Complete Olympic Lifting Handbook

Author: Wil Fleming
Publisher:
ISBN: 0692458263
Release Date: 2015-07-01
Genre:

Olympic lifting techniques, cues and corrections to build athleticism and enhance explosiveness

Olympic Weightlifting

Author: Greg Everett
Publisher:
ISBN: 0990798542
Release Date: 2016-01-14
Genre: Olympics

Since shortly after its original release in 2008, Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches has been the most popular book on the sport of weightlifting in the world and has become the standard text for learning and teaching the snatch and clean & jerk. This all new third edition has been expanded over 150 pages with revised and improved chapters, new chapters, improved organization, more tables and diagrams, over 600 photographs, improved readability, and improved reference functionality with an index, glossary and expanded table of contents. The book presents a complete progression for athletes and coaches starting with foundational elements such as breath control and trunk stabilization, squatting, balance and weight distribution, warming-up, individual variation; working to complete learning and teaching progressions for the snatch, clean and jerk; covering training program design extensively, including assessment for recruiting and new lifters, and 16 sample training programs; technical error correction, supplemental exercises, nutrition, bodyweight manipulation, and mobility; and a thorough section on competition to prepare both lifters and coaches. "Simply the best book available on Olympic weightlifting." -Don Weideman, Vice President, Pacific Weightlifting Association "Without a doubt the best book on the market today about Olympic-style weightlifting." -Mike Burgener, USA Weightlifting senior international coach "Outstanding, Accurate, and Concise! A must read for athletes and coaches involved in the movements." -Daniel Camargo, USA Weightlifting International Coach "Everett's Olympic Weightlifting text is one of the best instructional books for the sport to be published in years. This is a must have for every weightlifting/strength and conditioning coach's library shelf." Bob Takano, Member USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame "Everett's book is one of the most accessible and comprehensive weightlifting sources available for the coach and athlete today. I highly recommend this book for every serious strength coach or weightlifting practitioner." -John Thrush, Head Coach Calpians Weightlifting Table of Contents Foundations Understanding the Lifts Learning & Teaching the Lifts Individual Variation Facility & Equipment Warming Up Breathing & Trunk Rigidity The Squat Foot Positions & Transition The Hook Grip The Double Knee Bend Starting Position Principles The Snatch Introduction to the Snatch The Receiving Position Learning the Snatch Pulling from the Floor Understanding the Snatch The Clean Introduction to the Clean The Receiving Position Learning the Clean Pulling from the Floor Understanding the Clean The Jerk Introduction to the Jerk The Receiving Position Learning the Jerk Understanding the Jerk The Clean & Jerk Error Correction Introduction to Error Correction Universal Errors Snatch Errors Clean Errors Jerk Errors Program Design & Training Introduction to Program Design Assessment Training Variables Jump Training Assistance Work The Bulgarian Method Specific Populations The Program Design Process Restoration & Recovery Training Practices Sample Training Programs Supplemental Exercises Introduction to Supplemental Exercises Snatch Exercises Clean Exercises Jerk Exercises General Exercises Nutrition & Bodyweight Introduction to Nutrition Bodyweight Supplements Mobility & Flexibility Introduction to Mobility Stretches Self-Myofascial Release Competition

Functional Training Handbook

Author: Craig Liebenson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582559209
Release Date: 2014-06-25
Genre: Medical

This will be a spin-off from the very successful Rehabilitation of the Spine, 2nd ed. It will contain the how-to-do-it information plus some addtional sports-specific guidelines. There will also be available for packaging a set of three DVDs covering flexibility, core stability and functional training. Functional training is a hot topic in rehabilitation. It is an intergrated approach focusing on exercising multiple muscles and joints together instead of working muscles in isolation. It enhances coordination, muscular strength and endurance. There will be more information on prevention of injuries and reinjuries.

