Double Play: Training and Nutrition Advice from the World's Experts in Baseball

Double Play: Training and Nutrition Advice from the World's Experts in Baseball


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591201809
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/28/2008
Pages: 187
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Strength and Conditioning Director at University of California, Santa Barbara, conditioning coach for Oakland Athletics baseball team.

Chief Executive Officer of the International Society of Sports Nutrition and one of its cofounders. He earned his Ph.D. in the area of skeletal muscle plasticity and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in endocriniology and metabolism.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Baseball Needs This Book     1
The Ultimate Baseball Athlete     5
Be the Best Conditioned Ballplayer     21
Plan Your Training Year     33
Weight Training Exercises for the Ultimate Baseball Athlete     39
Healthy Eating for Optimal Performance     97
Supplements to Enhance Baseball Performance     111
Weight Loss and Weight Gain-The Right Way     123
Sample Weight Training Workouts-High School Level     133
Sample Weight Training Workouts-College Level     143
Sample Weight Training Workouts-Professional Level     163
Summary of Weight Training Programs     177
References     179
Index     183
About the Authors     187

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