Complete Conditioning for Swimming
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Short Description: All levels of swimmers will benefit from this new book, including competitive swimmers and club swimmers. This book will be an ideal tool for coaches who are interested in setting... Read more
All levels of swimmers will benefit from this new book, including competitive swimmers and club swimmers. This book will be an ideal tool for coaches who are interested in setting up conditioning programmes for their teams. This book comprehensively addresses the special conditioning needs of swimmers, including specific exercises for each stroke, for starts, turns and tapering plans. It includes sample conditioning plans for younger swimmers, competitive swimmers, masters swimmers and even triathletes. In addition, the DVD takes the reader to the pool and into the gym to demonstrate the drills and exercises used by the sport's elite. This book is simply the best guide to preparing the body for competitive success.
- Scott A. Riewald
- Dave Salo
- Complete Conditioning for Sports Series
- Mixed media product,
- Human Kinetics Publishers
- Publication date
- Jun 1, 2008
- Product dimensions
- 180 x 255 x 19mm
Chapter 1. Swimming Fitness Tests; Chapter 2. Tailoring Training for Strokes and Events; Chapter 3. Warming Up, Cooling Down; Chapter 4. Increasing Endurance; Chapter 5. Building Core Strength; Chapter 6. Developing Power; Chapter 7. Enhancing Flexibility; Chapter 8. Creating a Personal Conditioning Program; Chapter 9. Preventing, Coping, and Returning from Injury; Chapter 10. Nutrition for Competitive Swimmers.