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Plyometrics is an essential part of strength and conditioning programs for the top athletes in nearly every sport. High-Powered Plyometrics provides the most systematic, comprehensive, and practical study of plyometrics available and can give you performance gains you never thought possible through 77 advanced exercises for explosive sports training.

This book gives you a complete plyometric-based training program that really works. No matter what your sport, the practical and effective training regimen presented will give you the greater speed and power components you need to succeed. Progressive training programs also allow you to adjust the level and intensity according to your needs.

High-Powered Plyometrics takes you step-by-step through high-level plyometric training, beginning with an understanding of the principles of how and why plyometrics works. It details proper training techniques and equipment, safety and injury prevention, and targeted training drills to develop your lower, middle, and upper body. You also get advanced tips to take you to the elite stages of training with discussions on periodization, long-term planning, and progression training. More than 350 photos-most presented sequentially-make the concepts, descriptions, and explanations easy to understand.

These principles have worked for hundreds of elite athletes, including intercollegiate and professional football and basketball players, world-class volleyball players and cross-country skiers, professional and Olympic cyclists, marathon runners, and athletes of all ages. They will give you the explosive power you need to compete at a high level in almost any sport. If you want to go beyond basic conditioning, High-Powered Plyometrics gives you everything you need to surge past the competition.

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This edition pushes the boundaries of explosive sports training exercises both in terms of the detail of information and the difficulty of some of the exercises. It includes a year-round development programme.

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Develop explosive power with advanced plyometric training

Synopsis:

This book covers it all, from the principles of high-intensity plyometric training to the development of long- and short-term training programs for 21 sports. More than 360 photos illustrate 77 exercises to increase lower, middle, and upper body power.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780880117845
Author:
Radcliffe, James
Author:
Farentinos, Bob C.
Author:
Radcliffe, James
Author:
Farentinos, Robert
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Location:
Champaign, IL :
Subject:
Exercise
Subject:
Sports medicine
Subject:
Physical education and training
Subject:
Plyometrics
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Fitness
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 165-170.
Publication Date:
19990231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
10.96x8.52x.45 in. 1.15 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This edition pushes the boundaries of explosive sports training exercises both in terms of the detail of information and the difficulty of some of the exercises. It includes a year-round development programme.
"Synopsis" by , Develop explosive power with advanced plyometric training
"Synopsis" by , This book covers it all, from the principles of high-intensity plyometric training to the development of long- and short-term training programs for 21 sports. More than 360 photos illustrate 77 exercises to increase lower, middle, and upper body power.
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