9781408157510

The Complete Guide to Outdoor Workouts

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  • ISBN13:

    9781408157510

  • ISBN10:

    1408157519

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-09-26
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport

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Summary

The Complete Guide series is designed for the fitness professional, coach, fitness enthusiast and student, packed with ready-made training programmes, tips and strategies.

Outdoor exercise is not only a cheaper alternative to the gym, it also offers immense scope and variety in terms of the activities you can do. Within the tried and trusted Complete Guide format comes this definitive guide focusing on functional training exercises in the great outdoors. Covering physiology and core training principles as a starting point, this book includes different workouts for different environments - park, beach, back garden, and covers the use of a variety of popular equipment - from ViPRs to kettlebells.

Packed with photographs, clearly illustrated exercises and the latest training programmes tailored to different outdoor pursuits, The Complete Guide to Outdoor Workouts is the ultimate how-to guide for any fitness enthusiast who wants to get out there and make the most of the outdoors!

Author Biography

Matt Lawrence is an experienced fitness leader, personal trainer and author of The Complete Guide to Core Stability - a bestselling title in the series. He has written for Personal Trainer magazine, GQ and Zest. He is a well-known innovator in sports-specific coaching and core stability training.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Exercise physiology and training principles
Basic conditioning principles
Functional conditioning principles

Part 2 Warming up principles and guidelines
Functions warm-ups
Reactive balance and ladder drills
Training guidelines, equipment and getting started

Part 3 Outdoor conditioning workouts
Walk and run plans
Garden workout
Beach workout
Park workout
Bootcamp workout
Trim trails
Buggy workouts

Appendix
Stretches and SMR techniques

Glossary

Refereces

Index

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