Power Speed Endurance

Author: Brian MacKenzie
Publisher: Victory Belt Publishing
ISBN: 9781936608614
Size: 45.95 MB
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Power, Speed, ENDURANCE is a highly effective training system that has catapulted thousands of endurance athletes to the next level. Developed by CrossFit Endurance founder Brian MacKenzie and featuring instruction from some of the world's top endurance and CrossFit coaches, Power, Speed, ENDURANCE unveils techniques, drills, and training strategies that will optimize your performance and overall work capacity while decreasing your susceptibility to injury. Through thousands of step-by-step color photographs and detailed narrative, Power, Speed, ENDURANCE breaks down proper running, cycling, and swimming mechanics like never before. MacKenzie's unique system of building strength, speed, and power is aimed at reaping continual results, without injury. In fact, he devotes an entire chapter to the "broken down" athlete, equipping you with the knowledge to prevent, repair, and treat injuries brought on by poor mechanics and tight overworked muscles. In addition, MacKenzie outlines a straightforward approach to nutrition, hydration, and electrolyte balance that will increase your energy, boost your performance, and accelerate your recovery. Whether you're a self-trained athlete looking to compete in your first endurance event, a seasoned competitor looking to reach your highest potential, or a CrossFit athlete looking to increase stamina, Power, Speed, ENDURANCE will help you reach your goal. In this book, you will learn how to: il develop proper running technique using the Pose Method il properly fit yourself on a bike il improve cycling mechanics on a road, time-trial, and mountain bike il swim effortlessly and improve freestyle-stroke mechanics through skill-based drills and exercises il accelerate work capacity and minimize fatigue by building muscle, speed, and power il incorporate a CrossFit Endurance strength-and-conditioning program into your training routine il maximize nutrition, hydration, and electrolyte balance to improve performance and body composition il prevent, repair, and treat nagging injuries associated with endurance sports and improve range of motion using Starrett's Movement and Mobility Method

Down And Dirty

Author: Matt B. Davis
Publisher: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 1627880224
Size: 44.24 MB
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DIVObstacle course races and mud runs such as Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, Warrior Dash, Rugged Maniac, and Muddy Buddy are all waiting for you to get Down and Dirty./divDIV /divAuthor Matt B. Davis offers an overview of the most popular races before tackling the most important concerns for any racer: preparation and training. Each obstacle-focused chapter will feature a leading obstacle race athlete who will offer expert advice on how to get prepared for your next race—whether it’s your first or you’re a recent devotee who wants to try them all. Because each race is different, this book will supply training advice for a variety of obstacles and races.

Unbreakable Runner

Author: T.J. Murphy
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716627
Size: 17.79 MB
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A New York Times Best Seller! Men's Journal Health Book of the Year In Unbreakable Runner, CrossFit Endurance founder Brian MacKenzie and journalist T.J. Murphy examine long-held beliefs about how to train, tearing down those traditions to reveal new principles for a lifetime of healthy, powerful running. Unbreakable Runner challenges conventional training tenets such as high mileage and high-carb diets to show how reduced mileage and high-intensity training can make runners stronger, more durable athletes and prepare them for races of any distance. Distance runners who want to invigorate their training, solve injuries, or break through a performance plateau can gain power and resilience from MacKenzie's effective blend of run training and whole-body strength and conditioning. CrossFitters who want to conquer a marathon, half-marathon, or ultramarathon will find endurance training instruction with 8- to 12-week programs that combine CrossFitTM workouts with run-specific sessions. Unbreakable Runner includes CrossFit-based training programs for race distances from 5K to ultramarathon for beginner, intermediate, and advanced runners. Build a better running body with this CrossFit Endurance-based approach to running training.

Flow State Runner

Author: Jeff Grant
Publisher: Hillseeker Publishing
ISBN: 3952466700
Size: 63.15 MB
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Flow State Runner offers a treasure trove of coaching guidance for runners of all levels. Jeff Grant writes in a personable, humorous and engaging style, sharing stories from ultra-running and life to reinforce his innovative and inspiring set of coaching concepts. Jeff draws upon his experience as an ultra-endurance athlete, yoga teacher, mental toughness coach, musician, and adventurer to deliver a refreshing look at running, with a host of new ideas and creative integration of a wide range of concepts that will make a lasting impact on your running. Flow State Runner aims to develop and activate a powerful coach’s voice in your mind, teaching you how to: ATTAIN high quality, fulfilling running experiences SET the conditions for experiencing flow (in-the-zone performance) INTEGRATE the best physical, mental, and spiritual techniques to suit your needs and style CONNECT to your peak potential with breath training, potent visualization practices, and a compelling set of mental training tools ENHANCE your approach to training and racing with creative structure, immediately useful templates & lists, and helpful race day routines PROACTIVELY ADDRESS overload, stress, and balance While Flow State Runner is focused on running, many of Jeff’s lessons transfer seamlessly and supportively into other areas of life.

