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Kettlebell Training for Athletes: Develop Explosive Power and Strength for Martial Arts, Football, Basketball, and Other Sports, PB

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Improve performance in any sport with Russias most guarded training secret

For elite sports training, nothing compares to the impact that kettlebells have on the entire body, and author and trainer Dave Bellomo now brings the power and benefit of these Russian-inspired weights to any athlete.

Working the entire body at different angles, this popular training program provides you with rapid gains in strength, speed, and enduranceall requirements for proficiency in any sport. This powerhouse program also gives you customization tools for setting personal goals and tailored eight-week workouts to answer the needs of your specific sport.

Kettlebell Power Training for Athletes:

  • Presents more than eighty illustrated exercises for quicker learning on how to train with the weights
  • Helps you gradually build a training foundation for a healthier lifestyle
  • Includes sport- and goal-specific programs so you can go directly to that section of the book for your needs
  • Features photographs from award-winning photographer Bruce Curtis

Whether you are training for the gridiron, the Octagon, or the Pentagon, these simple tools will help you produce the most extraordinary results you have ever seen.

Author Profile

Dave Bellomo (Williamsport, PA) consults high-level athletes such as Mixed Martial Artists and World's Strongest Man competitors as well as elite military and law enforcement professionals such as members of Homeland Security and US Special Operations. He designed kettlebells that appeared in the major motion picture, Never Back Down. He currently resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and 5 children, and can be found online at www.davebellomo.com.

Synopsis:

Improve performance in any sport with Russias most guarded training secret

For elite sports training, nothing compares to the impact that kettlebells have on the entire body, and author and trainer Dave Bellomo now brings the power and benefit of these Russian-inspired weights to any athlete.

Working the entire body at different angles, this popular training program provides you with rapid gains in strength, speed, and enduranceall requirements for proficiency in any sport. This powerhouse program also gives you customization tools for setting personal goals and tailored eight-week workouts to answer the needs of your specific sport.

Kettlebell Power Training for Athletes:

  • Presents more than eighty illustrated exercises for quicker learning on how to train with the weights
  • Helps you gradually build a training foundation for a healthier lifestyle
  • Includes sport- and goal-specific programs so you can go directly to that section of the book for your needs
  • Features photographs from award-winning photographer Bruce Curtis

Whether you are training for the gridiron, the Octagon, or the Pentagon, these simple tools will help you produce the most extraordinary results you have ever seen.

Dave Bellomo consults high-level athletes as well as elite military and law enforcement professionals from Homeland Security and US Special Operations. He resides in Pennsylvania, and can be found online at www.davebellomopower.com.

About the Author

Dave Bellomo began weight training at the age of 11 in his basement. By the age of 15, Bellomo was a competitive powerlifter who went on to set numerous records. He attended a small college in Pennsylvania majoring in Health Science. He performed his required field experience at Penn State as a student strength coach with the championship football program of the early 1990's. Bellomo began his work as a professional trainer and fitness director working at private health clubs as well as YMCA's. Later, Bellomo moved into corporate fitness and has worked with such companies as Wachovia Bank and Novant Health. He currently consults high-level athletes such as Mixed Martial Artists and World's Strongest Man competitors as well as elite military and law enforcement professionals such as members of Homeland Security and US Special Operations. He designed kettlebells that appeared in the major motion picture, Never Back Down. He currently resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and 5 children, and can be found online at www.davebellomo.com.

Table of Contents

An Intorduction to Kettlebells

1. Week 1: Building the Foundation

2. Week 2: Introduction to Power Movements

3. Week 3: Heavy Hitters... Beefing up Ballistics

4. Week 4: Developing Coordination and Rhythm

5. Week 5: A Quick Change in Direction 6. Week 6: Combinations

7. Week 7: Big and Balanced

8. Week 8: Totally Twisted Training

9. More Kettlebell Movements

10. Goal Setting

11. Sample Programs for Football and Soccer

12. Sample Programs for Wrestling/Grappling and karate/Striking Sports

13. Sample Programs for Basketball and Baseball

14. Sample Programs for Track and Field Sprinters, Long Distance Runners, and Throwers 15. Sample Programs for Total Conditioning: Military, Fire, and Law Enforcement 16. Drills for Individuals, Training Partners, and Teams 17. Conclusion

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071635882
Author:
Bellomo David
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Bellomo, Dave
Author:
Bellomo, David
Subject:
Bodybuilding & Weight Training
Subject:
Equipment & Supplies
Subject:
Weight lifting
Subject:
Weight training
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Weight Training
Copyright:
Publication Date:
February 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.14x7.36x.54 in. .82 lbs.

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Equipment and Supplies
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Exercise
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Weight Training

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"Synopsis" by , Improve performance in any sport with Russias most guarded training secret

For elite sports training, nothing compares to the impact that kettlebells have on the entire body, and author and trainer Dave Bellomo now brings the power and benefit of these Russian-inspired weights to any athlete.

Working the entire body at different angles, this popular training program provides you with rapid gains in strength, speed, and enduranceall requirements for proficiency in any sport. This powerhouse program also gives you customization tools for setting personal goals and tailored eight-week workouts to answer the needs of your specific sport.

Kettlebell Power Training for Athletes:

  • Presents more than eighty illustrated exercises for quicker learning on how to train with the weights
  • Helps you gradually build a training foundation for a healthier lifestyle
  • Includes sport- and goal-specific programs so you can go directly to that section of the book for your needs
  • Features photographs from award-winning photographer Bruce Curtis

Whether you are training for the gridiron, the Octagon, or the Pentagon, these simple tools will help you produce the most extraordinary results you have ever seen.

Dave Bellomo consults high-level athletes as well as elite military and law enforcement professionals from Homeland Security and US Special Operations. He resides in Pennsylvania, and can be found online at www.davebellomopower.com.

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