Weight Training for Martial Artists

Weight Training for Martial Artists

by Jennifer Lawler, Turtle Press
     
 
Learn the best ways to improve speed, strength and power without bulking up or losing flexibility. The author discusses common weight lifting theories and misconceptions, proper lifting techniques, the use of free weights versus machines, injury prevention, motivation and designing an individual training plan. <%PUBCOMMENTS%> Weight Training for Martial Artists

Overview

Learn the best ways to improve speed, strength and power without bulking up or losing flexibility. The author discusses common weight lifting theories and misconceptions, proper lifting techniques, the use of free weights versus machines, injury prevention, motivation and designing an individual training plan. <%PUBCOMMENTS%> Weight Training for Martial Artists teaches you the best ways to improve speed, strength and power without bulking up or losing flexibility. The author discusses common weight lifting theories and misconceptions, proper lifting techniques, the use of free weights versus machines, injury prevention, motivation and designing an individual training plan. In addition to illustrating the best weight training exercises for martial artists, this book provides specific plans for popular arts like aikido, karate and taekwondo as well as plans for building speed, strength and endurance. Includes sample training log pages to get you started on a consistent, organized workout schedule. Over 100 photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781880336236
Publisher:
Turtle Press Corporation
Publication date:
02/01/1999
Pages:
201
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.54(d)

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