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Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Basketball

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ISBN-10: 1932549498

ISBN-13: 9781932549492

Edition: 4th

Authors: Robert G. Price

List price: $16.95
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This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date basketball-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of over 80 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes world-wide. This book features year-round basketball-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other basketball book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book will have players increasing strength, power, agility, and overall quickness on the court, leading to an increase in rebounds, steals, blocked shots, and overall defensive efficiency.…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 4th
Publisher: Price World Publishing
Publication date: 9/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Rob Price is a first class certified personal trainer and a fitness consultant at the University of Wisconsin. He is a national weight lifting champion and state bench press record holder. He has helped thousands of athletes all over the world achieve their goals. Rob is also a contributing author to OnFitness magazine and is the founder of the #1 Sports-Training website on the Internet.

Basketball-Specific Training
Introduction
Off-season Program
Preseason Program
In-season Program
Basketball Running and Conditioning Program
Protein: How Much is Enough?
Post-Workout Recovery: A Must for Athletes
Pre-Event Fueling for Peak Performance
Getting Started
Warming Up
Cooling Down
Abs
Stretching
Proper Form
Proper Breathing
Recommended Exercises
Substituting Similar Exercises
Chest Exercises
Back (Lats) Exercises
Shoulders Exercises
Triceps Exercises
Biceps/Forearms Exercises
Legs Exercises
The Necessities
Perfecting Your Technique
Estimating Your One-Rep Max
The Different Folks, Different Strokes Principle
Overtraining and Staleness
The Declaration of Variation
Muscle Fibers
Training Techniques
When to Increase
Safety Reminders
Record Keeping
Test Yourself
Conclusion
Supplemental 4-Week Programs
Endurance/Stamina/Fat-burning Programs
General Fitness/Power Programs
Strength Programs