Complete Conditioning for Baseball
  • Complete Conditioning for Baseball
  • Complete Conditioning for Baseball

Complete Conditioning for Baseball

by Steve Tamborra
     
 

ISBN-10: 0736062432

ISBN-13: 9780736062435

Pub. Date: 12/14/2007

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Today's players are bigger, stronger, and faster than ever before. A focused conditioning program has become essential to on-the-field success. Complete Conditioning for Baseball features a comprehensive training approach that builds players' physical abilities as well as the baseball-specific skills their positions

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Overview

Today's players are bigger, stronger, and faster than ever before. A focused conditioning program has become essential to on-the-field success. Complete Conditioning for Baseball features a comprehensive training approach that builds players' physical abilities as well as the baseball-specific skills their positions require.

Steve Tamborra, strength and conditioning coach for 60 AP Collegiate All-Americans, 16 first-round draft picks, and more than 100 athletes drafted by professional sports teams, provides exercises, drills, and programs designed to improve the essential elements of the sport—strength, power, speed, agility, and quickness. His programs will help you in these areas:

-Generate more power at the plate.

-Strengthen and protect your pitching arm.

-Increase the velocity of throws.

-Expand your range in the field.

-Improve quickness on the base paths.

In addition, the 45-minute DVD takes you onto the diamond and into the gym to demonstrate the same exercises and drills by the game's best.

With physical assessment tests, nutritional guidelines, and seasonal workouts, Complete Conditioning for Baseball is your guide to maximizing your talents and becoming a perennial all-star.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736062435
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
12/14/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
311,041
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.64(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Testing for Baseball Fitness
Chapter 2. Warming Up for Action
Chapter 3. Developing Total-Body Strength
Chapter 4. Protecting the Arm and Shoulder
Chapter 5. Strengthening the Core
Chapter 6. Powering Up With Plyometrics
Chapter 7. Improving Speed, Quickness, and Agility
Chapter 8. Fueling for Peak Performance
Chapter 9. Conditioning Year Round

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