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Human Kinetics Complete Conditioning for Swimming

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  • The Human Kinetics Complete Conditioning for Swimming DVD was designed to provide competitive swimmers with information on how to get an extra edge while competing. Complete with drills and exercises, this DVD also offers nutrition advice, conditioning plans, workouts, programs and so much more.

    Details

    • Human Kinetics Complete Conditioning for Swimming.
    • Multidimensional training program.
    • Uses fitness assessments to adapt strength, endurance, and flexibility exercises to each swimmer’s needs.

    Table of Contents

    • Chapter 1. Swimming Fitness Tests.
    • Chapter 2. Tailoring Training for Strokes and Events.
    • Chapter 3. Warming Up and Cooling Down.
    • Chapter 4. Increasing Endurance.
    • Chapter 5. Building Core Strength.
    • Chapter 6. Developing Power.
    • Chapter 7. Enhancing Flexibility.
    • Chapter 8. Putting the Season Together.
    • Chapter 9. Fitness Games for Swimmers.
    • Chapter 10. Preventing, Coping With, and Returning From Injury.
    • Chapter 11. Nutrition and Hydration for Competitive Swimmers.
    • Chapter 12. Year-Round Sample Programs.

    Words of Praise

      "Salo is an amazing teacher and coach who understands the importance of peak conditioning to a swimmer's success. Combining book and DVD, Complete Conditioning for Swimming captures his unique approach, making it the most comprehensive training resource in the sport today." - Aaron Peirsol, 4 time Olympic medalist.

      "With exercises and programs tailored to address the physical demands of every stroke and event, Complete Conditioning for Swimming is a competitive swimmer's dream." - Amanda Beard, 7 time Olympic medalist.


    About The Authors

    • Dave Salo: One of the USA's top swimming coaches for more than 20 years and currently the head coach of the USC men's and women's swimming teams. Salo previously served as head coach of Irvine Novaquatics, where he trained Olympic medalists Lenny Krayzelburg, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard, and Jason Lezak. Salo has coached Olympic medalists such as Rebecca Soni, Jessica Hardy, Ous Mellouli, Vladimir Morozov, Larsen Jensen, Gabe Woodward, Staciana Stitts, Colleen Lanne, Ricky Berens, Eric Shanteau, Haley Anderson, Krayzelburg, Peirsol, Beard, and Lezak. In 2010, he was inducted into the American Swimming Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
    • Scott A. Riewald: A performance technologist for the U.S. Olympic Committee where he focuses on biomechanics and technology for endurance sports. With his MS and PhD in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University, he is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a certified personal trainer.

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  • 12/20/2010 Excellent Source

    rating star By Swim Mom

    Very well organized book.  This book is very user friendly and full of information.   If you want to set up a "swim gym" at home -- this is the book!!

    Swim Mom
    Minnesota

  • 8/25/2009 Conditioning for Swimming Book

    rating star By Jeff P.

    This is a very useful book. It has loads of information for fitness, stretching etc....

    Jeff P.
    Conrad, MT

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Human Kinetics

Along with physically training for sport or exercise, studying theory and learning psychological technique is an integral part of progressing in your discipline. Human Kinetics provides in-depth literature for swimming exercise and fitness training, maternity swimming, learning how to swim, teaching water safety and lifeguard essentials. Human Kinetics recognizes that some people learn by reading words, while some prefer action and images; this line of illustrative and informative reading materials contains ample pictures and exercises, and is bound to be beneficial for all swimmers, no matter whether you are a novice or an advanced competitor.

Human Kinetics Complete Conditioning for Swimming

The Human Kinetics Complete Conditioning for Swimming DVD was designed to provide competitive swimmers with information on how to get an extra edge while competing. Complete with drills and exercises, this DVD also offers nutrition advice, conditioning plans, workouts, programs and so much more.

Details

  • Human Kinetics Complete Conditioning for Swimming.
  • Multidimensional training program.
  • Uses fitness assessments to adapt strength, endurance, and flexibility exercises to each swimmer’s needs.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1. Swimming Fitness Tests.
  • Chapter 2. Tailoring Training for Strokes and Events.
  • Chapter 3. Warming Up and Cooling Down.
  • Chapter 4. Increasing Endurance.
  • Chapter 5. Building Core Strength.
  • Chapter 6. Developing Power.
  • Chapter 7. Enhancing Flexibility.
  • Chapter 8. Putting the Season Together.
  • Chapter 9. Fitness Games for Swimmers.
  • Chapter 10. Preventing, Coping With, and Returning From Injury.
  • Chapter 11. Nutrition and Hydration for Competitive Swimmers.
  • Chapter 12. Year-Round Sample Programs.

Words of Praise

    ''Salo is an amazing teacher and coach who understands the importance of peak conditioning to a swimmer's success. Combining book and DVD, Complete Conditioning for Swimming captures his unique approach, making it the most comprehensive training resource in the sport today.'' - Aaron Peirsol, 4 time Olympic medalist.

    ''With exercises and programs tailored to address the physical demands of every stroke and event, Complete Conditioning for Swimming is a competitive swimmer's dream.'' - Amanda Beard, 7 time Olympic medalist.


About The Authors

  • Dave Salo: One of the USA's top swimming coaches for more than 20 years and currently the head coach of the USC men's and women's swimming teams. Salo previously served as head coach of Irvine Novaquatics, where he trained Olympic medalists Lenny Krayzelburg, Aaron Peirsol, Amanda Beard, and Jason Lezak. Salo has coached Olympic medalists such as Rebecca Soni, Jessica Hardy, Ous Mellouli, Vladimir Morozov, Larsen Jensen, Gabe Woodward, Staciana Stitts, Colleen Lanne, Ricky Berens, Eric Shanteau, Haley Anderson, Krayzelburg, Peirsol, Beard, and Lezak. In 2010, he was inducted into the American Swimming Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
  • Scott A. Riewald: A performance technologist for the U.S. Olympic Committee where he focuses on biomechanics and technology for endurance sports. With his MS and PhD in biomedical engineering at Northwestern University, he is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and a certified personal trainer.
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