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The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Volleyball is a must have for any competitive volleyball player looking to accelerate his or her skills. Complete with year-round workout programs designed specifically for volleyball, there is no longer a reason to follow a general fitness routine. By doing exercises that target volleyball specific muscles, you will be exercising more efficiently as well as optimizing your performance on the court.

The programs can be followed by both ...

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Overview

The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Volleyball is a must have for any competitive volleyball player looking to accelerate his or her skills. Complete with year-round workout programs designed specifically for volleyball, there is no longer a reason to follow a general fitness routine. By doing exercises that target volleyball specific muscles, you will be exercising more efficiently as well as optimizing your performance on the court.

The programs can be followed by both men & women 14 years of age & over, regardless of weight training experience. With 100+ photographs of 80 different exercises, this book is the ultimate resource for weight training for volleyball. Maximize Your Athletic Potential through sport-specific training and make next season your best yet!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932549362
  • Publisher: Price World Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 488,300
  • Product dimensions: 6.96 (w) x 9.92 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I Volleyball Specific Training
Introduction 9
Off-season Program 10
Preseason Program 17
In-season Program 18
Part II Getting Started 33
Warming Up 35
Cooling Down 36
Abs 37
Stretching 45
Proper Form 51
Proper Breathing 52
Part III Recommended Exercises 53
Substituting Similar Exercises 55
Chest Exercises 55
Back (Lats) Exercises 62
Shoulders Exercises 68
Triceps Exercises 78
Biceps/Forearms Exercises 83
Legs Exercises 89
Part IV The Necessities 97
Perfecting Your Technique 99
Estimating Your One-Rep Max 100
The Different Folks, Different Strokes Principle 107
Overtraining and Staleness 108
The Declaration of Variation 110
Muscle Fibers 112
Training Techniques 114
When to Increase 117
Safety Reminders 124
Record Keeping 126
Test Yourself 129
Conclusion 129
Part V Supplemental 4-Week Programs 131
Endurance/Stamina/Fat-burning Programs 133
General Fitness/Power Programs 147
Strength Programs 161
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 17, 2011

    Great program

    I liked this book - it laid out everything I needed to do, as far as days to workout, exercises to perform, etc... It also has really good pictures and descriptions of each exercise. I highly recommend this book to any serious volleyball player or coach!

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