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Author Price, Robert G.

Title The ultimate guide to weight training for softball / [Robert G. Price].

Publication Info. Cleveland, OH : Price World Enterprises, [2006]


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (168 pages) : illustrations
Series The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Sports
Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Sports.
Note Author from spine.
Print version record.
Summary The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Softball is the most comprehensive and up-to-date softball-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year-round softball-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other softball book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training . This book will have players increasing arm strength, bat speed, and overall quickness and power on the diamond, leading to an increase in batting average, on-base percentage, steals, and overall performance. You will build the strength and power needed to hit the ball out of the park and you will build the stamina and endurance needed to go strong until the final pitch. Both beginners and advanced athletes and weight trainers can follow this book and utilize its programs. From recreational to professional, thousands of athletes all over the world are already benefiting from this book and its techniques, and now you can too!
Contents ""Cover ""; ""Contents ""; ""Part I: Soft Ball Specific Training""; ""Introduction""; ""Off-Season Training ""; ""Preseason Training ""; ""In-Season Training ""; ""Protein: How Much Is Enough""; ""Post-Workout Recovery: A Must for Athletes""; ""Sports Drinks and Rehydration: What You Should Know""; ""Part II: Getting Exercises ""; ""Warming Up""; ""Cooling Down""; ""Abs""; ""Stretching""; ""Proper Form""; ""Proper Breathing""; ""Part III: Recommended Exercises ""; ""Substituting Similar Exercises""; ""Chest Exercises""; ""Back (Lats) Exercise""; ""Shoulders Exercises""; ""Triceps Exercises""
""Biceps/Forearms Exercises """"Legs Exercises ""; ""Part IV: 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 ""; ""Part V: Supplemental 4-week Programs ""; ""Endurance/Stamina/Fat-burning Programs""; ""General Fitness/Power Programs ""; ""Strength Programs ""
Subject Softball -- Training.
Weight lifting.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Exercise.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Aerobics.
Softball -- Training. (OCoLC)fst01124159
Weight lifting. (OCoLC)fst01173443
Muscle strength.
Physical fitness.
Softball -- Training.
Sports -- Physiological aspects.
Weight training.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Title Weight training for softball
Other Form: Print version: Price, Robert G. Ultimate guide to weight training for softball. 1st ed. Cleveland, OH : Price World Enterprises, ©2006 193254948X (OCoLC)68218533
ISBN 9781936910823 (electronic bk.)
1936910829 (electronic bk.)
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