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Functional Training for Athletes at All Levels: Workouts for Agility, Speed and Power
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Functional Training for Athletes at All Levels: Workouts for Agility, Speed and Power

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by James C. Radcliffe, Andy Mogg (Photographer)
 

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FUNCTIONAL TRAINING IS THE FASTEST, MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO GET AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION
Push your muscle development and athletic abilities to incredible new heights with Functional Training for Athletes of All Levels. Functional training conditions your body to respond to the strenuous demands of athletic competition. This method goes far beyond

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FUNCTIONAL TRAINING IS THE FASTEST, MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO GET AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION
Push your muscle development and athletic abilities to incredible new heights with Functional Training for Athletes of All Levels. Functional training conditions your body to respond to the strenuous demands of athletic competition. This method goes far beyond standard isolation movements, done sitting down, that simply increase muscular bulk. Functional training coordinates you muscles to work together to produce explosive power, tightrope-walker balance and cat-like agility.

With over 100 exercises—illustrated with step-by-step photos—and 20 sport-specific workouts, Functional Training for Athletes at All Levels will help you acquire the athletic movement skills necessary to maximize your performance in any sport.

Develop a rock-solid core for supreme stability
Strengthen your trunk for explosive power
Sharpen fast-twitch muscles for lightning-quick responses
Coordinate your muscles for full body control
Enhance your stabilizers for quick, agile movement

Functional Training for Athletes at All Levels customized sport-specific workouts for:
•Baseball
•Basketball
•Bicycling
•Football
•Golf
•Gymnastics
•Hockey
•Lacrosse
•Rugby
•Skiing
•Soccer
•Softball
•Swimming
•Tennis
•Track & Field
•Volleyball
•Wrestling

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569755846
Publisher:
Ulysses Press
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
654,773
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.46(d)

Meet the Author

James C. Radcliffe has a M.S. from University of Oregon in Exercise & Movement Science and a B.A. from Pacific University in Physical Education & Health. He is currently the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Oregon, Eugene, and has been a coach for the University of Oregon Athletic Dept. since 1985.. He is an instructor for intercollegiate athletics including weight training, basketball, softball/baseball and track & field. He has written or consultant on numerous books and videos including High-Powered Plyometrics (1999 book edition, 2001 video) and Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine & Exercise Physiology.

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