Complete Conditioning for Ice Hockey
You can improve your strength, speed, agility, and endurance by using the 125 sport-specific exercises and drills in >Complete Conditioning for Ice Hockey>. Peter Twist, NHL strength and conditioning coach, provides the best on- and off-ice training exercises and drills for getting into rock-hard hockey shape.This fully illustrated guide includes:- 23 stretches for flexibility,- 8 on-ice activities for aerobic and anaerobic training,- 37 on- and off-ice strengthening exercises,- 35 drills and activities to develop quickness and agility, and- 22 speed-training drills to add power to skating.Sample practice sessions and conditioning programs help players of all ages and skill levels maximize their training.Numerous NHL stars, including Trevor Linden, Mike Peca, Jyrki Lumme, and Geoff Courtnall are featured in photos demonstrating exercises. All-stars Wayne Gretzky, Steve Larmer, Doug Gilmour, and others discuss what hockey conditioning has meant to their success, and they give tips to aspiring players.>Complete Conditioning for Ice Hockey> will put you in top shape for today's fast, physical game.
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