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Climbing - Training for Peak Performance

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Climbers at all levels benefit from working to build core strength, opening the door to higher levels of achievement. This new edition of the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series classic is completely updated and expanded. There is new instruction on yoga, Pilates, and herbal supplements, as well as an expanded section on core training. The book contains more information about rehabilitation after an injury, plus several new training programs.

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Overview

Climbers at all levels benefit from working to build core strength, opening the door to higher levels of achievement. This new edition of the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series classic is completely updated and expanded. There is new instruction on yoga, Pilates, and herbal supplements, as well as an expanded section on core training. The book contains more information about rehabilitation after an injury, plus several new training programs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594850981
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 269
  • Sales rank: 1,430,164
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Clyde Soles is a writer-climber with varied experience in the field. He has submitted 8000-meter peaks and has written for magazines and authored several books, including The Outdoor Knots Book, Rock and Ice Gear, and Climbing: Expedition Planning, all published by The Mountaineers Books.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1 Performance and Nutrition Fundamentals
Ch. 2 Mind and Body: Mental and Flexibility Training
Ch. 3 Aerobic Conditioning
Ch. 4 Strength Conditioning
Ch. 5 Recovery: Rest and Rehab
Ch. 6 Synergy: Coalescing and Planning
App. A Dining Out
App. B Glycemic Index
App. C: Glossary
App. D: Resources
Index
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