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Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Skiing

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ISBN-10: 1932549595

ISBN-13: 9781932549591

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Robert G. Price

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The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Skiing is a must have for any competitive skier looking to accelerate his or her skills. Complete with year-round workout programs designed specifically for skiing, there is no longer a reason to follow a general fitness routine. By doing exercises that target skiing specific muscles, you will be exercising more efficiently as well as optimizing your performance on the snow.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Gatekeeper Press
Publication date: 10/1/2008
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.

Skiing-Specific Training
Muscular Endurance Training
Explosive Power Training
Year-Round Program
Power and Agility Training for Skiing
Preventing the Annoying Groin Injury
Protein: How Much is Enough?
Post-Workout Recovery: A Must for Athletes
Sports Drinks and Rehydration
Pre-Event Fueling for Peak Performance
Breakfast: Is It the Most Important Meal?
Getting Started
Warming Up
Cooling Down
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
Supplemental 4-Week Programs
Endurance/Stamina/Fat-burning Programs
General Fitness/Power Programs
Strength Programs