Secrets of the Squat Snatch

Author: Peter George
Publisher: Gatekeeper Press
ISBN: 9781619846869
Release Date: 2018-03-19
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Secrets of the Squat Snatch is the ideal manual for anyone wishing to quickly learn or improve his or her technique on the most elegant movement in Olympic sports. Whether your goal is wining Olympic Gold or just enhancing your explosive muscular power for other good and just purposes, this manual, with or without a coach, is your ideal guide. This Vintage Edition is the world’s most authoritatively endorsed book on its subject.

The Complete Guide to Kettlebell Lifting

Author: Steve Cotter
Publisher:
ISBN: 0615275303
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Exercise

Steve Cotter has done it again! The new Complete Guide to Kettlebell Lifting will do for Kettlebell books what his amazing Encyclopedia of Kettlebell Lifting did for Kettlebell DVDs. This book is packed with all of the top lifts in full color detail showing not only the lifts themselves, but important tips and mistakes that many lifters make. Following "Shihan" tradition of making the very best extreme fitness products, this fantastic book took over one year to complete. With 250 pages of techniques (not advertisements), this full color glossy book will become your perfect reference guide. The Complete guide is broken up into 10 full chapters covering the full range of Kettlebell lifts from upper and lower body, core and abs and many more. Both single and double Kettlebell lifts are covered in this amazing brand new book. This book contains over 1,000 full color photos showing clear step-by-step instruction of all 191 exercises. Whether your goal is to be leaner, strong or even more muscular; The Complete Guide to Kettlebell Lifting can help you achieve your ultimate fitness goal.

Functional Training Handbook

Author: Craig Liebenson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582559209
Release Date: 2014-06-25
Genre: Medical

This will be a spin-off from the very successful Rehabilitation of the Spine, 2nd ed. It will contain the how-to-do-it information plus some addtional sports-specific guidelines. There will also be available for packaging a set of three DVDs covering flexibility, core stability and functional training. Functional training is a hot topic in rehabilitation. It is an intergrated approach focusing on exercising multiple muscles and joints together instead of working muscles in isolation. It enhances coordination, muscular strength and endurance. There will be more information on prevention of injuries and reinjuries.

The Complete Book of Road Cycling Racing

Author: Willard Peveler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071643419
Release Date: 2008-09-06
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Ride faster, fitter, smarter, & farther Every road rider has goals. Yours may be to begin racing, to become more competitive, or to win a specific tour. Not interested in racing? Perhaps you want to complete your first century ride, improve your overall fitness, or ride father and faster just for the sheer joy of flying on two wheels. No matter what your goals, The Complete Book of Road Cycling and Racing gives you all the information you need to become a better, more performance-focused cyclist. Written by an accomplished racing coach, cyclist, and exercise physiologist, this book shows you how to: Fit the bike to your body for maximum efficiency and comfort Ride safely in a group Cope with any weather or altitude Maintain your bike Prepare for races of all types Master racing strategies and tactics Train efficiently and stay in peak condition year-round And much more

Moon Washington

Author: Matthew Lombardi
Publisher: Moon Travel
ISBN: 9781631218903
Release Date: 2018-04-24
Genre: Travel

