBN-10: 1554073235

ISBN-13: 9781554073238

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mark Hines

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Whether you are a first time skier or regularly take to the slopes, your chances of an enjoyable - and injury free - holiday are greatly enhanced if you prepare for the physical exertion of skiing. This book offers readers a fitness programme specifically designed for the rigours of skiing. The book begins with an overview of the most common injuries that skiers suffer, plus a look at what areas of fitness you need to focus on in order to get the most out of your skiing - strength, CV fitness and flexibility. The book has two sections, one aimed at those new to skiing and one aimed at the more advanced skier. Both sections will include programmes to be undertaken in the…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 9/14/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.88" long x 0.38" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Mark Hines is a leading personal trainer. He has worked in the fitness industry for ten years, as a personal trainer and in a number of management positions.

The History of Hitting the Slopes
The Exercise Renaissance
Connective Tissue
Upper Body Injuries
Head Injuries
Spinal Injuries
Shoulder Injuries
Injuries to the Humerus
Skier's Thumb
Lower Body Injuries
Knee Injuries
Minimizing Risks
Conditioning for Injury Prevention
Flexibility for Injury Prevention
Food and Drink
The Exercise Programs
The Background
Training Cycles
Novice to World Champion
Exercise Terminology
Preferred Training Program
Abbreviated Training Program
Continued Training Program
Exercise Equipment
The Programs
Warming Up
General Points on Technique
General Pointers on the Program
Balance and Proprioception
Muscular Strength and Endurance
Program 1
Program 2
Advanced Joint Strength and Stability
Program 1
Muscular Power
Advanced Balance and Proprioception
Program 1
Program 2
Maintenance/Recover Program
Cooling Down
Cardiovascular Training
On the Slopes
The Final Word