Athletic Movement Skills

Author: Brewer, Clive
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 1450424120
Size: 23.89 MB
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Before athletes can become strong and powerful, they need to master the movement skills required in sport. Athletic Movement Skills covers the underlying science and offers prescriptive advice on bridging the gap between scientist and practitioner so coaches and athletes can work together to achieve dominance.

Sport And Exercise Nutrition

Author: Susan A. Lanham-New
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444344889
Size: 41.22 MB
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Please note that digital editions do not include all the illustrations found in the printed book. Now widely adopted on courses throughout the world, the prestigious Nutrition Society Textbook series provides students with the scientific basics in nutrition in the context of a systems and disease approach rather than on a nutrient by nutrient basis. In addition books provide a means to enable teachers and students to explore the core principles of nutrition and to apply these throughout their training to foster critical thinking at all times. This NS Textbook on Sport and Exercise Nutrition has been written to cover the latest information on the science and practice of sport and exercise nutrition. A key concept behind this textbook is that it aims to combine the viewpoints of world leading nutrition experts from both academia/research and a practical stand point. Plus where necessary there are additional practitioner based authors to ensure theory is translated into practice for each chapter in the form of either ‘practice tips' or ‘information sheets' at the end of relevant chapters. The textbook in essence can be divided into three distinct but integrated parts: Part 1: covers the key components of the science that supports the practice of sport and exercise nutrition including comprehensive reviews on: nutrients both in general and as exercise fuels; exercise physiology; hydration, micronutrients; and supplements. Part 2: moves into focusing on specific nutrition strategies to support different types of training including: resistance; power/sprint; middle distance/speed endurance; endurance; technical/skill, team; and specific competition nutrition needs. The unique format of this textbook is that it breaks down nutrition support into training specific as opposed to the traditional sport specific support. This reflects the majority of current sport and exercise requirements of the need to undertake concurrent training and therefore facilitating targeted nutrition support to the different training components through the various macro and micro training cycles. Part 3: explores some of the practical issues encountered in working in the sport and exercise nutrition field and includes key sport related topics such as: disability sport; weight management; eating disorders; bone and gut health; immunity; injury; travel; and special populations and situations. READERSHIP: Students of nutrition and dietetics at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. All those working in the field of nutrition and related health sciences.

The Spine In Sports

Author: Robert G. Watkins
Publisher: Mosby Inc
ISBN: 9780801675027
Size: 44.91 MB
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THE SPINE IN SPORTS provides practical information and 'how-to' tips. After general chapters on anatomy, biomechanics, and nonsurgical and surgical treatment, this hard cover manual is organized by sport. Chapters are authored by practitioners, trainers, physical therapists and other key personnel. Detailed therapeutic techniques are included for problems in specific sports.

The Olympic Textbook Of Medicine In Sport

Author: Martin P. Schwellnus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781444300642
Size: 24.45 MB
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This comprehensive new volume in the Encyclopaedia of SportsMedicine series, published under the auspices of the InternationalOlympic Committee, delivers an up-to-date, state of the artpresentation of the medical conditions that athletes may sufferfrom during training and competition. Presented in a clear style and format, The Olympic Textbookof Medicine in Sport, covers not only the basic approach totraining, monitoring training and the clinical implications ofexcessive training, but also deals with all the major systems inthe body, and focuses on medical conditions that athletes maysuffer from in each system. Medical conditions in athletes withdisabilities, genetics and exercise and emergency sports medicineare also uniquely examined. The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport draws on theexpertise of an international collection of contributors who arerecognized as leaders in their respective fields. The systematic approach followed in the book will make itinvaluable to all medical doctors and other health personnel whoserve athletes and sports teams. Sports practitioners are providedwith a clinical approach to the prevention, diagnosis and treatmentof common and less common medical problems encountered by athletes.This volume should be kept close at hand for frequentconsultation.

Be Fit To Ski

Author: S. Kramer, MS
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499083351
Size: 78.41 MB
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Every winter, world-class racers schuss down race courses at speeds upwards of 80 mph, going all-out for 2 minutes of racing. Die-hard recreational skiers spend weekends exhausting themselves to catch that last chair-lift ride. Professional ski instructors devote their free time to honing skills in technique and tactics to meet specific national standards. Regardless of the number of days spend on snow, all participate in a sport that demands a balanced combination of peak conditioning in targeted fitness areas, called performance abilities- endurance, strength, power, speed and agility. As part of a thesis for the completion of a Masters degree in kinesiology, Be Fit to Ski incorporates over 30 years of research on alpine skiing and athletic training toward the development of a year-round fitness program. The idea of periodization, a block-training approach using microcycles and macrocycles, forms the basis of four training phases that begin in the spring and culminate with the end of the ski season. Divided into three sections, Basics of Training, Performance Abilities, and The Training Year, this book provides all the necessary answers to develop year- round fitness training for skiing that will result in quicker skill improvement and guaranteed more vertical per day.