Discover functional training like you’ve never seen or experienced! This training is easy, fast and fun and it will revolutionize your health and athletic performance. It will become a new way of life! Functional training is a scientific method for personal training, workouts at the gym, at home or outdoors. The book is divided into three parts: The first, theoretical part explains the ‘why’ at the foundation of functional training; the second, practical part contains bodyweight exercises and exercises with various tools (sandbags, medicine ball, kettlebells). The final section proposes several specific training programs for strength, hypertrophy and weight loss. Welcome to the revolution in functional training! Get your focus and follow it!
114 Tennis Strategies, Mental Tactics, and Drills: Improve Your Game in 10 Days By Joseph Correa "Learn how to uncover mental and physical skills you never thought you had.” The best strategies in the game and the best drills to develop your game to the next level. Simply start reading and putting into practice what you learn. What all the best tennis pros in the world know but don't share. Now you can have this privileged information in your hands. Copyright 2013 114 Tennis Strategies, Mental Tactics, and Drills By Joseph Correa
Author: Jean-Jacques Sempé
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Another classic title from world-renowned cartoonist Jean-Jacques Sempé, this illustrated children’s book tells the tale of Martin Pebble, a little boy who blushes a lot and is happiest in the summer, when everyone else has a red face too. He sets out to find a reason for his strange affliction, and finds a friend instead – a boy called Roddy Rackett, who keeps on sneezing, even when he doesn’t have a cold. It’s the beginning of a life-long friendship. This timeless, touching and very funny story is told through images, speech bubbles and short linking texts. Featuring the inimitable drawings and perfectly-judged words of Jean-Jacques Sempé, book will appeal to readers and Sempé connoisseurs of all ages.
Stretching for Functional Flexibility is a reference guide for the safe, effective, and efficient application of stretching exercises to improve range of motion and movement potential. Based on the most current research, this text is a valuable reference for physical, occupational and massage therapists, athletic trainers, fitness trainers, coaches, sports and orthopedic physicians, doctors of chiropractic, and many other professionals dealing with the health and performance of the musculoskeletal system. The text provides all of the information necessary to design and implement a safe and effective stretching program. A companion Website will offer the fully searchable text and an image bank for instructors.
Zen and the Art of Playing tennis is one of the first book that have analyzed the mental and psychological aspect of the game of tennis. The purpose of the book is to fill the great vacuum still existing about the mental and psychological side of the game of tennis; even today, when almost everybody is recognizing it’s importance, very few people know what to do to solve the problem. This book it’s of great help, for the tennis players of all levels, to understand why the mind and the emotions are interfering so much with our natural capacities to play tennis and explain how to neutralize these negative influences and how to play our best tennis, even under pressure and in the most difficult situations. It proposes also all the techniques and exercises to help to improve the mental and psychological side of the game of tennis, that until now has so negatively influenced our performances and prevented us from expressing totally and freely our thecnicaland physical abilities. Zen and the Art of Playing Tennis was first published in Italy where has been selling over 20.000 copies and it’s still selling and it's appreciated by many tennis players and tennis teachers and coaches.
Author: Michael Pickering
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Stereotyping stands in need of serious re-appraisal. This book provides a critical assessment of the concept and its use in the social sciences, considering its theoretical basis and historical development and linking these closely to the concept of the "Other". As the first sustained book-length treatment of stereotyping in either sociology or media and cultural studies, the text embraces such key topics as nationalism and national identity, gender, racism and imperialism, normality and social order, and the figure of the stranger in the modern city. It is interdisciplinary, moving between sociology, social psychology, cultural history, psychoanalysis, and postcolonial theory, and offers an indispensable examination of the roots of prejudice and bigotry in modern societies.
Boasting 100 exercises and 104 variations, the new edition of Bodybuilding Anatomy is the ultimate guide to gaining mass and sculpting your physique. It features step-by-step instruction and 141 full-color anatomical illustrations, including the most popular competitive poses, and recommendations to modify and individualize programming for specific needs.
Who says the best can’t get better? The enhanced edition of Strength Ball Training, Third Edition, delivers plenty of exercises, programs, assessments, and 51 video clips and 2 full-length programs for achieving the best results. Preferred by elite athletes, fitness experts, and strength and conditioning specialists, stability and medicine ball exercises are essential to developing core power, strength, balance, coordination, and stability. Strength Ball Training presents those exercises along with instruction and advice on achieving results. Inside you will find assessments to help you determine your current ability and suggested exercises to address deficiencies. The exercises can be sequenced to create individual programs that target specific regions or enhance total-body performance. You’ll learn to incorporate equipment such as cables, bands, and dumbbells for added versatility and increased resistance. The enhanced edition’s 51 video clips show exercises for core stabilization; core rotation; legs and hips; chest, shoulders, and upper back; abs, lower back, and glutes; biceps, triceps, and forearms, and whole body. Also included are two full-length 30-minute programs, Muscle Up and Power Conditioning, making this the one resource full of strength, flexibility, and balance challenges that will test you to your very core.
A struggling freelance writer desperate to sell an article to pay her rent, Lane Silverman makes a successful pitch to Cosmopolitan on how to find true love in the workplace, and now all she has to do is to meet a successful eligible man who will find her irresistible--in the next two months. Original. 40,000 first printing.
Author: Del Harris
Publisher: Contemporary Books
The key to success for any basketball team is defense, and the heart of most successful defensive systems is half-court man-to-man defense. "Winning Defense" is the ultimate book on this crucial aspect of the game. Much more than a basic primer, this advanced guide explores the intricacies of transition and half-court defense that give winning teams their edge. It's all here: trapping, switching, cutters, screeners, post defense, and defending two- and three-man exercises. Out-of-bound and end-of-game situations. Drills to enhance individual and team technique. A section on rebounding, the finishing touch to any successful defensive effort, and a unique approach to transition defense. Since it's publication in 1993, "Winning Defense" has become the bible of half-court man-to-man defense for serious and successful coaches and players everywhere! Del Harris is one of basketball's most respected, honored, and experienced teachers. He began his career as an elementary coach in Johnson City, Tennessee, and progressed through the high school, college, international, and professional ranks--enjoying great success at each stop. Harris took the NBA's Houston Rockets, who had finished the regular season with a winning percentage below .500 to the finals of the NBA playoffs in 1981 in one of the great Cinderella stories in league history. He also led the Milwaukee Bucks to the playoffs in each of his four seasons as head coach. As the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, he nearly duplicated his 1981 miracle season in 1995, leading a team expected to go nowhere to the playoffs, where they lost in a thrilling six-game Western Conference semifinal series to San Antonio. As a result, he was named1994-95 NBA Coach of the Year. A noted speaker and clinician, Harris has written two previous basketball books and a sports novel for young readers. His is a member of the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame.
Youth Soccer Drills
Author: Jim Garland
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Presents eighty-four soccer drills for beginning and intermediate players that cover basic spacing, dribbling, passing, and shooting skills for ages five through twelve.
Europe (in Theory)
Author: Roberto Dainotto
Publisher: Duke University Press
DIVA postcolonial study of eighteenth-and nineteenth-century theorizations that have informed the dominant idea of Europe, a concept that has marginalized the southern "other" within it's own borders./div
A training manual that teaches ball control, feints and tricks as well as how to juggle and dribble the ball. Suitable for trainers and players alike, it offers a comprehensive collection of the important ball and movement techniques and describes their correct and practical implementation.