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Complete Conditioning for Swimming : Complete Conditioning for Sports - Scott A. Riewald

Complete Conditioning for Swimming

Complete Conditioning for Sports

Book with Other Items Published: 30th June 2008
ISBN: 9780736072427
Number Of Pages: 241
For Ages: 18+ years old

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From more powerful strokes to quicker turns, propel yourself to improved times with "Complete Conditioning for Swimming."

This multidimensional training program uses fitness assessments to tailor strength, endurance, and flexibility exercises to each swimmer's individual needs.

Dave Salo, coach of Olympic medalists Lenny Krayzelburg, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard, and Jason Lezak, and Scott A. Riewald, performance specialist for the U.S. Olympic Committee, have teamed up to create a comprehensive program that provides you with the following tools to improve your times:

-Exercises and drills for each stroke

-Event-based workouts and programs

-Dryland training

-Tapering for peak performance

-Year-round conditioning plans

-Nutrition before, during, and after swim meets

In addition, the 80-minute DVD takes you to the pool and into the gym to demonstrate the drills and exercises used by the sport's elite. "Complete Conditioning for Swimming" is simply the best guide to preparing your body for competitive success.

Industry Reviews

"Salo is an amazing teacher and coach who understands the importance of peak conditioning to a swimmer's success. Combining book and DVD, Complete Conditioning for Swimming captures his unique approach, making it the most comprehensive training resource in the sport today."

Aaron Peirsol
4 time Olympic medalist

"With exercises and programs tailored to address the physical demands of every stroke and event, Complete Conditioning for Swimming is a competitive swimmer's dream."

Amanda Beard
7 time Olympic medalist

DVD Contentsp. vi
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Testing for Swimming Fitnessp. 1
Warming Up and Cooling Downp. 19
Tailoring Training for Specific Strokes and Eventsp. 33
Building Endurancep. 77
Training for Core Stabilityp. 87
Developing Explosive Powerp. 111
Enhancing Flexibility for Better Strokesp. 131
Preventing, Coping With, and Returning From Injuryp. 147
Nutrition and Hydration for Swimmersp. 165
Creating a Strength and Conditioning Programp. 185
Year-Round Sample Programsp. 197
Race Data of Elite Swimmersp. 227
Changes in Elite Swimmers' Race Data During a Racep. 231
Indexp. 236
About the Authorsp. 241
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ISBN: 9780736072427
ISBN-10: 073607242X
Series: Complete Conditioning for Sports
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 241
Published: 30th June 2008
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.45 x 18.09  x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.57