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The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Skiing is a must have for any competitive skier looking to accelerate his or her skills. Complete with year-round workout programs designed specifically for skiing, there is no longer a reason to follow a general fitness routine. By doing exercises that target skiing specific muscles, you will be exercising more efficiently as well as optimizing your performance on the snow.
Robert Price is a first class certified personal trainer and a former fitness consultant at the University of Wisconsin. He is a national weight lifting champion and state bench press record holder who had been featured in newspapers and magazines all over the world. Rob is a contributing author to OnFitness magazine, Gold Fitness magazine, and Swimmer's World magazine and is the founder and head trainer of SpoertWorkOut.com's e-Training service, the #1 Sports-Training Service on the Internet.
Table of Contents
|Muscular Endurance Training||p. 11|
|Explosive Power Training||p. 12|
|Year-Round Program||p. 14|
|Power and Agility Training for Skiing||p. 17|
|Preventing the Annoying Groin Injury||p. 20|
|Protein: How Much is Enough?||p. 23|
|Post-Workout Recovery: A Must for Athletes||p. 25|
|Sports Drinks and Rehydration||p. 27|
|Pre-Event Fueling for Peak Performance||p. 29|
|Breakfast: Is It the Most Important Meal?||p. 30|
|Getting Started||p. 33|
|Warming Up||p. 35|
|Cooling Down||p. 36|
|Proper Form||p. 51|
|Proper Breathing||p. 52|
|Recommended Exercises||p. 53|
|Substituting Similar Exercises||p. 55|
|Chest Exercises||p. 55|
|Back (Lats) Exercises||p. 62|
|Shoulders Exercises||p. 68|
|Triceps Exercises||p. 78|
|Biceps/Forearms Exercises||p. 83|
|Legs Exercises||p. 89|
|The Necessities||p. 97|
|Perfecting Your Technique||p. 99|
|Estimating Your One-Rep Max||p. 100|
|The Different Folks, Different Strokes Principle||p. 107|
|Overtraining and Staleness||p. 108|
|The Declaration of Variation||p. 110|
|Muscle Fibers||p. 112|
|Training Techniques||p. 114|
|When to Increase||p. 117|
|Safety Reminders||p. 124|
|Record Keeping||p. 126|
|Test Yourself||p. 129|
|Supplemental 4-Week Programs||p. 131|
|Endurance/Stamina/Fat-burning Programs||p. 133|
|General Fitness/Power Programs||p. 147|
|Strength Programs||p. 161|
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