Item description for The Female Athlete: Reach for Victory by Matt Brzycki Jason Gallucci...
Six respected experts in the field of strength training and athlete development have come together to create this comprehensive and user-friendly guide to increasing female athletic performance. Appropriate for the weekend athlete as well as the elite, this book is free from the technical jargon that makes many serious training books unpalatable to the average reader, including chapters on individualizing your workout to work best for you and manual resistance, the weight training technique that doesn't require weights.
Chapters in the book are as follows: * The Importance of Strength Training for the Female Athlete * A Practical Approach to Sport Biomechanics * Individualizing Your Workout * Intensity Building Techniques * Manual Resistance: Strength Training Without Weights * A Sensible Look at Core Training * Reducing the Risk of Injury in Women's Sports * Prescription for Rehabilitative Training * The Fundamentals of Sports Conditioning * Progressive Interval Training * Scheduling and Organization: Implementing a Year-Round Program * Conditioning for a Purpose * Appendix: 24 Interval Workouts
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