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The Outdoor Athlete

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Take your outdoor experience to the next level. The Outdoor Athletewill prepare you for adventure with performance training programs designed to maximize outdoor enjoyment. Whether you're increasing upper-body strength for an upcoming climb or building endurance for a multiday hike, The Outdoor Athletewill make sure you are ready. Authors Courtenay and Doug Schurman use their extensive outdoor and training expertise to provide conditioning programs developed for the unique demands of 17 activities: -Hiking -Trekking -Backpacking -Alpine mountaineering -Scrambling -Rock climbing -Ice climbing -Mixed climbing -Trail running -Off-road biking -Kayaking -Canoeing -Rafting -Cross-country skiing -Snowshoeing -Randonee Skiing -Telemark skiing Including coverage of nutritional requirements and environmental demands, The Outdoor Athleteis simply the most comprehensive resource available for outdoor adventurists. If you love the outdoors, you need The Outdoor Athlete.

Table of Contents

Principles of training — Fitness assessment and adaptation — Increasing endurance — Maximizing strength — Fueling for outdoor pursuits — Overcoming environmental challenges — Hiking, trekking, and backpacking — Alpine scrambling and mountaineering — Rock and ice climbing — Trail running — Off-road biking — Canoeing, kayaking, and rafting — Snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and backcountry skiing — Flexibility and mobility — Body stabilization and support — Strength.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781450408066
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Subject:
Outdoor recreation
Creator:
Courtenay Schurman
Author:
Courtenay Schurman
Author:
Schurman, Courtenay
Author:
Doug Schurman
Author:
Schurman, Doug
Subject:
Physical education and training
Subject:
Outdoor Skills
Subject:
Outdoors-General
Subject:
Outdoors-Lore and Survival
Subject:
Outdoors-Survival
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2009
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
288

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Education » General
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » General
Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Lore and Survival

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