The Outdoor Athlete

The Outdoor Athlete

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by Courtenay Schurman, Doug Schurman
     
 

Take outdoor experience to the next level. The Outdoor Athlete will prepare athletes for adventure with performance training programs designed to maximize outdoor enjoyment. Authors Courtenay and Doug Schurman use their extensive outdoor and training expertise to provide conditioning programs

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Overview

Take outdoor experience to the next level. The Outdoor Athlete will prepare athletes for adventure with performance training programs designed to maximize outdoor enjoyment. Authors Courtenay and Doug Schurman use their extensive outdoor and training expertise to provide conditioning programs developed for the unique demands of 17 activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736076111
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
10/17/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
459,104
Product dimensions:
10.02(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I Foundation for Outdoor Fitness
Chapter 1. Principles of Training
Chapter 2. Fitness Assessment and Adaptation
Chapter 3. Increasing Endurance
Chapter 4. Maximizing Strength
Chapter 5. Fueling for Outdoor Pursuits
Chapter 6. Overcoming Environmental Challenges

Part II Conditioning for Specific Activities
Chapter 7. Hiking, Trekking, and Backpacking
Chapter 8. Alpine Scrambling and Mountaineering
Chapter 9. Rock and Ice Climbing
Chapter 10. Trail Running
Chapter 11. Off-Road Biking
Chapter 12. Canoeing, Kayaking, and Rafting
Chapter 13. Snowshoeing, Cross-Country Skiing, and Backcountry Skiing

Part III Exercises for Peak Performance
Exercise Finder
Chapter 14. Flexibility and Mobility
Chapter 15. Body Stabilization and Support
Chapter 16. Strength

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