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With information on strengthening and toning the legs, buttocks, abs, and back, Women's Strength Training Anatomy provides full-color, detailed anatomical illustrations of exercises for these hard-to-shape areas. What makes this book unique is that readers can see the muscles at work during each exercise, like an X ray of the body in motion. Are there definite anatomical differences in the way men and women should build their bodies? According to the best-selling author and illustrator of Strength Training Anatomy , the answer is an overwhelming yes! Exercise variations based on a woman's unique anatomical features are also covered, helping to isolate muscles and make each exercise more effective. Make your workouts work harder for you! If you work out to strengthen and shape your body or if you help women get stronger and more defined, this is one book you need for understanding the female form and getting the most from your exercises.
This guide covers interval training workouts, XL workouts, and active rest days. The exercise programme helps to burn fat, requires no special equipment, and can be started straight away. It also covers warming up, cooling down and stretching, and nutrition.
A renowned sports scientist goes beyond sit-ups and the six-pack in a body-changing book about the most important muscles we have.
'One of the most useful soccer books I've seen' - Dr. John McKeon, executive director (retired), National Soccer Coaches Association of America. 'Young soccer players should be trained in an environment that is safe, fun, and has direct implications for the game. This book has 125 ways to do just that. I strongly recommend it to all parents and coaches' - Bob Gansler, head coach, Kansas City Wizards (2000 MLS Champions). Did we say drills ? Sorry, we meant games. That's right. Games that teach them more effectively than the tedious drills you endured as a kid. Games that challenge but do not frustrate them. Games that build rather than undermine a child's confidence and sense of involvement. Great Soccer Drills contains 125 dynamic games and activities designed to keep your players moving, thinking, and most of all, having fun. The games approach to team practices allow you to teach soccer basics like ball control, movement, passing, and shooting while enhancing team communication and decision-making skills. You'll even learn a thing or two about coaching style, and how to make improvement - rather than winning or losing - the goal of your season. Learn creative activities that develop skills quickly and painlessly. Use the Troubleshooting Chart to pinpoint problems. Develop coordination, cooperation, and camaraderie among your players. Design effective practices using the sample practices. Create a positive attitude, build team spirit, and get along with parents. Make practices fun and rewarding. Match practices to age and ability.'Since my retirement, I have been coaching youth teams and have found the games approach presented in this book the only way to coach. A must for every youth soccer coach' - Andy Caruso, founder and former president, Kwik Goal. 'Already regarded as national authorities on youth coaching and player development, Ron and Tom recently received international recognition when they addressed the European Coaches Association' - Jay Miller, former coach, U-17 National Team.
This title explains the basics of training so that every runner can design a programme unique to him or her. Practical explanations of nutrition and physiology complement advice on every aspect of training, from taking a compass bearing to preparing for a race. Topics covered include trail running, cross country, fell running, mountain running, orienteering, and mountain marathons.