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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
Introduction
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
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