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Weight Training for Golf The Ultimate Guide

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ISBN-10: 1932549773

ISBN-13: 9781932549775

Edition: 2012

Authors: Kai Fusser

List price: $19.95
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Weight Training for Golf is the most comprehensive and up-to-date golf-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by golfers worldwide, including the 2010 US Open champion, Graeme McDowell. This book features year-round golf-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other golf book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book enables golfers of all skill levels to add extra yardage to their drives and irons without having to buy the latest technology in golf. By…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Price World Publishing
Publication date: 3/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Kai Fusser has been involved in professional sports since 1985, first as a competitive water skier, then as a coach and trainer in waterskiing and wake boarding. In 2001 he began training Annika Sorenstam, the LPGA’s premier golfer. With Kai’s help, Annika has gained more than 25 yards of driving distance while also improving her accuracy and going on to be voted Female Athlete of the Year 2 times in a row. In addition to Annika, Kai currently trains more than 15 LPGA and PGA golfers as well as many junior and collegiate golfers. Accumulatively, his players have won 13 Major Championships and more than 110 professional tournaments. His water skiers and wake boarders have won…    

Praise for the Author
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Scope of this Book
Why Weight Training for Golf
Women versus Men
Recreational versus Professional How Much and How Hard?
Children and Juniors
Equipment and Workout Schemes
Be the Best You Can Be
The Quality of Your Workout - Perfect Training Generates Perfect Movements
Warm Up Before Workout and Play
Progressions
Periodization
Reps, Weight, Speed, Range of Motion
The Principles
The Base
The Axis
Abs In
The function of the abs during the golf swing
Power Flow
Back Pain
Are You Still Doing Cardio?
Recuperation and Stretching
The Mind
Managing Your Mind by Gregg Cochlan
Nutrition
Nutritional Support for Training and Playing by Dr. Steve Chaney
Understanding the Exercises
Arms
Shoulders
Chest
Back
Legs
Core
Rotational
Whole Body and Power
Rubber Band
Stretches
Swing Fault Exercises
The Workout Programs
Building and Learning
Strength
Power
In Season
Limitations Travel or No Gym Access
Recommended Reading and Websites
About the Author
Index