Discover Washington with Moon Travel Guides! Whether you're headed to top of the Space Needle or Mount Rainier, explore the unique culture and rugged wilderness of the Evergreen State with Moon Washington. Strategic itineraries that can adapted for your budget and timeline, including day trips from Seattle, excursions to the Olympic Peninsula or the San Juan Islands, and a two-week tour of the entire state Curated advice for outdoor adventurers, foodies, culture and history buffs, and more Can't-miss experiences and unique activities: Kayak across glacier-carved lakes, or explore the sub-alpine forests and high-country meadows of Mount Rainier National Park. Spot wild black bears and spotted owls, or head out to sea to witness migrating gray whales. Wander the pebble-strewn beaches of the Pacific Coast, get to know the charms of Tacoma and Bellevue, and explore the history of aeronautics at the Museum of Flight. Savor Seattle's vibrant culinary, music, and arts scenes, grab a world-renowned cup o' joe, or taste your way through Washington wine country Expert insight from Seattle local Matthew Lombardi Honest advice on when to go, how to get around, and where to stay, from secluded forest cabins to historic hotels and coastal B&Bs Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Focused coverage of Seattle, the Olympic Peninsula and the Coast, the San Juan Islands and North Puget Sound, the North Cascades, Mount Rainier and the South Cascades, the Columbia River Gorge and Wine Country, and Eastern Washington Thorough background information on the culture, landscape, climate, and wildlife, plus handy recommendations for international visitors, traveling with kids, LGBTQ+ travelers, and travelers with disabilities With Moon Washington's practical tips, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way. Spending more time in the city? Try Moon Seattle. Hitting the road? Check out Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip.

Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete

Author: Yves C. Vanlandewijck
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119045106
Release Date: 2016-06-07
Genre: Medical

Part of the esteemed IOC Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science series, this new volume on Training and Coaching the Paralympic Athlete will be athlete-centred with each chapter written for the practical use of medical doctors and allied health personnel. The chapters also consider the role of medical science in the athlete’s sporting career and summarize current international scientific Paralympic literature. Provides a concise, authoritative overview of the science, medicine and psycho-social aspects of training and coaching disabled and Paralympic athletes Offers guidance on medical aspects unique to the training and coaching of Paralympic athletes Endorsed by both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Written and edited by global thought leaders in sports medicine

Dumbbell Training

Author: Hedrick, Allen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450444583
Release Date: 2014-01-18
Genre: Health & Fitness

Former U.S. Olympic strength and conditioning coach Allen Hedrick offers a comprehensive guide to training with dumbbells for strength and conditioning enthusiasts and athletes. Dumbbell Training is loaded with 81 exercises and 33 ready-to-use programs that increase power, speed, agility, and balance in a number of popular sports.

The British Canoe Union Coaching Handbook

Author: British Canoe Union
Publisher: Pesda Press
ISBN: 0954706161
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Canoes and canoeing

A manual of coaching techniques, advice and guidelines for the canoe and kayak coach. This book is a mine of useful information and practical tips. If you aspire to be a better canoe or kayak coach, this is the book for you. The book divides into three sections: Part One deals with coaching theory and fundamentals such as psychology and physiology explained in terms that make sense to a practical coach. Part Two looks at generic coaching skills that will provide useful tools whatever discipline the coach is involved in. It works its way from introducing people to canoesport right through to coaching elite athletes. Part Three looks at specific aspects of canoesport such as slalom, racing, sea kayaking, white water kayaking, open canoeing and freestyle.

Functional Training for Sports

Author: Michael Boyle
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN: 073604681X
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Education

Reach a higher level of athleticism with "Functional Training for Sports." This book presents a complete system that focuses on training your body the way it will be used during competition. Detailed exercise progressions and training will help develop the movement skills, body positions, and explosive power essential for sports.

Explosive Lifting for Sports

Author: Harvey Newton
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450401856
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Sports & Recreation

This Enhanced Edition book/DVD package demonstrates the safest, most effective learning progressions for the snatch, clean, jerk, and other variations. It provides access to an online collection of Dartfish enhanced video analysis of the lifts. The combination of instruction and analysis establishes a new benchmark for weightlifting and training.

Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science Strength Training for Sport

Author: William J. Kraemer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470698204
Release Date: 2008-04-30
Genre: Medical

A high-quality complement to the handbooks on particular sports, the handbookon Strength Training for Sport presents both the basic concepts and theoretical background for sports-specific strength training as well as the practical consideration in designing the overall program. Separate chapters deal with periodization, gender differences, detraining, and over training. Sample programs are presented for soccer, volleyball, wrestling, endurance running, swimming, and shot put and discus.