Snowboarding Strength Training
For the serious rider who wants to get an advantage over the competition, snowboarding strength training is an essential component of a well rounded program. For snowboarding, you don't want to build mass and raw power type of strength. You want kung fu master quickness and flexibility. Below you will find my recommended books to help you work your fitness and get that advantage moving. If you put sweat and tears into your snowboarding strength training efforts, you will see results on the hill!!!
The Art of Expressing the Human Body
Beyond his martial arts and acting abilities, Bruce Lee's physical appearance and strength were truly astounding. He achieved this through an intensive and ever-evolving conditioning regime that is being revealed for the first time in this book. Drawing on Lee's own notes, letters, diaries and training logs, bodybuilding expert John Little presents the full extent of Lee's unique training methods including nutrition, aerobics, isometrics, stretching and weight training.
Fit to Snowboard
Whether your aeekend warrior or an advanced athlete, Fit to Ski and Snowboard helps you create the ideal conditioning program for your body and your needs. Do these personalized workouts at the gym or at home, tracking your progress with the workout log and progress chart. You'll be amazed how much you can:
*Improve your balance with wobble board and stability ball exercises
*Strengthen and protect your back using core training techniques
*Gain quicker reactions through plyometrics
*Increase your flexibility with sun salutations and stretches
Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness
Not only are modern athletes larger and more muscular than their predecessors, but they also move with a swiftness and power never seen before. Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness is the workout guide and DVD package you need in order to perform a step ahead of the competition.
Plyometrics for Athletes at All Levels: A Training Guide for Explosive Speed and Power
The plyometrics exercises in this book are proven to help athletes progressively enhance their speed, agility, quickness, and jumping ability. The sport-specific workouts are not about getting in shape, they're about getting to a crosscourt backhand faster, reaching higher for a rebound, having better timing on that backside 720 take-off, or making a sharper cut to get open in front of the goal.
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